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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...

Membrane Technology for Water and Wastewater Treatment, Energy and Environment

A.F. Ismail, Takeshi Matsuura
May 27, 2018

Realizing that water, energy and food are the three pillars to sustain the growth of human population in the future, this book deals with all the above aspects with particular emphasis on water and energy. In particular, the book addresses applications of membrane science and technology for water...

Textbook of Environmental Biotechnology

Pramod Kumar, Vipin Kumar, Pravin Kumar Sachan
May 01, 2018

Environmental biotechnology is a vast and rapidly growing field which continues to revolutionise the understanding of basic life sustaining processes in the environment by identifying and exploiting the biomolecules and their utilities to provide clean technologies in order to counter environmental...

Radar Hydrology: Principles, Models, and Applications

Yang Hong, Jonathan J. Gourley
April 30, 2018

Radar Hydrology: Principles, Models, and Applications provides graduate students, operational forecasters, and researchers with a theoretical framework and practical knowledge of radar precipitation estimation. The only text on the market solely devoted to radar hydrology, this comprehensive...

Ion Exchange Pollution Control: Volume II

C. Calmon
April 16, 2018

The aim of these volumes is not to cover all phases of ion-exchange theory, which may be found in general texts, nor to cover every application in the literature, or to show an engineer ways on how to become an expert in the field so he could �do it all by himself�. The main purpose of these books...

Indoor Air and Human Health

Richard B. Gammage
April 16, 2018

The data have been presented in forms that can best permit evaluations of health implications. Alternatively, the data help us identify gaps in knowledge that need to be filled before such evaluations can be made. The pollutant classes are examined from viewpoints such as measurement and source...

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...

Life Cycle Assessment of Wastewater Treatment

Mu. Naushad
March 29, 2018

Life Cycle Assessment of Wastewater Treatment addresses in detail the required in-depth life cycle assessment of wastewater treatment. This is to meet the special demands placed upon wastewater treatment processes, due to both the limited quantity and often low quality of water supplies. Wastewater...

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....

Principles of Environmental Thermodynamics and Kinetics

Kalliat T. Valsaraj, Elizabeth M. Melvin
March 05, 2018

This book is about applications of chemical thermodynamics and kinetics to various environmental problems related to air, water, soil, and biota. The new edition contains substantial updates and a new table of contents. The applications are new and extended to include current events in...

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...