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- SME 2009; US$ 89.00
Mitigation of Metal Mining Influenced Water is the "how to fix it" volume in a series of six handbooks on technologies for managing metal mine and metallurgical process influenced water. Unlike other texts that focus exclusively on acid drainage from coal mines, this comprehensive series examines both acidic and neutral pH waters from metal mining... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 191.00 US$ 165.53
An unmatched reference on electrochemical technologies for soil, sediment, and groundwater pollution remediation Electrochemical technologies are emerging as important approaches for effective and efficient pollution remediation, both on their own and in concert with other remediation techniques. Electrochemical Remediation Technologies for Polluted... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 112.00
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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 83.95 US$ 72.76
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...
- OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 299.99 US$ 257.99
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 75.00
In underground repositories for radioactive waste, significant quantities of gases may be generated as a result of several processes. The potential impact of gas generation, accumulation and migration on the performances of the various barriers and, ultimately, on the long-term safety of a repository, should therefore be assessed in the development... more...