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Management of Combined Sewer Overflows

1st Edition

Richard Field, Daniel Sullivan, Anthony N. Tafuri
November 24, 2003

There are approximately 10,000 combined sewer overflow (CSO) locations in the United States. During peak storm events they can release about 1.2 trillion gallons of waste and up to 95% of a municipality's raw sewage into surface waters. Although many cities have initiated programs, the CSO problem...

Semiconductor and Metal Nanocrystals: Synthesis and Electronic and Optical Properties

1st Edition

Victor I. Klimov
November 07, 2003

The vast technological potential of nanocrystalline materials, as well as current intense interest in the physics and chemistry of nanoscale phenomena, has led to explosive growth in research on semiconductor nanocrystals, also known as nanocrystal quantum dots, and metal nanoparticles....

Soil and Environmental Analysis: Modern Instrumental Techniques

3rd Edition

Keith A. Smith, Malcolm S. Cresser
October 15, 2003

Evaluating traditional and recent analytical methods according to speed, sensitivity, and cost-efficiency, this reference supports specialists in the selection of effective analytical techniques and equipment for the study of soils, soil contaminants, and environmental samples. Updated and revised,...

Industrial Combustion Pollution and Control

1st Edition

Charles E. Baukal, Jr.
October 15, 2003

This reference overflows with an abundance of experimental techniques, simulation strategies, and practical applications useful in the control of pollutants generated by combustion processes in the metals, minerals, chemical, petrochemical, waste, incineration, paper, glass, and foods industries....

Chemical and Isotopic Groundwater Hydrology

3rd Edition

Emanuel Mazor
October 01, 2003

This updated and expanded edition provides a thorough understanding of the measurable properties of groundwater systems and the knowledge to apply hydrochemical, geological, isotopic, and dating approaches to their work. This volume includes question and answer discussions for key concepts...

Soil Degradation in the United States: Extent, Severity, and Trends

1st Edition

Rattan Lal, Rattan Lal, Thomas Iivari, John M. Kimble
September 25, 2003

Soil Degradation in the United States: Extent, Severity, and Trends examines the magnitude and severity of soil degradation by different processes in the U.S., including water erosion, wind erosion, C depletion, soil compaction, salt build-up, and soil contamination. In addition, it addresses...

Practical Handbook of Soil, Vadose Zone, and Ground-Water Contamination: Assessment, Prevention, and Remediation, Second Edition

2nd Edition

J. Russell Boulding, Jon S. Ginn
September 17, 2003

A synthesis of years of interdisciplinary research and practice, the second edition of this bestseller continues to serve as a primary resource for information on the assessment, remediation, and control of contamination on and below the ground surface.Practical Handbook of Soil, Vadose Zone, and...

Manual on the Causes and Control of Activated Sludge Bulking, Foaming, and Other Solids Separation Problems

3rd Edition

David Jenkins, Michael G. Richard, Glen T. Daigger
August 27, 2003

The most common activated sludge operating problems causing poor plant performance are related to solids separation. Especially common are bulking and foaming. Without a proper scientific foundation to support the efforts of wastewater treatment plant management, many attempts to thwart bulking and...

Disinfection Byproducts in Drinking Water: Formation, Analysis, and Control

1st Edition

Yuefeng Xie
August 27, 2003

The EPA has established regulations which classify four types of disinfection byproducts - TTHMs, haloacetic acids, bromate, and chlorite - and requires public water systems limit these byproducts to specific levels. Most of the information required to comply with these standards is either...

Boreal Shield Watersheds: Lake Trout Ecosystems in a Changing Environment

1st Edition

John Gunn, Robert John Steedman, Richard Ryder
August 27, 2003

Boreal Shield Watersheds: Lake Trout Ecosystems in a Changing Environment brings together the work of a renowned international group of scientists who specialize in aquatic science and environmental management. They explore the functioning of Boreal Shield ecosystems, focusing on the lake trout,...

Industrial Hygiene Evaluation Methods

2nd Edition

Michael S. Bisesi
August 27, 2003

Professionals and students in the field of industrial hygiene need a concise guide that thoroughly covers the practical methods of evaluating health threats in the workplace.Bisesi and Kohn's Industrial Hygiene Evaluation Methods, Second Edition introduces basic methods for evaluating work and some...

Understanding Wetlands: Fen, Bog and Marsh

1st Edition

S. M. Haslam
August 15, 2003

Wetlands are an important, and sadly diminishing, habitat in many parts of the world. They contribute significantly to the planet's biodiversity, housing thousands of species of plants and animals. Increasingly, human management is required to sustain, and even create these fragile ecosystems,...