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  • 41st Conference on Glass Problemsby William J. Smothers

    Wiley 2009; US$ 83.95 US$ 75.56

    This volume is part of the Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceeding  (CESP) series.  This series contains a collection of papers dealing with issues in both traditional ceramics (i.e., glass, whitewares, refractories, and porcelain enamel) and advanced ceramics. Topics covered in the area of advanced ceramic include bioceramics, nanomaterials, composites,... more...

  • The Physical Geography of the Mediterraneanby Jamie Woodward

    OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 299.99

    This volume explores the climates, landscapes, ecosystems and hazards that comprise the Mediterranean world. It traces the development of the Mediterranean landscape over very long timescales and examines modern processes and key environmental issues in a wide range of settings. more...

  • CO2 Emissions from Fuel Combustion 2009by OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2009; US$ 222.00

    In recognition of fundamental changes in the way governments approach energy-related environmental issues, the IEA has prepared this publication on CO2 emissions from fuel combustion.  This annual publication was first published in 1997 and has become an essentail tool for analysts and policy makers in many international fora such as the Conference... more...

  • Modeling Indoor Air Pollutionby Darrell W Pepper

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 112.00 US$ 101.92

    Emission of pollutants and their accumulation due to poor ventilation and air exchange are serious problems currently under investigation by many researchers. Of particular concern are issues involving air quality within buildings. Toxic fumes and airborne diseases are known to produce undesirable odors, eye and nose irritations, sickness, and occasionally... more...

  • WHO Guidelines for Indoor Air Qualityby WHO Regional Office for Europe

    World Health Organization 2009; US$ 50.00

    When sufficient moisture is available hundreds of species of bacteria and fungi - particularly mould - pollute indoor air. The most important effects of exposure to these pollutants are the increased prevalence of respiratory symptoms allergies and asthma as well as disturbance of the immune system. Preventing (or minimizing) persistent dampness and... more...

  • Carbon Responsibility and Embodied Emissionsby João F. D. Rodrigues; Tiago M. D. Domingos; Alexandra P.S. Marques

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    Climate change policy and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions are currently discussed at all scales, ranging from the Kyoto Protocol to the increasingly frequent advertisement of ''carbon neutrality'' in consumer products. However, the only policy option usually considered is the reduction of direct emissions. Another potential policy tool,... more...

  • Risk and Decision Analysis in Maintenance Optimization and Flood Managementby M.-J. Kallen; S.P. Kuniewski

    IOS Press 2009; US$ 94.00

    The late professor JM Van Noortwijk (1961-2008) worked to bridge the practice of mathematical modeling with solving complex problems in civil engineering. This book contains an overview of his work, and covers topics such as condition-based maintenance optimization using the gamma process, and the assessment and management of flood risks. more...

  • Waste Management and the Environment IIIby V. Popov; A.G. Kungolos; C. A. Brebbia; N.F.F. Ebecken; H. Itoh

    WIT Press 2006; US$ 572.00

    Waste management is one of the key issues of modern society and requires constant advancement in the adopted practices and technologies in order to keep up with the new industrial technologies and commodities introduced to the market every year, which can have varying impacts on the environment.This book bring together papers from the Third International... more...

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

    WIT Press 2006; US$ 658.00

    Pollution is widespread throughout the world, and elimination of the risks to human health is of the utmost importance. Air Pollution XIV examines the development of experimental as well as computational techniques to achieve a better understanding of air pollution problems and seek their solutions.This volume contains papers accepted for the Fourteenth... more...

  • Air Pollution XVby C. A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2007; US$ 448.00

    Air pollution represents one of the most challenging issues that humankind is facing. With the economic growth of emerging countries leading to an increase in the demand for energy, the prevention of air deterioration by means of controlling atmospheric emission has become an urgent task. The mitigation and strategies for traditional, but persistent... more...