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Special types of environment Including soil pollution, air pollution, noise pollution

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  • Modelling Long-term Scenarios for Low Carbon Societiesby Neil Strachan; Tim Foxon; Junichi Fujino

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    With the ever-increasing impacts of climate change, it is now clear that global society will have to restructure its energy systems in order to decrease carbon emissions. The scenarios under which this transition to low-carbon societies (LCS) could occur would have complex economic, technological, behavioural and policy implications.This volume, a... more...

  • Engineering Noise Controlby David A. Bies; Colin H. Hansen

    CRC Press 2014; Not Available

    The practice of engineering noise control demands a solid understanding of the fundamentals of acoustics, the practical application of current noise control technology and the underlying theoretical concepts. This fully revised and updated fourth edition provides a comprehensive explanation of these key areas clearly, yet without oversimplification.... more...

  • Meteorological and Air Quality Models for Urban Areasby Alexander Baklanov; Sue Grimmond; Alexander Mahura; Maria Athanassiadou

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 123.54

    This book gives an overview of the current situation in urbanization of meteorological and air quality models around the world. It discusses and makes recommendations on the best practice and strategy for urbanization of different types of models. more...

  • Transport Energy and CO2by OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2009; US$ 135.00

    Car ownership is set to triple by 2050, trucking activity will double and air travel could increase fourfold. This book examines how to enable mobility without accelerating climate change.  It finds that if we change the way we travel, adopt technologies to improve vehicle efficiency and shift to low-CO 2 fuels, we can move onto a different pathway... more...

  • Introduction to Air in Californiaby David Carle

    University of California Press 2006; US$ 24.95 US$ 19.96

    What is air? Why is the sky blue? Why do people react favorably to mountain or sea air? How does desert air differ from the air of California?s Central Valley? How is air pollution affecting plants and animals? This book is a unique guide to the air we breathe in California. More than a natural history guide, it approaches this fascinating topic by... more...

  • Enzymology of Disturbed Soilsby S. Kiss; D. Pasca; M. Dragan-Bularda

    Elsevier Science 1998; US$ 270.00

    The disturbance of soils, like other phenomena of environmental pollution, encountered in so many areas all over the world, has become a subject of extensive concern and has led to a vast amount of literature in the field of enzymology, too. The book is the first comprehensive and updated review of the enzymological literature on three great categories... more...

  • 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...

  • State, Science and the Skiesby Mark Whitehead

    Wiley 2011; US$ 41.95 US$ 36.36

    Utilizing environmental archival materials from the UK, State, Science and the Skies presents a groundbreaking historical account of the development of a state science of atmospheric pollution. Offers the most extensive historical and geographical account of atmospheric government and pollution in Britain, available today Presents archival... more...