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  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Groundwaterby Anatoly Legtchenko

    Wiley 2013; US$ 100.95 US$ 90.86

    This book presents the basics of the non-invasive geophysical method for groundwater investigation, called Magnetic Resonance Sounding (MRS) or Surface Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (SNMR), and its practical application to the problems of groundwater localization and aquifer characterization. The method is based on the nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR)... more...

  • Water on Earthby Christophe Lécuyer

    Wiley 2013; US$ 155.00 US$ 139.50

    The presence of water on Earth is discussed in this book using various theories about its origin as a basis. These theories include a massive degassing of the primitive parent bodies that built our planet as well as a late addition from comets that collided with the Earth’s surface. The extraordinary physico-chemical properties of the water... more...

  • Waterby Robin Clarke

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    Only 3 per cent of the world's water is freshwater and about one third of that is inaccessible. The rest is very unevenly distributed, parts of Canada and the Amazon, for example are both more than amply suppied. Terrible and permanent water stress can be seen, among other places, in the drylands of Africa caused not just by drought, but by poverty... more...

  • Water Efficiency in Buildingsby Kemi Adeyeye

    Wiley 2013; US$ 128.00 US$ 115.20

    This reference source on water efficiency in buildings provides comprehensive and up-to-date information. Both multi-disciplinary and practical, it signposts current knowledge, innovation, expertise and evidence on an important subject which is high in the resource management debate. Water Efficiency in Buildings: a review of theory and practice... more...

  • The Water Crisisby Julie Stauffer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.00

    Modern society too often views water as a convenient vehicle for disposing of waste ? and the results are becoming increasingly apparent. Analysis of freshwater supplies frequently reveals disturbing levels of pollution, including human waste, heavy metals and synthetic chemicals, to the detriment of our health, and the health of entire ecosystems.The... more...

  • Water Resources and Rightsby Justin Healey

    The Spinney Press 2014; US$ 18.61

    The management of river systems and water usage has enormous impacts on Australia’s economy, environment and way of life. This book focuses on the current state of Australia’s water resources in relation to water management, availability and quality. Water Resources and Rights also explains recently introduced national water regulation reforms... more...

  • The Water, Energy and Food Security Nexusby M. Dinesh Kumar; Nitin Bassi; A. Narayanamoorthy; M.V.K. Sivamohan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    It is becoming increasingly recognized that for the optimal sustainable development and use of natural resources, an integrated approach to water management, agriculture, food security and energy is required. This "nexus" is now the focus of major attention by researchers, policy-makers and practitioners.  In this book, the authors show how these... more...

  • Water Pollution Controlby Suresh T. Nesaratnam

    Wiley 2014; US$ 49.50 US$ 44.55

    Designed to accompany the new Open University course in Environmental Monitoring and Protection, this is one of four new titles which will equip the reader with the tools to undertake Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs). Used in planning, decision-making and management, EIAs review both the theoretical principles and environmental considerations... more...

  • World Water Visionby William J. Cosgrove; Frank R. Rijsberman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    More than a billion people cannot get safe drinking water; half the world's population does not have adequate sanitation; within a generation over three billion will be suffering from water stress. This text analyzes the issues in this crisis of management and shows how water can be used effectively and productively. The key to sustainable water resources... more...

  • Water Pollution Controlby Suresh T. Nesaratnam

    Wiley 2014; US$ 49.50 US$ 44.55

    Designed to accompany the new Open University course in Environmental Monitoring and Protection, this is one of four new titles which will equip the reader with the tools to undertake Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs). Used in planning, decision-making and management, EIAs review both the theoretical principles and environmental considerations... more...