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  • Slick Waterby Andrew Nikiforuk

    Greystone Books 2015; US$ 26.95

    The fossil fuel industry and many environmental groups tout hydraulic fracturing fracking? as a panacea, with slick promises of energy independence, greenhouse gas reductions, and benefits to local economies. Yet the controversial technology, which blasts massive volumes of fluids, sand, and chemicals into rock and coal formations, has sparked huge... more...

  • Environmental Hydrology, Third Editionby Andy D. Ward; Stanley W. Trimble; Suzette R. Burckhard; John G. Lyon

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 119.95

    The late Professor Reds Wolman in his Foreword to the award-winning second edition said, "This is not your ordinary textbook. Environmental Hydrology is indeed a textbook, but five elements often found separately combine here in one text to make it different. It is eclectic, practical, in places a handbook, a guide to fieldwork, engagingly personal... more...

  • Water and Wastewater Treatmentby Joanne E. Drinan; Frank Spellman

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 122.95

    Lauded for its engaging, highly readable style, the best-selling first edition became the premier guide for nonengineers involved in water and wastewater treatment operations. Water and Wastewater Treatment: A Guide for the Nonengineering Professional, Second Edition continues to provide a simple, nonmathematical account of the unit processes used... more...

  • Building Smart Citiesby Carol L. Stimmel

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 89.95

    The term "smart city" defines the new urban environment, one that is designed for performance through information and communication technologies. Given that the majority of people across the world will live in urban environments within the next few decades, it's not surprising that massive effort and investment is being placed into efforts to develop... more...

  • Running Dryby Toby Craig Jones

    Rutgers University Press 2015; US$ 12.95

    In Running Dry , historian Toby Jones explores the various ways that modern society?s unquenchable thirst for carbon-based energy is endangering water, particularly in the Western United States where there has been a rapid push to extract newfound energy resources alongside the accelerating loss or pollution of critical water resources. more...

  • Multi-Stage Flash Desalinationby Abraha Woldai

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 149.95

    Explore a Viable Resource for Desalination The world?s freshwater supplies are rapidly depleting and seawater is being positioned as a major feasible replacement in the search for a sustainable water source. Focused on large-scale multi-stage flash (MSF) seawater desalination plants, and based on research conducted on a real 18-stage plant,... more...

  • Hydraulic Fracturing Impacts and Technologiesby Venki Uddameri; Audra Morse; Kay J. Tindle

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 129.95

    Hydraulic Fracturing Impacts and Technologies: A Multidisciplinary Perspective serves as an introduction to hydraulic fracturing and provides balanced coverage of its benefits and potential negative effects. Presenting a holistic assessment of hydraulic fracturing and its environmental impacts, this book chronicles the history and development of... more...

  • Mining in Ecologically Sensitive Landscapesby Mark Tibbett

    CSIRO Publishing 2015; US$ 118.95

    Brings together experts in the field of mining and conservation to grapple with this pressing issue. more...

  • The Brown Agendaby Richard Fuller; Damon DiMarco; Bryan Walsh

    Santa Monica Press 2015; US$ 17.09

    Pollution is the single largest cause of death in the developing world. One in seven people in low- and middle-income countries die as a result of it. Simply put, pollution is now the world?s most prevalent health risk. And yet, while most everyone has heard about “going green,? few are aware of the more dire and sinister “brown? pollution—places... more...

  • Environmental Impact of Mining and Mineral Processingby Ravi Jain

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 125.00

    Environmental Impact of Mining and Mineral Processing: Management, Monitoring, and Auditing Strategies covers all the aspects related to mining and the environment, including environmental assessment at the early planning stages, environmental management during mine operation, and the identification of major impacts. Technologies for the treatment... more...