Environmental Science

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Energy Use and the Environment

1st Edition

F.P.W. Winteringham
December 02, 1991

Energy Use and the Environment presents a contemporary view of such topics as current energy technology and energy types, including nuclear power, solar power, fossil-carbon based energy, and biomass fuels; research and development needs; the greenhouse effect; agricultural concerns; and...

Remote Sensing for Hazard Monitoring and Disaster Assessment: Marine and Coastal Applications in the Mediterranean Region

1st Edition

Eric C Barrett, Krystyna A. Brown, Anton Micallef
November 28, 1991

Concern for environment hazards, plus the real or potential disasters they may prompt, is growing fast as populations and living standards rise. Fortunately, at the same time both the science and technology of space-based mapping and monitoring of our terrestrial environment are maturing fast. This...

Environmental Regulations Handbook

1st Edition

Jacob I. Bregman, Kenneth M. Mackenthun
November 26, 1991

Environmental Regulations provides a comprehensive introduction to the environmental laws and regulations with which industry must comply to stay in business. It presents the laws passed by Congress to control pollution, the regulations developed by government agencies to comply with the...

Methane from Community Wastes

1st Edition

R. Isaacson
November 08, 1991

It is hoped that this book will promote an appreciation of the environmental problems, energy demand and resources, the economics and risks involved that are essential to define the role of waste-to-energy systems in the future....

Metal Ecotoxicology Concepts and Applications

1st Edition

Michael C. Newman, Alan W. McIntosh
October 29, 1991

This book provides an in-depth discussion of various aspects of metal ecotoxicology. State-of-the-art information and techniques in areas ranging from metal behavior in surface waters to bioaccumulation kinetics and toxicokinetics to community effects are presented in a hierarchical arrangement....

Environmental Risk and Insurance

1st Edition

Chester A. Zagaski
October 22, 1991

This is the only comprehensive text on the increasingly important subject of environmental risk and insurance. The author presents many risk and insurance issues from acid rain and global warming to toxic tort law developments and the crisis with workers' compensation insurance and pollution...

Water & the Environment

1st Edition

September 05, 1991

This compilation of papers provides useful insights on the differing approaches to water quality and the diversity of strategies in water quality management worldwide. Considering the current situation and looking to the future, the aim of this publication is to provide a sensible addition to the...

Risk Management: Expanding Horizons In Nuclear Power And Other Industries

1st Edition

Ronald Knief
July 01, 1991

Discusses the safety and risk management in the nuclear power, airline and chemical industries. Recognized experts presented papers at the Risk Management Symposium on such topics as risk management control systems, airline industry safety and power plant applications of PRA....

Fundamental Toxicology and Risk Assessment

1st Edition

Natl Env Hlth
June 27, 1991

Fundamental Toxicology and Risk Assessment is a computer-based training (CBT) program developed through the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA). It is geared toward individuals with little or no background in toxicology and risk assessment and has been used successfully as a course...

Powder Handling and Electrostatics: Understanding and Preventing Hazards

1st Edition

Thomas B. Jones, Jack L. King, Jack F. Yablonsky
June 24, 1991

The subject of this manual is safe practice for avoiding electrostatic discharge hazards in the manufacturing and processing of chemical and plastic powders. It is written with the practicing engineer and plant technician in mind. Practical information to enhance the process safety is provided in...

Chemical Ecotoxicology

1st Edition

Jaakko Paasivirta
June 18, 1991