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  • Nanocomposites in Wastewater Treatmentby Ajay Kumar Mishra

    Pan Stanford 2014; US$ 179.95

    Nanocomposites have better adsorption capacity, selectivity, and stability than nanoparticles. Therefore, they find diversified applications in many areas. Recently, various methods for heavy metal detection from water have been extensively studied. The adsorption of various pollutants such as heavy metal ions and dyes from the contaminated water... 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 and... more...

  • Southern Watersby Craig E. Colten

    LSU Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Water has dominated images of the South throughout history, from Hernando de Soto's 1541 crossing of the Mississippi to tragic scenes of flooding throughout the Gulf South after Hurricane Katrina. But these images tell only half the story: as urban, industrial, and population growth create unprecedented demands on water in the South, the problems... more...

  • Membrane Technology and Engineering for Water Purificationby Rajindar Singh

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 220.00

    Membrane Technology and Engineering for Water Purification, 2nd edition is written in a practical style with emphasis on: process description; key unit operations; systems design and costs; plant equipment description; equipment installation; safety and maintenance; process control; plant start-up; and operation and troubleshooting. It is supplemented... 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...

  • 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...

  • Microbiology of Drinking Water Production and Distributionby Gabriel Bitton

    Wiley 2014; US$ 129.95

    Microbiology of Drinking Water Production and Distribution addresses the public health aspects of drinking water treatment and distribution. It explains the different water treatment processes, such as pretreatment, coagulation, flocculation, sedimentation, filtration, disinfection, and their impacts on waterborne microbial pathogens and parasites.... more...

  • Aquananotechnologyby David E. Reisner; T. Pradeep

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 149.95

    The world?s fresh water supplies are dwindling rapidly?even wastewater is now considered an asset. By 2025, most of the world's population will be facing serious water stresses and shortages. Aquananotechnology: Global Prospects breaks new ground with its informative and innovative introduction of the application of nanotechnology to the remediation... more...

  • Nanomaterials for Environmental Protectionby Boris I. Kharisov; Oxana V. Kharissova; H. V. Rasika Dias

    Wiley 2014; US$ 149.95

    This book is divided into four main sections thoroughly analyzing the use of nanomaterials for water, air and soil solutions, and emphasizing environmental risks. Providing background on nanomaterials' two-decade study, it discusses the characterization and application of unconventional disinfectants, called antimicrobial nanomaterials, which fall... more...

  • Rethinking Infrastructure Design for Multi-Use Water Servicesby Maksimović; Č; edo; Mathew Kurian; Reza Ardakanian

    Springer 2014; US$ 54.99

    As we approach a historic tipping point in the global trend toward urbanisation ? within two decades urban dwellers will increase from 49% to 60% of the planet?s population ? this book identifies and addresses a critical problem: water. The editors show how cities can shift from being water consumers to resource managers, applying urban water management... more...