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- WIT Press 2013; US$ 276.00
Containing papers presented at the twenty-first in a successful series of conferences on the modeling, monitoring and management of air pollution, the book Air Pollution XXI covers what has become a widespread and growing challenge to the international community. Governments face a need to balance concern over its known impacts on local and global... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 44.99
?Naturparke sind die älteste Schutzgebietskategorie in Deutschland, sie nehmen jedoch im Vergleich zu Nationalparken und Biosphärenreservaten in der Außenwahrnehmung einen eher nachgeordneten Platz ein. Durch das Bundesnaturschutzgesetz wurde ihnen die komplexe Aufgabe der nachhaltigen Regionalentwicklung zugesprochen. Friedericke Weber analysiert... more...
- University of Tennessee Press 2013; US$ 49.00
Throughout world history, copper has been a significant metal for a vast number of cultures, from the oldest civilizations on record to the Bronze Age and Greek and Roman antiquity. Though replaced by iron as the primary metal for tools and weapons in ancient civilizations, copper found new resurgence in the nineteenth... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.95
Public concern for the conservation of natural resources and a general awareness of the environmental consequences of waste disposal is reflected in current legislation aimed at reducing waste. Recycling is commonly cited as one of the preferred methods of waste reduction and this book summarizes a recent study of paper recycling in Europe, which investigated... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2013; US$ 76.00
Vibration and Noise are two interrelated terms in the field of mechanical engineering. Vibration is caused by unbalanced inertial forces and moments whereas noise is the result of such vibrations. Noisy machines have always been a matter of concern. Lesser vibration ensures manufacturing to closer tolerances, lesser wear and tear, and longer fatigue... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
We see the city, we hear the city, but above all: we smell the city. Scent has unique qualities: ubiquity, persistence, and an unparalleled connection to memory, yet it has gone overlooked in discussions of sensory design. What scents shape the city? How does scent contribute to placemaking? How do we design smell environments in the city? Urban... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
The efficient use of natural resources is key to a sustainable economy, and yet the complexities of the physical aspects of resource efficiency are poorly understood. In this challenging book, the author proposes a major advance in our understanding of this topic by analysing resource efficiency and efficiency gains from the perspective of common pool... more...
- CRC Press 2011; US$ 185.95
Following in the footsteps of previous highly successful and useful editions, Biological Wastewater Treatment, Third Edition presents the theoretical principles and design procedures for biochemical operations used in wastewater treatment processes. It reflects important changes and advancements in the field, such as a revised treatment of the microbiology... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 163.95
To comply with legal and other standards, businesses and regulators are increasingly required to make decisions based on risk assessments of the potential effects of their activities on the environment. Atmospheric dispersion modelling is a cost-effective method, allowing various scenarios to be explored before expensive investment takes place. This... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
Households in the UK each generate around one tonne of waste per year, and the successful management and disposal of this waste is becoming an increasingly important issue. In many cases, recycling is the most sensible option, and the UK government has set a target to recycle a quarter of all household waste by the year 2000. This book gives an overview... more...