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Industry Risk Communication ManualImproving Dialogue with Communities

Billie Jo Hance
July 05, 1990

This practical manual is written in a clear, concise manner and addresses many unanswered questions about communication and the community. The book is special in that it focuses on the "hows" rather than the "whys." It reveals how to be a better communicator, how to explain technical information in...

Hazardous Waste Chemistry, Toxicology, and Treatment

Stanley E. Manahan
July 02, 1990

The first of its kind, this new book takes a unique look at hazardous wastes. Designed in a compact form, it is an easy-to-understand book on the chemistry and toxicology of hazardous substances and wastes. It begins with a basic coverage of chemistry and biochemistry, environmental chemical...

Radon, Radium, and Uranium in Drinking Water

C. Richard Cothern
July 02, 1990

With new regulations for radionuclides in drinking water, this volume will be valuable for understanding where radionuclides come from, how their prescence is determined, where humans come in contact with them, health effects consequences (both for individuals and communities), removal from water,...

Ozone Risk Communication and Management

Edward J. Calabrese
July 02, 1990

This new book covers the non-attainment of EPS goals for ozone-targeting specific examples of environmental, agricultural, and public health implications of this non-compliance. Based on the 1988 EPS conference at University of Massachusetts....

Toxicity and Metabolism of Explosives

Jehuda Yinon
June 30, 1990

The purpose of this important monograph is to provide the reader with a better understanding of the toxicity, channels of absorption, and metabolism of explosives by the body. This one-of-a-kind work also incorporates the symptoms and clinical manifestations of poisoning by these compounds. It...

Sustainable Agricultural Systems

Edwards
June 01, 1990

A unique look at how the adoption of sustainable farming methods is being pursued throughout the world. This comprehensive book provides clear insight into research and education needs and the many points of view that come to bear on the issue of sustainability. Essential for agricultural leaders...

Metals Speciation, Separation, and Recovery, Volume Two

Gary Thomas Patterson
April 30, 1990

By and for engineers and scientists, this comprehensive book covers all aspects of metals chemistry, separation chemistry, and metals separation processes. State-of-the-art papers give news and recent developments and future research needs, of special value and interest to persons from industry,...

Safer Insecticides Development and Use: Development and Use

E. Hodgson
April 27, 1990

Reference to the design of new insecticides nontoxic to the environment and the public emphasizing optimal food production with greater safety. Some 30 international experts examine topics including new types of active molecules among natural products and animal toxins; insect metabolic and organ sy...

Governmental Management of Chemical Risk

Rae Zimmerman
April 05, 1990

Well-documented, organized and written for ready comprehension, this new book covers managerial, legal and financial strategies that are or can be employed to manage the health risks posed by technology. It demonstrates how each strategy is used and which ones are more valuable to decision-makers...

Map ProjectionsTheory and Applications

Frederick Pearson, II
March 28, 1990

About the Author: Frederick Pearson has extensive experience in teaching map projection at the Air Force Cartography School and Virginia Polytechnic Institute. He developed star charts, satellite trajectory programs, and a celestial navigation device for the Aeronautical Chart and Information...

Occupational Hygiene Management Guide

Shirley K. Jones
February 28, 1990

Applicable worldwide, this valuable guide will enable you to develop, implement, and maintain the effective occupational health programs for your company needs. Authored by four experts responsible for environment, health, and safety at different General Electric businesses, it can help you avoid...

Significance and Treatment of Volatile Organic Compounds in Water Supplies

Neil M. Ram
February 26, 1990

Significance and Treatment of Volatile Organic Compounds in Water Supplies reviews EPA-approved analytical methods for VOC analysis, QA/QC, data quality objectives and limits of detection. It covers current methods for the assessment of health effects, including toxicity and carcinogenicity. If you...

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