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  • Heads above Waterby Robert L. Gulley; Andrew Sansom

    Texas A&M University Press 2015; US$ 60.00

    Since the 1950s, competing interests for use of Edwards Aquifer resources?the primary source of water for more than two million people in south central Texas?were at war. They had tried many times to resolve their differences about how to conserve, allocate, and use the water, but had always failed. Finally, under the patient leadership of Robert... more...

  • Underground Passagesby Jesse Cohn

    AK Press 2015; US$ 15.99

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

  • Nanocomposites in Wastewater Treatmentby Ajay Kumar Mishra

    Pan Stanford 2015; 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...

  • Permeable Reactive Barrierby Ravi Naidu; Volker Birke

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 139.95

    Remediation of ground water is complex and often challenging. The passive remediation technology, currently in vogue, is based on permeable reactive barriers (PRB) that allow water to pass through while the fence/barrier made of reactive materials remediates the contaminants. Although PRB has been in operation for over a decade there are limited published... more...

  • Aquananotechnologyby David E. Reisner; T. Pradeep

    CRC Press 2015; 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...

  • Climate Change and Water Resourcesby Sangam Shrestha; Mukand S. Babel; Vishnu Prasad Pandey

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 129.95

    Covering all of the various aspects of water and climate change, Climate Change and Water Resources presents the principles of climate change science and its effects on earth?s water supply. Utilizing the knowledge and expertise from well-known experts in the field, the text provides a broad outline of the many interrelated aspects of climate variations,... more...

  • Out of Water - Design Solutions for Arid Regionsby Liat Margolis; Aziza Chaouni

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 84.00

    Which approaches can landscape, urban and architectural designers take to contribute their specific professional skills and means to solve the problem of water scarcity? What potential do available technologies and materials offer, what methods and tools can be derived from social engagement? Based on five years of research, the results... more...

  • Harmful Algae Blooms in Drinking Waterby Harold W. Walker

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 139.95

    Harmful algal blooms (HABs) occurring in freshwater, and the associated toxins they produce, are dangerous to animals and humans. Mitigating the increasing presence of HABs presents a major challenge to water managers and drinking water utilities across the world. This book explores the current research on removal of HABs and toxins from drinking... 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...

  • In-Situ Remediation of Arsenic-Contaminated Sitesby Jochen Bundschuh; Hartmut M. Holländer; Lena Qiying Ma

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 109.95

    Providing an introduction, the scientific background, case studies and future perspectives of in-situ arsenic remediation technologies for soils, soil water and groundwater at geogenic and anthropogenic contaminated sites. The case studies present in-situ technologies about natural arsenic, specifically arsenate and arsenite, but also about organic... more...