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Special types of environment Including soil pollution, air pollution, noise pollution

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  • Statistical Methods for Environmental Epidemiology with Rby Roger D. Peng; Francesca Dominici

    Springer New York 2008; US$ 73.40

    This book provides an overview of the methods used for investigating the health effects of air pollution and gives examples and case studies in R which demonstrate the application of those methods to real data. more...

  • Atmospheric Ammoniaby Mark Sutton; Stefan Reis; Samantha Baker

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 195.76

    Anthropogenic emissions of ammonia cause a host of environmental impacts. Under the auspices of the UNECE Convention on Long Range Transboundary Air Pollution, experts reviewed the state of scientific knowledge. This book reports their analysis. more...

  • Railway Noise and Vibrationby David Thompson

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 230.00

    Railways are an environmentally friendly means of transport well suited to modern society. However, noise and vibration are key obstacles to further development of the railway networks for high-speed intercity traffic, for freight and for suburban metros and light-rail. All too often noise problems are dealt with inefficiently due to lack of understanding... more...

  • Modelling Long-term Scenarios for Low Carbon Societiesby Neil Strachan; Tim Foxon; Junichi Fujino

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    With the ever-increasing impacts of climate change, it is now clear that global society will have to restructure its energy systems in order to decrease carbon emissions. The scenarios under which this transition to low-carbon societies (LCS) could occur would have complex economic, technological, behavioural and policy implications.This volume, a... more...

  • Meteorological and Air Quality Models for Urban Areasby Alexander Baklanov; Sue Grimmond; Alexander Mahura; Maria Athanassiadou

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 122.34

    This book gives an overview of the current situation in urbanization of meteorological and air quality models around the world. It discusses and makes recommendations on the best practice and strategy for urbanization of different types of models. more...

  • The Multiplex in Indiaby Adrian Athique; Douglas Hill

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    During the decade of its existence in India, the multiplex cinema has been very much a sign of the times – both a symptom and a symbol of new social values. Indicative of a consistent push to create a ‘globalised’ consuming middle class and a new urban environment, multiplex theatres have thus become key sites in the long-running struggle over cultural... more...

  • Introduction to Air in Californiaby David Carle

    University of California Press 2006; US$ 24.95

    What is air? Why is the sky blue? Why do people react favorably to mountain or sea air? How does desert air differ from the air of California’s Central Valley? How is air pollution affecting plants and animals? This book is a unique guide to the air we breathe in California. More than a natural history guide, it approaches this fascinating topic by... more...

  • Enzymology of Disturbed Soilsby S. Kiss; D. Pasca; M. Dragan-Bularda

    Elsevier Science 1998; US$ 270.00

    The disturbance of soils, like other phenomena of environmental pollution, encountered in so many areas all over the world, has become a subject of extensive concern and has led to a vast amount of literature in the field of enzymology, too. The book is the first comprehensive and updated review of the enzymological literature on three great categories... more...

  • Transport Energy and CO2by OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2009; US$ 135.00

    Car ownership is set to triple by 2050, trucking activity will double and air travel could increase fourfold. This book examines how to enable mobility without accelerating climate change.  It finds that if we change the way we travel, adopt technologies to improve vehicle efficiency and shift to low-CO 2 fuels, we can move onto a different pathway... more...

  • Indoor Environmentby Lidia Morawska; Tunga Salthammer

    Wiley 2006; US$ 310.00 US$ 279.00

    Covering the fundamentals of air-borne particles and settled dust in the indoor environment, this handy reference investigates: * relevant definitions and terminology, * characteristics, * sources, * sampling techniques and instrumentation, * exposure assessment, * monitoring methods. The result is a useful and comprehensive overview for... more...