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  • Groundwater Vulnerabilityby Boris Faybishenko; Thomas J. Nicholson; Vyacheslav Shestopalov; Alexander Bohuslavsky; Volodymir Bublias

    Wiley 2014; US$ 61.95 US$ 55.76

    The Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) disaster that occurred in Ukraine on April 26, 1986, was one of the most devastating in human history.  Using this as a case study, the AGU monograph Groundwater Vulnerability: Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster is devoted to the problem of groundwater vulnerability, where the results of long-term field and modeling... more...

  • Wastewater Treatment Concepts and Practicesby Francis Hopcroft

    Momentum Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    The fundamental objective of wastewater treatment is to reduce the concentration of contaminants in the wastewater to such a degree that safe discharge to a receiving water, either surface water or groundwater, can be accomplished. Achieving that goal requires the application of several fundamental principles of engineering. Among those are chemistry,... more...

  • Ocean in the Earth Systemby André Monaco; Patrick Prouzet

    Wiley 2014; US$ 150.00 US$ 135.00

    Complexity is an intrinsic property of natural systems. In the oceanic system, it is linked to many interactions with the atmosphere, geosphere and biosphere with which it exchanges energy and matter. Complexity of the ocean system has, at different spatial and temporal scales, hydrodynamic mechanisms of these exchanges and dynamics of elements... more...

  • Water Engineeringby Nazih K. Shammas; Lawrence K. Wang

    Wiley 2015; US$ 149.95 US$ 134.96

    Details the design and process of water supply systems, tracing the progression from source to sink Organized and logical flow, tracing the connections in the water-supply system from the water’s source to its eventual use Emphasized coverage of water supply infrastructure and the design of water treatment processes Inclusion of... more...

  • Principles of Water Quality Controlby T. H. Y. Tebbutt

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    This popular and widely used text has been thoroughly revised and expanded to include new chapters which reflect the growth in awareness of the problems of environmental pollution, the importance of environmental protection, and the vital role of water in the developing countries. Also covers the basic characteristics of waters and wastewaters, relevant... more...

  • The Sanitary Cityby Martin V. Melosi

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2008; US$ 29.95

    Immersed in their on-demand, highly consumptive, and disposable lifestyles, most urban Americans take for granted the technologies that provide them with potable water, remove their trash, and process their wastewater. These vital services, however, are the byproduct of many decades of development by engineers, sanitarians, and civic planners. ... more...

  • Precious Commodityby Martin V. Melosi

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2011; US$ 29.95

    As an essential resource, water has been the object of warfare, political wrangling, and individual and corporate abuse. It has also become an object of commodification, with multinational corporations vying for water supply contracts in many countries. In Precious Commodity, Martin V. Melosi examines water resources in the United States and addresses... more...

  • Mythical Riverby Melissa L. Sevigny

    University of Iowa Press 2016; US$ 27.50

    In a lyrical mix of natural science, history, and memoir, Melissa L. Sevigny ponders what it means to make a home in the American Southwest at a time when its most essential resource, water, is overexploited and undervalued. Mythical River takes the reader on a historical sojourn into the story of the Buenaventura, an imaginary river that led eighteenth-... more...

  • Green Processesby Paul T. Anastas; Robert Boethling; Adelina Voutchkova-Kostal

    Wiley 2014; US$ 263.00 US$ 236.70

    The shift towards being as environmentally-friendly as possible has resulted in the need for this important reference on the topic of designing safer chemicals. Edited by the leading international experts in the field, Robert Boethling and Adelina Votchkova, this volume covers such topics as toxicity, reducing hazards and biochemical pesticides. ... more...

  • Green Solventsby Paul T. Anastas; Peter Wasserscheid; Annegret Stark

    Wiley 2014; US$ 263.00 US$ 236.70

    The shift towards being as environmentally-friendly as possible has resulted in the need for this important volume on the role of ionic liquids in green chemistry. Edited by Peter Wasserscheid, one of the pioneers of ionic liquid research, and Annegret Stark, this is an essential resource for anyone wishing to gain an understanding of the world of... more...