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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...

Zero Waste: Management Practices for Environmental Sustainability: Management Practices for Environmental Sustainability

1st Edition

Ashok K. Rathoure
September 12, 2019

Zero Waste: Management Practices for Environmental Sustainability presents approaches for resource management centered on reducing waste and reusing and recycling materials. It aims to save energy by reducing energy consumption associated with extracting, processing, and transporting raw materials...

Environmental Consulting Fundamentals: Investigation, Remediation, and Brownfields Redevelopment, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Benjamin Alter
June 24, 2019

This book is a primer for those interested in a career in this dynamic, multidisciplinary field as well as a handy reference for practicing consultants. Combining theory and practice advice into a concise, readable format, the book is an accessible introduction to the types of projects you will...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Sustainable Engineering: Principles and Implementation

1st Edition

Catherine Mulligan
January 25, 2019

Sustainable Engineering: Principles and Implementation provides a comprehensive overview of the interdisciplinary field of sustainability as it applies to engineering and methods for implementation of sustainable practices. Due to increasing constraints on resources and on the environment and...

Microbial Biosurfactants and their Environmental and Industrial Applications

1st Edition

Ibrahim M. Banat, Rengathavasi Thavasi
December 19, 2018

Microbial biosurfactants are green molecules with high application potential in environmental and industrial sectors. Chemical diversity of biosurfactants allows them versatility and broad range surfactants capability without compromising performance or economic viability. Biosurfactants are...

Air Pollution Control Engineering for Environmental Engineers

1st Edition

Jeff Kuo
December 13, 2018

A concise yet comprehensive book that can be read and used from cover to cover, presenting topics that are fundamental for environmental engineering students, engineers, and professionals in the fields of air pollution control engineering and management. Air Pollution Control Engineering for...

Sustainable Coastal Design and Planning

1st Edition

Elizabeth Mossop
November 26, 2018

As different parts of the globe deal with the challenges of coastal settlements in the Anthropcene landscape of increasing uncertainty, the methods of design offer new strategies for developing and testing solutions. These complex problems require collaboration across disciplines, with scientists,...

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