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- Erich Schmidt Verlag 2011; US$ 31.19
Die TA Lärm 1998 enthält Vorschriften zum Schutz gegen Lärm, der von genehmigungsbedürftigen und den meisten nicht genehmigungsbedürftigen Anlagen ausgeht. Diese Vorschriften erläutert das aktualisierte Werk ausführlich. Es berücksichtigt die Rechtsprechung und Literatur einschließlich der Bezüge zu anderen Rechtsgebieten und Regelungen zum Lärmschutz... more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 195.00
Hazardous waste in the environment is one of the most difficult challenges facing our society. The purpose of this book is to provide a background of the many aspects of hazardous waste, from its sources to its consequences, focusing on the risks posed to human health and the environment. It explains the legislation and regulations surrounding hazardous... more...
- WIT Press 2010; US$ 376.00
Waste management poses numerous problems and there is a significant need for more research on current disposal methods. Following the introduction of legislation in many countries the emphasis is now on sustainable strategies. While these decrease the volume of waste that needs final disposal, answers to issues such as environmental and safety aspects... more...
- WIT Press 2010; US$ 352.00
Air Pollution is one of the most challenging problems facing the international community; it is widespread and growing in importance and has clear and known impacts on health and the environment. The human need for transport, manufactured goods and services brings with it impacts on the atmospheric environment at scales from the local to the global.... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 39.99
Wie kaum ein anderes Thema der Umweltdiskussion hat die 'Müllawine' in den 90er Jahren die deutsche Öffentlichkeit bewegt. Mit dem Grünen Punkt wurde ein gelobtes und belächeltes System der alltäglichen Mülldisziplinierung eingeführt. Doch gelbe Säcke fallen nicht vom Himmel: sie sind eingebunden in die Geschichte der Müllentsorgung, Konflikte über... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 59.99
Decentralization is widely discussed in the literature. Katharina Mewes gives an introduction to the theoretical and practical dimensions of decentralization in an accessible and systematic way. On the example of the reform process for the Yemeni Urban Water Supply and Sanitation (UWSS) sector, she links the theoretical, conceptual, and methodological... more...
- WIT Press 2011; US$ 426.00
Air Pollution is widespread and a growing challenge to the international community, with known impacts on local and global health and the environment. Governments face a need to balance concern over these impacts with maintaining or improving economic development. Science is the key to identifying the nature and scale of air pollution impacts and is... more...
- F+W Media 2008; US$ 7.95
Biking to work can save someone loads of money and lots of calories--all the while, the earth, too. But bike-commuting isn't always easy--there are many things a rider needs to know to get to work on time, safely, and happily. Expert bikers Roni Sarig and Paul Dorn teach potential bikers the tips and tricks to traveling to and from work. From buying... more...
- WIT Press 2011; US$ 260.00
High Level Radioactive Waste (HLW) Disposal, A Global Challenge presents the most recent information on proposed methods of disposal for the most dangerous radioactive waste and for assessing their function from short- and long-term perspectives. It discusses new aspects of the disposal of such waste, especially HLW.The book is unique in the literature... more...
- Springer Fachmedien 2009; US$ 169.00
When discussing the issue of contamination of the aquatic environment, water pollution is still the major aspect that has been regulated and extensively studied, but poor attention has been devoted to sediments. Sediments have been described as the sink or storage place and a source for contaminants entering river systems through various pathways.... more...