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

  • 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...

  • Novel Materials for Carbon Dioxide Mitigation Technologyby Bryan Morreale; Fan Shi

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 189.95

    Materials for Carbon Dioxide Mitigation Technology offers expert insight and experience from recognized authorities in advanced material development in carbon mitigation technology and constitutes a comprehensive guide to the selection and design of a wide range of solvent/sorbent/catalyst used by scientists globally. It appeals to chemical scientists,... 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...

  • Local Exhaust Ventilationby Ivan Logachev; Konstantin Logachev; Olga Averkova

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 179.95

    Control Harmful Emissions and Improve Work Conditions Local Exhaust Ventilation: Aerodynamic Processes and Calculations of Dust Emissions examines how emissions inherent to production processes in the metal, mining, chemical, and other industries can adversely affect the workplace by compromising a worker?s health and/or contributing to... more...

  • Phytoby Niall Kirkwood; Kate Kennen

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 55.95

    Currently, phytotechnology planting techniques are employed post site contamination to help clean up already contaminated soil by taking advantage of the positive effects that plants can have upon harmful toxins and chemicals. This book presents a new concept to create planting designs with preventative phytotechnology abilities pre-contamination,... more...

  • Photopolymerizable Porous Polyorganophosphazenesby Tamara Bernadette Aigner

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 89.99

    Tamara Bernadette Aigner designed a set of biocompatible and biodegradable poly(organophosphazenes). In order to tailor their biological and chemical properties, she further modified these macromolecules by adding functional moieties via thiol-ene chemistry. The author used the same photochemistry for crosslinking to obtain a mechanically stable network.... more...

  • The Regional and Urban Policy of the European Unionby P. McCann

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    The regional and urban development policy of the European Union, or more precisely, EU Cohesion Policy, is undergoing change. This development is driven by the enormous transformations in European regions and by shifts in thinking and analysis. The issues raised by the changes to regional and urban development policy in Europe span many academic disciplines... 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 Pollutants in Chinaby

    Springer Netherlands 2015; US$ 54.99

    The book presents some of the findings of research into China?s water quality criteria for toxic pollutants, including heavy metals, PAHs and emerging pollutant. Water quality criteria (WQC) are the scientific basis for establishing water quality standards (WQSs). For a long time, the study of WQC in China has been neglected, so that almost all of... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    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,... more...