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  • Underground Passagesby Jesse Cohn

    AK Press 2015; US$ 15.99

    Investigating the connections between political culture and political potency. more...

  • The Last Oasisby Sandra Postel

    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...

  • Biofouling Methodsby Sergey Dobretsov; David N. Williams; Jeremy C. Thomason

    Wiley 2014; US$ 214.50

    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, coatings... more...

  • Dam Nationby Stephen Grace

    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...

  • Progress on Drinking Water and Sanitation: 2014 updateby World Health Organization

    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...

  • Natural Organic Matter in Waterby Mika Sillanpää

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 200.00

    Approximately 77 percent of the freshwater used in the United States comes from surface-water sources and is subject to natural organic matter contamination according to the United States Geological Survey. This presents a distinct challenge to water treatment engineers. An essential resource to the latest breakthroughs in the characterization, treatment... more...

  • Groundwater Vulnerabilityby Boris Faybishenko; Thomas J. Nicholson; Vyacheslav Shestopalov; Alexander Bohuslavsky; Volodymir Bublias

    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...

  • Wastewater Treatment Concepts and Practicesby Francis Hopcroft

    Momentum Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    The fundamental objective of wastewater treatment is to reduce the concentration of contaminants in the wastewater to such a degree that safe discharge to a receiving water, either surface water or groundwater, can be accomplished. Achieving that goal requires the application of several fundamental principles of engineering. Among those are chemistry,... more...

  • Oil in Freshwater: Chemistry, Biology, Countermeasure Technologyby John H. Vandermeulen; Steve E. Hrudey

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    Oil In Freshwater: Chemistry, Biology, Countermeasure Technology presents the proceedings of the Symposium of Oil Pollution held in Freshwater, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada represents a collection of scientific knowledge on state-of-the-art monitoring and cleanup of oil pollution in fresh waters. The book covers the major subject areas of the physical... more...

  • Ocean in the Earth Systemby André Monaco; ; Patrick Prouzet

    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... more...