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Ecological Causal Assessment

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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

4th Edition

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

Environmental engineering, is by its very nature, interdisciplinary and it is a challenge to develop courses that will provide students with a thorough broad-based curriculum that includes every aspect of the environmental engineering profession. Environmental engineers perform a variety of...

Gold Metallurgy and the Environment

1st Edition

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. Reviews extraction techniques previously employed as well as recently evolved technology for gold leaching, provides technical flow sheets for processing of ores with a...

Two- and Three-Dimensional Flow of Groundwater

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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...

Wastewater Treatment and Reuse: Theory and Design Examples: (Two-Volume Set)

1st Edition

Syed R. Qasim, Guang Zhu
January 17, 2018

"This book integrates the fundamental principles related to wastewater treatment plant design and operation with an extensive set of design examples emphasizing the issues that engineering professionals are likely to face in the field. It is one of the most valuable books for wastewater treatment...

In-Situ Remediation of Arsenic-Contaminated Sites

1st Edition

Jochen Bundschuh, Hartmut M. Holländer, Lena Qiying Ma
January 15, 2018

Providing an introduction, the scientific background, case studies and future perspectives of in-situ arsenic remediation technologies for soils, soil water and groundwater at geogenic and anthropogenic contaminated sites. The case studies present in-situ technologies about natural arsenic,...

Heavy Metals in the Environment: Microorganisms and Bioremediation

1st Edition

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...

Manufactured Gas Plant Remediation: A Case Study

1st Edition

Allen W. Hatheway, Thomas B. Speight
December 26, 2017

The assessment, remediation, and redevelopment of manufactured gas plant (MGP) sites pose a significant technical and financial challenge to successor property owners, including municipalities and other public entities undertaking brownfields revitalization, and to their consulting environmental...

Phytoremediation of Environmental Pollutants

1st Edition

Ram Chandra, N.K. Dubey, Vineet Kumar
December 20, 2017

Phytoremediation aids to augment bioremediation as it uses broad range plants to remediate soil, sediment, surface water and ground water that have been contaminated with toxic metals, organic, pesticides and radionuclides. This book serves to disseminate detailed up to date knowledge regarding the...

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