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Environmental Science

  • Global Environmental Policyby Charles H. Eccleston; Frederic March

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.95

    Environmental policy is often practiced reactively with each crisis addressed as an isolated event. Focusing on development of proactive policies, Global Environment Policy: Concepts, Principles, and Practice provides the essential scientific and socioeconomic framework for formulating pragmatic and comprehensive environmental policies. It discusses... more...

  • Sprinter and Sprummerby Timothy Entwisle

    CSIRO Publishing 2014; US$ 22.95

    Sprinter and Sprummer challenges the traditional four seasons, and encourages us to think about how we view changes in our natural world. Since 1788, Australia has carried the yoke of four European seasons that make no sense in most parts of the country. We may like them for historical or cultural reasons, or because they are the same throughout the... more...

  • Handbook of Safety Assessment of Nanomaterialsby Bengt Fadeel

    Pan Stanford 2014; US$ 249.95

    This handbook, written by leading international experts, provides an overview of the state of the art of safety assessment of nanomaterials in context of their application in nanomedicine. The volume includes a historical perspective on the development of nanomedicine(s) and their regulation, and a personal view of the future of (nano)medicine by... more...

  • Adaptation to Climate Change through Water Resources Managementby Dominic Stucker; Elena Lopez-Gunn

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    The impacts of human-induced climate change are largely mediated by water, such as alterations in precipitation and glacial melt patterns, variations in river flow, increased occurrence of droughts and floods, and sea level rise in densely populated coastal areas. Such phenomena impact both urban and rural communities in developed, emerging, and developing... more...

  • Floodsby Dennis J. Parker

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 1,040.00

    Floods occur in most parts of the world and range from being welcomed annual occurrences, to natural disasters which have countless physical and societal impacts. Floods presents the most comprehensive collection to date of new research, providing a rich body of theory and experience and drawing together contributions from over fifty leading international... more...

  • Remediation Hydraulics, Second Editionby Fred C. Payne; Joseph A. Quinnan; Scott T. Potter

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 149.95

    This book addresses the need to predict and control fluid movement in the subsurface. It demonstrates how to conduct realistic assessments of contaminant plume structure and achieve contact between injected reagents and target compounds. It describes both the advection-dispersion and continuous random walk theories of mass transport as well as explains... more...

  • Nanomaterials for Environmental Protectionby Boris I. Kharisov; Oxana V. Kharissova; H. V. Rasika Dias

    Wiley 2014; US$ 149.95

    This book is divided into four main sections thoroughly analyzing the use of nanomaterials for water, air and soil solutions, and emphasizing environmental risks. Providing background on nanomaterials' two-decade study, it discusses the characterization and application of unconventional disinfectants, called antimicrobial nanomaterials, which fall... more...

  • Transport & Fate of Chemicals in Soilsby H. Magdi Selim

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.95

    This book provides the fundamentals for the understanding of reactive chemicals retention and their transport in soils and aquifers. The book offers the first comprehensive treatment with supporting examples of mathematical models that describe contaminants reactivity and transport in soils and aquifers. It is also a practical guide for designing... more...

  • Ecotoxicologyby Colin Walker

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    Chemical Warfare in Nature Pesticides and other industrial chemicals are at the root of many pollution problems. In view of the toxic effects of industrial chemicals found in the water, soil, and air, Ecotoxicology: Effects of Pollutants on the Natural Environment considers the impact of chemicals on the environment from a wider perspective:... more...