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Engineering Tools for Environmental Risk Management: 4. Risk Reduction Technologies and Case Studies

1st Edition

Katalin Gruiz, Tamás Meggyes, Éva Fenyvesi
January 17, 2019

The four volumes of the book series "Engineering Tools for Environmental Risk Management" deal with environmental management, assessment & monitoring tools, environmental toxicology and risk reduction technologies. This last volume focuses on engineering solutions usually needed for industrial...

Reservoir Sedimentation: Assessment and Environmental Controls

1st Edition

Kumkum Bhattacharyya, Vijay P. Singh
January 11, 2019

Reservoir Sedimentation: Assessment and Environmental Controls appraises the issues of sedimentation in reservoirs and discusses measures that can be employed for the effective management of sediment to prolong the operational life of reservoirs. It provides information for professional consultants...

Integrated Life-Cycle and Risk Assessment for Industrial Processes and Products

2nd Edition

Guido Sonnemann, Michael Tsang, Marta Schuhmacher
October 24, 2018

Life-cycle assessment is a methodology used to evaluate the environmental impacts of a product, process, or service during its life cycle, and risk assessment is a tool to evaluate potential hazards to human health and the environment introduced by pollutant emissions. The United Nations...

Micropollutants in Large Lakes: From Potential Pollution Sources to Risk Assessments

1st Edition

Nathalie Chevre
July 13, 2018

Scientists, regulators, and the general public are now more and more aware of the chemicals present in surface waters worldwide. Agrochemicals, such as herbicides or insecticides, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics can be detected at low to medium concentrations in seas, groundwaters and rivers. Among...

Ecotoxicology: Perspectives on Key Issues

1st Edition

Rachel Ann Hauser-Davis, Thiago Estevam Parente
May 18, 2018

This book presents an integrated discussion on ecotoxicology, containing both general concepts and specific ecotoxicological issues of major biological groups, extending beyond conventional systems. It explores worldwide, regional, and biocompartmentalized topics, bringing forth new points of view...

Geospatial Applications for Natural Resources Management

1st Edition

Chander Kumar Singh
May 07, 2018

Shelving Guide: This book will present new research regarding the interdisciplinary applications of spatial information sciences for identification, assessment, monitoring, and modeling issues related to natural resources and environmental management. It will focus on the creation, collection,...

Environmental Toxicity of Nanomaterials

1st Edition

Vineet Kumar, Nandita Dasgupta, Shivendu Ranjan
April 12, 2018

Environmental Toxicity of Nanomaterials focuses on causes and prevention of environmental toxicity induced by various nanomaterials. In sixteen chapters it describes the basic principles, trends, challenges, and future directions of nanoecotoxicity. The future acceptance of nanomaterials in...

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...

Arsenic in Groundwater: Poisoning and Risk Assessment

1st Edition

M. Manzurul Hassan
March 15, 2018

Arsenic-contaminated groundwater is considered one of the world’s largest environmental health crises, as more than 300 million people in more than one-third of countries worldwide are at risk of groundwater arsenic poisoning. This book addresses how arsenic in groundwater impacts human health by...

Ecological Risk Assessment: Innovative Field and Laboratory Studies

1st Edition

Lawrence V. Tannenbaum
December 22, 2017

This book is a compendium of highly purposeful studies all waiting to be conducted. It explains how avoiding common study design flaws, opportunities are created to observe that true risk assessment questions may not exist, that chemically exposed receptors are probably unharmed, and that...

Comparative Environmental Risk Assessment

1st Edition

C. Richard Cothern
November 29, 2017

What data is needed to complete a quantitative risk assessment for environmental and public health? How accurate does a quantitative risk assessment have to be? How confident does a risk assessor need to be when presenting risk estimates to a decision maker? Find out the answers to these questions...

Introduction to Environmental Toxicology: Molecular Substructures to Ecological Landscapes, Fifth Edition

5th Edition

Wayne Landis, Ruth Sofield, Ming-Ho Yu
September 25, 2017

The fifth edition includes new sections on the use of adverse outcome pathways, how climate change changes how we think about toxicology, and a new chapter on contaminants of emerging concern. Additional information is provided on the derivation of exposure-response curves to describe toxicity and...

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