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Ecological Causal Assessment

Ecological Causal Assessment

Susan B. Norton, Susan M. Cormier, Glenn W. Suter II

October 29, 2014

Edited by experts at the leading edge of the development of causal assessment methods for more than two decades, Ecological Causal Assessment gives insight and expert guidance on how to identify cause-effect relationships in environmental systems. The book discusses the importance of asking the...

Sustainable Practices in Geoenvironmental Engineering, Second Edition

Sustainable Practices in Geoenvironmental Engineering, Second Edition

Raymond N. Yong, Catherine N. Mulligan, Masaharu Fukue

September 25, 2014

In the seven years since the publication of the first edition of Sustainable Practices in Geoenvironmental Engineering, the combination of population growth and increased exploitation of renewable and non-renewable natural resources has added increased stresses on the quality and health of the...

Transport & Fate of Chemicals in Soils: Principles & Applications

Transport & Fate of Chemicals in Soils: Principles & Applications

H. Magdi Selim

September 17, 2014

During the last four decades, tremendous advances have been made towards the understanding of transport characteristics of contaminants in soils, solutes, and tracers in geological media. Transport & Fate of Chemicals in Soils: Principles & Applications offers a comprehensive treatment of...

Advanced Separations by Specialized Sorbents

Advanced Separations by Specialized Sorbents

Ecaterina Stela Dragan

September 17, 2014

Advanced Separations by Specialized Sorbents opens a new window into sorbent materials, presenting fundamental principles for their syntheses and adsorption properties. The book presents advanced techniques used to create specialized sorbents with a wide range of functions that can be used to...

Air Quality, Fifth Edition

Air Quality, Fifth Edition

Thad Godish, Wayne T. Davis, Joshua S. Fu

August 15, 2014

The fifth edition of a bestseller, Air Quality provides students with a comprehensive overview of air quality, the science that continues to provide a better understanding of atmospheric chemistry and its effects on public health and the environment, and the regulatory and technological management...

Resources, Environment and Engineering

Resources, Environment and Engineering

Liquan Xie

August 12, 2014

Resources, Environment and Engineering contains 66 technical papers from the 2014 Technical Congress on Resources, Environment and Engineering (CREE 2014, Hong Kong, 6-7 September 2014, including the 4th Technical Conference on Chemical Engineering, CCE 2014). The contributions review recent...

Engineering Tools for Environmental Risk Management: 1. Environmental Deterioration and Contamination - Problems and their Management

Engineering Tools for Environmental Risk Management: 1. Environmental Deterioration and Contamination - Problems and their Management

Katalin Gruiz, Tamas Meggyes, Eva Fenyvesi

August 08, 2014

This is the first volume of the five-volume book series “Engineering Tools for Environmental Risk Management”, dealing with the following topics:• types and management of environmental deterioration, particularly pollution;• environmental toxicology as a versatile tool in monitoring and risk...

Mechanics of Groundwater in Porous Media

Mechanics of Groundwater in Porous Media

Muhammad I. Haque

July 23, 2014

Provides a Balance between the Mathematical and Physical Aspects and the Engineering Applications Written for engineering and science students, Mechanics of Groundwater in Porous Media explains groundwater from both a mathematical and qualitative standpoint. The book builds up the theory of...

Recycling our Future: A Global Strategy

Recycling our Future: A Global Strategy

Ranjit S. Baxi

July 08, 2014

Every day every one of us contributes to the waste problem but, despite being a part of our lives, waste is poorly understood, even by those who should know better. We live in a throw-away society and yet what is discarded is a vital raw material and ingredient being traded as a valuable commodity...

Dictionary of 21st Century Energy Technologies, Financing and Sustainability

Dictionary of 21st Century Energy Technologies, Financing and Sustainability

Gene Beck CEM, CLP

June 16, 2014

This comprehensive desktop reference addresses the diverse terms and acronyms that form the backbone of 21st century energy technologies, applications of those technologies, and the sustainability sector of the U.S. economy. The convergence of these disciplines has resulted in an explosion of...

Practical Design Calculations for Groundwater and Soil Remediation, Second Edition

Practical Design Calculations for Groundwater and Soil Remediation, Second Edition

Jeff Kuo

June 02, 2014

  Includes Illustrative Applications of Practical Design Calculations Written in a straightforward style and user-friendly format, Practical Design Calculations for Groundwater and Soil Remediation, Second Edition highlights the essential concepts and important aspects of major design...

Algal Blooms and Membrane Based Desalination Technology: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

Algal Blooms and Membrane Based Desalination Technology: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

Loreen Ople Villacorte

May 29, 2014

Seawater desalination is rapidly growing in terms of installed capacity (~80 million m3/day in 2013), plant size and global application. An emerging threat to this technology is the seasonal proliferation of microscopic algae in seawater known as algal blooms. Such blooms have caused operational...