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Environmental effects of industries and plants

  • Hydraulic Fracturing Impacts and Technologiesby Venkatesh Uddameri; Audra Morse; Kay J. Tindle

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 129.95

    Hydraulic Fracturing Impacts and Technologies: A Multidisciplinary Perspective serves as an introduction to hydraulic fracturing and provides balanced coverage of its benefits and potential negative effects. Presenting a holistic assessment of hydraulic fracturing and its environmental impacts, this book chronicles the history and development of... more...

  • Energy and Environmentby Dawei Zheng

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 209.95

    The 2014 International Conference on Energy and Environment (ICEE 2014) was held June 26-27 in Beijing, China. The objective of ICEE 2014 was to provide a platform for researchers, engineers, academics as well as industry professionals from all over the world to present their research results and development activities in Energy and Environment... more...

  • The Human and Environmental Impact of Fracking: How Fracturing Shale for Gas Affects Us and Our Worldby Madelon Finkel

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 48.00

    Oil and gas account for a large percentage of the world's energy consumption, and the search for new ways to extract both from the earth is a global quest. Fracking is viewed as an energy game-changer but is a controversial topic about which there is much misunderstanding. This unbiased work was written to bring clarity to the issues. Under the guidance... 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...

  • Energy Efficiencyby Ming Yang; Xin Yu

    Springer London 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book discusses how energy efficiency benefits the global environment, national energy security, local pollution mitigation, natural resource conservation, and utility bill reduction. In addition, this book provides many hands-on skills and knowledge to identify and develop energy efficiency projects. The literature review shows that energy efficiency... more...

  • Energieatlasby IBA Hamburg

    JOVIS Verlag 2015; US$ 20.03

    Die Zukunft des Klimas wird sich in den Städten entscheiden. Der weltweite Klimawandel erfordert insbesondere von den Metropolen der Welt schnelle und entschlossene Maßnahmen. Wie aber können sie den Weg in das postfossile und atomenergiefreie Zeitalter beschreiten und dringende Aufgaben lösen? Mit dem ENERGIEATLAS zeigt die IBA Hamburg erstmals einen... more...

  • CO2 Sequestration, Biofuels and Depollutionby Eric Lichtfouse; Jan Schwarzbauer; Didier Robert

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 179.00

    Water is the driving force of all nature. This old quote from Leonardo da Vinci reminds us that without water life is simply not possible. As a consequence, water is probably the most important wealth for humanity. In spite of this, drinking water is still polluted by man-made toxicals gathered by waters in soils and the atmosphere. This book presents... more...

  • Shale Gas and Frackingby Michael Stephenson

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 100.00

    Shale Gas and Fracking: The Science Behind the Controversy explains the relevant geological principles before examining the peer-reviewed evidence and presenting it through a simple and compelling illustrated narrative. Each chapter focuses on a particular controversy, such contamination of well water with gas from fracking, and follows a similar... more...

  • Environmental Remediation and Restoration of Contaminated Nuclear and Norm Sitesby L van Velzen

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 235.00

    Nuclear sites become contaminated with radionuclides due to accidents and activities carried out without due consideration for the environment. Naturally-occurring radioactive materials (NORM) released by industrial processes such as coal power production and fertilizer manufacture may also require clean-up. Environmental remediation and restoration... more...

  • BioH2 & BioCH4 Through Anaerobic Digestionby Bernardo Ruggeri; Tonia Tommasi; Sara Sanfilippo

    Springer London 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book presents a Two-Stage Anaerobic Digestion (TSAD) technique for producing hydrogen and methane, following a step-by-step approach in order to guide readers through the experimental verification of the related hypothesis. In the first stage of AD, the reaction conditions are optimized to obtain the maximum amount of hydrogen, while in the second... more...