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Environmental effects of industries and plants

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  • Safety, Health, and Environmental Auditingby Simon Watson Pain

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 104.95

    Even though most organizations have extensive safety, health, and environmental protocols in place, things often go wrong. Having good quality instructions is only half the battle. An equally crucial part of a good quality process is auditing, the step that ensures compliance with the procedures. Safety, Health, and Environmental Auditing:... more...

  • Effects of Food Processing on Bioactive Compoundsby Meenakshi Paul

    GeneTech Books 2007; US$ 50.00

    Bioactive compounds are extra-nutritional constituents that typically occur in small quantities in foods. Many thousands of these bioactive compounds have been identified in commonly eaten foods and there has been a lot of research interest into their putative health benefits. Virtually all foods undergo some form of processing before they are ready... more...

  • Extraction Techniques for Food Processingby Y.S. Reddy

    GeneTech Books 2006; US$ 50.00

    There is an increasing, public awareness of the health, environment and safety hazards associated with the extraction techniques in food processing and the possible contamination of the final products. The high cost of modern extraction techniques and the increasingly stringent environmental regulations together with the new requirements of the medical... more...

  • Newer Concepts and Applications for Food Industryby Y.S. Reddy

    GeneTech Books 2006; US$ 50.00

    Beginning with Louis Pasteur's works with wine, modern food science and technology has made enormous contributions to the safety and availability of food. The spectrum of potential benefits from the application of genetic engineering and biotechnology to food crops ranges from diagnostic aids, for example in plant diseases, through to gene mapping,... more...

  • Greening of Petroleum Operationsby M. Rafiq Islam; A. B. Chhetri; M. M. Khan

    Wiley 2011; US$ 261.00

    The Future of Petroleum Operations This state-of-the-art text analyzes some of the most contentious issues in the energy industry, covering new and greener processes for engineers and scientists and urging them to move petroleum operations closer to sustainability. Although petroleum is still the world's most diverse, efficient, and abundant energy... more...

  • Assessments of Regional and Global Environmental Risksby Alexander E. Professor Farrell; Jill Professor Jäger

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 53.95

    As environmental challenges grow larger in scale and implications, it is increasingly important to apply the best scientific knowledge in the decisionmaking process. Editors Farrell and J?ger present environmental assessments as the bridge between the expert knowledge of scientists and engineers on the one hand and decisionmakers on the other. When... more...

  • On the Origins and Dynamics of Biodiversityby Alain Pave

    Springer 2010; US$ 129.00

    Chance is necessary for living systems - from the cell to organisms, populations, communities and ecosystems. It is at the heart of their evolution and diversity. Long considered contingent on other factors, chance both produces random events in the environment, and is the product of endogenous mechanisms - molecular as well as cellular, demographic... more...

  • Environmental Impact Assessment - Setting Standards and Thresholdsby Michael Schmidt; John Glasson; Lars Emmelin; Hendrike Helbron

    Springer 2008; US$ 239.00

    Standards and Thresholds play an important role in many stages of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process. They can be legally-binding or guidance values and are linked to environmental data. This publication provides a comprehensive collection of standards and thresholds, their derivation and application in case studies of EIA projects.... more...

  • Strategic Environmental Assessment in Policy and Sector Reformby The World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2010; US$ 14.99

    This book presents the findings and recommendations of the evaluation of the World Bank's Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Pilot Program. It shows that SEA can contribute to improving development policy and sector reform by calling attention to environmental and social priorities, strengthening constituencies, enhancing policy capacities,... more...

  • Handbook of Environmental Accountingby Thomas Aronsson; Karl Gustaf Lofgren

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 60.00

    This concise Handbook examines welfare measurement problems in a dynamic economy, focusing on the welfare-economic foundations for social accounting. With environmental accounting becoming an increasingly important area of research, this timely Handbook assesses the ways in which the system of national accounts should be modified to accurately reflect... more...