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Environmental Engineering & Technology

  • Urban Water Systems & Floodsby D. Proverbs; S. Mambretti; C. A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2016; US$ 312.00

    This volume contains papers dedicated to the Design, Construction, Maintenance, Monitoring and Control of Urban Water Systems and the Management and Response to Flood Risk. These papers deal with three main subjects: water supply systems; urban drainage and flooding. more...

  • Biomaterialsby Rafael Luque; Chun-Ping Xu

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 182.00

    In times of declining fossil stocks, science and industry have to find alternative resources for the production of fuels and chemicals. This book presents techniques for the utilization of biomass and waste as raw materials for the production of platform molecules, biopolymers, bioplastics, and bioethanol. Latest research results as well... more...

  • Water Pollution XIIIby C. A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2016; US$ 240.00

    Water Pollution XIII is the proceedings of the 13th International Conference in the series of Modelling, Monitoring and Management of Water Pollution. The papers presented at this conference, and included in this book, provide a wealth of information which will be of great benefit to all those involved with water pollution problems. more...

  • Excel 2016 for Environmental Sciences Statisticsby Thomas J Quirk; Meghan H. Quirk; Howard F. Horton

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 69.99

    This book shows the capabilities of Microsoft Excel in teaching environmental science statistics effectively. Similar to the previously published  Excel 2013 for Environmental Sciences Statistics , this book is a step-by-step exercise-driven guide for students and practitioners who need to master Excel to solve practical environmental science... more...

  • Legal Frameworks for Transparency in Water Utilities Regulationby Mohamad Mova Al'Afghani

    Taylor and Francis 2016; Not Available

    Transparency in the regulation of water utilities is essential in order to ensure quality and fairness. This book explores and compares different regulatory arrangements in the water utilities sectors in three jurisdictions to determine which regulatory and ownership model is most transparent and why. The three jurisdictions considered are England... more...

  • Sustainable Urban Agriculture and Food Planningby Rob Roggema

    Taylor and Francis 2016; Not Available

    As urban populations rise rapidly and concerns about food security increase, interest in urban agriculture has been renewed in both developed and developing countries. This book focuses on the sustainable development of urban agriculture and its relationship to food planning in cities.† It brings together the best revised and updated papers from... more...

  • Sustainability Assessmentby Robert Gibson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 53.95

    Current and expanding human activities are moving us towards ever deeper unsustainability. While there is no single, simple means of reversing the invidious biophysical trends and redirecting the distribution of benefits, one necessary step is to approach every new and renewed undertaking as an opportunity to deliver maximum multiple, mutually reinforcing,... more...

  • Asian Sacred Natural Sitesby Bas Verschuuren; Naoya Furuta

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 67.95

    Nature conservation planning tends to be driven by models based on Western norms and science, but these may not represent the cultural, philosophical and religious contexts of much of Asia. This book provides a new perspective on the topic of sacred natural sites and cultural heritage by linking Asian cultures, religions and worldviews with contemporary... more...

  • Routledge Handbook of Environmental Anthropologyby Helen Kopnina; Eleanor Shoreman-Ouimet

    Taylor and Francis 2016; Not Available

    Environmental Anthropology studies historic and present human-environment interactions. This volume illustrates the ways in which today's environmental anthropologists are constructing new paradigms for understanding the multiplicity of players, pressures, and ecologies in every environment, and the value of cultural knowledge of landscapes. This... more...

  • Pesticide Toxicity to Non-target Organismsby Johnson Stanley; Gnanadhas Preetha

    Springer Netherlands 2016; US$ 299.00

    The pesticide should cause effect on the target pests and be selective enough to spare the non-target beneficial. The book deals with the pesticide toxicity to predators, parasitoids and microbes which are used for pest management in the agroecosystem. The other beneficials exposed to pesticides are pollinators, earthworms, silkworm and fishes. The... more...