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Constructed Wetlands for Water Quality Improvement

1st Edition

Gerald A. Moshiri
October 25, 1993

Constructed Wetlands for Water Quality Improvement is a virtual encyclopedia of state-of-the-art information on the use of constructed wetlands for improving water quality. Well-organized and easy-to-use, this book features contributions from prominent scientists and provides important case studies...

Tropospheric Ozone: Human Health and Agricultural Impacts

1st Edition

David McKee
October 25, 1993

Tropospheric ozone has long been recognized as a major environmental concern. Levels of ozone concentration have grown dramatically and the effects of ozone exposure have been examined in virtually thousands of studies worldwide. This timely new reference presents the state of the art in ozone...

Rock Blasting and Explosives Engineering

1st Edition

Per-Anders Persson, Roger Holmberg, Jaimin Lee
October 25, 1993

Rock Blasting and Explosives Engineering covers the practical engineering aspects of many different kinds of rock blasting. It includes a thorough analysis of the cost of the entire process of tunneling by drilling and blasting in comparison with full-face boring. Also covered are the fundamental...

Toxic Organic Vapors in the Workplace

1st Edition

Frank E. Jones
October 13, 1993

Toxic Organic Vapors in the Workplace provides a review of the recent literature covering various methods, devices, and materials used to sample, analyze, and measure toxic organic vapors in the workplace. The book features a powerful chapter on environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) in the workplace,...

Transport and Transformation of Contaminants Near the Sediment-Water Interface

1st Edition

Joseph V. DePinto, Martin Schmidt, John F. Paul
October 13, 1993

Transport and Transformation of Contaminants Near the Sediment-Water Interface addresses the issue of contaminated bottom sediments and their potential adverse impacts on water quality. This state-of-the-science book covers regulatory management perspectives, physical processes, chemical and...

Trace Elements in Coal and Coal Combustion Residues

1st Edition

Robert F. Keefer, Kenneth S. Sajwan
September 27, 1993

Trace Elements in Coal and Coal Combustion Residues focuses on trace metal chemistry of coal and coal combustion residues. Special emphasis is placed on management of coal combustion residues in electric power plants and the influence of coal and associated residues on soils, plants, water, and...

Environmental Implications of Combustion Processes

1st Edition

Ishwar K. Puri
September 22, 1993

Although there is a large body of research literature pertaining to the environmental implications of combustion processes, this book is the first to present a concise treatment of fundamental issues that can be quickly and easily used by entry-level researchers. The book is arranged so that it...

Managing Hazardous Air Pollutants: State of the Art

1st Edition

Winston Chow, Katherine Connor
September 15, 1993

Managing Hazardous Air Pollutants presents a detailed examination of the state-of-the-art in the management of air pollutants ("air toxics"). This important new volume focuses on the latest research, regulatory perspectives, modeling, environmental and human risk assessments, new control strategies...

Heat Conversion Systems

1st Edition

Georg Alefeld, Reinhard Radermacher
September 09, 1993

Heat Conversion Systems develops the underlying concepts of advanced Rankine-based absorption and compression cycles and introduces the Building Block Approach as a general concept. The Building Block Approach identifies all cycle configurations for a given application to ensure that system...

Hydrocarbon Contaminated Soils, Volume III

1st Edition

Paul T. Kostecki, Edward J. Calabrese
September 09, 1993

The analysis of contaminated soils is a fairly new field that is growing at an incredible rate. To keep you abreast of the vast amount of new information being generated, this important volume presents leading-edge technology in analysis from some of the world's leading technical experts on the...

Agricultural Dimensions of Global Climate Change

1st Edition

Harry Kaiser, Thomas Drennen
September 01, 1993

This important book, written by recognized leaders in their fields, discusses agricultural dimensions of global climate change. Research and policy issues are covered and a multidisciplinary view of global climate change and agriculture is presented. Major sections cover the contribution of...

Hazardous Waste Site Remediation

1st Edition

Domenic Grasso
August 19, 1993

Hazardous Waste Site Remediation is an outstanding textbook that reviews specific treatment processes, as well as pertinent basic concepts in organic geochemistry, material balance mass transfer, thermodynamics, and kinetics. Following a quantitative approach to source control, the text covers...