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  • Indoor Environmentby Lidia Morawska; Tunga Salthammer

    Wiley 2006; US$ 310.00 US$ 268.67

    Covering the fundamentals of air-borne particles and settled dust in the indoor environment, this handy reference investigates: * relevant definitions and terminology, * characteristics, * sources, * sampling techniques and instrumentation, * exposure assessment, * monitoring methods. The result is a useful and comprehensive overview for... more...

  • CO2 Emissions from Fuel Combustion 2002by OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 150.00

    This annual publication provides data on CO2 emissions from fuel combustion and greenhouse gas emissions for over 140 countries broken down by fuel and by sector. Emissions were calculated using IEA energy databases and the default methods and emission factors from the Revised 1996 IPCC Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories. more...

  • CO2 Emissions from Fuel Combustion 2005by OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 188.00

    This book presents the International Energy Agency's authoritative data on CO 2 emissions from fuel combustion for more than 140 countries for the period 1971-2003. For each country, breakdowns are provided by sector and by fuel. For comparison, an annex extends coverage to greenhouse gas emissions generally. Emissions were calculated using... more...

  • Sediments Contamination and Sustainable Remediationby Catherine N. Mulligan; Masaharu Fukue; Yoshio Sato

    CRC Press 2009; US$ 159.95

    Although valuable resources in river basins and other aqueous environments, sediments often receive much less attention from researchers, policymakers, and other professionals than other components of the ecosystem. Until now. Highlighting the important role that sediments play in the geoenvironment, Sediments Contamination and Sustainable Remediation... more...

  • Carbon Capture and Storageby Stephen A. Rackley

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 160.00

    Carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS) is a technology aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions from burning fossil fuels during industrial and energy-related processes. CCS involves the capture, transport and long-term storage of carbon dioxide, usually in geological reservoirs deep underground that would otherwise be released to the atmosphere.... more...

  • Profiles in Flue Gas Desulfurizationby Richard R. Lunt; John D. Cunic

    Wiley 2010; US$ 211.00 US$ 182.87

    As the need to control process emissions has increased, so have the number of FGD treatment and control strategies. The effectiveness of these treatments vary greatly, depending the types and levels of the materials, as well as the size of the facility. Profiles in Flue Gas Desulfurization will help engineers and managers identify the technologies... more...

  • Personal Carbon Tradingby Yael Parag; Tina Fawcett

    Earthscan 2010; US$ 99.95

    Personal carbon trading is rapidly moving up the political agenda as recognition grows of its potential to address urgent issues of climate change and natural resource use. Under personal carbon trading schemes a carbon allowance would be allocated to each individual, to be used and traded in the same way as in national and international carbon trading... more...

  • Guidelines for Vapor Release Mitigationby Richard W. Prugh; Robert W. Johnson

    Wiley 2010; US$ 109.95 US$ 95.29

    Guidelines for Vapor Release Mitigation is a survey of current industrial practice for controlling accidental releases of hazardous vapors and preventing their escape from the source area. more...

  • Hazardous Air Pollutantsby Jeffrey W. Bradstreet

    Elsevier Science 1996; US$ 155.00

    State and federal regulations affecting hazardous air pollutants have produced an escalating dilemma for industrial facilities. While struggling to remain competitive and in compliance with environmental regulations, industry faces increasing requirements and potential liabilities due to emissions of hazardous air pollutants. Many states began establishing... more...

  • Hazardous Gas Monitoring, Fifth Editionby Logan T. White

    Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 133.00

    Monitoring hazardous gases is highly complex, yet critical to semiconductor manufacturing. This book includes excerpts from codes and standards relevant to the industry, including the latest editions of model fire codes. This guide provides the basics to successfully comply with code requirements. The guidelines in this book go beyond minimum design... more...