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

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  • Air Pollutionby R. S. Scorer; R. S. Scorer

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Air Pollution describes the basic mechanisms of how air pollution is transported and diffused in the atmosphere. The book discusses topics on pollution over flat country, formula and mechanisms of dilution; high level, ground and valley inversions; thermal, mechanical, and optical effects which influence air pollution; flow which leaves a solid surface... more...

  • Measurement of Airborne Pollutantsby Suzanne Couling

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 72.95

    Measurement of Airborne Pollutants stresses the importance of developing air pollution measurements that is central to progress in the formulation of environmental policy, efficient regulation of emissions, and satisfactory control of processes which emit pollutants into the atmosphere. This book is divided into two parts. Part 1 deals with the operational... more...

  • Air Pollutionby Arthur C. Stern

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 485.00

    Subjects extensively covered include asbestos, carbon dioxide, lead, nuclear accidents, non-ionizing radiation, stratospheric ozone, and visibility. Major topics discussed are: acidic deposition (acid rain); indoor air pollution; long range transport; risk assessment and management; hazardous and toxic substances. This state-of-the-art compilation... more...

  • Eco-efficient Materials for Mitigating Building Cooling Needsby Fernando Pacheco-Torgal; Joćo Labrincha; Luisa Cabeza; Claes Goeran Granqvist

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 275.00

    Climate change is one of the most important environmental problems faced by Planet Earth. The majority of CO 2 emissions come from burning fossil fuels for energy production and improvements in energy efficiency shows the greatest potential for any single strategy to abate global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the energy sector. Energy related... more...

  • 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 World Health Organization

    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$ 92.79

    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...