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Environmental effects of industries and plants

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  • Shale Gas and Frackingby Michael Stephenson

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 100.00

    Shale Gas and Fracking: The Science Behind the Controversy explains the relevant geological principles before examining the peer-reviewed evidence and presenting it through a simple and compelling illustrated narrative. Each chapter focuses on a particular controversy, such contamination of well water with gas from fracking, and follows a similar... more...

  • Environmental Remediation and Restoration of Contaminated Nuclear and Norm Sitesby L van Velzen

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 235.00

    Nuclear sites become contaminated with radionuclides due to accidents and activities carried out without due consideration for the environment. Naturally-occurring radioactive materials (NORM) released by industrial processes such as coal power production and fertilizer manufacture may also require clean-up. Environmental remediation and restoration... more...

  • Energieatlasby IBA Hamburg

    Jovis Berlin 2015; US$ 20.03

    Die Zukunft des Klimas wird sich in den Städten entscheiden. Der weltweite Klimawandel erfordert insbesondere von den Metropolen der Welt schnelle und entschlossene Maßnahmen. Wie aber können sie den Weg in das postfossile und atomenergiefreie Zeitalter beschreiten und dringende Aufgaben lösen? Mit dem ENERGIEATLAS zeigt die IBA Hamburg erstmals einen... more...

  • Urban Lighting, Light Pollution and Societyby Josiane Meier; Ute Hasenöhrl; Katharina Krause; Merle Pottharst

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 61.95

    After decades "in the shadows", urban lighting is re-emerging as a matter of public debate. Long-standing truths are increasingly questioned as a confluence of developments affects lighting itself and the way it is viewed. Light has become an integral element of place-making and energy-saving initiatives alike. Rapidly evolving lighting technologies... more...

  • Solar, Wind and Landby Troy A. Rule

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95

    The global demand for clean, renewable energy has rapidly expanded in recent years and will likely continue to escalate in the decades to come. Wind and solar energy systems often require large quantities of land and airspace, so their growing presence is generating a diverse array of new and challenging land use conflicts. Wind turbines can create... more...

  • Agricultural Pollutionby Graham Merrington; Dr Linton Winder Nfa; R. Parkinson; Mark Redman; L. Winder

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 231.00

    This comprehensive text provides a concise overview of environmental problems caused by agriculture, (such as pesticide pollution and increased nitrate levels) and offers practical solutions to them. It is well illustrated and contains a fully-referenced introduction to the main contemporary agricultural pollution issues in the UK. It will help provide... more...

  • Dams and Diseaseby William Jobin

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 243.00

    A guide to help planners and engineers to the improvment of future water projects. The past century of global experience on water projects is presented as the basis for creating new approaches. First-hand analyses, including 35 case studies from 25 countries, portray the influence of politicians, biologists, engineers, computer models and physicians... more...

  • Long-term Environmental Effects of Offshore Oil and Gas Developmentby D.F. Boesch; N.N. Rabalais

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 741.00

    Long-term Environmental Effects of Offshore Oil and Gas Development contains 14 chapters by different authors which focus on the US. more...

  • Mining Environmental Handbookby J J Marcus

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1997; US$ 381.00

    Negative environmental events make the headlines. Mining industry examples are the recent incidents at Summitville, Colorado, US, and the cyanide leak at Cambria Resource's Omai Operation in Guyana. In this volatile atmosphere, the publication of the Mining Environmental Handbook comes at an opportune time. It presents an objective, comprehensive... more...

  • Biomass Burning and Its Inter-Relationships with the Climate Systemby John L. Innes; Martin Beniston; Michel M. Verstraete

    Springer 1999; US$ 185.00

    This volume contains a selection of papers which discuss scientific, technological and socio-economic issues related to large forest fires which occur both in the tropics and in the extra-tropical regions. more...