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- 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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 120.00
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...
- 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...
- Georgetown University Press 2007; US$ 29.95
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... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...