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  • Cost-Benefit Analysis and the Environmentby

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 70.00

    Environmental protection is now an integral part of public policies, at local, national and global levels. In all instances, the cost and benefits of policies and projects must be carefully weighed using a common monetary measuring rod. Yet, many different categories of benefits and cost must be evaluated, such as health impacts, property damage, ecosystem... more...

  • Eutrophication: Causes, Consequences and Controlby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    Eutrophication continues to be a major global challenge and the problem of eutrophication and availability of freshwater for human consumption is an essential ecological issue. The global demand for water resources due to increasing population, economic developments, and emerging energy development schemes has created new environmental challenges... more...

  • Talsperren in Deutschlandby

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 69.99

    Alle in etwa 270 deutschen Talssperren und Pumpspeicherwerke werden in diesem einzigartigen Buch vorgestellt. Eine umfangreiche Chronik des Deutschen Talsperrenbaus ergänzt dieses Buch. Die Talsperren sind nach Bundesländern geordnet, eine leichtverständliche kartographische Darstellung der Lage aller Talsperren in dem jeweiligen Bundesland wird den... more...

  • Microorganisms in Plant Conservation and Biodiversityby

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 279.00

    Contributors. Foreword. Preface. Acknowledgements. 1. Plant conservation and biodiversity: the place of microorganisms; D.R. Given, et al. 2. Conservation of mycorrhizal fungal communities under elevated atmospheric CO2 and anthropogenic nitrogen deposition; L.M. Egerton-Warburton, et al. 3. Symbiotic nitrogen fixation between microorganisms and... more...

  • Themed issue - environment 2010by

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00

    Excess sludge is an inevitable drawback of the waste-activated sludge process. Both the reduction of the amount of sludge produced and improving its dewaterability are of paramount importance. With more stringent environmental and legislative constraints, increasing sludge production and limited disposal options, new reduction alternatives have to... more...

  • Light, Water, Hydrogenby

    Springer US 2007; US$ 179.00

    In addition to domestic animals the earliest records of mankind indicate that slavery, until the use of coal became widespread, has always been a significant aspect, or part, of nearly every society. Consider for example ancient Attica (Greece), in which 115,000 out of a total population of 315,000 were slaves [1]. For the lucky rulers slaves represented... more...

  • Management of Transboundary Rivers and Lakesby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 269.00

    Water?s role in the nature is very fundamental. As it circulates in the atmosphere, in the rivers, lakes, soil, rock, and in the oceans, it is the major conveyer of va- ous chemical substances and of energy, and it can also be called as the blood of the ecosystems of this planet. But at the same time water is interwoven in the va- ous functions of... more...

  • Water in Road Structuresby

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 209.00

    This book examines water in pavement. Coverage includes basic theory, where the water comes from, how it may (or may not) be drained, the effect of temperature on the movement, and the impact that water content has on pavement material and subgrade behavior. more...

  • Green Technologies for Wastewater Treatmentby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 49.95

    Hundreds of tonnes of biologically active contaminants from pharmaceutical and personal care products enter the environment each year, unaffected by water treatment processes. This book assesses emerging green techniques of removing them from the water cycle. more...

  • Advances in Water Treatment and Pollution Preventionby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 179.00

    This book collects research papers on the causes and effects of water pollution, and measures to contain and even defeat water pollution worldwide. Outlines the need for greener water treatments, to reduce impact on ecosystems, human well-being and economies. more...