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- 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$ 155.00 US$ 134.33
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...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 279.00
This groundbreaking book is the outcome of the European Union?s COST Action E39 ?Forests, Trees and Human Health and Wellbeing?. It explores the relationships between health, natural environments in general, and forests in particular. 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...
- SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 36.00
This book looks at the linkage between water and health in an integrated manner, and is not based on the 'absence of disease' syndrome. The curative, preventive, and adaptive aspects of the public-health problem have also been delved into. more...
- World Health Organization 2012; US$ 18.00
This manual is designed to engage empower and guide communities in the development and implementation of watersafety plans (WSPs) for their drinking-water systems. It provides guidance on how to apply effective and achievablemanagement actions in order to improve the safety and quality of supplied water. Relevant to all community-managedsystems it... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95
This book provides geographic perspectives and approaches for use in assessing the distribution of environmental health hazards and disease outcomes among disadvantaged population groups. Estimates suggest that about 40 per cent of the global burden of disease is attributable to exposures to biological and chemical pathogens in the physical environment.... more...