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  • Buried Waste in the Seabed ? Acoustic Imaging and Bio-toxicityby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 259.00

    Buried waste on the seabed is a major source of pollution. But, very often, waste sites are not known until a serious problem occurs, or are not adequately mapped. Recent examples around Europe include WWI and WWII ammunition dump sites (e.g. Beufort Dyke in the UK), dumped nuclear submarines in the Arctic Seas, clandestine or hidden toxic-waste in... more...

  • Chernobyl - What Have We Learned?by

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 239.00

    Twenty years ago, on April 26, 1986, Unit 4 of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant experienced a nuclear reactor accident and released six times more radionuclides into the atmosphere than the Hiroshima atomic bomb. The accident significantly damaged the environment and is expected to result in as many as 4000 deaths due to leukemia and other cancers.... more...

  • Cars and Carbonby

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 179.00

    Cars and Carbon offers critical reflections on how automobile-related climate policies have evolved in Europe and around the world. The chapters describe the most effective policies; outline their economic and social implications; and present success stories while critically reviewing those less successful. more...

  • Georessource Wasser - Herausforderung Globaler Wandelby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 39.95

    ?Ziel des acatech Projektes ?Georessource Wasser  - Herausforderung Globaler Wandel? ist es, innovative Beiträge für die nachhaltige Bewirtschaftung von Wasserressourcen unter den Bedingungen des Globalen Wandels zu erarbeiten und den Wissenstransfer zwischen Wissenschaft, Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft zu unterstützen. Der räumliche Fokus des Projektes... more...

  • Advanced Biological Treatment Processesby

    Humana Press 2010; US$ 259.00

    Volume 9: Advanced Biological Treatment Processes is a gold-standard addition to The Humana Press series. It gives readers a cutting-edge illustration of the theory and practice of biological abatement systems and their critical role in environmental issues. more...

  • Municipal Solid Waste Management in Asia and the Pacific Islandsby

    Springer Singapore 2013; US$ 179.00

    This book offers a comprehensive, coherent investigation in municipal solid waste (MSW) management in Asia and the Pacific Islands, including, definitions used, generation, sustainable waste management system, legal framework and impacts on global warming. more...

  • Securing Water and Wastewater Systemsby

    Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 129.00

    Urban water and wastewater systems have an inherent vulnerability to both manmade and natural threats and disasters including droughts, earthquakes and terrorist attacks.  It is well established that natural disasters including major storms, such as hurricanes and flooding, can effect water supply security and integrity.  Earthquakes and terrorist... more...

  • Factor Xby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 139.00

    The book examines sustainable resource use. It identifies needs and areas for action, describes measures and instruments to increase resource efficiency, and gives practical recommendations and develops proposals to improve resource efficiency. more...

  • Sustainable Phosphorus Managementby

    Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book provides a supply-demand chain-based analysis of phosphorus flows, use, trade and finance developed during a two-year transdisciplinary process. It details options for improving phosphorus management in exploration, mining, dissipation and recycling. more...

  • Porous Materials for Carbon Dioxide Captureby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 129.00

    This multi-authored book provides a comprehensive overview of the latest developments in porous CO 2 capture materials, including ionic liquid?derived carbonaceous adsorbents, porous carbons, metal-organic frameworks, porous aromatic frameworks, micro porous organic polymers. It also reviews the sorption techniques such as cyclic uptake and desorption... more...