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  • Oil Spills First Principlesby B. Ornitz?; M. Champ

    Elsevier Science 2002; US$ 290.00

    Marine oil spills are no longer considered unavoidable "accidents" resulting from adverse environmental conditions or functions of catastrophic events. More than 80% of all spills are the result of "human error". The focus of the current legal, regulatory, and convention framework affecting the transportation of oil by ship reflects a recent change... more...

  • Groundwater Vulnerability Assessment and Mappingby Andrzej J. Witkowski; Andrzej Kowalczyk; Jaroslav Vrba

    CRC Press 2007; US$ 154.95

    This volume presents the contemporary issues surrounding groundwater pollution risk assessment and the application of vulnerability and risk assessment maps for the effective protection and management of aquifers. Numerous new and improved approaches to intrinsic and specific vulnerability assessment (modified DRASTIC, GOD, VULK, VURAAS) are described,... more...

  • Remediation Hydraulicsby Fred C. Payne; Joseph A. Quinnan; Scott T. Potter

    CRC Press 2008; US$ 167.95

    Fluids and Surfaces Cohesion and Surface Tension Surface Energy and Wetting Interfacial Tension, Capillarity and Entry Pressure Surfactants Viscosity Laminar and Turbulent Flows  Friction Factors and Pipe Pressure Loss Density and Compressibility Impacts of Temperature and Dissolved Solids on Fluid Properties Properties... more...

  • Arsenic Contamination of Groundwaterby Satinder Ahuja

    Wiley 2008; US$ 198.00

    Satinder Ahuja, PhD, is a recognized expert in the field of chromatography and separations. As President of Ahuja Consulting, he has advised major pharmaceutical companies in the United States, Europe, and India. For the last several years, working on a pro bono basis, Dr. Ahuja has used his expertise in ultratrace analysis and separation chemistry... more...

  • Chernobyl - What Have We Learned?by

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 239.00

    Twenty years ago, on April 26, 1986, Unit 4 of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant experienced a nuclear reactor accident and released six times more radionuclides into the atmosphere than the Hiroshima atomic bomb. The accident significantly damaged the environment and is expected to result in as many as 4000 deaths due to leukemia and other cancers.... more...

  • Management of Intentional and Accidental Water Pollutionby Gyula Dura; Veska Kambourova; Fina Simeonova

    Springer 2007; US$ 159.00

    This book gives both theoretical knowledge and practical approaches on the complex process of water management in case of pollution with chemical and biological hazards. The text provides an overview of chemicals and toxins that may be used for intentional water pollution. Critical for successful prevention and control actions of accidental and intentional... more...

  • Groundwater Pollutionby J.J. Fried

    Elsevier Science 1975; US$ 72.95

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  • Groundwater Monitoring Handbook for Coal and Oil Shale Developmentby L.G. Everett

    Elsevier Science 1985; US$ 72.95

    Standing alone as the main authority on the subject, this handbook is the result of a multi-million dollar investigation into groundwater monitoring strategies at energy extraction sites. It gives a detailed, step-by-step description of a proven groundwater monitoring methodology which can be used at all potential pollution sites. This methodology,... more...

  • Pollution of Lakes and Riversby John P. Smol

    Wiley 2009; US$ 90.95

    Now in its second edition, Pollution of Lakes and Rivers provides essential insights into present-day water quality problems from an international perspective. Explains simply and effectively how lake sediments can be used to reconstruct pollution history Includes over 200 additional references and a new chapter on recent climatic change... more...

  • Groundwater Monitoringby Philippe P. Quevauviller; Anne Marie Fouillac; Johannes Grath; Rob Ward

    Wiley 2009; US$ 212.00

    Groundwater is sometimes called “the hidden asset” – awareness of its existence and its importance is not well known and as a consequence the measures which are required to protect and manage it in an environmental sustainable way are either not taken or are taken too late. Where pollution has occurred and measures are taken too late... more...