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  • Staat, Bergbau und Bergakademieby Hartmut Schleiff; Peter Konecny

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 66.29

    <P>Im Edelmetallerzbergbau des 18. und frühen 19. Jahrhunderts beförderten die kameralistischen Diskurse mit ihrer Neubewertung des naturwissenschaftlich-technologischen Wissens die Institutionalisierung einer neuen Wissenselite: Montanexperten mit dem ihnen eigenen Hochschultypus ?Bergakademie?. Die Herausbildung und Etablierung dieses Expertentypus... more...

  • OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains of Minerals from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areasby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2011; US$ 33.00

    Trade and investment in natural mineral resources hold great potential for generating income, growth and prosperity, sustaining livelihoods and fostering local development. However, a large share of these resources is located in conflict-affected and high-risk areas. In these areas, exploitation of natural mineral resources is significant and may contribute,... more...

  • Gas Hydratesby Carlo Giavarini; Keith Hester

    Springer 2011; US$ 159.00

    Gas hydrates are both a huge energy resource and an environmental challenge. They have a significant impact on society because of their applications to the future of energy, protection of the environment and fuel transportation. "Gas Hydrates" opens up this fascinating, multidisciplinary field to non-specialists. It provides a scientific... more...

  • Produced Waterby Kenneth Lee; Jerry Neff

    Springer 2011; US$ 179.00

    This title includes state-of-the-art review of scientific knowledge on the environmental risk of ocean discharge of produced water and advances in mitigation technologies. In offshore oil and gas operations, produced water (the water produced with oil or gas from a well) accounts for the largest waste stream (in terms of volume discharged). Its discharge... more...

  • Oil and Gas Resources in Chinaby Guangding Liu; Changchun Yang; Tianyao Hao

    Springer 2012; US$ 109.00

    As one of the eighteen field-specific reports comprising the comprehensive scope of the strategic general report of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, this sub-report addresses long-range planning for developing science and technology in the field of oil and gas resources. They each craft a roadmap for their sphere of development to 2050. In their entirety,... more...

  • Metallurgical Process Engineeringby Ruiyu Yin

    Springer 2011; US$ 279.00

    "Metallurgical Process Engineering" discusses large-scale integrated theory on the level of manufacturing production processes, putting forward concepts for exploring non-equilibrium and irreversible complex system. It emphasizes the dynamic and orderly operation of the steel plant manufacturing process, the major elements of which are the... more...

  • Minerals as Advanced Materials IIby Sergey V. Krivovichev

    Springer 2011; US$ 179.00

    This book is a collection of papers that are devoted to various aspects of interactions between mineralogy and material sciences. It will include reviews, perspective papers and original research papers on mineral nanostructures, biomineralization, micro- and nanoporous mineral phases as functional materials, physical and optical properties of minerals,... more...

  • Vanadiumby Hitoshi Michibata

    Springer 2011; US$ 129.00

    Since the early 1980s, the biochemical behavior of vanadium has been investigated extensively such as its potent inhibitory role for Na+/K+-ATPase and its participation in insulin-mimicking but also because of the more recent findings on the enzymes and compounds containing vanadium. In addition, knowledge of the medicinal applications of vanadium... more...

  • The New Uranium Mining Boomby Broder Merkel; Mandy Schipek

    Springer 2011; US$ 329.00

    This book presents the results from the Uranium Mining and Hydrogeology Conference (UMH VI) held in September 2011, in Freiberg, Germany. The following subjects are emphasised: Uranium Mining, Phosphate Mining and Uranium recovery; cleaning up technologies for water and soil; and, analysis and sensor for Uranium and Radon and Modelling. more...