Environmental Science

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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


Mineral Fibers and Health

1st Edition

F.D.K. Liddell, Klara Miller
June 04, 1991


Laboratory Accreditation and Data Certification: A System for Success

1st Edition

Carla H. Dempsey, Jimmie D. Petty
June 03, 1991

This book provides descriptions of current laboratory accreditation schemes and explains why these schemes fall short of assuring data purchasers that the data produced from accredited laboratories are always quality products. The book then presents a system for laboratory accreditation in...

Metal Poisoning in Fish

1st Edition

Elsa M. B. Sorensen
May 03, 1991

Metal Poisoning in Fish provides a comprehensive look at many aspects of metal poisoning of euryhaline and stenohaline fish. Metals and metalloids are considered individually and collectively and include arsenic, lead, selenium, copper, cadmium, mercury, and zinc. This informative, readable...

Basic Occupational MedicineA Guide to Developing Delivery Systems

1st Edition

Robert R. Silver
May 02, 1991

A book based on decades of occupational health experience in the industrial clinic settingThis book focuses on the development and administration of independent facilities or departments devoted to the injured worker. Until recently, this area was a largely ignored aspect of occupational health....

Environmental Management Systems

1st Edition

B. Marguglio
April 29, 1991

This book discusses the features of the environmental policies and procedures that should exist at the plant level and thus helps utility, petrochemical, chemical, pharmaceutical, and other manufacturing industries benefit technically and economically by implementing these feature....

Human Health Risks from Chemical Exposure

1st Edition

R. Warren Flint, John Vena
April 22, 1991

More than 100 professionals have contributed to this important book summarizing much of what is known about the issue of chemicals in the Great Lakes environment and the risks these chemicals pose to human health. The book makes significant recommendations for action in policy, communication,...

Semiarid Lands and Deserts: Soil Resource and Reclamation

1st Edition

J. Skujins
April 16, 1991

A compendium of current information on arid soils. Provides a comprehensive background of the various soils and biota of arid regions, as well as a detailed account of the current understanding of degradation processes, and includes methodologies for arid land maintenance and rehabilitation and for...