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Precautionary Labels for Chemical Containers

N. Langerman
December 13, 2017

This book focuses on chemical labels-the regulations behind them, the content and format, and how they are used. It looks at labels with relation to worker protection, because the chemical label is the single most important protective item workers will encounter in their day-to-day handling of...

Handbook of Irrigation Technology: Volume 1

Herman J. Finkel
December 13, 2017

This title was first published in 1982: Overview of Irrigation...

Soils in Waste Treatment and Utilization: Volume II: Pollutant Containment, Monitoring, and Closure

W.H. Fuller
December 13, 2017

In these books, we bring together and correlate recent information known to have a prominent influence on the rate of movement of pollutants from wastes and their leachates in the soil. The emphasis is on those characteristics most amenable to modification and their management, such that secure and...

Identifying and Regulating Carcinogens

Lewis Publishers
December 12, 2017

This excellent resource describes the various Federal agency programs, guidelines, laws, and requirements regarding potential exposure to carcinogens in the environment-ambient air, water, and soil-workplace environment-food and drugs and other consumer products. It covers 16 different programs,...

Handbook of Emergency Management Concepts: A Step-by-Step Approach

Michael L. Madigan
December 11, 2017

This book provides a step-by-step process that focuses on how to develop, practice, and maintain emergency plans that reflect what must be done before, during, and after a disaster, in order to protect people and property. The communities who preplan and mitigate prior to any incident will be...

Solar Powered Charging Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles: A Sustainable Development

Larry E. Erickson, Jessica Robinson, Gary Brase, Jackson Cutsor
December 08, 2017

The Paris Agreement on Climate Change adopted on December 12, 2015 is a voluntary effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. In order to reach the goals of this agreement, there is a need to generate electricity without greenhouse gas emissions and to electrify transportation. An infrastructure of...

Low-Level Radiation and Immune System Damage: An Atomic Era Legacy

Joseph J. Mangano
December 08, 2017

Atomic weapons and nuclear power plants: they promised to ensure world peace and provide efficient energy to Americans during the 1940s and 1950s. Meanwhile, the post war prosperity led to the most dramatic population explosion ever witnessed in the United States: the "baby boomer"...

Environmental Impact of Agricultural Production Activities

Larry W. Canter
December 08, 2017

The book summarizes actual and/or relative environmental impacts resulting from existing and emerging agricultural production technologies, as practised in the USA. Case studies of environmental impacts of agricultural practices are discussed in one chapter, while separate chapters consider water...

Cadmium in the Environment

Lars Friberg
December 08, 2017

The focus of this report is upon information essential to the understanding of the toxic action of cadmium and the relationship between dose (exposure) and effects on human beings and animals. The therapy of cadmium poisoning has not been discussed.This review on cadmium in the environment has been...

Stratospheric Ozone and Man: Volume II

Frank A. Bower
December 08, 2017

The book, as originally conceived, was to be limited to technical considerations, but the scientific course of event has been so interwoven with non-scientific, but nevertheless related events, the authors felt necessary to include an account of this situation. Accordingly, the book is divided into...

Matrices and Graphs Stability Problems in Mathematical Ecology

D. Logofet
December 08, 2017

Intuitive ideas of stability in dynamics of a biological population, community, or ecosystem can be formalized in the framework of corresponding mathematical models. These are often represented by systems of ordinary differential equations or difference equations. Matrices and Graphs covers...

Techniques for Measurement and Removal of Dioxins and Furans

Vaishali Shahare
December 06, 2017

This book is a well organised treatise on identification and measurement of dioxins and furan in the environment. It focuses on their source, fate, behaviour, analytical techniques for measurement, and removal/control methods. Although there are numerous publications that address this subject,...

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