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  • California's Complex Water Systemby Pamela Brunskill

    Teacher Created Materials 2017; US$ 9.99

    Where does California's water come from? Who are its users? How is water conserved? California has the largest economy and population in the United States, and its limited water supply must meet the demands of many people. Learn about the history of California's water system with this primary source reader that builds literacy and social studies... more...

  • Saving the Oceans Through Lawby James Harrison

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 89.99

    The protection of the marine environment is an important challenge for the international community. Harrison critically assesses the role of international law, highlighting key developments in treaties and legal rules, but also pointing to the need for greater coordination and stronger enforcement mechanisms. more...

  • Novel Water Treatment and Separation Methodsby Bharat A. Bhanvase; Rajendra P. Ugwekar; Raju B. Mankar

    Apple Academic Press 2017; US$ 159.95

    Due to increasing demand for potable and irrigation water, new scientific research is being conducted to deal with wastewater from a variety of sources. Novel Water Treatment and Separation Methods: Simulation of Chemical Processes presents a selection of research related to applications of chemical processes for wastewater treatment, separation... more...

  • Environment, Health and Safety Governance and Leadershipby Waddah S. Ghanem Al Hashmi

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 105.00

    Environment, health and safety (EHS) management has become increasingly important in the past 10 years, especially within high risk and high reliability organizations. EHS is driven from the top of an organization, and whilst there has been much research on the subject of EHS leadership, there is very little on EHS governance and the director’s role... more...

  • Assessing Water Rights in Chinaby Yahua Wang

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 103.92

    This book presents a model for describing the hierarchical concept of China’s water rights structure, one which takes into account pioneering theories on natural resources and environmental institutional economics. It highlights the basic theory of water rights, with a view to helping Chinese policymakers acquire a deeper understanding of water rights... more...

  • Advanced Biological Processes for Wastewater Treatmentby Márcia Dezotti; Geraldo Lippel; João Paulo Bassin

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 155.29

    This book presents recent developments in advanced biological treatment technologies that are attracting increasing attention or that have a high potential for large-scale application in the near future. It also explores the fundamental principles as well as the applicability of the engineered bioreactors in detail. It describes two of the emerging... more...

  • The Water-Food-Energy Nexusby I. M. Mujtaba; R. Srinivasan; N. O. Elbashir

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 104.95

    Exponential growth of the worldwide population requires increasing amounts of water, food, and energy. However, as the quantity of available fresh water and energy sources directly affecting cost of food production and transportation diminishes, technological solutions are necessary to secure sustainable supplies. In direct response to this reality,... more...

  • Leaders and Laggardsby Neil Gunningham; Darren Sinclair

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 34.95

    Consensus is growing internationally that traditional command-and-control approaches to environmental regulation have borne much of their low-hanging fruit. Yet it is far from clear what should complement or replace them. Regulatory agencies and policy-makers are struggling with a lack of information about regulatory reform, about what works and what... more...

  • Micro Irrigation Scheduling and Practicesby Megh R. Goyal; Balram Panigrahi; Sudhindra N. Panda

    Apple Academic Press 2017; US$ 159.95

    Many countries around the world are struggling with the challenges of water scarcity, including water for crops. Micro irrigation methods are an effective means to make the most efficient use of available water. This volume, Micro Irrigation Scheduling and Practices , continues the efforts of the book series Innovations and Challenges in Micro Irrigation... more...

  • Urban Water Distribution Networksby Symeon Christodoulou; Michalis Fragiadakis; Agathoklis Agathokleous; Savvas Xanthos

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 135.00

    Urban Water Distribution Networks: Assessing Systems Vulnerabilities and Risks provides a methodology for a system-wide assessment of water distribution networks (WDN) based on component analysis, network topology and, most importantly, the effects of a network's past performance on its seismic and/or non-seismic reliability. Water distribution... more...