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  • 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...

  • Night Fireby Ronnie Greene

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 19.99

    The Diamond neighborhood was an all-black enclave in the mostly white town of Norco, Louisiana, aptly named for the New Orleans Refining Co., an industrial processing plant. Margie Eugene Richard was raised in the shadow of a giant chemical plant operated by Shell, and witnessed her neighbors fall ill amid the toxic waste the plant emitted year after... more...

  • BP - Where Did it All Go Wrong?by Paul Andrews

    Andrews UK 2010; US$ 2.49

    BP - Where did it all go wrong? is a quick-read business biography; it is a history and current breakdown of British Petroleum. The book introduces the reader to BP, how the company was formed, the chequered past it has, and discusses the recent disaster of one of the biggest oil spills in history. The book is skillfully written by Paul Andrews, who... more...

  • Sampling and Monitoring for the Mine Life Cycleby Virginia T. McLemore; Kathleen S. Smith; Carol C. Russell

    SME 2014; US$ 109.00

    Sampling and Monitoring for the Mine Life Cycle provides an overview of sampling for environmental purposes and monitoring of environmentally relevant variables at mining sites. It focuses on environmental sampling and monitoring of surface water, and also considers groundwater, process water streams, rock, soil, and other media including air and biological... more...

  • Coastal Pollutionby Carl J. Sindermann

    CRC Press 2005; US$ 104.95

    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...

  • Air Pollutionby Bhola R. Gurjar; Luisa T. Molina; C.S. P. Ojha

    CRC Press 2010; US$ 154.95

    Air pollution is recognized as one of the leading contributors to the global environmental burden of disease, even in countries with relatively low concentrations of air pollution. Air Pollution: Health and Environmental Impacts examines the effect of this complex problem on human health and the environment in different settings around the world.... 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...