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Environmental effects of industries and plants

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  • 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

    Environmental impact assessment (EIA) is now firmly established as an important and often obligatory part of proposing or launching any development project. Delivering a successful EIA needs not only an understanding of the theory but also a detailed knowledge of the methods for carrying out the processes required. Peter Morris and Riki Therivel bring... more...

  • Energy and Climateby Alexandre Rojey

    Wiley 2009; US$ 57.00

    Dr Alexandre Rojey was, until recently, Director for Sustainable Development at IFP (Institut Français du Pétrole) in France, responsible for new developments in the energy sector such as the use of hydrogen, long term energy supply and issues related to global climate change including CO2 capture and storage. He is also the Chairman of CEDIGAZ,... more...

  • Uncertainties in Environmental Modelling and Consequences for Policy Makingby Philippe Baveye; Jaroslav Mysiak; Magdeline Laba

    Springer 2009; US$ 119.00

    Mathematical modeling has become an essential tool for the prediction of environmental change and for the development of sustainable policies. This book attempts to cover a range of issues related to model uncertainties, from the subjectivity of setting up a conceptual model of a given system, to communicating the nature of model uncertainties. more...

  • Advances in Energy Materialsby Fatih Dogan; Navin Manjooran

    Wiley 2009; US$ 124.00

    This book documents a special collection of articles from a select group of invited prominent scientists from academia, national laboratories and industry who presented their work at the symposia on Energy Materials and Nanotechnology for Power Generation at the 2008 Materials Science and Technology (MS&T’08) conference held in Pittsburgh,... more...

  • Environmental Issues and Waste Management Technologies in the Materials and Nuclear Industries XIIby Tatsuki Ohji; Alex Cozzi

    Wiley 2009; US$ 170.00

    This book documents a special collection of articles from a select group of invited prominent scientists from academia, national laboratories and industry who presented their work at the symposia on Environmental and Energy Issues at the 2008 Materials Science and Technology (MS&T’08) conference held in Pittsburgh, PA. These articles represent... more...