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- 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...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 155.00
The presence of water on Earth is discussed in this book using various theories about its origin as a basis. These theories include a massive degassing of the primitive parent bodies that built our planet as well as a late addition from comets that collided with the Earth’s surface. The extraordinary physico-chemical properties of the water molecules,... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 128.00
This reference source on water efficiency in buildings provides comprehensive and up-to-date information. Both multi-disciplinary and practical, it signposts current knowledge, innovation, expertise and evidence on an important subject which is high in the resource management debate. Water Efficiency in Buildings: a review of theory and practice... more...
- World Health Organization 2011; US$ 42.00
Extreme weather events including floods and droughts are increasing in frequency and intensity. They affect the operation of water-supply drainage and sewerage infrastructure and the functioning of wastewater treatment plants thereby affecting the protection of public health. Parties to the Protocol on Water and Health reviewed experience and good... more...
- World Health Organization 2013; US$ 24.00
The provision of safe acceptable and sufficient drinking-water is a crucial prerequisite for human well-being. Small-scale water supplies are the backbone of water supply in rural areas in the entire pan-European region. Yet experience shows that they find such provision a challenge for administrative managerial operational and resourcing reasons.... more...
- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 305.00
Understanding radionuclide behaviour in the natural environment is essential to the sustainable development of the nuclear industry and key to assessing potential environmental risks reliably. Minimising those risks is essential to enhancing public confidence in nuclear technology. Scientific knowledge in this field has developed greatly over the last... more...
- The Spinney Press 2014; US$ 30.00
The management of river systems and water usage has enormous impacts on Australias economy, environment and way of life. This book focuses on the current state of Australias water resources in relation to water management, availability and quality. Water Resources and Rights also explains recently introduced national water regulation reforms... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 49.50
Designed to accompany the new Open University course in Environmental Monitoring and Protection, this is one of four new titles which will equip the reader with the tools to undertake Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs). Used in planning, decision-making and management, EIAs review both the theoretical principles and environmental considerations... more...
- Elsevier Science 1999; US$ 265.00
This volume concentrates on research information on the beneficial effects of nitrates and their fate in the environment. Adopting an integrated approach it covers the agricultural, environmental and medical aspects of this emotive topic. In addition, there is an extensive description of the biochemistry of nitrates in plants, animals and humans including... more...