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- Springer 2014; US$ 179.00
This book examines the possible impacts of climate change on hydrology and water resources in the vast arid region of Northwest China, which is one of the world?s largest arid places.The first chapter offers an introductory discussion of the physical geography and socioeconomic conditions in the region. Chapters 2 through 7 discuss the climate system... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 160.00
Ensuring safe and plentiful supplies of potable water (both now and for future generations) and developing sustainable treatment processes for wastewater are among the world’s greatest engineering challenges. However, sustainability requires investment of money, time and knowledge. Some parts of the world are already working towards this goal... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 28.95
For decades now we have wasted and mismanaged the world?s water supplies. Today, 27 countries are short of water, a quarter of the world?s population has no safe water, 46 per cent have no proper sanitation and each year four million children die of water-borne diseases. As most of the world?s major river systems cross several national boundaries,... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 195.00
Biofouling Methods provides a “cook book” for both established workers and those new to the field. The methods included in this important new book range from tried and tested techniques to those at the cutting edge, encompassing the full diversity of this multidisciplinary field. The book covers methods for microbial and macrofouling,... more...
- Globe Pequot Press 2013; US$ 12.99
A compelling book about the water crisis facing the West, grounded in history and important for residents as well as readers nationwide. This narrative weaves together the stories of human folly and grandiose endeavor that shaped the states and reveal the background of the critical economic and political issue that is how water is used and misused... more...
- World Health Organization 2014; US$ 36.00
This 2014 update report of the WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation known as the JMP is split in three sections. The first section presents the status of and trends in access to improved drinking water sources and sanitation. The second section provides a snapshot of inequalities in access to improved drinking water... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 165.00
THE MOST COMPLETE, CURRENT INTRODUCTORY GUIDE TO WATER RESOURCE RECOVERY FACILITY DESIGN Fully updated for the latest regulations and standards, the second edition of this renowned Water Environment Federation book provides students and practicing engineers with authoritative information on state-of-the art facility design and treatment processes.... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 59.95
The Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) disaster that occurred in Ukraine on April 26, 1986, was one of the most devastating in human history. Using this as a case study, the AGU monograph Groundwater Vulnerability: Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster is devoted to the problem of groundwater vulnerability, where the results of long-term field and modeling... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 145.00
Complexity is an intrinsic property of natural systems. In the oceanic system, it is linked to many interactions with the atmosphere, geosphere and biosphere with which it exchanges energy and matter. Complexity of the ocean system has, at different spatial and temporal scales, hydrodynamic mechanisms of these exchanges and dynamics of elements and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 109.00
Despite the mechanisms of reservoir sedimentation being well known for a long time, sustainable and preventive measures are rarely taken into consideration in the design of new reservoirs. To avoid operational problems of powerhouses, sedimentation is often treated for existing reservoirs with measures which are efficient only for a limited time.... more...