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  • Seismic Wave Propagation in the Earthby A. Hanyga

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    This volume contains an extensive presentation of the theory, phenomenology and interpretation of seismic waves produced by natural and artificial sources. Each theoretical topic discussed in the book is presented in a self-contained and mathematically rigorous form, yet without excessive demands on the reader's mathematical background. It is the... more...

  • Planning for Engineers and Surveyorsby F. D. Hobbs; J. F. Doling

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Planning for Engineers and Surveyors provides an understanding of the land use and transport planning context in which the work of engineers and surveyors was carried out. It attempts to explain what the planners of land use and transport did and why. It describes the problems which planners face, the reasons why they emerged, the techniques used to... more...

  • Protecting Personnel at Hazardous Waste Sitesby WILLIAM F. MARTIN

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 93.95

    The second edition of this book brings together a wide range of occupational safety and health recommendations and practices directly applying to hazardous waste site clean ups. In addition to providing the most current information on maximum protection for clean up personnel, this book is a practical authoritative guide for those involved in clean... more...

  • Habitat: Human Settlements in an Urban Ageby Angus M. Gunn

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Habitat: Human Settlements in an Urban Age discusses the man-made environment and its physical setting, focusing on the urban slums of the world and rural hinterlands that caused the slums. Each chapter of this book deals with a specific issue, and the study of each issue is concluded with three questions?one answerable from the text, a second raising... more...

  • Natural Hazards in Australasiaby James Goff; Chris de Freitas

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 88.00 US$ 72.16

    A textbook designed for students taking a course in Natural Hazards with an Australasian focus and context. more...

  • Savannas: A Very Short Introductionby Peter A. Furley

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87

    Due to pressures on land for development, savannas are at the forefront of research and conservation concerns. Here, Peter A. Furley describes the range of ecosystems encompassed in the savanna landscape; their rich wildlife; their impact on humans and their evolution; and the approaches to their conservation and management. more...

  • Persistent, Bioaccumulative, and Toxic (PBT) Chemicalsby Adam D. K. Abelkop; John D. Graham; Todd V. Royer

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 129.95

    Developed from the efforts of a multiyear, international project examining how persistent, bioaccumulative, and toxic (PBT) chemicals are evaluated and managed, Persistent, Bioaccumulative, and Toxic (PBT) Chemicals: Technical Aspects, Policies, and Practices focuses on improving the processes that govern PBTs. Incorporating science and policy literature?as... more...

  • Developments in Environmental Modellingby S.E. Jorgensen; M.J. Gromiec

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    The use of models to assess water quality is becoming increasingly important worldwide. In order to be able to develop a good model, it is necessary to have a good quantitative and ecological description of physical, chemical and biological processes in ecosystems. Such descriptions may be called ``submodels''. This book presents the most important,... more...

  • Mercury Pollutionby Sharon L. Zuber; Michael C. Newman

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 99.95

    How does mercury get out of the ground and into our food? Is tuna safe to eat? What was the Minamata Disaster? Mercury Pollution: A Transdisciplinary Treatment addresses these questions and more. The editors weave interdisciplinary threads into a tapestry that presents a more complete picture of the effects of mercury pollution and provides new... more...

  • Bioremediation of Recalcitrant Compoundsby Jeffrey Talley

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 220.00

    This authoritative text addresses the latest in bioremediation technologies for three difficult-to-treat contaminant groups: chlorinated solvents, PCBs, and PAHs - one of the most complex and expensive areas of applied remediation engineering. Bioremediation of Recalcitrant Compounds assesses innovative R&D projects developed for each contaminant... more...