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- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00
Designing comfortable internal conditions in buildings is essential in guaranteeing occupants' good health, wellbeing and high productivity. This is of particular importance as leading firms are emphasising the shift from product delivery towards the satisfaction of clients' and users' needs by unlocking the potential of facilities management integration... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 98.00
This report reviews the progress OECD and ECMT countries have made in reducing transport sector CO2 emissions and makes recommendations for the focus of future policies. It analyses over 400 abatement measures introduced or under development. Despite significant efforts on the part of some countries, transport CO2 emissions have increased steadily... more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 200.00
Recent developments in air pollution modeling are explored as a series of contributions from researchers at the forefront of their field. This book on air quality modeling and its applications is focused on local, urban, regional and intercontinental modeling, data assimilation and air quality forecasting, model assessment and validation, aerosol transformation,... more...
Air Quality Guidelines: Global Update 2005. Particulate Matter, Ozone, Nitrogen Dioxide and Sulfur DioxideWorld Health Organization 2006; US$ 90.00
This book presents revised guideline values for the four most common air pollutants - particulate matter, ozone, nitrogen dioxide and sulfur dioxide - based on a recent review of the accumulated scientific evidence. The rationale for selection of each guideline value is supported by a synthesis of information emerging from research on the health effects... more...
- Elsevier Science 2002; US$ 180.00
Acid rain, photochemistry, long-range transport of pollutants, greenhouse gas emissions and aerosols have dominated tropospheric air pollution for the last 30 years of the 20th century. At the start of the 21st century, acid rain is subject to planned improvement in Europe and North America, but is still a growing problem in Asia. Tropospheric ozone... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 173.83
Die behandelten Themen des technischen Lärmschutzes und des eng mit ihm verbundenen Schwingungsschutzes machen das Buch für Ingenieure zu einer bewährten Wissensquelle. Das gilt sowohl für die tägliche Arbeit als auch für das Studium und die individuelle Wissenserweiterung. Das Fachbuch enthält physikalische Erläuterungen, Bemessungs-, Mess- und... more...
- Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 350.00
Climate change is an issue that is highly debated around the globe. This book brings together the papers that were presented at a conference dedicated to this issue, held in Kyoto in October 2002. Covering a broad range of areas, the topics presented will benefit both those working in the field of carbon dioxide recovery and sequestration, and those... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 130.00
To meet future energy demand growth and replace older or inefficient units, a large number of fossil fuel-fired plants will need to bebuilt worldwide in the next decade. Yet CO2 emissions from fossil-fired power generation are a major contributor to climate change. As a result, new plants must be designed and operated at highest efficiency. The case... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 109.95 US$ 95.29
Research has shown that inhaling fine particles is a greater health risk than breathing larger particles. Title is "very timely...needed NOW," according to one reviewer Covers a "controversial" but important topic, for which there is a lack of literature and hence guidance for those professionals affected by it Covers legislative background... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 140.00
Oil, coal and natural gas will remain the worlds dominant sources of energy over the next decades, with resulting carbon dioxide emissions set to increase to unsustainable levels. However, technologies that help reduce CO 2 emissions from fossil fuels can reverse this trend. CO 2 capture and storage (CCS) is particularly promising. CCS takes... more...