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  • Bioremediation of Wastewaterby Olga Sanchez

    Apple Academic Press 2016; US$ 149.95

    The quantity and quality of waste generated and discharged into natural water bodies is a topic of serious concern. Consequently, there is a need for different strategies to address wastewater treatment and subsequent reuse, especially in arid and semi-arid areas where water shortages are the rule. Biological treatment processes constitute crucial... more...

  • Persistent, Bioaccumulative, and Toxic (PBT) Chemicalsby Adam D. K. Abelkop; John D. Graham; Todd V. Royer

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 129.95

    Developed from the efforts of a multiyear, international project examining how persistent, bioaccumulative, and toxic (PBT) chemicals are evaluated and managed, Persistent, Bioaccumulative, and Toxic (PBT) Chemicals: Technical Aspects, Policies, and Practices focuses on improving the processes that govern PBTs. Incorporating science and policy literature?as... more...

  • Developments in Environmental Modellingby S.E. Jorgensen; M.J. Gromiec

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    The use of models to assess water quality is becoming increasingly important worldwide. In order to be able to develop a good model, it is necessary to have a good quantitative and ecological description of physical, chemical and biological processes in ecosystems. Such descriptions may be called ``submodels''. This book presents the most important,... more...

  • Fresh Water from the Seaby Alberto Girelli

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 31.95

    Fresh Water from the Sea is a collection of papers that discusses the advancement in the technologies and methodologies utilized in the process of desalting seawater. The emphasis of the book is not only on desalting but also on processing the seawater into potable water. The coverage of the text includes the advancement of desalting process in various... more...

  • Mercury Pollutionby Sharon L. Zuber; Michael C. Newman

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 99.95

    How does mercury get out of the ground and into our food? Is tuna safe to eat? What was the Minamata Disaster? Mercury Pollution: A Transdisciplinary Treatment addresses these questions and more. The editors weave interdisciplinary threads into a tapestry that presents a more complete picture of the effects of mercury pollution and provides new... more...

  • Heavy Metals in the Environmentby Howard T. Odum

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 172.95

    Much of the convenience of modern life resides in sheet metal, the cowling shield of most machines and appliances. However, the load that this takes off human shoulders has to be carried elsewhere, and the Earth has borne the burden. Many of us woke up to the environmental cost when over a century of industrialization finally surpassed the capacity... more...

  • Bioremediation of Recalcitrant Compoundsby Jeffrey Talley

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 220.00

    This authoritative text addresses the latest in bioremediation technologies for three difficult-to-treat contaminant groups: chlorinated solvents, PCBs, and PAHs - one of the most complex and expensive areas of applied remediation engineering. Bioremediation of Recalcitrant Compounds assesses innovative R&D projects developed for each contaminant... more...

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

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 172.95

    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...

  • Fundamentals of Water Treatment Unit Processesby David Hendricks

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 143.95

    Carefully designed to balance coverage of theoretical and practical principles, Fundamentals of Water Treatment Unit Processes delineates the principles that support practice, using the unit processes approach as the organizing concept. The author covers principles common to any kind of water treatment, for example, drinking water, municipal wastewater,... more...

  • Bioremediation of Aquatic and Terrestrial Ecosystemsby Milton Fingerman

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 132.95

    Bioremediation, the use of microorganisms to degrade, sequester, or remove environmental contaminants, is an urgent need of our planet for protection and restoration from toxic contaminants. This book not only provides cutting edge information about bioremediation of aquatic and terrestrial habitats, but also highlights the gaps in our knowledge of... more...