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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...

Fundamentals of Satellite Remote Sensing: An Environmental Approach, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Emilio Chuvieco
February 05, 2020

Fundamentals of Satellite Remote Sensing: An Environmental Approach, Third Edition, is a definitive guide to remote sensing systems that focuses on satellite-based remote sensing tools and methods for space-based Earth observation (EO). It presents the advantages of using remote sensing data for...

Handbook of Conservation Agriculture [Two-Volume set]

1st Edition

Rohitashw Kumar, Vijay P. Singh, Deepak Jhajharia, Rasoul Mirabbasi
December 20, 2019

Conservation agriculture is a sustainable production model that not only optimizes crop yields, but also reaps economic and environmental benefits as well. The adoption of successful conservation agriculture methods has resulted in energy savings, higher organic matter content and biotic activity...

Applied Agricultural Practices for Mitigating Climate Change [Volume 2]

1st Edition

Rohitashw Kumar, Vijay P Singh, Deepak Jhajharia, Rasoul Mirabbasi
December 12, 2019

Conservation agriculture is a sustainable production model that not only optimizes crop yields, but also reaps economic and environmental benefits as well. The adoption of successful conservation agriculture methods has resulted in energy savings, higher organic matter content and biotic activity...

Agricultural Impacts of Climate Change [Volume 1]

1st Edition

Rohitashw Kumar, Vijay P Singh, Deepak Jhajharia, Rasoul Mirabbasi
December 12, 2019

Conservation agriculture is a sustainable production model that not only optimizes crop yields, but also reaps economic and environmental benefits as well. The adoption of successful conservation agriculture methods has resulted in energy savings, higher organic matter content and biotic activity...

Emerging Contaminants: Anticipating Developments

1st Edition

Kathleen Sellers, Denice K. Nelson, Nadine Weinberg
December 02, 2019

Emerging Contaminants: Anticipating Developments examines the factors that have led "new" environmental contaminants to emerge in the past and combines the lessons learned to anticipate potential new developments. The analyses described in this book originate in multiple disciplines: the science of...

Environmental Compliance and Sustainability: Global Challenges and Perspectives

1st Edition

Daniel T. Rogers
November 19, 2019

This book provides a critical understanding of the challenges that exist in protecting the local and global environment through compliance efforts using existing environmental regulations. The best compliance measures with the most useful regulations from over 50 countries are surveyed and are...

Aquatic Chemistry Concepts, Second Edition

2nd Edition

James F. Pankow
November 18, 2019

Aquatic Chemistry Concepts, Second Edition, is a fully revised and updated textbook that fills the need for a comprehensive treatment of aquatic chemistry and covers the many complicated equations and principles of aquatic chemistry. It presents the established science of equilibrium water...

Fossil Free Fuels: Trends in Renewable Energy

1st Edition

Maniruzzaman Bin A. Aziz, KHAIRUL ANUAR KASSIM, WAN AZELEE WAN ABU BAKAR, AMINATON MARTO, Syed Anuar Faua ad Syed Muhammad
November 12, 2019

Many approaches have been undertaken to mitigate global climate change, including the movement away from fossil fuels. Fossil Free Fuels: Trends in Renewable Energy examines several key topics, such as the utilization of biofuels as a sustainable renewable resource, recycling and untapped...

Risk Analysis Based on Data and Crisis Response Beyond Knowledge: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Risk Analysis and Crisis Response (RACR 2019), October 15-19, 2019, Athens, Greece

1st Edition

Chongfu Huang, Zoe S. Nivolianitou
October 30, 2019

This book collects the papers presented at the 7th International Conference on Risk Analysis and Crisis Response (RACR-2019) held in Athens, Greece, on October 15-19, 2019. The overall theme of the seventh international conference on risk analysis and crisis response is Risk Analysis Based on Data...

The Triumph of the Sun in 2000–2020: How Solar Energy Conquered the World

1st Edition

Wolfgang Palz
October 10, 2019

Dramatic forest fires in California, flooding in Mozambique, unusual heat waves in Europe, hurricanes of strength never seen before—the world’s climate is getting out of control. The list of human casualties and damage in billions of euros and dollars is getting longer day by day. Weather experts...

Selenium Research for Environment and Human Health: Perspectives, Technologies and Advancements: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Selenium in the Environment and Human Health (ICSEHH 2019), October 27-30, 2019, Yangling, Xi'an, China

1st Edition

Gary Bañuelos, Zhi-Qing Lin, Dongli Liang, Xue-bin Yin
October 01, 2019

The biological importance of selenium has been firmly established by scientists for its intricate roles in various biochemical and physiological mechanisms related to animal and human health. To evaluate different facets of selenium in today’s complex environment and to provide a worldwide platform...

Recent Advances in Decolorization and Degradation of Dyes in Textile Effluent by Biological Approaches

1st Edition

Ram Lakhan Singh, Pradeep Kumar Singh, Rajat Pratap Singh
September 30, 2019

Recent Advances in Decolorization and Degradation of Dyes in Textile Effluent by Biological Approaches outlines various eco-friendly, cost effective methods for removal of toxic textile dyes. Large amounts of dye are unbound and released into the environment due to inefficient dyeing processes. The...

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