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Handbook of Environmental Engineering

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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...

Biochar: A Guide to Analytical Methods

Balwant Singh, Marta Camps Arbestain, Johannes Lehmann
March 03, 2017

Interest in biochar among soil and environment researchers has increased dramatically over the past decade. Biochar initially attracted attention for its potential to improve soil fertility and to uncouple the carbon cycle, by storing carbon from the atmosphere in a form that can remain stable for...

Living Shorelines: The Science and Management of Nature-Based Coastal Protection

Donna Marie Bilkovic, Molly M. Mitchell, Megan K. La Peyre, Jason D. Toft
March 02, 2017

Living Shorelines: The Science and Management of Nature-based Coastal Protection compiles, synthesizes and interprets the current state of the knowledge on the science and practice of nature-based shoreline protection. This book will serve as a valuable reference to guide scientists, students,...

Remediation Engineering: Design Concepts, Second Edition

Suthan S. Suthersan, John Horst, Matthew Schnobrich, Nicklaus Welty, Jeff McDonough
December 13, 2016

Remediation engineering has evolved and advanced from the stage of being a sub-discipline of environmental engineering into its own engineering discipline supporting the growth of a global industry. This fully-updated second edition will capture the fundamental advancements that have taken place...

Remediation of Heavy Metals in the Environment

Jiaping Paul Chen, Lawrence K. Wang, Mu-Hao S. Wang, Yung-Tse Hung, Nazih K. Shammas
November 21, 2016

This book provides in-depth coverage of environmental pollution sources, waste characteristics, control technologies, management strategies, facility innovations, process alternatives, costs, case histories, effluent standards, and future trends in waste treatment processes. It delineates...

The Handbook of Groundwater Engineering, Third Edition

John H. Cushman, Daniel M. Tartakovsky
November 07, 2016

This new edition adds several new chapters and is thoroughly updated to include data on new topics such as hydraulic fracturing, CO2 sequestration, sustainable groundwater management, and more. Providing a complete treatment of the theory and practice of groundwater engineering, this new handbook...

Environmental Biotechnology: Biodegradation, Bioremediation, and Bioconversion of Xenobiotics for Sustainable Development

Jeyabalan Sangeetha, Devarajan Thangadurai, Muniswamy David, Mohd Azmuddin Abdullah
October 14, 2016

With focus on the practical use of modern biotechnology for environmental sustainability, this book provides a thoughtful overview of molecular aspects of environmental studies to create a new awareness of fundamental biological processes and sustainable ecological concerns. It covers the latest...

GIS Technology Applications in Environmental and Earth Sciences

Bai Tian
September 20, 2016

This book starts with an overview of GIS technology, what GIS technology is, what it can do, what software products are available, etc. Then, throughout the book, the author explains with many case studies, programs, maps, graphics, and 3D models how GIS and other related technologies can be used...

Advanced Nanomaterials for Wastewater Remediation

Ravindra Kumar Gautam, Mahesh Chandra Chattopadhyaya
August 18, 2016

Contamination of aqueous environments by hazardous chemical compounds is the direct cause of the decline of safe clean water supply throughout the globe. The use of unconventional water sources such as treated wastewater will be a new norm. Emerging nanotechnological innovations have great...

Trace Elements in Waterlogged Soils and Sediments

Jörg Rinklebe, Anna Sophia Knox, Michael Paller
July 18, 2016

Many wetlands around the world act as sinks for pollutants, in particular for trace elements. In comparison to terrestrial environments, wetlands are still far less studied. A collaborative effort among world experts, this book brings the current knowledge concerning trace elements in temporary...

Oil Spill Impacts: Taxonomic and Ontological Approaches

Yejun Wu
February 05, 2016

  Starting with the 2010 Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Horizon oil spill incident, Oil Spill Impacts: Taxonomic and Ontological Approaches chronicles a timeline of events that focus on the impact of oil spills and provides an understanding of these incidents using a number of approaches. The book...

Environmental Waste Management

Ram Chandra
September 22, 2015

Rapid industrialization has resulted in the generation of huge quantities of hazardous waste, both solid and liquid. Despite regulatory guidelines and pollution control measures, industrial waste is being dumped on land and discharged into water bodies without adequate treatment. This gross...

Biochar: Production, Characterization, and Applications

Yong Sik Ok, Sophie M. Uchimiya, Scott X. Chang, Nanthi Bolan
September 18, 2015

Encompassing high priority research areas such as bioenergy production, global warming mitigation, and sustainable agriculture, biochar has received increased worldwide interest in the past decade. Biochar: Production, Characterization, and Applications covers the fundamentals of biochar including...

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