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Revival: Composting and Recycling Municipal Solid Waste (1993)

1st Edition

Luis F. Diaz, Clarence G. Golueke, George M. Savage, Linda L. Eggerth
January 29, 2019

Composting and Recycling Municipal Solid Waste is a comprehensive guide that identifies, describes, explains, and evaluates the options available when composting and recycling municipal solid waste (MSW). The book begins with an introductory chapter on the nature of MSW and the importance of solid...

Revival: Fractals in Soil Science (1998): Advances in Soil Science

1st Edition

Philippe Baveye, Jean-Yves Parlange, B.A. Stewart
January 29, 2019

The application of fractals and fractal geometry in soil science has become increasingly important over the last few years. This self-contained and timely book was designed to provide detailed and comprehensive information on the current status of the application of fractal geometry in soil science...

Revival: Principles of Animal Extrapolation (1991)

1st Edition

Edward J. Calabrese
January 29, 2019

Principles of Animal Extrapolation addresses the conceptual basis for animal extrapolation and provides an abundance of documentation that illustrates how these principles may be applied in the selection of the more appropriate models and in the interpretation of toxicological studies. The book...

Sustainable Engineering: Principles and Implementation

1st Edition

Catherine Mulligan
January 25, 2019

Sustainable Engineering: Principles and Implementation provides a comprehensive overview of the interdisciplinary field of sustainability as it applies to engineering and methods for implementation of sustainable practices. Due to increasing constraints on resources and on the environment and...

Assessing the Accuracy of Remotely Sensed Data: Principles and Practices, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Russell G. Congalton, Kass Green
January 21, 2019

The past 10 years have brought amazing changes to the technologies used to turn remotely sensed data into maps. As a result, the principles and practices necessary for assessing the accuracy of those maps have also evolved and matured. This third edition of Assessing the Accuracy of Remotely Sensed...

Approaches for Enhancing Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Plants

1st Edition

Mirza Hasanuzzaman, Kamrun Nahar, Masayuki Fujita, Hirosuke Oku, Tofazzal Islam
January 21, 2019

Plants are frequently exposed to unfavorable and adverse environmental conditions known as abiotic stressors. These factors can include salinity, drought, heat, cold, flooding, heavy metals, and UV radiation which pose serious threats to the sustainability of crop yields. Since abiotic stresses are...

Engineering Tools for Environmental Risk Management: 4. Risk Reduction Technologies and Case Studies

1st Edition

Katalin Gruiz, Tamás Meggyes, Éva Fenyvesi
January 17, 2019

The four volumes of the book series "Engineering Tools for Environmental Risk Management" deal with environmental management, assessment & monitoring tools, environmental toxicology and risk reduction technologies. This last volume focuses on engineering solutions usually needed for industrial...

Emerging Contaminants Handbook

1st Edition

Caitlin H. Bell, Margaret Gentile, Erica Kalve, Ian Ross, John Horst, Suthan Suthersan
January 16, 2019

The term "emerging contaminants" and its multiple variants has come to refer to unregulated compounds discovered in the environment that are also found to represent a potential threat to human and ecological receptors. Such contaminants create unique and considerable challenges as the push to...

Rainfall-Induced Soil Slope Failure: Stability Analysis and Probabilistic Assessment

1st Edition

Lulu Zhang, Jinhui Li, Xu Li, Jie Zhang, Hong Zhu
January 14, 2019

Rainfall-induced landslides are common around the world. With global climate change, their frequency is increasing and the consequences are becoming greater. Previous studies assess them mostly from the perspective of a single discipline—correlating landslides with rainstorms, geomorphology and...

Reservoir Sedimentation: Assessment and Environmental Controls

1st Edition

Kumkum Bhattacharyya, Vijay P. Singh
January 11, 2019

Reservoir Sedimentation: Assessment and Environmental Controls appraises the issues of sedimentation in reservoirs and discusses measures that can be employed for the effective management of sediment to prolong the operational life of reservoirs. It provides information for professional consultants...

GIS in Sustainable Urban Planning and Management (Open Access): A Global Perspective

1st Edition

Martin van Maarseveen, Javier Martinez, Johannes Flacke
January 09, 2019

The Open Access version of this book, available at http://www.tandfebooks.com/doi/view/10.1201/9781315146638, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license. GIS is used today to better understand and solve urban problems. GIS in Sustainable...

Global Biodiversity: Volume 3: Selected Countries in Africa

1st Edition

T. Pullaiah
January 09, 2019

This is the third volume in the new multi-volume set, Global Biodiversity. Each volume in this series covers the biodiversity of a selection of nations in particular regions of the world. The volumes discuss and summarize the available information on both wild and cultivated plants, wild and...

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