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- St. Martin's Press 2016; US$ 27.99
Water scarcity is on everyone's mind. Long taken for granted, water availability has entered the realm of economics, politics, and people's food and lifestyle choices. But as anxiety mounts - even as a swath of California farmland has been left fallow and extremist groups worldwide exploit the desperation of people losing livelihoods to desertification... more...
- Wiley 2016; US$ 225.00 US$ 195.00
Water is the Earth?s most precious resource. Until recent years, water was often overlooked as being overly abundant or available, but much has changed all over the world. As climate change, human encroachment on environmental areas, and deforestation become greater dangers, the study of groundwater has become more important than ever and is growing... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 29.95
Written by a team of international experts, this third edition designed to guide public health personnel or teams in any country that investigates reports of alleged waterborne illnesses. The manual is based on epidemiologic principles and investigative techniques that have been found effective in determining causal factors of disease incidence. The... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99
This book advances a three-step program for mitigation of natural and anthropogenic hazards, addressing mitigation economics and funding possibilities to meet the needs of at risk countries that lack the financial resources to invest in disaster reduction programs. Within the context of mitigation, this book covers prediction-prevention-preparedness... more...
- Apple Academic Press 2016; US$ 149.95
The activated sludge process is one of the most versatile and commonly used wastewater treatment systems in the world. In the past, when industrial wastewater treatment focused on removing biological oxygen demand and suspended solids, waste water plants needed different processes and technology. The shift to the activated sludge process means environmental... more...
- CRC Press 2016; US$ 189.95
Hydraulic research is developing beyond traditional civil engineering to satisfy increasing demands in natural hazards, structural safety assessment and environmental research. Hydraulic Engineering IV contains 38 technical papers presented at the 4 th International Technical Conference on Hydraulic Engineering (CHE 2016, Hong Kong, 16?17 July... more...
- CRC Press 2016; US$ 99.95
Effective management of waste sludges and slurries produced from many industrial processes such as water and wastewater treatment, mineral processing, food processing etc. is very important from an environmental and economic perspective. Improvement in sludge processing can serve as a tool for improving the environmental quality, as well as natural... more...
- Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 349.00
The special focus of these proceedings is on the areas of infrastructure engineering and sustainability management. They provide detailed information on innovative research developments in construction materials and structures, in addition to a compilation of interdisciplinary findings combining nano-materials and engineering. The coverage of cutting-edge... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 119.00
This book concerns the theoretical foundations of hydro mechanics of Pelton turbines from a viewpoint of engineering. For reference purposes all relevant flow processes and hydraulic aspects in a Pelton turbine have been analyzed completely and systematically. The analyses especially include the quantification of all possible losses existing... more...