Environmental Chemistry

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Sonochemistry: An Emerging Green Technology

Suresh C. Ameta, Rakshit Ameta, Garima Ameta
June 20, 2018

Traditionally heat and light are thought as energy sources to drive a particular chemical reaction, but now ultrasound is a promising energy source for this purpose. The collapse of a bubble generates a wide range of high temperatures and pressures, and therefore, use of ultrasound has a...

Air Pollution and Freshwater Ecosystems: Sampling, Analysis, and Quality Assurance

Timothy J Sullivan, Alan T. Herlihy, James R. Webb
June 08, 2018

A practical book for professionals who rely on water quality data for decision making, this book is based on three decades experience of three highly published water and watershed resource professionals. It focuses on the analysis of air pollution sensitive waters and the consequent effects...

Green Chemistry for Sustainable Biofuel Production

Veera Gnaneswar Gude
May 24, 2018

Renewable fuel research and process development requires interdisciplinary approaches involving chemists and physicists from both scientific and engineering backgrounds. Here is an important volume that emphasizes green chemistry and green engineering principles for sustainable process development...

Ecotoxicology: Perspectives on Key Issues

Rachel Ann Hauser-Davis, Thiago Estevam Parente
May 18, 2018

This book presents an integrated discussion on ecotoxicology, containing both general concepts and specific ecotoxicological issues of major biological groups, extending beyond conventional systems. It explores worldwide, regional, and biocompartmentalized topics, bringing forth new points of view...

Innovative Materials and Methods for Water Treatment: Solutions for Arsenic and Chromium Removal

Marek Bryjak, Nalan Kabay, Bernabe L. Rivas, Jochen Bundschuh
May 16, 2018

Due to increasing demand for potable and irrigation water, water suppliers have to use alternative resources. They either have to regenerate wastewater or deal with contaminated surface water. This book brings together the experiences of various experts in preparing of innovative materials that are...

Principles of Environmental Thermodynamics and Kinetics, Fourth Edition

Kalliat T. Valsaraj, Elizabeth M. Melvin
March 05, 2018

This book is about applications of chemical thermodynamics and kinetics to various environmental problems related to air, water, soil, and biota. The new edition contains substantial updates and a new table of contents. The applications are new and extended to include current events in...

Principles of Stormwater Management

Roger D. Griffin
February 26, 2018

This book presents of all aspects of storm water management: the hydrologic cycle, sources of contaminants, standards applicable to discharges, regulatory issues, atmospheric deposition, best management practices, and health/environmental impacts. It includes technical details of the modern...

Water Distribution System Monitoring: A Practical Approach for Evaluating Drinking Water Quality

Abigail F. Cantor
January 08, 2018

Updated throughout for this new edition, Water Distribution System Monitoring describes the latest water quality monitoring approaches, techniques, and equipment that will assist water utilities for compliance with the "Lead and Copper Rule" as well as address numerous other water quality...

Subsurface Transport and Fate Processes

Robert C. Knox
December 08, 2017

This book represents the first comprehensive reference volume available on subsurface transport and fate processes. The volume is organized into four sections covering the basics of contaminant properties and how they affect transport and fate, the fundamental processes affecting subsurface...

Instrumentation for Trace Organic Monitoring

Raymond E. Clement
December 08, 2017

Instrumentation for Trace Organic Monitoring provides comprehensive coverage of instrumental analysis techniques for trace organic analytes in environmental analysis. Sampling/sample preparation is discussed, in addition to mass spectrometry techniques, including GC-MS, HRMS, LCMS, APIMS, and MS-MS...

Techniques for Measurement and Removal of Dioxins and Furans

Vaishali Shahare
December 06, 2017

This book is a well organised treatise on identification and measurement of dioxins and furan in the environment. It focuses on their source, fate, behaviour, analytical techniques for measurement, and removal/control methods. Although there are numerous publications that address this subject,...

Pollutant Studies In Marine Animals

C. S. Giam
November 29, 2017

This volume attempts to summarize the joint efforts of a group of workers who developed systems for analysing marine pollution for use with marine animals and then use these systems to monitor certain select marine populations. Approach taken is to seek pollutant-induced changes in metabolite (e.g....