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Wetland Soils: Genesis, Hydrology, Landscapes, and Classification, Second Edition


Michael J. Vepraskas, Christopher B. Craft
December 2, 2015

A Major Revision of the Previous Edition Wetland Soils: Genesis, Hydrology, Landscapes, and Classification, Second Edition contains 11 new chapters and additional updates written by new authors with a broad range of related field and academic experience. This revised work augments the previous mate...

Fundamentals of Open Channel Flow


Glenn E. Moglen
April 17, 2015

Exposes You to Current Industry-Standard Tools Open channel flow is covered in essentially all civil and environmental engineering programs, usually by final-year undergraduate or graduate students studying water resources. Fundamentals of Open Channel Flow outlines current theory along with clear ...

Environmental Hydrology, Third Edition


Andy D. Ward, Stanley W. Trimble, Suzette R. Burckhard, John G. Lyon
September 17, 2015

The late Professor Reds Wolman in his Foreword to the award-winning second edition said, "This is not your ordinary textbook. Environmental Hydrology is indeed a textbook, but five elements often found separately combine here in one text to make it different. It is eclectic, practical, in places a h...

Reverse Osmosis: A Guide for the Nonengineering Professional


Frank R. Spellman
August 5, 2015

For the Nonengineering Professional Perfect for anyone without a background in science or engineering who wants to take a closer look at how water is processed and treated, Reverse Osmosis: A Guide for the Nonengineering Professional relates reverse osmosis in its most basic form and addresses growi...

Natural Decadal Climate Variability: Societal Impacts

Vikram M. Mehta
March 21, 2017

Natural Decadal Climate Variability: Societal Impacts is an important work for understanding the natural decadal climate variability (DCV), a phenomenon which has made long lasting impacts on civilizations, especially on water availability and agriculture. This book comprehensively covers multiyear...

Numerical Simulation in Hydraulic Fracturing: Multiphysics Theory and Applications

Xinpu Shen, William Standifird
March 17, 2017

The expansion of unconventional petroleum resources in the recent decade and the rapid development of computational technology have provided the opportunity to develop and apply 3D numerical modeling technology to simulate the hydraulic fracturing of shale and tight sand formations. This book...

Engineering Practices for Agricultural Production and Water Conservation: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Megh R. Goyal, R. K. Sivanappan
March 14, 2017

This informative new book takes an interdisciplinary look at agricultural and food production and how new engineering practices can be used to enhance production. With contributions from international experts from India, Russia, China, Serbia, and USA, this book presents a selection of chapters on...

Effect of Sulphide on Enhanced Biological Phosphorus Removal

Francisco Javier Rubio Rincon
March 10, 2017

The enhanced biological removal of phosphorus (EBPR) is a popular process due to high removal efficiency, low operational costs, and the possibility of phosphorus recovery. Nevertheless, the stability of the EBPR depends on different factors such as: temperature, pH, and the presence of toxic...

Sludge Management

Bhola R. Gurjar, Vinay Kumar Tyagi
March 02, 2017

Sludge Management provides up-to-date information on sludge treatment, reuse and disposal. A comprehensive coverage of all issues related to sludge management is included with local through global coverage of all sludge management practices. Conventional to advanced technologies for sludge...

Water Hyacinth: Environmental Challenges, Management and Utilization

Shaohua Yan, Jun Yao Guo
February 09, 2017

The water hyacinth is a disruptive factor in aquatic ecosystem management and ecosystem services, and causes problems in fisheries, transportation waterways, irrigation, hydropower generation, and water resources. To address these concerns, it is necessary to integrate past studies with current...

Biological Wastewater Treatment Processes: Mass and Heat Balances

Davide Dionisi
January 31, 2017

The focus of the book is on how to use mass and heat balances to simulate and design biological wastewater treatment processes. All the main processes for biological wastewater treatment are covered viz. activated sludge processes for carbon and nitrogen removal, anaerobic digestion, sequencing...

Improving Flood Prediction Assimilating Uncertain Crowdsourced Data into Hydrologic and Hydraulic Models

Maurizio Mazzoleni
January 10, 2017

In recent years, the continued technological advances have led to the spread of low-cost sensors and devices supporting crowdsourcing as a way to obtain observations of hydrological variables in a more distributed way than the classic static physical sensors. The main advantage of using these type...

Autotrophic Nitrogen Removal from Low Concentrated Effluents: Study of System Configurations and Operational Features for Post-treatment of Anaerobic Effluents

Javier Adrián Sánchez Guillén
January 04, 2017

On a global scale, sewage represents the main point-source of water pollution and is also the predominant source of nitrogen contamination in urban regions. The present research is focused on the study of the main challenges that need to be addressed in order to achieve a successful inorganic...

Modelling Approaches to Understand Salinity Variations in a Highly Dynamic Tidal River: The Case of the Shatt al-Arab River

Ali Dinar Abdullah
January 04, 2017

This book reports the first systematic monitoring and modelling study on water availability, water quality and seawater intrusion of the Shatt al-Arab River (SAR) on the border of Iraq and Iran, where causes and concentration levels of salinity have not yet been fully understood, let alone...

Sustainable Water Management and Technologies, Two-Volume Set

Daniel H. Chen
December 27, 2016

Addressing two cornerstone areas in the field of water sustainability, management and technology, this two-volume set provides the most comprehensive coverage of the topic available. It presents best practices as a foundation and stresses emerging technologies and strategies that facilitate water...

The Everglades Handbook: Understanding the Ecosystem, Fourth Edition

Thomas E. Lodge
December 22, 2016

 "This fourth edition covers the key subjects of previous editions with major updates of the new science and understanding. If there ever was a necessary book for Everglades advocates, students, authors, members of government and their agencies, The Everglades Handbook: Understanding the...