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Encyclopedia of Environmental Science and Engineering: Volume II

5th Edition

James R. Pfafflin
November 12, 2018

Completely revised and updated, Encyclopedia of Environmental Science and Engineering, Fifth Edition spans the entire spectrum of environmental science and engineering. Still the most comprehensive, authoritative reference available in this field, the monumental two-volume encyclopedia has expanded...

Living with the Earth, Fourth Edition: Concepts in Environmental Health Science

4th Edition

Gary S. Moore, Kathleen A. Bell
October 05, 2018

This fully-updated new edition incorporates both the common concepts associated with environmental health along with new, emerging, and controversial issues associated with environmental threats to human health. Emphasis is placed on biological, chemical, and physical sources of pollution, and the...

Bioavailability, Leachability, Chemical Speciation, and Bioremediation of Heavy Metals in the Process of Composting

1st Edition

Jiwan Singh, Ajay Kalamdhad
July 24, 2018

Currently, it is a serious concern to manage waste in the environment. Therefore, detailed knowledge of heavy metals, their eco-toxicological and health effects and ecofriendly approaches for their immobilization and detoxification is urgently required to control and minimize the environmental...

Energy, the Environment, and Sustainability

1st Edition

Efstathios E. Michaelides
April 30, 2018

Energy and the Environment explains in simple terms what the energy demand is at the present, what the environmental effects of energy use are, and what can be accomplished to alleviate the environmental effects of energy use and ensure adequate energy supply. Though technical in approach, the text...

Aquaculture: Biology and Ecology of Cultured Species

1st Edition

Gilbert Barnabe
December 18, 2017

This unique book introduces the biological and ecological basis of the production process in water, and the biology of cultured species. It bridges the gap between research data and aquaculture techniques, and covers problems arising in aquaculture production, such as filtering molluscs. It also...

Handbook of Environmental Radiation

1st Edition

Alfred W. Klement
December 13, 2017

The primary aim of the handbook series will be to include as much useful data as possible for the specialist needing ready access for the solution of problems most likely to arise in the radiation protection professions. However, some selected review of fundamental concepts is also included to...

Soils in Waste Treatment and Utilization: Volume I: Land Treatment

1st Edition

W.H. Fuller
December 13, 2017

In these books, we bring together and correlate recent information known to have a prominent influence on the rate of movement of pollutants from wastes and their leachates in the soil. The emphasis is on those characteristics most amenable to modification and their management, such that secure and...

Handbook of Irrigation Technology: Volume 2

1st Edition

herman J. Finkel
December 13, 2017

This book was first published in 1983. It provides a comprehensive overview of irrigation technologies, techniques and economics, tailored to a multitude of different crops....

Handbook of Irrigation Technology: Volume 1

1st Edition

Herman J. Finkel
December 13, 2017

This title was first published in 1982: Overview of Irrigation...

Soils in Waste Treatment and Utilization: Volume II: Pollutant Containment, Monitoring, and Closure

1st Edition

W.H. Fuller
December 13, 2017

In these books, we bring together and correlate recent information known to have a prominent influence on the rate of movement of pollutants from wastes and their leachates in the soil. The emphasis is on those characteristics most amenable to modification and their management, such that secure and...

Environmental Impact of Agricultural Production Activities

1st Edition

Larry W. Canter
December 08, 2017

The book summarizes actual and/or relative environmental impacts resulting from existing and emerging agricultural production technologies, as practised in the USA. Case studies of environmental impacts of agricultural practices are discussed in one chapter, while separate chapters consider water...

Biodegradation and Detoxification of Environmental Pollutants

1st Edition

A.M Chakrabarty
November 29, 2017

The basic objective of the book is to define and review the recent advances in our understand on the biological mechanisms in the biodegradation and detoxification of various environmental pollutants. The book encompasses recent studies on the mode of detoxication of such mercurial compounds by...

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