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  • Anforderungen an eine moderne, zukunftsfähige Stadtentwässerung: Entscheidungshilfe für die kommunale Praxisby Simone Stöhr

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 38.08

    Hauptbeschreibung In den vergangenen Jahren ist der Stellenwert kommunaler Klimaschutzpolitik in Deutschland deutlich angestiegen. Neben medialer Berichterstattung bezüglich der zu befürchtenden weltweit möglichen Folgen des Klimawandels sowie der Darstellung des zähen Ringens der Nationen zur Vereinbarung von Klimaschutzzielen stellen Bürger zwischenzeitlich... more...

  • Technology in American Water Developmentby Edward A. Ackerman; George O.G. Loff

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00

    First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Waterby Robin Clarke

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    Only 3 per cent of the world's water is freshwater and about one third of that is inaccessible. The rest is very unevenly distributed, parts of Canada and the Amazon, for example are both more than amply suppied. Terrible and permanent water stress can be seen, among other places, in the drylands of Africa caused not just by drought, but by poverty... more...

  • The Water Crisisby Julie Stauffer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.00

    Modern society too often views water as a convenient vehicle for disposing of waste ? and the results are becoming increasingly apparent. Analysis of freshwater supplies frequently reveals disturbing levels of pollution, including human waste, heavy metals and synthetic chemicals, to the detriment of our health, and the health of entire ecosystems. The... more...

  • The Water, Energy and Food Security Nexusby M. Dinesh Kumar; Nitin Bassi; A. Narayanamoorthy; M.V.K. Sivamohan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    It is becoming increasingly recognized that for the optimal sustainable development and use of natural resources, an integrated approach to water management, agriculture, food security and energy is required. This "nexus" is now the focus of major attention by researchers, policy-makers and practitioners.  In this book, the authors show how these... more...

  • Water Policy in New Mexicoby David Brookshire; Hoshin Gupta; Olen Paul Matthews

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 105.00

    This book addresses water management issues in the State of New Mexico. It focuses on our current understanding of the natural world, capabilities in numerical modeling, existing and evolving regulatory frameworks, and specific issues such as water quality, endangered species and the evolution of new water management institutions. Similar to its neighboring... more...

  • Comparing Futures for the Sacramento - San Joaquin Deltaby Jay Lund; Ellen Hanak; William Fleenor; Willaim Bennett; Richard Howitt

    University of California Press 2010; US$ 39.95

    An ecosystem in freefall, a shrinking water supply for cities and agriculture, an antiquated network of failure-prone levees?this is the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, the major hub of California's water system. Written by a team of independent water experts, this analysis of the latest data evaluates proposed solutions to the Delta's myriad problems.... more...

  • Uranium in the Environmentby Broder J. Merkel; Andrea Hasche-Berger

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 569.00

    Presents the results from the Uranium Mining and Hydrogeology Congress held in September 2005, in Freiberg, Germany. This book addresses scientists and engineers involved in the areas of uranium mining and milling sites, clean-up measures, emissions of nuclear power plants and radioactive waste disposal, as well as political decision-makers. more...

  • Principles of Water Qualityby Thomas Waite

    Elsevier Science 1984; US$ 72.95

    Principles of Water Quality presents the fundamental environmental processes that regulate the movement of materials in natural systems. This book is composed of 10 chapters that cover the chemical and microbiological processes that are operative on organic and inorganic constituents in water. This text deals first with water quality concepts, the... more...

  • Principles of Desalinationby K Spiegler

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Principles of Desalination focuses on the principles of the developing technology of large-scale desalting. This book presents the principal desalting methods and explores the process of hyperfiltration or reverse osmosis. Comprised of 11 chapters, this book starts with an overview of the water use and the problem of a potential water shortage. This... more...