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Environmental Life Cycle Assessment

1st Edition

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Olivier Jolliet, Myriam Saade-Sbeih, Shanna Shaked, Alexandre Jolliet, Pierre Crettaz
December 9, 2015

Environmental Life Cycle Assessment is a pivotal guide to identifying environmental problems and reducing related impacts for companies and organizations in need of life cycle assessment (LCA). LCA, a unique sustainability tool, provides a framework that addresses a growing demand for practical tech...

Air Pollution Control Technology Handbook

2nd Edition

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Karl B. Schnelle, Jr., Russell F. Dunn, Mary Ellen Ternes
October 2, 2015

A detailed reference for the practicing engineer, Air Pollution Control Technology Handbook, Second Edition focuses on air pollution control systems and outlines the basic process engineering and cost estimation required for its design. Written by seasoned experts in the field, this book offers a fu...

Handbook of Environmental Engineering

1st Edition

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Frank R. Spellman
September 8, 2015

In his latest book, the Handbook of Environmental Engineering, esteemed author Frank Spellman provides a practical view of pollution and its impact on the natural environment. Driven by the hope of a sustainable future, he stresses the importance of environmental law and resource sustainability, and...

Management of Contaminated Site Problems, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Kofi Asante-Duah
May 01, 2019

This book will outline the strategies used in the investigation, characterization, management, and restoration and remediation for various contaminated sites. It will draw on real-world examples from across the globe to illustrate remediation techniques and discuss their applicability. It will...

Natural and Enhanced Attenuation of Contaminants in Soils, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Raymond N. Yong, Catherine N. Mulligan
April 23, 2019

Natural attenuation has become an effective and low-cost alternative to more expensive engineered remediation. This new edition updates the principles and fundamentals of natural attenuation of contaminants with a broader view of the field. It includes new methods for evaluating natural attenuation...

Agroforestry and Climate Change: Issues and Challenges

1st Edition

Manoj Kumar Jhariya, Dhiraj Kumar Yadav, Arnab Banerjee
April 15, 2019

This book, Agroforestry and Climate Change: Issues and Challenges, addresses the diverse issues of climate change and how agroforestry systems can be effectively utilized to minimize these impacts and enhance sustainability. The volume begins by describing the recent understandings of the scenario...

Image Analysis, Classification and Change Detection in Remote Sensing: With Algorithms for Python, Fourth Edition

4th Edition

Morton John Canty
March 20, 2019

Image Analysis, Classification and Change Detection in Remote Sensing: With Algorithms for Python, Fourth Edition, is focused on the development and implementation of statistically motivated, data-driven techniques for digital image analysis of remotely sensed imagery and it features a tight...

Bioremediation of Agricultural Soils

1st Edition

Juan C. Sanchez-Hernandez
March 13, 2019

The quality of agricultural soils are always under threat from chemical contaminants, which ultimately affect the productivity and safety of crops. Besides agrochemicals, a new generation of substances invades the soil through irrigation with reclaimed wastewater and pollutants of organic origin...

Fungal Bioremediation: Fundamentals and Applications

1st Edition

Araceli Tomasini Campocosio, Hector Hugo Leon Santiesteban
March 01, 2019

This book highlights the role fungi play in bioremediation, as well as the mechanisms and enzymes involved in this process. It covers the application of bioremediation with fungi in polluted sites and gives a wide overview of the main applications of remediation, such as degradation of xenobiotics,...

Biological Processing of Solid Waste

1st Edition

Sunil Kumar, Zengqiang Zhang, Mukesh Kumar Awasthi, Ronghua Li
February 21, 2019

Offering a comprehensive approach, this title covers fundamentals, technologies, and management of biological processing of solid waste. It discusses kinetic modeling and synergistic impact evolution during bioprocessing of solid waste, environmental impacts such as greenhouse gas emission from...

Revival: Pipeline Engineering (2004)

1st Edition

Henry Liu
February 20, 2019

Pipeline engineering has struggled to develop as a single field of study due to the wide range of industries and government organizations using different types of pipelines for all types of solids, liquids, and gases. This fragmentation has impeded professional development, job mobility, technology...

Responsible Manufacturing: Issues Pertaining to Sustainability

1st Edition

Ammar Y. Alqahtani, Elif Kongar, Kishore K. Pochampally, Surendra M. Gupta
February 18, 2019

Responsible Manufacturing has become an obligation to the environment and to society itself, enforced primarily by customer perspective and governmental regulations on environmental issues. This is mainly driven by the escalating deterioration of the environment, such as diminishing raw material...

Microbial Biodegradation of Xenobiotic Compounds

1st Edition

Young-Cheol Chang
January 30, 2019

Microbial Biodegradation of Xenobiotic Compounds examines and collects the recent information on the bioremediation technologies around the world. This book focuses on methods to decrease pollutants created by anthropogenic activities, industrial activities, and agricultural activities. This book...

Revival: Advances In Air Sampling (1988): American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists

1st Edition

American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists
January 29, 2019

A copublication of the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists and Lewis Publishers, this series continues the former Annuals of the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists. This series is designed to present state-of-the-art information on research and practical...

Revival: Composting and Recycling Municipal Solid Waste (1993)

1st Edition

Luis F. Diaz, Clarence G. Golueke, George M. Savage, Linda L. Eggerth
January 29, 2019

Composting and Recycling Municipal Solid Waste is a comprehensive guide that identifies, describes, explains, and evaluates the options available when composting and recycling municipal solid waste (MSW). The book begins with an introductory chapter on the nature of MSW and the importance of solid...

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