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Hazardous Materials: Emergency Action Data

Charles R. Foden, Jack L. Weddell
December 29, 1991

This book is a reference guide that provides chemical, health, and safety information on more than 1,120 toxic and hazardous chemicals and lists nearly 3,000 synonyms used for the most commonly transported chemicals by railroad and highway carriers. Information comes straight from the manufacturers...

Handbook of Geophysical Exploration at Sea

Richard A. Geyer, Margaret Ashwell
December 26, 1991

This two-volume handbook presents advanced research and operational information about hard minerals and hydrocarbons. It provides information in an integrated, interdisciplinary manner, stressing case histories. It includes review chapters, illustrations, graphs, tables, and color satellite images...

Hazardous Chemical Regulations Database

Lawrence H. Keith
December 20, 1991

Hazardous Chemical Regulations Database is a unique database that contains regulatory information for over 500 chemicals. The regulatory information that applies to each chemical is derived from seven major regulatory groups of standards, including the Resource Conservation & Recovery Act (RCRA),...

National Toxicology Program's Chemical Solubility Database

Lawrence H. Keith, Douglas B. Walters
December 20, 1991

This database is a compilation of experimentally-determined solubility ranges of over 1,700 compounds in the National Toxicology Program's Chemical Repository. Each compound's solubility was determined in a consistent manner in one to six solvents. Solvents chosen were those most commonly used for...

Regulating Drinking Water Quality

Charles E. Gilbert, Edward J. Calabrese
December 18, 1991

Regulating Drinking Water Quality examines the issue of safe drinking water from both scientific and public health policy points of view. Twenty-seven chapters provide a forum in which EPA and non-EPA scientists discuss the challenges of implementing the 1986 Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA)...

Toxic Substances in Municipal Waste WaterA Guidance Manual for Negotiating Permits

Peter Ruffier
December 18, 1991

This timely new book presents practical information about the effective implementation of water-quality-based toxics control for wastewater treatment plants. It addresses five main subject areas, including approaches to toxics control, legal issues, toxicity identification and reduction evaluations...

National Toxicology Program's Chemical Solubility Compendium

Lawrence H. Keith, Douglas B. Walters
December 10, 1991

This book is a compilation of experimentally determined solubility ranges of over 1,700 compounds in the National Toxicology Program's Chemical Repository. Each compound's solubility was determined in a consistent manner in one to six solvents. Solvents chosen were those most commonly used for...

Design Of Mission Operations Systems For Scientific Remote Sensing

S D Wall, K W Ledbetter
December 05, 1991

A definitive description of the various models of mission operations systems MOS which provides an account of the design process and of the general principles of the designs themselves. The principles described can be applied to all types of scientific remote sensing....

Energy Use and the Environment

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

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

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...

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