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Environmental effects of industries and plants

  • Impacts of Large Dams: A Global Assessmentby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 209.00

    One of the most controversial issues of the water sector in recent years has been the impacts of large dams. Proponents have claimed that such structures are essential to meet the increasing water demands of the world and that their overall societal benefits far outweight the costs. In contrast, the opponents claim that social and environmental costs... more...

  • Engineering Education and Managementby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 329.00

    This is the proceedings of the selected papers presented at 2011 International Conference on Engineering Education and Management (ICEEM2011) held in Guangzhou, China, during November 18-20, 2011. ICEEM2011 is one of the most important conferences in the field of Engineering Education and Management and is co-organized by Guangzhou University, The... more...

  • Sol-Gel Processing for Conventional and Alternative Energyby

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 249.00

    This book offers comprehensive information on the use of sol-gel processing in materials in energy systems, conversion, storage, and generation. The book focuses on processing, and covers related topics such as carbon sequestration, clean energy, and biofuels. more...

  • Delivery and Mixing in the Subsurfaceby

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 89.95

    This volume sets out the principles of chemical delivery and mixing systems and their design and implementation in on-site remediation. It is aimed at the decision makers, engineers and hydrogeologists who will select, design and operate these in situ systems. more...

  • Zero-Carbon Energy Kyoto 2011by

    Springer Japan 2012; US$ 299.00

    Since 2008, the Global Center of Excellence (COE) at Kyoto University, Japan, has been engaged in a program called ?Energy Science in the Age of Global Warming?Toward a CO2 Zero-Emission Energy System.? Its aim is to establish an international education and research platform to foster educators, researchers, and policy makers who can develop technologies... more...

  • Advanced Biological Treatment Processesby

    Humana Press 2010; US$ 259.00

    Volume 9: Advanced Biological Treatment Processes is a gold-standard addition to The Humana Press series. It gives readers a cutting-edge illustration of the theory and practice of biological abatement systems and their critical role in environmental issues. more...

  • Batteries for Sustainabilityby

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 189.00

    This collection of selected peer-reviewed papers from Springer?s Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology covers a wide range of battery types, materials and applications, and includes a thorough assessment of their relative sustainability. more...

  • Neue Energielandschaften ? Neue Perspektiven der Landschaftsforschungby

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 39.99

    Der Wandel der Energiewirtschaft hin zu mehr Stromerzeugung aus erneuerbaren Energien spielt sich in physisch-materieller Hinsicht in Landschaften ab. Er wird von Praktikern der Raum- und Landschaftsplanung teils mit Skepsis und teils mit positiven Erwartungen begleitet. In dem Band wird den Fragen nachgegangen, welche Folgen die Energiewende auf... more...

  • InCIEC 2013by

    Springer Singapore 2014; US$ 259.00

    The special focus of this proceeding is to cover the areas of infrastructure engineering and sustainability management. The state-of-the art information in infrastructure and sustainable issues in engineering covers earthquake, bioremediation, synergistic management, timber engineering, flood management and intelligent transport systems. It provides... more...

  • Umweltbewertung für Ingenieureby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 69.99

    In dem Leitfaden werden Methoden zur Bewertung ökologischer und ökonomischer Umweltwirkungen unter organisatorischen und produktbezogenen Gesichtspunkten beschrieben. Vor- und Nachteile werden herausgearbeitet und in Fallbeispielen aus der Praxis illustriert. more...