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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95
Environmental pollution is one of humanity?s most pressing issues and will remain so for the foreseeable future. Anthropogenic activity is disturbing natural cycles and generating pollutants that are altering the atmosphere, accumulating in the food chain and contaminating the world?s soils, rivers and oceans. Human health and ecosystems continue... more...
Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs): Analytical Techniques, Environmental Fate and Biological EffectsElsevier Science 2015; US$ 255.00
This book focuses on those organic chemicals that are regulated by the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs). as well as organic chemical with the attributes of being persistent, bioaccumulative, and toxic to ecosystem and human beings, criteria used by the Stockholm Convention for screening POP candidates. Because of the unfavourable... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00
The use of synthetic chemical dyes in various industrial processes, including paper and pulp manufacturing, plastics, dyeing of cloth, leather treatment and printing, has increased considerably over the last few years, resulting in the release of dye-containing industrial effluents into the soil and aquatic ecosystems. The textile industry generates... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 99.00
The aim of this book is to present an overview of the state of the art with regard to the function, application and design of TWSs in order to better protect surface water from contamination. Accordingly, it also presents applications of constructed wetlands with regard to climatic and cultural aspects. The use of artificial and natural treatment... more...
- Business Expert Press 2014; US$ 19.95
Feasibility Analysis for Sustainable Technologies will lead you into a professional feasibility analysis for a renewable energy or energy efficiency project. The analysis begins with an understanding of the basic engineering description of technology in terms of capacity, efficiency, constraints, and dependability. It continues in modeling the... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 189.00
This text details the plant-assisted remediation method, ?phytoremediation?, which involves the interaction of plant roots and associated rhizospheric microorganisms for the remediation of soil and water contaminated with high levels of metals, pesticides, solvents, radionuclides, explosives, nutrients, crude oil, organic compounds and various other... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 110.00
This book provides background information on the main parameters used to determine the state and the quality of the earth?s water, soil and air. Some of the parameters covered are pressure, wind speed, temperature, humidity, precipitation, solar radiation, volatile organic compounds, pH, conductivity, dissolved oxygen concentration, turbidity, redox... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 54.99
Showcasing the very latest technologies for neutralising the unpleasant?and sometimes dangerous?odours from industrial and waste management processes, this Springer Brief in Environmental Sciences covers physical, chemical and biological methods. The volume includes modern biotechnological approaches now making it cost-effective to tackle malodorous... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 150.00
The third edition of Introduction to Environmental Forensics is a state-of-the-art reference for the practicing environmental forensics consultant, regulator, student, academic, and scientist, with topics including compound-specific isotope analysis (CSIA), advanced multivariate statistical techniques, surrogate approaches for contaminant source... more...