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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 28.95
For decades now we have wasted and mismanaged the world?s water supplies. Today, 27 countries are short of water, a quarter of the world?s population has no safe water, 46 per cent have no proper sanitation and each year four million children die of water-borne diseases. As most of the world?s major river systems cross several national boundaries,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00
Addressing ecologists, legislators, lawyers, and industrialists alike, Ruth Patrick asks what has been accomplished with the millions of dollars spent on upgrading our surface waters. Has the water improved in spite of the fact that the crayfish, snails, and algae are not those that one would expect to find in natural rivers and estuaries? To evaluate... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 119.95
A Practical Guide to Environmental Crime Scene Investigations Releasing contaminants into the environment?whether deliberate or unintentional?can be thought of as a crime against the environment. The role of environmental forensics is to identify and prevent environmental pollution, or crimes. Environmental Forensics Fundamentals: A Practical... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 160.00
Ensuring safe and plentiful supplies of potable water (both now and for future generations) and developing sustainable treatment processes for wastewater are among the world’s greatest engineering challenges. However, sustainability requires investment of money, time and knowledge. Some parts of the world are already working towards this goal... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 195.00
At the nano size materials often take on unique and sometimes unexpected properties which results in materials being ‘tuned’ to build faster, lighter, stronger and more efficient devices and systems, as well as new classes of materials. In the water research, nanotechnology is applied to develop more cost-effective and high-performance... more...
Defining and Assessing Adverse Environmental Impact from Power Plant Impingement and Entrainment of Aquatic OrganismsTaylor and Francis 2014; US$ 199.95
The U.S. Clean Water Act calls for the minimization of "adverse environmental impact" at cooling water intake structures. To facilitate an exchange of information among all stakeholders in the issue, the Electric Power Research Institute organised a national symposium in 2001 to discuss the meaning of adverse environmental impact and methods... more...
- WIT Press 2014; US$ 382.00
Urban Water II is the proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on the Design, Construction, Maintenance, Monitoring and Control of Urban Water Systems. The meeting was reconvened following the success of the first conference held in 2012.Topics covered relate to the subject areas of Water supply networks and Urban Drainage. more...
- WIT Press 2014; US$ 354.00
Water Pollution XII contains the proceedings of the 12th International Conference in the series of Modelling, Monitoring and Management of Water Pollution. The book will be of interest to scientists, managers and academics from different areas of water contamination. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
The world increasingly relies on groundwater resources for drinking water and the provision of food for a growing population. The utilization of aquifer systems also extends beyond freshwater supply to include other resources such as heat extraction and the storage and disposal of substances. Unlike other books about conflict resolution and negotiations... more...
- SME 2014; US$ 109.00
Sampling and Monitoring for the Mine Life Cycle provides an overview of sampling for environmental purposes and monitoring of environmentally relevant variables at mining sites. It focuses on environmental sampling and monitoring of surface water, and also considers groundwater, process water streams, rock, soil, and other media including air and biological... more...