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  • Will Sustainability Fly?by Walter J. Palmer

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    International air and marine travel have been left to one side in past negotiations to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, but unless something is done, emissions from this segment of the world economy will form a progressively larger percentage of the total, especially as emissions fall in other activities. Will Sustainability Fly? broadens and... more...

  • Out of Water - Design Solutions for Arid Regionsby Liat Margolis; Aziza Chaouni

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 84.00

    Which approaches can landscape, urban and architectural designers take to contribute their specific professional skills and means to solve the problem of water scarcity? What potential do available technologies and materials offer, what methods and tools can be derived from social engagement? Based on five years of research, the results... more...

  • Handbook of Oil Spill Science and Technologyby Merv Fingas

    Wiley 2014; US$ 149.95

    Provides a scientific basis for the cleanup and for the assessment of oil spills Enables Non-scientific officers to understand the science they use on a daily basis Multi-disciplinary approach covering fields as diverse as biology, microbiology, chemistry, physics, oceanography and toxicology Covers the science of oil spills from risk analysis... more...

  • Feasibility Analysis for Sustainable Technologiesby Scott Herriott

    Business Expert Press 2014; US$ 19.95

    Feasibility Analysis for Sustainable Technologies will lead you into a professional feasibility analysis for a renewable energy or energy efficiency project. The analysis begins with an understanding of the basic engineering description of technology in terms of capacity, efficiency, constraints, and dependability. It continues in modeling the... more...

  • Harmful Algae Blooms in Drinking Waterby Harold W. Walker

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.95

    Harmful algal blooms (HABs) occurring in freshwater, and the associated toxins they produce, are dangerous to animals and humans. Mitigating the increasing presence of HABs presents a major challenge to water managers and drinking water utilities across the world. This book explores the current research on removal of HABs and toxins from drinking... more...

  • Nanocomposites in Wastewater Treatmentby Ajay Kumar Mishra

    Pan Stanford 2014; US$ 179.95

    Nanocomposites have better adsorption capacity, selectivity, and stability than nanoparticles. Therefore, they find diversified applications in many areas. Recently, various methods for heavy metal detection from water have been extensively studied. The adsorption of various pollutants such as heavy metal ions and dyes from the contaminated water... more...

  • Safety of Nanomaterials along Their Lifecycleby Wendel Wohlleben; Thomas A.J. Kuhlbusch; Jürgen Schnekenburger; Claus-Michael Lehr

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.95

    The incorporation of nanomaterials into products can improve performance, efficiency, and durability in various fields ranging from construction, energy management, catalysis, microelectronics, plastics, coatings, and paints to consumer articles such as foods and cosmetics. But innovation never comes at zero risk. The potential hazards resulting from... more...

  • Ocean in the Earth Systemby André Monaco; ; Patrick Prouzet

    Wiley 2014; US$ 145.00

    Complexity is an intrinsic property of natural systems. In the oceanic system, it is linked to many interactions with the atmosphere, geosphere and biosphere with which it exchanges energy and matter. Complexity of the ocean system has, at different spatial and temporal scales, hydrodynamic mechanisms of these exchanges and dynamics of elements and... more...

  • Environmental Impacts of Renewable Energyby Frank R. Spellman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95

    Renewable Energy Has a Good Side and a Bad Side? Evaluate Both All energy sources affect the environment in which we live. While fossil fuels may essentially do more harm, renewable energy sources can also pose a threat to the environment. Allowing for the various renewable energy sources: solar, wind, hydro, biomass, and geothermal, ... more...