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  • Recycling and Re-use of Waste Rubberby Martin Forrest

    Smithers Rapra 2014; US$ 130.00

    The environmental and economic need to increase recycling rates is a principal driving force behind technological innovation in the 21 st century. Waste rubber products are an important resource that the global community is focusing on to achieve vital improvements in sustainability and meet important life cycle goals. . This comprehensive review,... 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...

  • Environmental Methods for Transport Noise Reductionby Mats Nilsson; Jörgen Bengtsson; Ronny Klaeboe

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    Presents Evidence-Based Guidance on Noise Abatement Methods Solutions for reducing the noise impact of road and rail traffic can be found in the use of natural elements in combination with artificial elements in urban and rural environments. Ground and road surface treatments; trees, forests, and tall vegetation; and the greening of buildings... more...

  • Effektivitätsanforderungen an die Lärmaktionsplanungby Anna Kröner

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 41.51

    Mit der Umgebungslärmrichtlinie führte die Europäische Union 2002 ein Instrumentarium ein, um den Auswirkungen von Lärm an Straßen, Schienenwegen und Flughäfen zu begegnen. Kern der Regelung ist die Erstellung von Lärmaktionsplänen. Anna Kröner untersucht die Umsetzung der Umgebungslärmrichtlinie im Bundes-Immissionsschutzgesetz und besonders ihren... more...

  • Ecological Causal Assessmentby Susan B. Norton; Susan M. Cormier; Glenn W. Suter II

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95

    Edited by experts at the leading edge of the development of causal assessment methods for more than two decades, Ecological Causal Assessment gives insight and expert guidance on how to identify cause-effect relationships in environmental systems. The book discusses the importance of asking the fundamental question "Why did this effect happen?"... more...

  • Membrane Technology and Engineering for Water Purificationby Rajindar Singh

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 220.00

    Membrane Technology and Engineering for Water Purification, 2nd edition is written in a practical style with emphasis on: process description; key unit operations; systems design and costs; plant equipment description; equipment installation; safety and maintenance; process control; plant start-up; and operation and troubleshooting. It is supplemented... more...

  • Natural Organic Matter in Waterby Mika Sillanpää

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 200.00

    Approximately 77 percent of the freshwater used in the United States comes from surface-water sources and is subject to natural organic matter contamination according to the United States Geological Survey. This presents a distinct challenge to water treatment engineers. An essential resource to the latest breakthroughs in the characterization, treatment... more...

  • The Afterlife of Used Thingsby Ariane Fennetaux; Amélie Junqua; Sophie Vasset

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Recycling is not a concept that is usually applied to the eighteenth century. ?The environment? may not have existed as a notion then, yet practices of re-use and transformation obviously shaped the early-modern world. Still, this period of booming commerce and exchange was also marked by scarcity and want. This book reveals the fascinating variety... more...

  • Aquananotechnologyby David E. Reisner; T. Pradeep

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 149.95

    The world?s fresh water supplies are dwindling rapidly?even wastewater is now considered an asset. By 2025, most of the world's population will be facing serious water stresses and shortages. Aquananotechnology: Global Prospects breaks new ground with its informative and innovative introduction of the application of nanotechnology to the remediation... more...

  • Carbon Dioxide Utilisationby Peter Styring; Elsje Alessandra Quadrelli; Katy Armstrong

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 190.00

    Carbon Dioxide Utilisation: Closing the Carbon Cycle explores areas of application such as conversion to fuels, mineralization, conversion to polymers, and artificial photosynthesis as well as assesses the potential industrial suitability of the various processes. After an introduction to the thermodynamics, basic reactions, and physical chemistry... more...