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Environmental Engineering & Technology

  • Bioassaysby Donat Hader; Gilmar Erzinger

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 135.00

    Bioassays: Advanced Methods and Applications provides a thorough understanding of the applications of bioassays in monitoring toxicity in aquatic ecosystems. It reviews the newest tests and applications in discovering compounds and toxins in the environment, covering all suitable organisms, from bacteria, to microorganisms, to higher plants, including... more...

  • Environmental Law: A Very Short Introductionby Elizabeth Fisher

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 7.99

    Although environmental laws are rarely able to provide the simple solutions that people want from them, they are essential for the future of our planet. This book explores how legal responses are shaped in response to the problems facing the environment today, and the socio-political conflicts facing environmental legislation. more...

  • Fundamentals of Systems Biologyby Markus W. Covert

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 90.00

    For decades biology has focused on decoding cellular processes one gene at a time, but many of the most pressing biological questions, as well as diseases such as cancer and heart disease, are related to complex systems involving the interaction of hundreds, or even thousands, of gene products and other factors. How do we begin to understand this... more...

  • World Heritage Conservationby Claire Cave; Elene Negussie

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    The UNESCO World Heritage Convention has become one of the most successful UN instruments for promoting cultural diplomacy and dialogue on conservation of cultural and natural heritage. This book provides an overview of the Convention through an interdisciplinary approach to conservation. It shows that based on the notion of outstanding universal... more...

  • Soil Pollutionby Armando C. Duarte; Anabela Cachada; Teresa A. P. Rocha-Santos

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 150.00

    Soil Pollution: From Monitoring to Remediation provides comprehensive information on soil pollution, including causes, distribution, transport, the transformation and fate of pollutants in soil, and metabolite accumulation. The book covers organic, inorganic and nanoparticle pollutants and methodologies for their monitoring. Features a critical... more...

  • Migration and Environmental Change in the West African Sahelby Victoria van der Land

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    The West African Sahel is predicted to be heavily affected by climate change in the future. Slow-onset environmental changes, such as increasing rainfall variability and rising temperature, are presumed to worsen the livelihood conditions and to increase the out-migration from the affected regions. Based on qualitative and quantitative data from... more...

  • Food, Energy and Water Sustainabilityby Laura M. Pereira; Caitlin McElroy; Alexandra Littaye; Alexandra M. Girard

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Societies around the world are facing an increasingly uncertain future as social and ecological changes create pressure on resource governance, and this uncertainty calls for new models that illuminate the intersections of civil society, public sector, and private sector resource management. This volume presents a diversity of collaborations between... more...

  • Advances in Nonlinear Geosciencesby Anastasios A. Tsonis

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 200.39

    Advances in Nonlinear Geosciences is a set of contributions from the participants of “30 Years of Nonlinear Dynamics” held July 3-8, 2016 in Rhodes, Greece as part of the Aegean Conferences, as well as from several other experts in the field who could not attend the meeting. The volume brings together up-to-date research from the atmospheric sciences,... more...

  • What Every Engineer Should Know About Excel, Second Editionby J. P. Holman; Blake K. Holman

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 59.95

    Understanding the powerful computational and graphics capabilities of Microsoft Excel is an enormous benefit to engineers and technical professionals in almost any field and at all levels of experience. What Every Engineer Should Know About Excel is a practical guide to unlocking the features and functions of this program, using examples and screenshots... more...

  • Die Verordnung über Anlagen zum Umgang mit wassergefährdenden Stoffen (AwSV 2017)by Hans-Werner Nordhues

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 34.66

    Das Buch gliedert sich in 3 Abschnitte. Im ersten Abschnitt wird der Wortlaut der neuen Verordnung über Anlagen zum Umgang mit wassergefährdenden Stoffen (AwSV April 2017) wiedergegeben. Im zweiten Abschnitt wird die offizielle Begründung abgedruckt, die die Zielsetzung der AwSV für den Fachmann erläutert. Im dritten Abschnitt, der Synopse, wird der... more...