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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...

  • Biomass and Bioenergyby

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 239.00

    Provides an up-to-date account of non-wood, forest residues, agricultural biomass (natural fibers), and energy crops together with processing, properties, and its applications Critically examines all aspects of biomass and bioenergy A timely collection of research amidst issues such as global warming, the high consumption of energy, and the high... 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

    This book covers the field of solar production of hydrogen by water photo-splitting (photoelectrolysis) using semiconductor photoanodes. The emphasis of the discussion is on the use of nanotechnology in the field. The theories behind photocatalysis and photoelectrochemical processes responsible for hydrogen production are given in detail. This provides... more...

  • Weather Matters for Energyby

    Springer New York 2014; US$ 179.00

    Provides the meteorological knowledge and tools to improve the risk management of energy industry decisions Emphasises the role of the energy industry in terms of meteorological requirements Most chapters in this book are based on presentations given at the inaugural International Conference Energy & Meteorology (ICEM), held in the Gold Coast,... more...

  • Socio-Economic Impacts of Bioenergy Productionby

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    The first international book to address the wide-ranging socio-economic impacts of bioenergy Offers a multi-disciplinary, multi-national analysis of different bioenergy value chains Builds on results of the EU-supported project on ?Global Assessment of Biomass of Bio-product Impacts on Socio-Economics and Sustainability? more...

  • Nile River Basinby

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 279.00

    In depth, analysis and scope of the Nile Basin Acts as a guide for other similar transboundary rivers of the world Interdisciplinary approach combining science, engineering and management A reference for understanding regional water issues for a changing basin Appeals for researchers in the 11 Nile basin counties and those working in water related... more...

  • Biomass and Bioenergyby

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 239.00

    Provides an up-to-date account of non-wood, forest residues, agricultural biomass (natural fibers) and energy crops together with processing, properties and its applications Critically examines all aspects of biomass and bioenergy A timely collection of research amidst issues such as global warming, the high consumption of energy and the high price... more...

  • Handbook for the Assessment of Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Using Environmental Radionuclidesby

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 219.00

    Foreword: W. Burkardt. Facts Relating to the Co-ordinated Research Projects. Summary. 1. Introduction; F. Zapata, et al. 2. Site Selection and Sampling Design ; D.J. Pennock, P.G. Appleby. 3. Sampling Methods; R.J. Loughran, et al. 4. Sample Processing; D.J. Pennock, P.G. Appleby. 5. Radionuclide Measurement using Hpge Gamma Spectrometry; P.J.... more...