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- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2000; US$ 46.00
Environmental impact assessments are an essential component of making decisions on transport infrastructure investments. Traditional procedures have proved ineffective for impacts that go beyond the scope of projects in isolation. Strategic environmental assessment has emerged in response, to address large scale effects including impacts on traffic... more...
- Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 270.00
This new Handbook provides a series of reference guides to cleaner production methods, technologies, and practices for key industry sectors. Each volume covers, for each industry sector: * the manufacturing technologies * waste management * pollution * methods for estimating and reporting emissions * treatment and control technologies * worker and... more...
- Georgetown University Press 2007; US$ 31.95
By the Cold War's end, U.S. military bases harbored nearly 20,000 toxic waste sites. All told, cleaning the approximately 27 million acres is projected to cost hundreds of billions of dollars. And yet while progress has been made, efforts to integrate environmental and national security concerns into the military's operations have proven a daunting... more...
- CRC Press 2011; US$ 113.95
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: A Practical... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Springer New York 2010; US$ 116.12
Exploring the biological and ecological aspects of biodiversity, this volume evaluates the role that chance plays in the evolutionary process. The text aims to outline a biological theory of biodiversity, examining the topic at all scales and levels. more...
- Springer London 2010; US$ 158.35
Algal oil can be an important source of biomass, and algae can grow almost anywhere. This book covers the production of algae culture and the usage of algal biomass conversion products. It also reviews modern biomass-based transportation fuels. more...
- Humana Press 2010; US$ 179.47
The past 30 years have seen the emergence of a growing desire worldwide that positive actions be taken to restore and protect the environment from the degrading effects of all forms of pollution ? air, water, soil, and noise. Since pollution is a direct or indirect consequence of waste, the seemingly idealistic demand for ?zero discharge? can be construed... more...