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

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  • Toxic Airsby James Rodger Fleming; Ann Johnson

    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...

  • Phytoby Kate Kennen; Niall Kirkwood

    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...

  • Determination of Metals in Natural Waters, Sediments, and Soilsby T. R. Crompton

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 130.00

    Determination of Metals in Natural Waters, Sediments and Soils provides analytic labs with a comprehensive overview of the various methods available for analysis of metals and serves as a manual to determine metal concentrations in different media such as natural waters, waste waters, sediments and soils. The book begins with a discussion of sampling... more...

  • WHO Guidelines for Indoor Air Qualityby WHO

    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...

  • Costs of Ammonia Abatement and the Climate Co-Benefitsby Stefan Reis; Clare Howard; Mark A. Sutton

    Springer Netherlands 2015; US$ 91.95

    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...

  • Proceedings of the 41st Conference on Glass Problems, 321by William Smothers

    Wiley 2009; US$ 83.95 US$ 72.76

    This volume is part of the Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceeding  (CESP) series.  This series contains a collection of papers dealing with issues in both traditional ceramics (i.e., glass, whitewares, refractories, and porcelain enamel) and advanced ceramics. Topics covered in the area of advanced ceramic include bioceramics, nanomaterials,... more...

  • Carbon Dioxide Sequestration and Related Technologiesby Ying Wu; John J. Carroll; Zhimin Du

    Wiley 2011; US$ 216.95 US$ 188.02

    Carbon dioxide sequestration is a technology that is being explored to curb the anthropogenic emission of CO 2 into the atmosphere. Carbon dioxide has been implicated in the global climate change and reducing them is a potential solution. The injection of carbon dioxide for enhanced oil recovery (EOR) has the duel benefit of sequestering the CO... more...

  • Airborne Measurements for Environmental Researchby Manfred Wendisch; Jean-Louis Brenguier

    Wiley 2013; US$ 200.95 US$ 174.16

    This first comprehensive review of airborne measurement principles covers all atmospheric components and surface parameters. It describes the common techniques to characterize aerosol particles and cloud/precipitation elements, while also explaining radiation quantities and pertinent hyperspectral and active remote sensing measurement techniques along... more...

  • Understanding Active Noise Cancellationby Colin N. Hansen

    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...

  • Noise Control in Industry, Third Editionby Sound Research Laboratories

    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...