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Recent Advances in Environmental Management

1st Edition

Ram Naresh Bharagava
October 08, 2018

This book focuses on the toxicity of various organic and inorganic pollutants, their eco-toxicological effects and eco-friendly approaches for remediation of environmental pollutants. Extensive focus has been relied on the recent advances in ecofriendly approaches such as bioremediation and...

Engineering Technologies for Renewable and Recyclable Materials: Physical-Chemical Properties and Functional Aspects

1st Edition

Jithin Joy, Maciej Jaroszewski, Praveen K.M., Sabu Thomas, Reza Haghi
September 17, 2018

This new resource focuses on many recent advances in recycling and reuse of materials, outlining basic tools and novel approaches. It covers such important issues as e-waste recycling, bio-mass recycling, vermitechnology, recovery of metals, polymer recycling, environmental remediation, waste...

Drinking Water Quality and Contaminants Guidebook

1st Edition

Joseph Cotruvo
August 22, 2018

K347191 BCC Drinking water quality is a sensitive issue, and the public is constantly barraged by contaminant reports now routinely at parts-per-trillion. Protection from microbial disease risks from drinking water must always be predominant; trace chemicals usually fall farther down the scale of...

Construction, Demolition and Disaster Waste Management: An Integrated and Sustainable Approach

1st Edition

Erik K. Lauritzen
August 21, 2018

Construction and Demolition Waste (CDW), from the construction, maintenance, renovation and demolition of buildings and structures, represents a large proportion of the waste in industrialized societies. Compared to other forms, such as household waste, more than 90% of CDW can be used as a...

Geologic Disposal of High-Level Radioactive Waste

1st Edition

Roland Pusch, Raymond N Yong, Masashi Nakano
August 14, 2018

Geologic Disposal of High-Level Radioactive Waste examines the fundamental knowledge and conditions to be considered and applied by planners and other professionals when establishing national repository concepts, and constructing repositories for the long-term isolation of highly radioactive waste...

The Triumph of the Sun: The Energy of the New Century

1st Edition

Wolfgang Palz
August 13, 2018

As the new century came, the world began to turn its back on the reckless developments of the past that resulted in global pollution and the deep misery it entails, a climate getting out of kilter, the threat of a nuclear war, and all perils brought about by the unchecked use of fossil and atomic...

Anaerobic Waste-Wastewater Treatment and Biogas Plants: A Practical Handbook

1st Edition

Joseph Chukwuemeka Akunna
July 16, 2018

The book guides specialists and non-specialists from around the world on how or whether anaerobic processes can be part of solutions for the management of municipal and industrial solid, semi-solid, and liquid residues. The simple self-learning presentation style is designed to encourage deep...

Introduction to Optimization for Chemical and Environmental Engineers

1st Edition

Louis Theodore, Kelly Behan
July 16, 2018

"The authors—a chemical engineer and a civil engineer—have complimented each other in delivering an introductory text on optimization for engineers of all disciplines. It covers a host of topics not normally addressed by other texts. Although introductory in nature, it is a book that will prove...

Fundamentals of Environmental Site Assessment and Remediation

1st Edition

Yue Rong
July 09, 2018

Fundamentals of Environmental Site Assessment and Remediation examines all aspects of environmental site assessment and remediation and outlines the interdisciplinary skills needed to work in the field. It provides a comprehensive overview for students, environmental professionals, and real estate...

Advanced Remote Sensing Technology for Tsunami Modelling and Forecasting

1st Edition

Maged Marghany
July 05, 2018

The innovation in space technologies has generated a new method for observing and monitoring tsunamis from space. Most tsunami remote sensing studies focus on using classical image processing tools or conventional edge detection procedures. However, these methods do not use modern physics, applied...

Air Pollution: Measurement, Modelling and Mitigation, Fourth Edition

4th Edition

Abhishek Tiwary, Ian Williams
June 27, 2018

This established textbook offers a one-stop, comprehensive coverage of air pollution, all in an easy-reading and accessible style. The fourth edition, broadly updated and developed throughout, includes a brand-new chapter providing a broader overview to the topic for general reading, and presents...

Resource Recovery from Municipal Sewage Plants: An Energy-Water-Nutrients Nexus for Developing Countries

1st Edition

Musaida Mercy Manyuchi, Charles Mbohwa, Edison Muzenda
June 27, 2018

Water, energy, and food are basic requirements for life, and this book presents solutions for obtaining these from sewage wastewater treatment plants. It describes the optimal recovery of value-added products from municipal sewage plants in developing countries, and explains how the plants’...

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