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  • Mountaintop Mining in Appalachiaby Susan F. Hirsch; E. Franklin Dukes

    Ohio University Press 2014; US$ 18.99

    Residents of the Appalachian coalfields share a history and heritage, deep connections to the land, and pride in their own resilience. These same residents are also profoundly divided over the practice of mountaintop mining?that is, the removal and disposal in nearby valleys of soil and rock in order to reach underlying coal seams. Companies and some... more...

  • Mercury Controlby Evan J. Granite; Henry W. Pennline; Constance Senior

    Wiley 2014; US$ 129.95

    This essential handbook and ready reference offers a detailed overview of the existing and currently researched technologies available for the control of mercury in coal-derived gas streams and that are viable for meeting the strict standards set by environmental protection agencies. Written by an internationally acclaimed author team from government... more...

  • Aquananotechnologyby David E. Reisner; T. Pradeep

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 149.95

    Nanotechnology is finding numerous uses in the water industry, including high surface area filtration media, membranes for desalination plants, and fundamental new methods for desalination. This book provides a comprehensive overview from a global perspective, presenting the latest research and developments in the use of nanotechnology for water... more...

  • Sustainable Practices in Geoenvironmental Engineering, Second Editionby Raymond N. Yong; Catherine N. Mulligan; Masaharu Fukue

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 149.95

    Since the publication of the first edition there have been numerous developments on sustainability assessment tools and practices. The new edition has four new chapters regarding monitoring and assessment, more details on treatment technologies, both in situ and ex situ, and discussions on the mitigation of geodisasters. Additional sections have been... more...

  • Eating Earthby Lisa Kemmerer

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 21.99

    Contemporary environmental activists and the animal-rights community are more often than not considered separate movements, despite similar goals and attitudes toward desired change in the world. A fundamental distinction is seen in the environmentalist's broad focus on an entire species, whereas animal rights activists tend to think more about... more...

  • Nanomaterials for Environmental Protectionby Boris I. Kharisov; Oxana V. Kharissova; H. V. Rasika Dias

    Wiley 2014; US$ 149.95

    This book is divided into four main sections thoroughly analyzing the use of nanomaterials for water, air and soil solutions, and emphasizing environmental risks. Providing background on nanomaterials' two-decade study, it discusses the characterization and application of unconventional disinfectants, called antimicrobial nanomaterials, which fall... more...

  • Air Quality, Fourth Editionby Thad Godish; Joshua S. Fu

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 119.95

    Ozone-destroying chemicals, greenhouse gases, and dangerous airborne substances that were once thought to be benign are the most urgent issues facing air pollution control experts. Students need a thorough, updated reference that explores these current trends while also covering the fundamental concepts of this emerging discipline. A new revision... more...

  • Methods of Measuring Environmental Parametersby Yuriy Posudin

    Wiley 2014; US$ 110.00

    Provides a systematic review of modern methods and instruments for measuring environmental parameters • Profiles the most modern methods and instruments for environment control and monitoring • Gives an assessment of biotic and abiotic factors and their effect on quality of atmosphere and indoor air, soil, water • Provides... more...

  • Biofouling Methodsby Sergey Dobretsov; David N. Williams; Jeremy Thomason

    Wiley 2014; US$ 195.00

    Biofouling Methods provides a “cook book” for both established workers and those new to the field. The methods included in this important new book range from tried and tested techniques to those at the cutting edge, encompassing the full diversity of this multidisciplinary field. The book covers methods for microbial and macrofouling,... more...

  • Introduction to Environmental Forensicsby Brian L. Murphy; Robert D. Morrison

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 150.00

    Environmental forensics deals with questions such as: Whose hazardous waste is it? When was it placed in its present location? How did it happen? How much have people and the environment been exposed? How should liabilaty be allocated? The third edition of INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL FORENSICS will provide the most current coverage of issues and... more...