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Environmental Engineering & Technology

  • Industrial Wastewater Treatment, Recycling and Reuseby Vivek V. Ranade; Vinay M Bhandari

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 140.00

    Industrial Wastewater Treatment, Recycling and Reuse is an accessible reference to assist you when handling wastewater treatment and recycling. It features an instructive compilation of methodologies, including advanced physico-chemical methods and biological methods of treatment. It focuses on recent industry practices and preferences, along with... more...

  • Green Process Engineeringby Martine Poux; Patrick Cognet; Christophe Gourdon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    This book provides a set of methods and new approaches in the field of chemical engineering to implement safer, more fuel-efficient processes both in terms of raw materials and energy consumed, and to make processes more sustainable This concept of sustainable chemical engineering is developed to give all the basics necessary for engineers, research... more...

  • Understanding Sustainable Developmentby John Blewitt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    This new and expanded edition builds upon the first edition?s powerful multi-perspective approach and breath of coverage. A truly comprehensive introduction to sustainable development, it is designed specifically to allow access to the topic from a wide range of educational and professional backgrounds and to develop understanding of a diversity of... more...

  • Urban Forests, Trees, and Greenspaceby L. Anders Sandberg; Adrina Bardekjian; Sadia Butt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Urban forests, trees and greenspace are critical in contemporary planning and development of the city. Their study is not only a question of the growth and conservation of green spaces, but also has social, cultural and psychological dimensions. This book brings a perspective of political ecology to the complexities of urban trees and forests through... more...

  • An Almost Practical Step Toward Sustainabilityby Robert M. Solow

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 21.95

    Nobel Laureate Robert Solow explores how changes in social accounting practice could contribute to more rational debate and action in crafting economic and environmental policy. A thoughtful work about the wise use of society's natural resources, intergenerational equity, and the translation of ideas about sustainability into real policy. more...

  • Information Needs for Water Managementby Jos G. Timmerman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    This book provides the necessary elements to determine exactly what information should be collected to make the collected information relevant for policy makers. It highlights the dissatisfaction of information users about the information they get and the reasons for this dissatisfaction. It also discusses general issues around the role and use of... more...

  • Street Foodby Ryzia De Cássia Vieira Cardoso; Michèle Companion; Stefano Roberto Marras

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Prepared foods, for sale in streets, squares or markets, are ubiquitous around the world and throughout history. This volume is one of the first to provide a comprehensive social science perspective on street food, illustrating its immense cultural diversity and economic significance, both in developing and developed countries.  Key issues addressed... more...

  • The Great Barrier Reefby Ben Daley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The Great Barrier Reef is located along the coast of Queensland in north-east Australia and is the world?s largest coral reef ecosystem. Designated a World Heritage Area, it has been subject to increasing pressures from tourism, fishing, pollution and climate change, and is now protected as a marine park. This book provides an original account of... more...

  • Federalism of Wetlandsby Ryan W. Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    This book investigates the consequences of redundant state and federal environmental regulations in the United States. Drawing on the most exhaustive statistical analysis of US federal wetland permits ever constructed, the book uncovers the disjointed world of wetland regulation. The author starts by examining the socioeconomic and environmental factors... more...

  • The Biosphere and the Bioregionby Cheryll Glotfelty; Eve Quesnel

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 33.95

    Bioregionalism asks us to reimagine ourselves and the places where we live in ecological terms and to harmonize human activities with the natural systems that sustain life. As one of the originators of the concept of bioregionalism, Peter Berg (1937-2011) is a founding figure of contemporary environmental thought. The Biosphere and the Bioregion:... more...