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Eco-Engineered Bioreactors: Advanced Natural Wastewater Treatment

James Higgins, Al Mattes, William Stiebel, Brent Wootton
December 05, 2017

This book provides a comprehensive understanding of a highly innovative method of natural wastewater treatment using advanced in-groundbioreactors called Eco-Engineered Bioreactors (EEBs), and traces their evolution from the earliest aerated gravel bed versions once known as Engineered Wetlands (...

Wastewater Treatment and Reuse, Theory and Design Examples, Volume 1: Principles and Basic Treatment

Syed R. Qasim, Guang Zhu
December 05, 2017

This book will present the theory involved in wastewater treatment processes, define the important design parameters involved, and provide typical values of these parameters for ready reference; and also provide numerical applications and step-by-step calculation procedures in solved examples....

Wastewater Treatment and Reuse Theory and Design Examples, Volume 2:: Post-Treatment, Reuse, and Disposal

Syed R. Qasim, Guang Zhu
December 05, 2017

This book will present the theory involved in wastewater treatment processes, define the important design parameters involved, and provide typical values of these parameters for ready reference; and also provide numerical applications and step-by-step calculation procedures in solved examples....

Wetland Landscape Characterization: Practical Tools, Methods, and Approaches for Landscape Ecology, Second Edition

Ricardo D. Lopez, John G. Lyon, Lynn K. Lyon, Debra K. Lopez
November 30, 2017

Wetlands are, by their very nature, ephemeral and transitional, which makes them challenging to characterize. Yet the need for characterizing wetlands continues to grow, particularly as we develop a better understanding of the wealth of ecosystem services that they provide. Wetland Landscape...

Micropollutants in Large Lakes: from Potential Pollution Sources to Risk Assessments

Nathalie Chevre
November 30, 2017

Scientists, regulators, and the general public are now more and more aware of the chemicals present in surface waters worldwide. Agrochemicals, such as herbicides or insecticides, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics can be detected at low to medium concentrations in seas, groundwaters and rivers. Among...

Reversibility of Chronic Disease and Hypersensitivity, Volume 4: The Environmental Aspects of Chemical Sensitivity

William J. Rea, Kalpana D. Patel
November 29, 2017

Reversibility of Chronic Disease and Hypersensitivity, Volume 4: The Environmental Aspects of Chemical Sensitivity is the fourth of an encyclopedic five-volume set describing the basic physiology, chemical sensitivity, diagnosis, and treatment of chronic degenerative disease studied in a 5x less...

The Geology Companion: Essentials for Understanding the Earth

Gary Prost, Benjamin Prost
November 29, 2017

This practical guidebook provides a basic grounding in the principles of geology and explains how to apply them. Using this book, readers will be able to figure out whether they are standing on an ancient seafloor, coal swamp, or sand dune. They will be able to determine the geologic hazards in...

Handbook of Respiratory Protection: Safeguarding Against Current and Emerging Hazards

LeeAnn Racz, Dirk P. Yamamoto, Robert M. Eninger
November 29, 2017

Respiratory protection includes devices and management techniques for keeping people safe from hazardous materials. This handbook presents the state-of-the-art in respiratory protection technology as well as best management practices for work centers. Included are topics relevant to industry,...

National Environmental Policy (NEPA) Process

K.S. Murthy
November 29, 2017

This book is mainly about the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969 and the process for its implementation. This is most often called the �NEPA process�. The need for this book arises because, although the awareness for faithful implementation of NEPA has now matured, the method of NEPA...

Biodegradation and Detoxification of Environmental Pollutants

A.M Chakrabarty
November 29, 2017

The basic objective of the book is to define and review the recent advances in our understand on the biological mechanisms in the biodegradation and detoxification of various environmental pollutants. The book encompasses recent studies on the mode of detoxication of such mercurial compounds by...

Bioaccumulation of Xenobiotic Compounds

Des W. Connell
November 29, 2017

One of the very few - if not only - books written exclusively related to this topic. This book comprehensively outlines the principles governing the accumulation of chemicals from the environment by organisms. Packed with tables and diagrams, this work reviews the experimental data available on...

Ligand Exchange Chromatography

Vadim A. Davankov
November 29, 2017

This book presents a systematic and comprehensive review of the information on chromatographic processes that involve the formation of coordination compounds, aiming not only to demonstrate the achievements that have been made in the theory of praxis of chromatography, but also to point out, as far...

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