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  • Enhancing Participation and Governance in Water Resources Managementby Libor Jansky; Juha Uitto

    United Nations University Press 2006; US$ 35.00

    This book aims to further global understanding of approaches and techniques for applying public participation to improve water resources management. Water resources management is the aggregate of policies and activities used to provide clean water to meet human needs across sectors and jurisdictions and to sustain the water-related ecological systems... more...

  • Ensayos toxicológicos y métodos de evaluación de calidad de aguaseby Gabriela Castillo

    International Development Research Centre 2004; US$ 25.00

    En 1996, el Centro Internacional de Investigaciones para el Desarrollo de Canadá convocó a una reunión internacional de expertos con el objetivo de examinar ensayos de toxicidad simples, de bajo costo, factibles de conformar una batería de bioensayos sustentable para la evaluación de toxicidad de aguas de consumo humano, accesible a países en desarrollo... more...

  • Palladium Emissions in the Environmentby Fathi Zereini; Friedrich Alt

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 259.00

    Presents research results related to various aspects of palladium emissions in the environment, as well as an assessment of their effects on the environment and health. This book focuses on the following topics: analytical methods; sources of palladium emissions; occurrence, chemical behaviour and fate in the environment; and more. more...

  • Environmental Sampling and Analysis for Metalsby Maria Csuros; Csaba Csuros

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 164.95

    Determination of metals is a major part of the work of environmental testing laboratories. EPA and DEP methodology releases provide information only for selected areas of metals sampling and analysis, and their language makes them unsuitable for teaching and training purposes. Environmental Sampling and Analysis for Metals is a comprehensive and easy-to-read... more...

  • Biochemical Mechanisms of Detoxification in Higher Plantsby George Kvesitadze

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 239.00

    Plants play a key role in purifying the biosphere of the toxic effects of industrial activity. This book shows how application of the results of investigations into the metabolism of xenobiotics in plants could make contribution to planetary well-being. It forms the basis of specialist courses in universities devoted to environmental management. more...

  • Intelligent Autonomous Systems 9by T. Arai; T. Balch; R. Pfeifer

    IOS Press 2006; US$ 204.00

    Autonomy and adaptivity are key aspects of truly intelligent artificial systems, dating from the first IAS conference in 1989. The goal of IAS-9 is to lay out scientific ideas and design principles for artificial systems. This work contains papers that cover both the applied and the theoretical aspects of intelligent autonomous systems. more...

  • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy in Environmental Chemistryby Mark A. Nanny; Roger A. Minear; Jerry A. Leenheer

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 186.99

    The text aims to provide a bench-mark for the current application of NMR spectroscopy to research problems in environmental science and technology, and also to demonstrate the diversity and breadth of environmental research problems that NMR spectroscopy can address. more...

  • Pathogenic Mycobacteria in Waterby Jamie Bartram; J. A. Cotruvo; Alfred Dufour; Gareth Rees; S Pedley

    World Health Organization 2004; US$ 135.00

    Environmental mycobacteria can be found in diverse environments around the world and most appear to exhibit a saprophytic lifestyle. However, some have the ability to infect animals, birds and humans, and have evolved mechanisms by which they can invade and grow within host cells: the pathogenic environmental mycobacteria (PEM). Although the diseases... more...

  • Guidelines for Drinking-Water Qualitby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2002; US$ 31.50

    The First Addendum to Volume 1 of the Third Edition of the Guidelines for Drinking-water Quality provides a detailed list of all changes to the Guidelines that have occurred since the Third Edition was published in 2004. It adds three new chemical fact sheets (1,4-Dioxane, MTBE, Petroleum oils) and revises several others(Formaldehyde, Mercury, Nickel,... more...

  • Chernobylby Jim Smith; Nicholas A. Beresford

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 309.00

    As the debate about the environmental cost of nuclear power and the issue of nuclear safety continues, a comprehensive assessment of the Chernobyl accident, its long-term environmental consequences and solutions to the problems found, is timely. Although many books have been published which discuss the accident itself and the immediate emergency response... more...