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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,...

Riparian Areas of the Southwestern United States: Hydrology, Ecology, and Management

1st Edition

Peter F. Ffolliott, Leonard F. DeBano
July 28, 2003

The demand for water resulting from massive population and economic growth in the southwestern U.S. overwhelmed traditional uses of riparian areas. As a consequence, many of these uniquely-structured ecosystems have been altered or destroyed. Within recent years people have become increasingly...

Site Assessment and Remediation Handbook

2nd Edition

Martin N. Sara
June 27, 2003

Completely revised and updated, the Second Edition of Site Assessment and Remediation Handbook provides coverage of new procedures and technologies for an expanded range of site investigations. With over 700 figures, tables, and flow charts, the handbook is a comprehensive resource for engineers,...

Water Resources Systems Analysis

1st Edition

Mohammad Karamouz, Ferenc Szidarovszky, Banafsheh Zahraie
June 27, 2003

Focusing on conflict resolution, Water Resources Systems Analysis discusses systematic approaches to the mathematical modeling of various water resources issues, which helps decision-makers allocate water effectively and efficiently. Readers will gain an understanding of simulation, optimization,...

Geochemical and Hydrological Reactivity of Heavy Metals in Soils

1st Edition

H. Magdi Selim, William L. Kingery
March 26, 2003

The hydrological and geochemical interactions between clay minerals and organic matter in soils directly influence the reaction, behavior, and mobility of heavy metals in soils. Geochemical and Hydrological Reactivity of Heavy Metals in Soils is one of few books that comprehensively illustrates...

VOC Emissions from Wastewater Treatment Plants: Characterization, Control and Compliance

1st Edition

Prakasam Tata, Jay Witherspoon, Cecil Lue-Hing
March 26, 2003

VOC Emissions from Wastewater Treatment Plants: Characterization, Control, and Compliance provides comprehensive information on the subject of Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) emissions from publicly owned treatment works (POTWs). It describes models of emission factors so that readers will know...