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Handbook of Environmental Engineering


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 Environmental Site Assessment and Remediation

Yue Rong
July 09, 2018

This book will examine all aspects of environmental site assessment and remediation and outline the interdisciplinary skills needed to work in the field. It provides a comprehensive overview for students, environmental professionals, and real estate developers, and includes the latest environmental...

Microbiology for Minerals, Metals, Materials and the Environment

Pillai Abhilash, B. D. Pandey, K. A. Natarajan
June 30, 2018

Microbiology for Minerals, Metals, Materials and the Environment links chemical, metallurgical, and other metal inherent systems with microbes, and analyzes the interdependence between them. Specifically intended to underscore the importance of microbes in environmental remediation in the mining...

Handbook of Textile Effluent Remediation

Mohd Yusuf
June 18, 2018

Nowadays, textile units utilize a number of dyes, chemicals, reagents, and solvents to impart the desired quality to fabrics, and generate a substantial quantity of effluents/contaminants, which cause severe environmental problems if disposed of without proper treatment. In view of several surveys...

Artificial or Constructed Wetlands: A Suitable Technology for Sustainable Water Management

María del Carmen Durán-Domínguez-de-Bazúa, Amado Enrique Navarro-Frómeta, Josep M. Bayona
June 15, 2018

Artificial or constructed wetlands are an emerging technology particularly for tropical areas with water scarcity. For big cities, the sustainable management of water resources taking into account proper use is always challenging. The book presents case studies illustrating the above. As plants and...

Data-Driven Analytics for the Geological Storage of CO2

Shahab Mohaghegh
June 05, 2018

Data driven analytics is enjoying unprecedented popularity among oil and gas professionals. Many reservoir engineering problems associated with geological storage of CO2 require the development of numerical reservoir simulation models. This book is the first to examine the contribution of...

In-Situ Burning for Oil Spill Countermeasures

Merv Fingas
June 05, 2018

In-situ burning is recognized as a viable alternative for cleaning up oil spills on land and water. It can rapidly reduce the volume of spilled oil and eliminate the need to collect, store, transport, and dispose of recovered oil, and can also shorten the response time to a spill, thus reducing the...

Ecological Causal Assessment

Susan B. Norton, Susan M. Cormier, Glenn W. Suter II
April 04, 2018

Edited by experts at the leading edge of the development of causal assessment methods for more than two decades, Ecological Causal Assessment gives insight and expert guidance on how to identify cause-effect relationships in environmental systems. The book discusses the importance of asking the...

Phytoremediation of Emerging Contaminants in Wetlands

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....

Gold Metallurgy and the Environment

Sadia Ilyas, Jae-chun Lee
March 02, 2018

This book gives an overview of all the gold extraction processes along with their mechanistic study and environmental impact. Different approaches in gold extraction are discussed including traditional pyrometallurgy, amalgamation, leaching by cyanide or non-cyanide lixiviants and emerging...

Two- and Three-Dimensional Flow of Groundwater

Florimond De Smedt, Wouter Zijl
February 16, 2018

This monograph is a practical guide to groundwater flow theory intended to serve students and practitioners by bridging the gap between basic hydrogeology and groundwater modeling. It synthesizes the mathematics of groundwater flow and provides information in an easily-accessible format for...

Strategies for Bioremediation of Organic and Inorganic Pollutants

Maria S. Fuentes, Verónica L. Colin, Juliana M. Saez
January 25, 2018

Increased awareness surrounding environmental protection has prompted the development of more ecofriendly technologies. This book provides useful information on technologies based upon the use of biological agents for environmental clean-up, including bacteria, yeast, fungi, algae, and plants. Some...

Heavy Metals in the Environment: Microorganisms and Bioremediation

Edgardo R. Donati
January 05, 2018

This book serves as a knowledge bank for researchers and graduate students in microbiology, chemistry, and environmental sciences, among others. It focuses on heavy metal in the environment and describes methodologies to immobilize and mobilize heavy metals. It also provides case studies which may...