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  • Wastewater Stabilization Pondsby Frank R. Spellman; Joanne E. Drinan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 119.95

    Ponds (lagoons) have been used for centuries with great success in the treatment of wastewater. Ponds created for treatment, known as stabilization ponds, model the physical and biochemical interactions that occur in natural ponds. Easy to build and manage, stabilization ponds can accommodate large fluctuations in flow, and provide results that are... more...

  • Inorganic Chemical Biologyby Gilles Gasser

    Wiley 2014; US$ 181.50

    Understanding, identifying and influencing the biological systems are the primary objectives of chemical biology. From this perspective, metal complexes have always been of great assistance to chemical biologists, for example, in structural identification and purification of essential biomolecules, for visualizing cellular organelles or to inhibit... more...

  • Climate Change Cooperation in Southern Africaby Ian Rowlands

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    This volume, published in association with the United Nations Environment Programme, examines how co-ordinated action among neighbouring countries could reduce greenhouse gas emissions in ways which are environmentally, economically and socially beneficial. A framework is presented for analyzing regional mitigation options, along with specific proposals... more...

  • Computational Models for CO2 Geo-sequestration & Compressed Air Energy Storageby Rafid Al-Khoury; Jochen Bundschuh

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 169.95

    A comprehensive mathematical and computational modeling of CO2 Geosequestration and Compressed Air Energy Storage Energy and environment are two interrelated issues of great concern to modern civilization. As the world population will soon reach eight billion, the demand for energy will dramatically increase, intensifying the use of fossil... more...

  • Acid Mine Drainage, Rock Drainage, and Acid Sulfate Soilsby James A. Jacobs; Jay H. Lehr; Stephen M. Testa

    Wiley 2014; US$ 149.95

    Written to help readers understand the formation of AMD, Acid Mine Drainage addresses the generation of acidic waters usually from both used and abandoned coal or metal mines. Offering the most up-to-date ideas on metals remediation, which makes finding control methods relatively easy, the text provides a section on legal and policy issues and details... more...

  • Using Plants for Stormwater Managementby Dana Nunez Brown

    LSU Press 2014; US$ 27.95

    The subtropical climate of the Gulf South supports a varied abundance of flora, and this diversity is sustained by the ample amount of rainwater that characterizes the region. Managing rainwater in a planned environment and mitigating its effect on human habitation can test the skills of even the most seasoned landscape architect or designer. That... more...

  • Low Cost Emergency Water Purification Technologiesby Chittaranjan Ray; Ravi Jain

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 59.95

    Natural disasters, tornadoes, hurricanes, and floods are occurring with increasing frequency. In emergencies, pure drinking water is quickly the most important item. Low Cost Emergency Water Purification Technologies provides the tips and techniques for supplying potable drinking water at low cost in the direst circumstances. Succinct and readable,... more...

  • Solid Wastes Managementby Stephen Burnley

    Wiley 2014; US$ 41.50

    Solid Wastes Management begins with a focus on processing municipal and similar commercial, as well as industrial wastes; assessing and minimising the environmental impacts of processing and disposal. The second section reviews the treatment technologies available (physical, biological and thermal), their advantages, disadvantages and environmental... more...

  • Advanced Oxidation Technologiesby Marta I. Litter; Roberto J. Candal; J. Martin Meichtry

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 159.95

    Advanced Oxidation Technologies (AOTs) or Processes (AOPs) are relatively new and innovative technologies to remove harmful and toxic pollutants. The most important processes among them are those using light, such as UVC/H2O2, photo-Fenton and heterogeneous photocatalysis with TiO2. These technologies are also relatively low-cost and therefore useful... more...

  • Air Quality Managementby Suresh Nesaratnam; Shahram Taherzadeh

    Wiley 2014; US$ 49.50

    Designed to accompany the new Open University course in Environmental Monitoring and Protection, this is one of four new titles which will equip the reader with the tools to undertake Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs). Used in planning, decision-making and management, EIAs review both the theoretical principles and environmental considerations... more...