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- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 104.95
In the 1950s, the residents of the southwestern coastal areas of Taiwan suffered greatly from Blackfoot disease (BFD) due to the consumption of arsenic-contaminated groundwater. Groundwater with high levels of arsenic in southwestern and northeastern Taiwan received much attention. After arsenic-safe tap water was utilized for drinking instead of... more...
- Swastik Publishers & Distributors 2009; US$ 40.00
This book is an introductory text on sewage pollution and microbiology for students of science, medicine and environmental science. All issue concerned with the topic are elaborately dealt with scientific narration. Profusely illustrated and written in simple language, this has become more comprehensive for the users. more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 209.00
This book provides a thorough, up-to-date overview of wastes accumulating at mine sites. It deals comprehensively with sulfidic mine wastes, mine water, tailings, cyanidation wastes of gold-silver ores, radioactive wastes of uranium ores, and wastes of phosphate and potash ores. The book emphasizes the characterization, prediction, monitoring, disposal... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 139.00
"Science for Ecosystem-based Management: Narragansett Bay in the 21st Century" addresses the broad problem of coastal nutrient pollution. In the U.S., approximately two thirds of the coastal rivers and bays are moderately to severely degraded from nutrient pollution. However, debates continue about how large a problem nutrient pollution is... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 449.00
Subject of the book is Uranium and its migration in aquatic environments. The following subjects are emphasised: Uranium mining, Phosphate mining, mine closure and remediation, Uranium in groundwater and in bedrock, biogeochemistry of Uranium, environmental behavior, and modeling. Particular results from the leading edge of international research are... more...
- Elsevier Science 1998; US$ 210.00
This volume has been organized for practicing engineers who deal with the problems of groundwater and leachate remediation. It is intended to provide a practical overview of both techniques for evaluating groundwater quality and in selecting remediation technologies that are cost effective. Emphasis is given to advanced remediation methods. more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 210.00
The National Academy of Sciences estimate that 1.7 to 8.8 million tons of oil are released into world's water every year, of which more than 70% is directly related to human activities. The effects of these spills are all too apparent: dead wildlife, oil covered marshlands and contaminated water chief among them. This reference will provide scientists,... more...
- WIT Press 2010; US$ 292.00
Water pollution is essentially an interdisciplinary field involving scientists and professionals with a wide range of expertise. It also transcends national borders as the contamination of water resources is a problem of global concern. The International Conference on Modelling, Monitoring and Prevention of Water Pollution, held regularly in different... more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 270.00
Industrial Biofouling discusses the the challenges--and to a lesser extent, the benefits--of biofilms on industrial processing surfaces. It addresses the operating problems caused by establishment and growth of microorganisms, thereby enabling effective equipment design and operation that minimizes biofouling. Discusses the chemical and physical... more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 79.95
Produced water is mainly salty water trapped in the reservoir rock and brought up along with oil or gas during production. Almost all offshore oilfields produce large quantities of contaminated water that can have significant environmental effects if not handled properly. Over the life of a well, the volume of water produced will exceed the volume... more...