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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Progress on Drinking Water and Sanitation: 2014 updateby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2014; US$ 36.00

    This 2014 update report of the WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation known as the JMP is split in three sections. The first section presents the status of and trends in access to improved drinking water sources and sanitation. The second section provides a snapshot of inequalities in access to improved drinking water... 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...

  • OECD Studies on Water Water Governance in Jordanby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 51.00

    This report assesses the main governance and financing challenges to private sector participation (PSP) in the water supply and sanitation sector of Jordan, and provides ways forward to address them, based on international experience and OECD compendium of principles and good practices. Using the diagnostic analysis of the governance challenges to... 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...