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  • Conservationby Anne E. Maczulak

    Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 48.00

    Conservation refers to the careful and controlled use of natural resources for the purpose of extending the time they are available as well as retaining biodiversity. This book explores aspects of conservation, particularly the conservation of plant life upon which ecosystems are built. more...

  • Environmental Biotechnologyby Hans-Joachim Jordening; Josef Winter

    Wiley 2006; US$ 267.95

    A deeper insight into the complex processes involved in this field, covering the biological, chemical and engineering fundamentals needed to further develop effective methodologies. The book devotes detailed chapters to each of the four main areas of environmental biotechnology -- wastewater treatment, soil treatment, solid waste treatment, and waste... more...

  • Environmental Sampling for Trace Analysisby Bernd Markert

    Wiley 2008; US$ 229.00

    Often too little attention is given to the sampling before and after actual instrumental measurement. This leads to errors, despite increasingly sensitive analytical systems. This is one of the first books to pay proper attention to representative sampling. It offers an overview of the most common techniques used today for taking environmental samples.... more...

  • Quality Assurance in Environmental Monitoringby Philippe P. Quevauviller

    Wiley 2008; US$ 182.00

    It is increasingly recognized that the greatest risks of error in environmental analysis lie in the sample preparation rather than the analysis stage. This book describes the precautions that must be taken from the sampling to the sample pretreatment via the storage stage to assure good quality. Typical pitfalls - and recommendations for avoiding them... more...

  • Quality Assurance in Environmental Monitoringby Ganapathy Subramanian

    Wiley 2008; US$ 172.00

    Environmental technology plays an increasingly important role in today's world. This has led to many new developments in legislation and monitoring of environmental pollutants. A comprehensive treatment of these current trends is presented in this book. The reader is helped by a sound understanding of modern instrumental methods such as GC/MS, thermal... more...

  • Application of Phytotechnologies for Cleanup of Industrial, Agricultural, and Wastewater Contaminationby Peter A. Kulakow

    Springer 2010; US$ 89.95

    As government and community leaders, private companies, citizens, and applied scientists search for low-cost methods to cleanup environmental pollution, phytotechnologies can contribute to the solution by utilizing natural processes to reduce environmental risk. Phytotechnologies use vegetation to manage environmental contaminants in soil, surface... more...

  • Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 205by David M. Whitacre

    Springer 2010; US$ 179.00

    Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology attempts to provide concise, critical reviews of timely advances, philosophy and significant areas of accomplished or needed endeavor in the total field of xenobiotics, in any segment of the environment, as well as toxicological implications. more...

  • Environmental Biotechnologyby Daniel Vallero

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 129.00

    Environmental Biotechnology: A Biosystems Approach introduces a systems approach to environmental biotechnology and its applications to a range of environmental problems. A systems approach requires a basic understanding of four disciplines: environmental engineering, systems biology, environmental microbiology, and ecology. These disciplines are... more...

  • The Pollutersby Benjamin Ross; Steven Amter

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 18.99

    Benjamin Ross and Steven Amter here tell the story of how the chemical industry, abetted by a compliant government, set loose a plague of pollution that began in the years before and directly following World War II, a plague that still lingers today. The advent of new synthetic chemical products such as Nylon and DDT created new hazards just as the... more...

  • Pollution Prevention Software System Handbookby Nicholas P. Cheremisinoff; J.A. King; M.F. Wood

    Elsevier Science 1996; US$ 144.95

    To satisfy demands for software systems that collect, organize and utilize pollution prevention auditing, design and implementation, hundreds of software companies have developed and are marketing software systems that perform these functions. Co more...