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Hazardous Materials: A Systems Engineering Perspective and Guide to Applications

1st Edition

Wolfgang Koch
November 15, 2018

Dealing with hazardous materials is becoming more challenging to modern societies and is something that requires an interdisciplinary and system-oriented point of view. This book contains chapters from leading researchers that cover many of the essential aspects that contribute to enhanced chemical...

Geologic Disposal of High-Level Radioactive Waste

1st Edition

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

This new book presents the best practices for the disposal of high-level radioactive waste, and compares the leading methodologies of Very Deep Hole (VDH) and Mined Repository (MR) approaches. It also assesses their respective waste isolation capacities in both the short- and long-term, and weighs...

Perfluoroalkyl Substances in the Environment: Theory, Practice, and Innovation

1st Edition

David M. Kempisty, Yun Xing, LeeAnn Racz
July 30, 2018

Perfluoroalkyl substances are compounds that have been around since the 1950s. Only recently has their adverse human health and ecological consequences become known. There are books that either investigate the chemistry or explore the toxicity of these compounds. This is the only book that will...

Field Confirmation Testing for Suspicious Substances

1st Edition

Rick Houghton
April 18, 2018

Frequently a substance found at a port of entry, waste site, laboratory triage facility, or even in a hazardous materials emergency will be labeled and purportedly identified. But law enforcement and other first responders cannot take this claim at face value, as the accuracy is not confirmed and...

Nanotoxicology: Toxicity Evaluation, Risk Assessment and Management

1st Edition

Vineet Kumar, Nandita Dasgupta, Shivendu Ranjan
March 26, 2018

As the application of nanotechnology in the myriad disciplines of science and engineering--from agriculture, pharmaceuticals, material science, and biotechnology to sensors, electronics, and mechanical and electrical engineering--brings benefits it also can produce serious threats to human health...

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...

Precautionary Labels for Chemical Containers

1st Edition

N. Langerman
December 13, 2017

This book focuses on chemical labels-the regulations behind them, the content and format, and how they are used. It looks at labels with relation to worker protection, because the chemical label is the single most important protective item workers will encounter in their day-to-day handling of...

Identifying and Regulating Carcinogens

1st Edition

Lewis Publishers
December 12, 2017

This excellent resource describes the various Federal agency programs, guidelines, laws, and requirements regarding potential exposure to carcinogens in the environment-ambient air, water, and soil-workplace environment-food and drugs and other consumer products. It covers 16 different programs,...

Handbook of Emergency Management Concepts: A Step-by-Step Approach

1st Edition

Michael L. Madigan
December 11, 2017

This book provides a step-by-step process that focuses on how to develop, practice, and maintain emergency plans that reflect what must be done before, during, and after a disaster, in order to protect people and property. The communities who preplan and mitigate prior to any incident will be...

Hazardous and Industrial Wastes: Proceedings of the Thirty-Third Mid-Atlantic Industrial and Hazardous Waste Conference

1st Edition

0 Assaf-Anid
November 29, 2017

The Mid-Atlantic Industrial and Hazardous Waste Conference is an annual meeting that brings together engineering and science professional from academia, government, and industry. This text presents the presentations made at this event....

First Responders Handbook: An Introduction, Second Edition

1st Edition

Michael L. Madigan
September 07, 2017

The objective of this handbook is to make available in a quick reference form, the information to enhance and support the response capabilities of firefighters, emergency medical technicians, hazardous materials response teams, law enforcement officers, bomb squads, medical doctors and nurses,...

WASTES – Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities II: Selected Papers from the 4th Edition of the International Conference on Wastes: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities, Porto, Portugal, 25-26 September 2017

1st Edition

Candida Vilarinho, Fernando Castro, Maria de Lurdes Lopes
August 31, 2017

Wastes: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities II contains selected papers presented at the 4th edition of the International Conference Wastes: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities, that took place 25-26 September 2017 at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto, Porto, Portugal....

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