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- Taylor and Francis 2014; 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...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 130.00
An introduction to the principles of membrane transport: How molecules and ions move across the cell membrane by simple diffusion and by making use of specialized membrane components (channels, carriers, and pumps). The text emphasizes the quantitative aspects of such movement and its interpretation in terms of transport kinetics. Molecular studies... more...
- Taylor and Francis 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...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 21.99
Worldwide, half a million people die from air pollution each year-more than perish in all wars combined. One in every five mammal species on the planet is threatened with extinction. Our climate is warming, our forests are in decline, and every day we hear news of the latest ecological crisis. What will it really take to move society onto a more sustainable... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 119.95
Environmental Transport Phenomena offers a detailed yet accessible introduction to transport phenomena. It begins by explaining the underlying principles and mechanisms that govern mass transport and continues by tackling practical problems spanning all subdisciplines of environmental science and chemical engineering. Assuming some knowledge of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95
Mountain regions encompass nearly 24 percent of the total land surface of the earth and are home to approximately 12 percent of the world?s population. Their ecosystems play a critical role in sustaining human life both in the highlands and the lowlands. During recent years, resource use in high mountain areas has changed mainly in response... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 134.95
This book will bring a state of the art overview of the research done in sustainable logistics. It will be structured along the four As of sustainable logistics: awareness, avoidance, acting and shifting goods, and anticipation of new technologies. more...
- Apple Academic Press 2014; US$ 129.95
Climate change and increased climate variability in terms of rising temperatures, shifting rainfall patterns, and increasing extreme weather events, such as severe drought and devastating floods, pose a threat to the production of agricultural and horticultural crops?a threat this is expected to worsen. Climate change is already affecting?and... more...