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Environmental pollution

  • Environmental Forensics Fundamentalsby Ioana Gloria Petrisor

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 119.95

    A Practical Guide to Environmental Crime Scene Investigations Releasing contaminants into the environment?whether deliberate or unintentional?can be thought of as a crime against the environment. The role of environmental forensics is to identify and prevent environmental pollution, or crimes. Environmental Forensics Fundamentals: A Practical... more...

  • Pollution Control in United Statesby J. Clarence Davies; Jan Mazurek

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    Pollution control, a key component of U.S. environmental policy, has made important progress in recent decades. Yet important problems remain and there is need for improvement in the pollution control regulatory system. This book is the most extensive evaluation of that system ever produced. It reveals many strengths and accomplishments, but also illustrates... more...

  • Toxic Townby Peter C. Little

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 89.00

    In 1924, IBM built its first plant in Endicott, New York. Now, Endicott is a contested toxic waste site. With its landscape thoroughly contaminated by carcinogens, Endicott is the subject of one of the nation’s largest corporate-state mitigation efforts. Yet despite the efforts of IBM and the U.S. government, Endicott residents remain skeptical... more...

  • Production Chemicals for the Oil and Gas Industry, Second Editionby Malcolm A. Kelland

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.95

    Production chemistry issues result from changes in well stream fluids, both liquid and gaseous, during processing. Since crude oil production is characterized by variable production rates and unpredictable changes to the nature of the produced fluids, it is essential for production chemists to have a range of chemical additives available for rectifying... more...

  • GIS Based Chemical Fate Modelingby Alberto Pistocchi

    Wiley 2014; US$ 149.95

    Explains how GIS enhances the development of chemical fate and transport models Over the past decade, researchers have discovered that geographic information systems (GIS) are not only excellent tools for managing and displaying maps, but also useful in the analysis of chemical fate and transport in the environment. Among its many benefits, GIS... more...

  • Responsible Careby Nicholas Cheremisinoff; Paul Rosenfield; Anton Davletshin

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 195.00

    Environmental regulations provide protection to the public, workers and the environment. To protect themselves from long-term liabilities, however, companies have to do more than just comply with the basic responsibilities. This handbook is designed to introduce terminology, methodology, tools, procedures and practical guidance for incorporating efficient... more...

  • Environmental Forensics for Persistent Organic Pollutantsby Gwen O'Sullivan; Court Sandau

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 199.95

    Environmental Forensics for Persistent Organic Pollutants represents the state-of-the-art in environmental forensics in relation to persistent organic pollutants (POPs). The book is a complete reference for practitioners and students, covering a range of topics from new analytical techniques to regulatory and legal status in the global community.... more...

  • Recent Advances Towards Improved Phytoremediation of Heavy Metal Pollutionby David W.M. Leung

    Bentham Science Publishers 2013; US$ 49.00

    Heavy metal pollution represents a global challenge to both public health and environmental sustainability. Any means to reduce heavy metal pollution in the environment is of considerable economic significance. The use of green plants to clean up heavy metal pollution is an environmentally friendly as well as a low-cost approach to the problem. This... more...

  • Environmental Trace Analysisby John R. Dean

    Wiley 2013; US$ 185.00

    This book covers all aspects of environmental trace analysis from sampling through to preparation of the sample to the analytical techniques used to quantify the level of trace metals or organic compounds. The book is divided into two areas: sample preparation for inorganic analysis and sample preparation for organic analysis. This allows the... more...

  • Elements of Environmental Chemistryby Ronald A. Hites; Jonathan D. Raff

    Wiley 2013; US$ 47.00

    From Reviews of the First Edition: "This splendid, at times humorous, and reasonably priced little book has much to commend it to undergraduate chemists and to other science students." —J. G. Farmer, University of Edinburgh "Complex environmental issues are presented in simple terms to help readers grasp the basics and solve relevant problems."... more...