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- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 18.06
?Naturparke sind die älteste Schutzgebietskategorie in Deutschland, sie nehmen jedoch im Vergleich zu Nationalparken und Biosphärenreservaten in der Außenwahrnehmung einen eher nachgeordneten Platz ein. Durch das Bundesnaturschutzgesetz wurde ihnen die komplexe Aufgabe der nachhaltigen Regionalentwicklung zugesprochen. Friedericke Weber analysiert... more...
- University of Tennessee Press 2013; US$ 49.00
Throughout world history, copper has been a significant metal for a vast number of cultures, from the oldest civilizations on record to the Bronze Age and Greek and Roman antiquity. Though replaced by iron as the primary metal for tools and weapons in ancient civilizations, copper found new resurgence in the nineteenth... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 165.00 US$ 143.00
The global chemical and petroleum industries have always had the challenge of disposing of chemical wastes, by-products, and residuals, but with traditional techniques such as deep well injection and incineration proving flawed, the need for disposal by legal, safe and economically effective means has never been greater. Increasingly, the need to... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 154.95 US$ 134.29
Provides the tools needed to analyze and solve acid drainage problems Featuring contributions from leading experts in science and engineering, this book explores the complex biogeochemistry of acid mine drainage, rock drainage, and acid sulfate soils. It describes how to predict, prevent, and remediate the environmental impact of acid drainage... more...
- Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 255.00
An increasing amount of waste is generated each year from textiles and their production. For economic and environmental reasons it is necessary that as much of this waste as possible is recycled instead of being disposed of in landfill sites. In reality the rate of textile recycling is still relatively low. On average, approximately ten million tonnes... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 140.00
Risk Analysis and Control for Industrial Processes - Gas, Oil and Chemicals provides an analysis of current approaches for preventing disasters, and gives readers an overview on which methods to adopt. The book covers safety regulations, history and trends, industrial disasters, safety problems, safety tools, and capital and operational costs... more...
- CRC Press 2004; US$ 275.00
Written by specialists from the mining industry, this collection of over sixty papers from the eleventh annual Tailings and Mine Waste Conference deals with technical capabilities and developments, as well as regulations and environmental concerns. It includes papers on topics such as site characterization, radioactivity and risk and case histories. more...
- University of California Press 1993; US$ 31.95
Shrader-Frechette looks at current U.S. government policy regarding the nation's high-level radioactive waste both scientifically and ethically. What should be done with our nation's high-level radioactive waste, which will remain hazardous for thousands of years? This is one of the most pressing problems faced by the nuclear power industry, and current... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 30.00
Despite a wealth of investment opportunities, the Russian Federation has attracted relatively little foreign direct investment (FDI) and has experienced large-scale capital flight. This phenomenon results from sectoral restrictions on foreign investment and from important institutional factors which also affect domestic businesses. more...