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- University of Pittsburgh Press 2014; US$ 28.95
Toxic Airs brings together historians of medicine, environmental historians, historians of science and technology, and interdisciplinary scholars to address atmospheric issues on a spectrum of scales from body to place to planet. The chapters analyze airborne and atmospheric threats posed to humans, and contributors demonstrate how conceptions of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 55.95
Phyto presents the concepts of phytoremediation and phytotechnology in one comprehensive guide, illustrating when plants can be considered for the uptake, removal or mitigation of on-site pollutants. Current scientific case studies are covered, highlighting the advantages and limitations of plant-based cleanup. Typical contaminant groups found in... more...
- World Health Organization 2015; US$ 24.00
Given the mixed history of success with past intervention projects and programmes and the fact that the 2.8 billion people still relying on traditional solid fuels are the world's poorest 40% it is clear that securing a rapid transition to clean efficient and modern household energy systems for cooking heating lighting and other household uses... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2015; US$ 94.79
This book examines the costs involved in reducing ammonia emissions from agricultural practices as well as the potential benefits for climate change mitigation. It features contributions by experts in agricultural production processes, producers of agricultural equipment and service providers as well as scientists who assess the issue from an European... more...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 275.00
This practical handbook examines in detail the measurement, isolation and treatment of noise and vibration problems. Based on practical industrial experience of leading consultants in the field the book features comprehensive coverage of legal, medical and scientific background, examines noise problems of a whole range of industrial plants, gives full... more...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 86.95
Understanding Active Noise Cancellation Provides a concise introduction to the fundamentals and applications of active control of vibration and sound for the non-expert. It is also a useful quick reference for the specialist engineer. The book emphasises the practical applications of technology, and complex control algorithms and structures are only... more...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 125.95
Air Quality Assessment and Management: A Practical Guide describes the techniques available for an assessment while detailing the concepts and methodologies involved. It reviews the principles of air quality management; primary sources of air pollution; impact of emissions on human health, flora and fauna; scoping of air quality impacts; baseline... more...
- CRC Press 2003; US$ 375.00
Written by experts, Indoor Air Quality Engineering offers practical strategies to construct, test, modify, and renovate industrial structures and processes to minimize and inhibit contaminant formation, distribution, and accumulation. The authors analyze the chemical and physical phenomena affecting contaminant generation to optimize system function... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 112.00
Total non-OECD steelmaking capacity in 2005 is estimated to reach 569.7 million tonnes per year (tpy), up 30.0 million tonnes from 539.7 million tpy in 2002, an increase at an average annual rate of 1.8%. Southeast Asia, including China, will be made up of a majority of the volume of this increase on the strength of China's remarkable ongoing expansion... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 100.00
Fossil fuels will be used extensively over the next half century with significant CO2 emissions as a consequence. However, carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS) technologies can drastically reduce these emissions. This IEA study introduces a scenario analysis of the future role of CCS and presents the main uncertainties that surround a CCS policy... more...