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Medical Response to Effects of Ionizing Radiation

1st Edition

W.A. Crosbie, J.H. Gittus
July 20, 1989

Proceedings of a Conference on Medical Response to Effects of Ionizing Radiation held at Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London, UK, 28-30 June 1989....

Three Dimensional Applications In GIS

1st Edition

Jonathan Raper
July 05, 1989

Provides a survey of the approaches used and the problems encountered in the model of real geophysical data....

Health Effects of Drinking Water Contaminants

1st Edition

Edward J. Calabrese
June 01, 1989

This new book evaluates the risks and benefits of the widely used types of drinking water treatment technologies, based on assessment and comparison of chemicals used in treatment, by-products of chemicals, and non-treatment. This valuable material was prepared by independent experts in drinking...

Chemical Hazards in the Workplace

1st Edition

Ronald M. Scott
May 01, 1989

This new book introduces you to Industrial Toxicology - and is especially valuable for the engineer, scientists, or manager with responsibility - but no previous education or experience in the subject. Very "User Friendly." Text at the upper undergraduate and graduate level....

Metabolism of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in the Aquatic Environment

1st Edition

Usha Varanasi
March 31, 1989

This book shows how the biological transport, bioaccumulation, disposition, and toxicity of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) in the aquatic environment are influenced by the ability or inability of organisms to metabolize these environmental pollutants. Written by leading scientists in the...

Environmental Goitrogenesis

1st Edition

Eduardo Gaitan
March 31, 1989

A balanced view of the causes and the prevention of the iodine defi-ciency disorders is presented in this comprehensive text. The mechanisms of goitrogenesis are explained, along with preven-tive and control measures. Descriptions of environmental com-pounds and other ecological as well as host...

Woody Brush Control

1st Edition

Edward O. Gangstad
February 28, 1989

This technical reference resource provides the background information that is required for the professional operation of herbicide applicators for general and restricted use. Basic information is provided for specialty areas, where there is a need-to-know requirement to fully understand technical...

Physical Processes in the Coastal Zone: Computer Modelling and Remote Sensing

1st Edition

Arthur P. Cracknell, E.S. Rowan
January 01, 1989

As people come to realize the importance of the environmental impact of human activities, the study of the coastal zone has become increasingly important. In addition, new environmental legislation at regional, national, and international levels will doubtless highlight the importance of a fuller...

Genetic Classifications of Glacigenic Deposits: Final report of the INQUA Commission Genesis & Lithology of Quaternary Deposits

1st Edition

R.P. Goldthwait, C.L. Matsch
January 01, 1989

Final report of the Commission on Genesis and Lithology of Glacial Quaternary Deposits of the International Union for Quaternary Research (INQUA). No index. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or....

Quaternary and Environmental Research on East African Mountains

1st Edition

W.H. Mahaney
January 01, 1989

Twenty-six papers form a summary of research on glacial history, paleoclimatology, biogeography, ecosystem disequilibrium. Focus is on detailed chrono-stratigraphic, glacial geologic, and vertebrate paleontologic problems. No index. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or....

Environmental Management Handbook: Toxic Chemical Materials and Wastes

1st Edition

December 22, 1988

Explores scientific and regulatory issues within the framework of a program for the management of toxic substances. Covers all major elements of toxic handling and treatment/disposal. Includes listings of government agency contacts, hotline, reporting, and regulated toxics. Intended for environmenta...

Fire: Fundamentals and Control

1st Edition

December 12, 1988

This book is devoted to the complex nature of fire, the intricasies of the combustion process, the influence of chemical and physical properties of fuels, and the proper means of fire extinguishment. It lists sequentially the various factors in the combustion process....