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Environmental effects of industries and plants

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  • The Fernow Watershed Acidification Studyby Mary Beth Adams; David R. DeWalle; John L. Hom

    Springer 2007; US$ 209.00

    The Fernow Watershed Acidification Study is a long-term, paired watershed acidification study, undertaken in the central Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia, USA. This book describes the responses to chronic N and S amendments by deciduous hardwood forests, one of the few studies to focus on these important hardwood forest ecosystems. more...

  • Applying Strategic Environmental Assessmentby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 39.00

    Millennium Development Goal 7 calls for ensuring environmental sustainability by integrating the principles of sustainable development into country policies and programmes. Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) is one of the main tools available to achieve this integration. The Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness, agreed by over one hundred donors... more...

  • Environmental Risk Assessmentby I. Lerche; Walter Glaesser

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2007; US$ 179.00

    Deals with environmental and human risk problems caused by contamination from the perspective of real world applications with quantitative procedures. This book includes risk methods for the discussion of environmental problems and highlights the impact of contaminants on human health and the anthropogenic exacerbation of natural processes. more...

  • Environmental Security and Public Safetyby Wolfgang P.W. Spyra; Michael Katzsch

    Springer 2007; US$ 99.00

    Although the end of the Cold War has paved the way to a substantial demilitarisation and conversion, the leftovers of this process still pose a severe threat to the environment of both NATO and Partner countries. This work discusses the reconnaissance and appraisal of conversion areas with respect to costs, returns, and legal considerations. more...

  • Kuwaiti Oil Firesby T. Husain

    Elsevier Science 1995; US$ 72.95

    Just before the end of the 1990-1991 Gulf War, more than 700 wells in Kuwaiti oil fields were set on fire. Several international companies and scientific organisations were involved in extinguishing the fires and in assessing the impact of this major environmental incursion. Kuwaiti Oil Fires: Regional Environmental Perspectives summarises these... more...

  • Environmental Performance of Agriculture in OECD Countries Since 1990by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 126.00

    In OECD countries, agriculture uses on average over 40% of land and water resources, and thus has significant affect on the environment. This report provides the latest and most comprehensive data and analysis on the environmental performance of agriculture in OECD countries since 1990. It covers key environmental themes including soil, water, air... more...

  • Environmental Performance of Agriculture at a Glanceby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 42.00

    In OECD countries, agriculture uses on average over 40% of land and water resources, and thus has significant affect on the environment. This report provides the latest and most comprehensive data and analysis on the environmental performance of agriculture in OECD countries since 1990. It covers key environmental themes including soil, water, air... more...

  • Quantifying Environmental Impact Assessments Using Fuzzy Logicby Richard B. Shepard

    Springer 2006; US$ 199.00

    Environmental impact assessments are required for a wide-range of projects throughout the world. The author places special emphasis on the types of issues that frequently arise in NEPA environmental assessments and environmental impact statements and for similar regulations that are used in jurisdictions regionally and internationally. more...

  • Methods of Environmental Impact Assessmentby Peter Morris; Riki Therivel

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 60.95

    Offers a comprehensive coverage of the methods used in environmental impact assessment, which is now firmly established as an obligatory procedure in proposing or launching any development project with possible impacts on the environment. more...

  • Energy and Climateby Alexandre Rojey

    Wiley 2009; US$ 55.00

    Despite global concerns over dwindling resources, climate change and carbon dioxide emissions, fossil fuels still account for more than 80% of the world’s energy demands. As resources diminish and demand increases from rapidly developing nations such as China and India, the threat to both our environment and the security of our energy supply... more...