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  • 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...

  • Organic Contaminants in Riverine and Groundwater Systemsby Jan Schwarzbauer

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 259.00

    Summarizes a selection of organic-geochemical investigations, which deal with the characterization and environmental behaviour of organic contaminations of German river and groundwater systems. This book covers topics, such as non-target screening as well as isotope analysis of contaminants in water and sediments, and more. more...

  • Adaptive and Integrated Water Managementby Claudia Pahl-Wostl; Pavel Kabat; Jorn Moltgen

    Springer 2007; US$ 239.00

    Sustainable water management is a key environmental challenge of the 21st century. Developing and implementing innovative management approaches and how to cope with the increasing complexity and uncertainties was the theme of the first International Conference on Adaptive and Integrated Water Management, held in November 2007 in Basel, Switzerland.... more...

  • Integrated Water Managementby P. Meire; M. Coenen; C. Lombardo; M. Robba; R. Sacile

    Springer 2007; US$ 169.00

    Water is essential for a wide range of human activities and it exists in relatively finite amounts. When dealing with water management, different issues should be combined: water demand, water quality, irrigation and food production, ecosystem preservation, cost minimization, technological options, legislative frameworks, social impact. The main goal... more...

  • Mountainsby Ellen Wiegandt

    Springer 2007; US$ 269.00

    This book addresses the major challenges in assuring globally sustainable water use. Paradoxically, water resources have been identified both as too plentiful, producing major disasters, and increasingly vulnerable to shortages. Addressing both of these aspects requires attention to physical hydrological processes as well as human activities that affect... more...

  • Overexploitation and Contamination of Shared Groundwater Resourcesby Christophe J. G. Darnault

    Springer 2008; US$ 249.00

    This book from the NATO ASI on "Overexploitation and Contamination of Shared Groundwater Resources Management, (Bio)technological, and Political Approaches to Avoid Conflicts" is written by authors from different disciplines and regions of the world. The aim of the book is to contribute to the knowledge of shared groundwater resources management... more...

  • Quality of groundwaterby W. Van Duijvenbooden; P. Glasbergen; H. Van Lelyveld

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 235.00

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  • Water Sanitation and Hygiene Standards for Schools in Low-cost Settingsby WHO/UNICEF

    World Health Organization 2009; US$ 20.00

    Adequate provision of water supply, sanitation, hygiene and waste management in schools has a number of positive effects and contributes to a reduced burden of disease among children, staff and their families. Such interventions also provide opportunities for greater gender equity in access to education, and create educational opportunities to promote... more...

  • Wasseranalysen - richtig beurteiltby Walter Koelle

    Wiley 2009; US$ 170.00

    "...'Da steh ich nun ich armer Tor! Und bin so klug als wie zuvor.' Dieses Faust'sche Zitat mag wohl manchem Auftraggeber von Trinkwasseranalysen einfallen, wenn er seinen Analysenbericht in den Händen hält. Er wird sich fragen, was die meist bloße Ansammlung von Zahlen über die Qualität seines Trinkwassers aussagt. Eine Antwort... more...

  • Progress on Sanitation and Drinking-water, 2010 Updateby WHO

    World Health Organization 2010; US$ 20.00

    This report describes the status and trends with respect to the use of safe drinking water and basic sanitation and progress made towards the MDG drinking water and sanitation target. As the world approaches 2015, it becomes increasingly important to identify those who are left behind and to focus on the challenges of addressing their needs. This report... more...