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  • Climate Change and Water Resourcesby Sangam Shrestha; Mukand S. Babel; Vishnu Prasad Pandey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95

      Covering all of the various aspects of water and climate change, Climate Change and Water Resources presents the principles of climate change science and its effects on earth?s water supply. Utilizing the knowledge and expertise from well-known experts in the field, the text provides a broad outline of the many interrelated aspects of climate... more...

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

    Wiley 2014; US$ 214.50

    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...

  • Handbook of Mathematics and Statistics for the Environmentby Frank R. Spellman; Nancy E. Whiting

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 159.95

    A thorough revision of the previous "Environmental Engineer?s Mathematics Handbook," this book offers readers an unusual approach to presenting environmental math concepts, emphasizing the relationship between the principles in natural processes and environmental processes. It integrates the fundamental math operations performed by environmental practitioners... more...

  • The Last Oasisby Sandra Postel

    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...

  • Surface Water Qualityby Ruth Patrick; Faith Douglass; Drew M. Palavage; Paul M. Stewart

    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...

  • Environmental Forensics Fundamentalsby Ioana Gloria Petrisor

    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...

  • Sustainable Water Engineeringby Ramesha Chandrappa; Diganta B. Das

    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...

  • Application of Nanotechnology in Water Researchby Ajay Kumar Mishra

    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 Organismsby Douglas Dixon; John A. Veil; Joe Wisniewski

    Taylor 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...

  • Urban Water IIby S. Mambretti; C. A. Brebbia

    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...