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- Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2013; US$ 35.00
This book will focus on "Waste Management," a serious global issue and engineers' responsibility towards finding better solutions for its sustainable management. Solid waste management is one of the major environmental burdens in both developed and developing countries alike. An alarming rate of solid waste generation trends can be seen as a result... more...
- WIT Press 2012; US$ 386.00
Featuring papers published at the Sixth International Conference on Waste Management and the Environment, this book contains contributions on the topics such as: Advanced Waste Treatment Technology, Wastewater Treatment; Resources Recovery; Waste Incineration and Gasification; Waste Pre-Treatment; Separation and Transformation; Landfills; Soil and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 63.95
In most developing countries wastewater treatment systems are hardly functioning or have a very low coverage, resulting in large scale water pollution and the use of very poor quality water for crop irrigation especially in the vicinity of urban centres. This can create significant risks to public health, particularly where crops are eaten raw. Wastewater... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 95.00
Florida's Water poses fundamental questions about water sustainability in the United States' fourth largest state. Florida has long-standing water quality problems. Global climate change threatens to intensify Florida's floods and droughts, make hurricanes more common or more damaging, and eventually submerge much of low-lying Florida, including the... more...
- SAGE India 2012; US$ 60.00
Climate change is regarded as one of the most serious developmental challenges the world faces, and adapting to it is an urgent requirement for countries across the globe. Developing countries of the Asia and Pacific region, despite contributing the least to the emission of greenhouse gases, are the most vulnerable to the effects of climate change.... more...
- Bentham Science Publishers 2013; US$ 129.00
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2012; US$ 231.00
In recognition of fundamental changes in the way governments approach energy-related environmental issues, the IEA has prepared this publication on CO 2 emissions from fuel combustion. This annual publication was first published in 1997 and has become an essential tool for analysts and policy makers in many international fora such as the Conference... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 139.00 US$ 120.47
CO2 capture and geological storage is seen as the most effective technology to rapidly reduce the emission of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. Up until now and before proceeding to an industrial development of this technology, laboratory research has been conducted for several years and pilot projects have been launched. So far, these studies... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 21.86
One of the best-selling aircraft of British civil aviation, the BAC 1-11 took to the skies for the first time in August 1963, with an order book for sixty aircraft. More than half the orders were from the United States - an unprecedented situation for a British civil aircraft. The only aircraft wholly designed and built by BAC, it remained in production... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 200.95 US$ 174.16
This first comprehensive review of airborne measurement principles covers all atmospheric components and surface parameters. It describes the common techniques to characterize aerosol particles and cloud/precipitation elements, while also explaining radiation quantities and pertinent hyperspectral and active remote sensing measurement techniques along... more...