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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...

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...

Spatial Thinking in Environmental Contexts: Maps, Archives, and Timelines

1st Edition

Sandra Lach Arlinghaus, Joseph J. Kerski, Ann Evans Larimore, Matthew Naud
August 15, 2019

Spatial Thinking in Environmental Contexts: Maps, Archives, and Timelines cultivates the spatial thinking "habit of mind" as a critical geographical view of how the world works, including how environmental systems function, and how we can approach and solve environmental problems using maps,...

Exergetic Aspects of Renewable Energy Systems: Insights to Transportation and Energy Sector for Intelligent Communities

1st Edition

Evanthia A. Nanaki, George Xydis
August 13, 2019

Energy is essential to all human activities as well as critical to social and economic development. Sustainable energy planning encompassing the concept of smart cities has a high potential to significantly contribute to climate change mitigation. For improved energy efficiency, it is essential to...

Chemical Reaction Engineering and Reactor Technology, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Tapio O. Salmi, Jyri-Pekka Mikkola, Johan P. Wärnå
July 25, 2019

The role of the chemical reactor is crucial for the industrial conversion of raw materials into products and numerous factors must be considered when selecting an appropriate and efficient chemical reactor. Chemical Reaction Engineering and Reactor Technology defines the qualitative aspects that...

Rural Socio-Economic Transformation: Agrarian, Ecology, Communication and Community, Development Perspectives: Proceedings of the International Confernece on Rural Socio-Economic Transformation: Agrarian, Ecology, Communication and Community Development Perspectives (RUSET 2018), November 14-15, 2018, Bogor, West Java, Indonesia

1st Edition

Rilus A. Kinseng, Arya Hadi Dharmawan, Djuara Lubis, Annisa Utami Seminar
July 23, 2019

Most of Indonesian population live in rural areas, and the majority of poor people also live in rural areas, namely 13.47% in rural and 7.26 in urban. In the past decades, rural communities as well as the ecology have changed fundamentally. Many factors contribute to this transformation:...

Agroforestry and Climate Change: Issues and Challenges

1st Edition

Manoj Kumar Jhariya, Dhiraj Kumar Yadav, Arnab Banerjee
June 28, 2019

This volume provides an abundance of valuable information on emerging eco-friendly technology and its potential role in combating climate change via agroforesty. The volume begins by describing the recent understanding of the scenario of climate change and its issues and challenges and provides an...

Integrated Water Resources Management in the 21st Century: Revisiting the paradigm

1st Edition

Pedro Martinez-Santos, Maite M. Aldaya, M. Ramón Llamas
June 12, 2019

Integrated water resources management advocates a coordinated approach for managing water resources in a way that balances social and economic needs with concern for the environment. While potentially useful, integrated water management is also controversial. Supporters believe that the...

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...

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: Separation Techniques in Nuclear Waste Management (1995)

1st Edition

Thomas E Carleson, Chien M. Wai, Nathan A. Chipman
January 29, 2019

Separation Techniques in Nuclear Waste Management is an up-to-date, comprehensive survey of processes for separation of nuclear wastes. Comprised of articles by scientists and engineers at universities and national laboratories in the U.S. and overseas, the book provides excellent reference...

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