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- World Health Organization 2005; US$ 14.94
This report synthesizes the findings from the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA) global and sub-global assessments of how ecosystem changes do, or could, affect human health and well-being. Over the past 50 years humans have changed natural ecosystems more rapidly and extensively than any comparable period in human history. The findings provide the... more...
- World Health Organization 2006; US$ 18.00
The Guidelines present policy issues and regulatory measures distilled from the technical detail found in volumes 2, 3 and 4. Those faced with the need to expedite the development of policies, procedures and regulatory frameworks, at national and local government levels, will find the essential information in this volume. It also includes summaries... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2006; US$ 15.00
Arsenic. Mercury. Pesticides. Dioxin. Toxic gases. Your typical hazardous waste dump, right? Wrong. These materials can be found in the home. Every day, people work, live, and play amid potentially harmful toxins-things they might not even know are there. They are exposed to these toxic substances in their homes, neighborhoods, schools, workplaces,... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 75.00
Praise for Urban Health and Society "This is a spectacular resource for practitioners, policymakers, researchers, and students interested in improving the lives and health of individuals and families in urban settings. This book provides the most current frameworks, research, and approaches for understanding how unique features of the urban... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00
Coastal cities are now home to over 40% of the worlds population. As coastal city populations continue to grow, the impacts of both human-induced and natural disasters become all the more pressing. This e-book demonstrates that there is much work to be done to secure the future of coastal cities throughout the world. We know that sizeable numbers... more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 150.00
Providing a catalogue of suggested solutions for different categories of issues, this book offers a balanced overview and methodological examples for the practical implementation of the CRA. It considers CRA in the USA, Europe and Germany, using case studies to analyze and exemplify the decision-making processes and challenges involved. The authors... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 86.00
The international system of radiological protection is being revised to make it more coherent and concise. During the revision process, particular attention is given to the development of an explicit system for the radiological protection of the environment in addition to that of human beings. These proceedings comprise the views of a broad range of... more...
- Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2010; US$ 99.00
Auch die aktuelle 15. Auflage wird dem gerecht, was die Fachzeitschrift GWF Wasser Abwasser über die 14. Auflage geschrieben hat: "Mit dieser Auflage liegt wiederum ein handliches und zugleich umfassendes und übersichtliches Standardwerk vor für all diejenigen, die sich im Studium oder im Beruf mit der Planung, dem Bau, dem Betrieb und der Verwaltung... more...
- World Health Organization 2009; US$ 20.00
In 2004 the WHO Guidelines for Drinking Water Quality recommended that water suppliers develop and implement Water Safety Plans (WSPs) in order to systematically assess and manage risks. Since this time governments and regulators water suppliers and practitioners have increasingly embraced this approach but they have also requested further guidance.... more...
- World Health Organization 2007; US$ 40.00
This book provides guidance on the chemical safety of drinking-water. Chemical contaminants of drinking-water are often considered a lower priority than microbial contaminants because adverse health effects from chemical contaminants are generally associated with long-term exposures whereas the effects from microbial contaminants are usually immediate.... more...