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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

Kokoszka
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

Haessler
December 12, 1988

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Petroleum Contaminated Soils, Volume I: Remediation Techniques, Environmental Fate, and Risk Assessment

1st Edition

Paul T. Kostecki
November 30, 1988

These three volumes provide valuable information to help bring rational and scientifically feasible solutions to petroleum contaminated soils. State-of-the-art information on both technical and regulatory issues is covered, including environmental fate, health effects, risk assessment and remedial...

Biohazards of Drinking Water Treatment

1st Edition

Richard A. Larson
November 01, 1988

For the last decade, concern over drinking water safety has rapidly increased. Revelations of chemical contamination of surface and ground waters, and the realization that drinking water treatment by traditional methods such as chlorination may introduce unforeseen new problems, has focused the...

Asbestos: Engineering, Management and Control

1st Edition

Kenneth F. Cherry
October 01, 1988

This single source asbestos reference/text book incorporates major legal issues and cost estimating methods. Every aspect of abatement work from initial survey through final cleanup is detailed. In addition, medical aspects, respirator use, training, sample contracts and other topics, coupled with...

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