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

  • Environmental Methods for Transport Noise Reductionby Mats Nilsson; Jörgen Bengtsson; Ronny Klaeboe

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    Presents Evidence-Based Guidance on Noise Abatement Methods Solutions for reducing the noise impact of road and rail traffic can be found in the use of natural elements in combination with artificial elements in urban and rural environments. Ground and road surface treatments; trees, forests, and tall vegetation; and the greening of buildings... more...

  • Effektivitätsanforderungen an die Lärmaktionsplanungby Anna Kröner

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 41.51

    Mit der Umgebungslärmrichtlinie führte die Europäische Union 2002 ein Instrumentarium ein, um den Auswirkungen von Lärm an Straßen, Schienenwegen und Flughäfen zu begegnen. Kern der Regelung ist die Erstellung von Lärmaktionsplänen. Anna Kröner untersucht die Umsetzung der Umgebungslärmrichtlinie im Bundes-Immissionsschutzgesetz und besonders ihren... more...

  • Carbon Dioxide Utilisationby Peter Styring; Elsje Alessandra Quadrelli; Katy Armstrong

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 190.00

    Carbon Dioxide Utilisation: Closing the Carbon Cycle explores areas of application such as conversion to fuels, mineralization, conversion to polymers, and artificial photosynthesis as well as assesses the potential industrial suitability of the various processes. After an introduction to the thermodynamics, basic reactions, and physical chemistry... more...

  • Soil Remediation and Plantsby Khalid Hakeem; Muhammad Sabir; Munir Ozturk; Ahmet Ruhi Mermut

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 130.00

    The soil is being contaminated continuously by a large number of pollutants. Among them, heavy metals are an exclusive group of toxicants because they are stable and difficult to disseminate into non-toxic forms. The ever-increasing concentrations of such pollutants in the soil are considered serious threats toward everyone?s health and the environment.... more...

  • Die Machiavellis der Wissenschaftby Naomi Oreskes; Erik M. Conway; Hartmut S. Leipner

    Wiley 2014; US$ 21.95

    Viele wichtige Forschungsarbeiten, die den menschlichen Beitrag zum, Klimawandel belegen, kommen aus den USA. Trotzdem haben die Vereinigten Staaten als einzige Industrienation die Ratifizierung des Kyoto-Protokolls abgelehnt, in dem die Reduzierung der Emission von Treibhausgasen vereinbart wurde. "Der Kalte Krieg gegen das Klima" sucht nach Antworten... more...

  • Air Quality, Fourth Editionby Thad Godish; Joshua S. Fu

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 119.95

    Ozone-destroying chemicals, greenhouse gases, and dangerous airborne substances that were once thought to be benign are the most urgent issues facing air pollution control experts. Students need a thorough, updated reference that explores these current trends while also covering the fundamental concepts of this emerging discipline. A new revision... more...

  • Fundamentals of Air Pollutionby Daniel Vallero

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 120.00

    Fundamentals of Air Pollution is an important and widely used textbook in the environmental science and engineering community. This thoroughly revised fifth edition of Fundamentals of Air Pollution has been updated throughout and remains the most complete text available, offering a stronger systems perspective and more coverage of international... more...

  • Air Pollution XXIIby J. W. S. Longhurst; C. A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2014; US$ 362.00

    The proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Modelling, Monitoring and Management of Air Pollution, builds upon the prestigious outcomes of the 21 preceding meetings beginning in 1993.Topics covered include: Air pollution modelling; Air pollution mitigation; Air pollution management; Aerosols and particles; Emission studies. more...

  • Financial Engineering of Climate Investment in Developing Countriesby Søren E. Lütken

    Anthem Press 2014; US$ 99.00

    This book applies past climate finance experience and a clear understanding of financing sources and techniques to the development of financial engineering strategies for the new Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions in developing countries. more...

  • Geographies of Urban Soundby Torsten Wissmann

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Taking into account both the urban soundscape and the impacts of sound on the urban dweller, this book examines sound not as a by-product of urban life, but as a fundamental part of the urban experience that is crucial to understanding the city’s sense of place. Illustrated by case studies from Europe and North America, these range from on-site... more...