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Automatic Detection Algorithms of Oil Spill in Radar Images

1st Edition

Maged Marghany
October 04, 2019

Synthetic Aperture Radar Automatic Detection Algorithms (SARADA) for Oil Spills conveys the pivotal tool required to fully comprehend the advanced algorithms in radar monitoring and detection of oil spills, particularly quantum computing and algorithms as a keystone to comprehending theories and...

Treatment of Industrial Effluents: Case Studies

1st Edition

Mihir Kumar Purkait, Piyal Mondal, Chang-Tang Chang
September 27, 2019

To address the issue of discharge of untreated industrial effluent in the water body causing pollution, adoption of cleaner production technologies and waste minimization initiatives are being encouraged. The book explains each related technology elaborately and critically analyses the same from...

Hazardous Waste Management: Volume 1 The Law of Toxics and Toxic Substances

1st Edition

George S. Dominguez, Kenneth G. Bartlett
June 11, 2019

First published in 1986: The Purpose of this book is to provide working managers with a comprehensive introduction to practical operational aspects of hazardous waste management and with an extremely important foundation in relevant laws, rules and regulations....

Management of Contaminated Site Problems, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Kofi Asante-Duah
May 01, 2019

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

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...

Revival: Handbook of Incineration of Hazardous Wastes (1991)

1st Edition

William S. Rickman
January 25, 2019

Hazardous waste incineration technologies have been developed to meet the needs of a rapidly growing market that has been created by the proliferation of hazardous waste in modern society. These hazardous wastes are continuously produced as by-products of many industries. Vast stockpiles of...

Engineering Tools for Environmental Risk Management: 4. Risk Reduction Technologies and Case Studies

1st Edition

Katalin Gruiz, Tamás Meggyes, Éva Fenyvesi
January 17, 2019

The four volumes of the book series "Engineering Tools for Environmental Risk Management" deal with environmental management, assessment & monitoring tools, environmental toxicology and risk reduction technologies. This last volume focuses on engineering solutions usually needed for industrial...

Advanced Biological, Physical, and Chemical Treatment of Waste Activated Sludge

1st Edition

Antoine Prandota Trzcinski
November 20, 2018

Recently, research efforts aiming to improve energy efficiency of wastewater treatment processes for large centralized wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) have been increasing. Global warming impacts, energy sustainability, and biosolids generation are among several key drivers towards the...

Construction, Demolition and Disaster Waste Management: An Integrated and Sustainable Approach

1st Edition

Erik K. Lauritzen
August 21, 2018

Construction and Demolition Waste (CDW), from the construction, maintenance, renovation and demolition of buildings and structures, represents a large proportion of the waste in industrialized societies. Compared to other forms, such as household waste, more than 90% of CDW can be used as a...

Geologic Disposal of High-Level Radioactive Waste

1st Edition

Roland Pusch, Raymond N Yong, Masashi Nakano
August 14, 2018

Geologic Disposal of High-Level Radioactive Waste examines the fundamental knowledge and conditions to be considered and applied by planners and other professionals when establishing national repository concepts, and constructing repositories for the long-term isolation of highly radioactive waste...

Phytoremediation of Emerging Contaminants in Wetlands

1st Edition

Prabhat Kumar Rai
March 26, 2018

Phytoremediation with wetland plants is an eco-friendly, aesthetically pleasing, cost-effective, solar-driven, passive technique that is useful for cleaning up environmental pollutants with low to moderate levels of contamination....

Proceedings of the 45th Industrial Waste Conference May 1990, Purdue University

1st Edition

John W. Bell
December 08, 2017

New and timely research, methods, and processes are described in 92 technical papers. This new volume in the Purdue series presents a compendium of valuable information that can be directly applied to today's big problems of environmental control, treatment, regulation, and compliance....

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