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Defining and Assessing Adverse Environmental Impact from Power Plant Impingement and Entrainment of Aquatic OrganismsTaylor and Francis 2014; US$ 199.95
The U.S. Clean Water Act calls for the minimization of "adverse environmental impact" at cooling water intake structures. To facilitate an exchange of information among all stakeholders in the issue, the Electric Power Research Institute organised a national symposium in 2001 to discuss the meaning of adverse environmental impact and methods... more...
- SME 2014; US$ 109.00
Sampling and Monitoring for the Mine Life Cycle provides an overview of sampling for environmental purposes and monitoring of environmentally relevant variables at mining sites. It focuses on environmental sampling and monitoring of surface water, and also considers groundwater, process water streams, rock, soil, and other media including air and biological... more...
- WIT Press 2014; US$ 660.00
This book contains papers presented at the 2nd International Conference on Environmental and Economic Impacts on Sustainable Development incorporating Environmental Economics, Toxicology and Brownfields. Following the success of the first meeting held in 2012, it considers the issues related to environmental impacts to provide complete solutions. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95
Decades of U.S. nuclear weapons production have exacted a heavy environmental toll. The Department of Energy estimates that cleaning up waste and contamination resulting from production activities will cost over $150 billion. Yet even once that money is spent, these sites will need long-term attention to assure protection of human health and the environment.... more...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2014; US$ 2.99
By making use of the latest in world energy statistics, author Mark Lynas shows that with wind and solar still at only about one percent of global primary energy, looking to renewable energy as a solution to deliver all the world?s power is a dangerously delusional concept. Moreover, with no possibility reducing the world?s energy usage?when the developing... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 79.95
From an Antagonistic to a Synergistic Predator Prey Perspective: Bifurcations in Marine Ecosystems is a groundbreaking reference that challenges the widespread perception that predators generally have a negative impact on the abundance of their prey, and it proposes a novel paradigm ? Predator-prey Synergism ? in which both predator and prey enhance... more...
- OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 96.00
Green skills, that is, skills needed in a low-carbon economy, will be required in all sectors and at all levels in the workforce as emerging economic activities create new (or renewed) occupations. Structural changes will realign sectors that are likely to decline as a result of the greening of the economy and workers will need to be retrained accordingly.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 88.95
The second edition of this highly successful text provides an extensively updated, authoritative, international review of environmental impact assessment (EIA). The book compares systems used in the USA, UK, the Netherlands, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and (new in this edition) South Africa. EIA has become a vital means of evaluating the likely... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 179.00
The Handbook of Environmental Engineering series is an incredible collection of methodologies that study the effects of pollution and waste in their three basic forms: gas, solid, and liquid. This exciting new addition to the series, Volume 15: Modern Water Resources Engineering , has been designed to serve as a water resources engineering reference... more...