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Engineering Response to Climate Change, Second Edition

Engineering Response to Climate Change, Second Edition

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Robert G. Watts

March 22, 2013

A clear, concise discussion of today’s hottest topics in climate change, including adapting to climate change and geo-engineering to mitigate the effects of change, Engineering Response to Climate Change, Second Edition takes on the tough questions of what to do and offers real solutions to the pr...

Natural Wastewater Treatment Systems, Second Edition

Natural Wastewater Treatment Systems, Second Edition

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Ronald W. Crites, E. Joe Middlebrooks, Robert K. Bastian

March 14, 2014

Calling for ecologically and economically sound wastewater treatment systems, the authors of Natural Wastewater Treatment Systems explore the use of wetlands, sprinkler or deep irrigation, groundwater recharge, and other natural systems as sustainable methods for the treatment and management of wast...

Sustainable Practices in Geoenvironmental Engineering, Second Edition

Sustainable Practices in Geoenvironmental Engineering, Second Edition

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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 geoen...

In-Situ Remediation of Arsenic-Contaminated Sites

In-Situ Remediation of Arsenic-Contaminated Sites

Jochen Bundschuh, Hartmut M. Holländer, Lena Qiying Ma

November 12, 2014

Providing an introduction, the scientific background, case studies and future perspectives of in-situ arsenic remediation technologies for soils, soil water and groundwater at geogenic and anthropogenic contaminated sites. The case studies present in-situ technologies about natural arsenic,...

Environmental Methods for Transport Noise Reduction

Environmental Methods for Transport Noise Reduction

Mats Nilsson, Jörgen Bengtsson, Ronny Klaeboe

November 07, 2014

Presents Evidence-Based Guidance on Noise Abatement Methods Solutions for reducing the noise impact of road and rail traffic can be found in the use of natural elements in combination with artificial elements in urban and rural environments. Ground and road surface treatments; trees, forests, and...

Water Tower of the Yellow River in a Changing Climate: Toward an Integrated Assessment: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

Water Tower of the Yellow River in a Changing Climate: Toward an Integrated Assessment: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

Yurong Hu

November 01, 2014

Mountains are water towers of our world, but their role in global water resources may be altered due to changing climate. This book provides an integrated assessment of the spatial and temporal variability of both recent and future climate change impacts in the Yellow River source region (YRSR)...

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...

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