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  • Agricultural Pollutionby Graham Merrington; Dr Linton Winder Nfa; R. Parkinson; Mark Redman; L. Winder

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 231.00

    This comprehensive text provides a concise overview of environmental problems caused by agriculture, (such as pesticide pollution and increased nitrate levels) and offers practical solutions to them. It is well illustrated and contains a fully-referenced introduction to the main contemporary agricultural pollution issues in the UK. It will help provide... more...

  • Acid Rainby Watt Committee on Energy Publications

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 190.00

    What is loosely described as ?acid rain? is not a new phenomenon. The burning of coal and other fossil fuels must have always resulted in the production of sulphur dioxide, and, where the combustion temperatures are high, of oxides of nitrogen. These may be present in various stages of oxidation and are often referred to as simply SOx and NOx. The... more...

  • Pollution and Propertyby Daniel H. Cole

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 40.00

    This 2002 book looks at how environmental protection requires multiple property regimes, including admixtures of private-, common-, and public-property systems. more...

  • Protecting the Polar Marine Environmentby Davor Vidas

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 60.00

    Comparative analysis of regulations in protecting the Arctic and Antarctic against pollution. more...

  • Care of Collectionsby Simon Knell

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 56.95

    Confronting contemporary issues in museum practice, this collection provides a practical guide to all aspects of collections care. Contributors cover a wide range of issues including:  conservation practice the monitoring and control of light  relative humidity and atmospheric pollution  packing, handling and transportation of collections... more...

  • Coastal Pollutionby Carl J. Sindermann

    CRC Press 2005; US$ 109.95

    In 1996, after more than a decade of researching the effects of over-population and the consequent pollution of the greater metropolitan New York City area, Carl Sindermann published his observations and conclusions in Ocean Pollution: Effects on Living Resources and Humans, a mostly technical document that emphasized the pathological effects of coastal... more...

  • Understanding Environmental Pollutionby Marquita K. Hill

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 60.00

    Fully-updated new edition of successful textbook introducing concepts of pollution, toxicology and risk assessment. more...

  • Oil Pollution and its Environmental Impact in the Arabian Gulf Regionby M. Al-Azab; W. El-Shorbagy; S. Al-Ghais

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 210.00

    Situated within the richest oil area in the world, the Arabian Gulf represents a stressed ecosystem with scarce published data and environmental studies. The oil-related activities cause significant damages to different ecosystem components such as coral reefs, algal mats, mangrove and other habitats. In addition to the increasing potential of pollution... more...

  • Handbook of Chemical Technology and Pollution Controlby Martin B. B. Hocking

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 132.00

    The Handbook of Chemical Technology and Pollution Control (3rd Edition) provides a detailed review of the chemistry and operating conditions of many of the present large-scale chemical processes important to our economy and high standards of living. The processes that could lead to emissions affecting our air, soil, and water are considered, together... more...

  • Oil Spills First Principlesby B. Ornitz?; M. Champ

    Elsevier Science 2002; US$ 290.00

    Marine oil spills are no longer considered unavoidable "accidents" resulting from adverse environmental conditions or functions of catastrophic events. More than 80% of all spills are the result of "human error". The focus of the current legal, regulatory, and convention framework affecting the transportation of oil by ship reflects a recent change... more...