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Environmental Science

  • Ökobilanz (LCA)by Walter Kl?pffer; Birgit Grahl

    Wiley 2012; US$ 130.00 US$ 117.00

    Die ?kobilanz (englisch: Life Cycle Assessment, LCA) ist eine international standardisierte Methode zur Analyse der Umweltvertr?glichkeit von Produktsystemen. Viele Anwendungen der Methode sind in der Praxis etabliert. So k?nnen z.B. unterschiedliche Produktvarianten oder Strategien in der Abfallwirtschaft miteinander verglichen werden. Den Herstellern... more...

  • (Syn)aestheticsby J. Machon

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2009; US$ 31.71

    A timely book that identifies the practice of '(syn)aesthetics' in artistic style and audience response, which helps to articulate the power of experiential practice in the arts. This exciting new approach includes interviews with leading practitioners in of theatre, dance, site-specific work, live art and technological performance practice. more...

  • 1 3-Butadiene: Human Health Aspectsby WHO

    World Health Organization 2001; US$ 25.20

    1 3-Butadiene is a product of incomplete combustion resulting from natural processes and human activity. It is also an industrial chemical used primarily in the production of polymers. It enters the environment from exhaust emissions from gasoline and diesel-powered vehicles from non-transportation fuel combustion from biomass combustion and from... more...

  • 100 Betriebe für Ressourceneffizienz - Band 1by Mario Schmidt; Mario Schmidt; Hannes Spieth; Joa Bauer; Christian Haubach

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 62.23

    Das Buch stellt ca. 50 aktuelle Beispiele vor, wie in produzierenden Betrieben Energie und Materialien eingespart werden können. Sie dienen zur Anschauung, mit welchen Maßnahmen man in modernen Unternehmen noch Potenziale für Ressourceneffizienz schöpfen kann. Das Buch richtet sich an Praktiker in Betrieben und Beratungsunternehmen, ist aber auch... more...

  • 100 Catastrophic Disastersby Nigel Cawthorne

    Arcturus Digital Limited 2006; US$ 4.99

    100 Catastrophic Disasters is an astounding compendium of natural and man-made disasters. The range of entries is extraordinary, from the bizarre to the horrific, and from the heartbreaking to the ridiculous. The book includes some of history's most incredible disasters and tells in vivid detail the story of events of people involved, the imp... more...

  • 100 Per Cent Renewableby Peter Droege

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 43.95

    The greatest challenge of our time is to build a world based on the sustainable use of renewable power. Our massive dependence on fossil fuels has upset the very climatic system that made human evolution possible. The global economy and its financial system are in jeopardy, running hot on overtly cheap yet increasingly costly and fast depleting oil.... more...

  • 101 Amazing Facts about Natural Disastersby Jack Goldstein; Frankie Taylor

    Andrews UK 2015; US$ 4.49

    What exactly is an avalanche? Why do tropical cyclones spin in different directions? What is the deadliest heat wave ever to have been recorded? And what are the three different types of lightning? All of this and more is revealed in this fantastic book containing over one hundred facts about the world’s most deadly natural disasters. Covering... more...

  • 10th International Symposium on Process Systems Engineering - PSE2009by Rita Maria de Brito Alves; Claudio Augusto Oller do Nascimento; Evaristo Chalbaud Biscaia

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 600.00

    This book contains the proceedings of the 10e of a series of international symposia on process systems engineering (PSE) initiated in 1982. The special focus of PSE09 is how PSE methods can support sustainable resource systems and emerging technologies in the areas of green engineering. * Contains fully searchable CD of all printed contributions... more...

  • 11th International Congress on Catalysis - 40th Anniversaryby J. W. Hightower; W. N. Delgass; A. T. Bell; Enrique Iglesia

    Elsevier Science 1996; US$ 795.00

    These proceedings contain 145 papers - 7 plenary lectures and 138 submitted papers selected for oral presentation. The plenary lectures include five overviews of vital research areas by highly respected researchers and two overviews of advances in the science and technology of catalysis made during the last 40 years. The first group explores the forces... more...

  • 11th International Symposium on Process Systems Engineering - PSE2012by Iftekhar A Karimi; Rajagopalan Srinivasan

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 630.00

    While the PSE community continues its focus on understanding, synthesizing, modeling, designing, simulating, analyzing, diagnosing, operating, controlling, managing, and optimizing a host of chemical and related industries using the systems approach, the boundaries of PSE research have expanded considerably over the years. While early PSE research... more...