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Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Improving Air Quality: Two Interrelated Global Challenges

1st Edition

Larry E. Erickson, Gary Brase
November 15, 2019

The world’s atmosphere is a common resource. Air quality, along with energy, transportation, and climate change have significant impacts on our lives and this book helps readers understand the changes happening at the nexus of these areas, as they relate to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and...

Solutions for Sustainable Development: Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Engineering Solutions for Sustainable Development (ICESSD 2019), October 3-4, 2019, Miskolc, Hungary

1st Edition

Klára Szita Tóthné, Károly Jármai, Katalin Voith
November 15, 2019

The first International Conference on Engineering Solutions and Sustainable Development which is organized by the University of Miskolc, Hungary is a significant and timely initiative creating the capacity of engineering students, educators, practicing engineers and industries to demonstrate values...

Fossil Free Fuels: Trends in Renewable Energy

1st Edition

Maniruzzaman Bin A. Aziz, KHAIRUL ANUAR KASSIM, WAN AZELEE WAN ABU BAKAR, AMINATON MARTO, Syed Anuar Faua ad Syed Muhammad
November 12, 2019

Many approaches have been undertaken to mitigate global climate change, including the movement away from fossil fuels. Fossil Free Fuels: Trends in Renewable Energy examines several key topics, such as the utilization of biofuels as a sustainable renewable resource, recycling and untapped...

Microbial Biofilms in Bioremediation and Wastewater Treatment

1st Edition

Y.V. Nancharaiah, Vayalam P. Venugopalan
October 31, 2019

Biofilms represent the natural living style of microbial communities and play a pivotal role in biogeochemical cycles and natural attenuation. Biofilms can be engineered for biodegradation and biotransformation of organic and inorganic contaminants, for both in situ bioremediation and ex situ...

Risk Analysis Based on Data and Crisis Response Beyond Knowledge: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Risk Analysis and Crisis Response (RACR 2019), October 15-19, 2019, Athens, Greece

1st Edition

Chongfu Huang, Zoe S. Nivolianitou
October 30, 2019

This book collects the papers presented at the 7th International Conference on Risk Analysis and Crisis Response (RACR-2019) held in Athens, Greece, on October 15-19, 2019. The overall theme of the seventh international conference on risk analysis and crisis response is Risk Analysis Based on Data...

The Triumph of the Sun in 2000–2020: How Solar Energy Conquered the World

1st Edition

Wolfgang Palz
October 10, 2019

Dramatic forest fires in California, flooding in Mozambique, unusual heat waves in Europe, hurricanes of strength never seen before—the world’s climate is getting out of control. The list of human casualties and damage in billions of euros and dollars is getting longer day by day. Weather experts...

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...

Selenium Research for Environment and Human Health: Perspectives, Technologies and Advancements: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Selenium in the Environment and Human Health (ICSEHH 2019), October 27-30, 2019, Yangling, Xi'an, China

1st Edition

Gary Bañuelos, Zhi-Qing Lin, Dongli Liang, Xue-bin Yin
October 01, 2019

The biological importance of selenium has been firmly established by scientists for its intricate roles in various biochemical and physiological mechanisms related to animal and human health. To evaluate different facets of selenium in today’s complex environment and to provide a worldwide platform...

Recent Advances in Decolorization and Degradation of Dyes in Textile Effluent by Biological Approaches

1st Edition

Ram Lakhan Singh, Pradeep Kumar Singh, Rajat Pratap Singh
September 30, 2019

Recent Advances in Decolorization and Degradation of Dyes in Textile Effluent by Biological Approaches outlines various eco-friendly, cost effective methods for removal of toxic textile dyes. Large amounts of dye are unbound and released into the environment due to inefficient dyeing processes. The...

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...

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...

Spatial Thinking in Environmental Contexts: Maps, Archives, and Timelines

1st Edition

Sandra Lach Arlinghaus, Joseph J. Kerski, Ann Evans Larimore, Matthew Naud
August 15, 2019

Spatial Thinking in Environmental Contexts: Maps, Archives, and Timelines cultivates the spatial thinking "habit of mind" as a critical geographical view of how the world works, including how environmental systems function, and how we can approach and solve environmental problems using maps,...

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