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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Management of Water Quality in Moldovaby

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    Based on comprehensive analysis in a national research program, this book covers water structure and quality, surface water, groundwater, water treatment, irrigation technology and industrial water pollution, one of the main environmental problems of our time. more...

  • Physicochemical Groundwater Remediationby

    Springer US 2007; US$ 189.00

    Contributors. Acknowledgements. Preface. Dynamic Optimal Design of Groundwater Remediation Using Genetic Algorithms; A.C. Hilton, et al. Optimal Plume Capture Design in Unconfined Aquifers; A.E. Mulligan, D.P. Ahlfeld. Palladium Catalysis for the Treatment of Contaminated Water: A Review; N. Munakata, M. Reinhard. Electrochemical and Biogeochemical... more...

  • Transforming Water Management in South Africaby

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 239.00

    Transforming Water Management in South Africa analyses and documents these experiences for the benefit of water managers and policy makers in the country, the developing world and the international community at large. more...

  • Emerging Compounds Removal from Wastewaterby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 49.95

    In the last years the release of emerging pollutants such as Endocrine Disruptors (EDCs), Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products (PPCPs) into the environment has raised great concern. While investigating how to treat emerging pollutants from water and wastewater, researchers have drawn attention on the implementation of more environmentally friendly... more...

  • Water Civilizationby

    Springer Japan 2012; US$ 129.00

    This book reviews the rise and fall of rice cultivation and fishing culture, which the authors call water civilization, as revealed in Chinese archeological sites dating back to 10,000 BCE, and through analysis of DNA and human skeletal remains from Cambodia. more...

  • Geospatial Tools for Urban Water Resourcesby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 129.00

    Recent innovations in geotechnologies such as geographic information science (GIS) and remote sensing will improve urban water resource management. This volume shows how these emerging technologies can address issues in this vital public service domain. more...