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Acanthaster Planci: Major Management Problem of Coral Reefs

1st Edition

Charles Birkeland, John Lucas
September 24, 1990

The purpose of this book is to provide an organized compilation of information and techniques for all aspects of the biology and management of the Acanthaster planci species. This extraordinary coral predator has greater effects on coral reef communities than any other animal species. It can cause...

Introductory Readings In Geographic Information Systems

1st Edition

D J Peuquet, D F Marble
September 19, 1990

Even though Geographic Information Systems GIS have been available for over 20 years, they have only recently become accessible to geographers and others as a useful tool in spacial analysis. This is a sampling of basic principles of GIS, as well as...

Solid Waste Education Recycling Directory

1st Edition

Teresa Jones, Edward J. Calabrese
September 19, 1990

This directory thoroughly describes all of the solid waste education programs and materials available from all 50 states. If you are interested in starting a solid waste recycling program or improving what you have-this directory is for you. All programs K-12 are included, in addition to...

Sediments: Chemistry and Toxicity of In-Place Pollutants

1st Edition

Renato Baudo
August 27, 1990

This important volume-the product of a meeting of a select group of scientists-provides the most recent research results from the world's leaders in the study of toxic pollutants in sediments.It gives practical information on measuring and mapping distributions of concentrations of pollutants and...

The Environmental Handbook for Property Transfer and Financing

1st Edition

Mr. Michael Prescott, Douglas Brossman
July 15, 1990

The Environmental Handbook for Property Transfer and Financing provides an analysis of existing environmental legislation and trends that demonstrate the importance of the environmental site assessment in today's transactional market. Intended as a primer on the subject of environmental site...

Industry Risk Communication ManualImproving Dialogue with Communities

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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,...

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