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- World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 182.00
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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95
This book investigates environmental indicators accounting for indirect emissions (as embodied in international trade) within the framework of input-output analysis and introduces an indicator of environmental responsibility derived from consumer and producer responsibility, i.e. upstream emissions embodied in final demand and downstream emissions... 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...
- WIT Press 2006; US$ 498.00
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...
- WIT Press 2006; US$ 572.00
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...
- WIT Press 2007; US$ 390.00
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...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 117.00
Environmental remediation activities in uranium mines and mills have become increasingly important in the last few decades due to the large number of facilities which have been taken out of operation, the growing interest in remediating previously abandoned sites and the increasingly strict environmental regulations that are being put in place. Remediation... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 92.00
GEOTRAP is the OECD/NEA Project on Radionuclide Migration in Geologic, Heterogeneous Media carried out in the context of site evaluation and safety assessment of deep repository systems for long-lived radioactive waste. Retention of radionuclides within the geosphere for prolonged periods is an important safety function of deep geologic disposal concepts... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 81.00
A workshop entitled the "Handling of timescales in assessing post-closure safety" of deep geological repositories for radioactive waste was organised in Paris on 16-18 April 2002 and hosted by the French Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN). The main objective of the workshop was to identify and discuss approaches... more...