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Debris Flow: Mechanics, Prediction and Countermeasures, 2nd edition

2nd Edition

Tamotsu Takahashi
January 03, 2019

This is the 2nd edition of one of the most comprehensive accounts of debris flow, describing both theoretical and applied aspects. In the first part, the fundamental mechanical characteristics are discussed, including flow characteristics, type classification, mechanics, occurrence and development,...

Aquatic Ecosystems in a Changing Climate

1st Edition

Donat-P Häder, Kunshan Gao
December 17, 2018

Global climate change affects productivity and species composition of freshwater and marine aquatic ecosystems by raising temperatures, ocean acidification, excessive solar UV and visible radiation. Effects on bacterioplankton and viruses, phytoplankton and macroalgae have farreaching consequences...

Natural and Engineered Solutions for Drinking Water Supplies: Lessons from the Northeastern United States and Directions for Global Watershed Management

1st Edition

Emily Alcott, Mark S Ashton, Bradford S Gentry
November 21, 2018

Illuminating opportunities to develop a more integrated approach to municipal water system design, Natural and Engineered Solutions for Drinking Water Supplies: Lessons from the Northeastern United States and Directions for Global Watershed Management explores critical factors in the...

Hydrology and Water Resource Systems Analysis

1st Edition

Maria A. Mimikou, Evangelos A. Baltas, Vassilios A. Tsihrintzis
November 21, 2018

Hydrology and water resources analysis can be looked at together, but this is the only book which presents the relevant material and which bridges the gap between scientific processes and applications in one text. New methods and programs for solving hydrological problems are outlined in a concise...

A Blue Carbon Primer: The State of Coastal Wetland Carbon Science, Practice and Policy

1st Edition

Lisamarie Windham-Myers, Stephen Crooks, Tiffany G. Troxler
November 20, 2018

Key features: Captures the historic context and recent developments in science and policy arenas that address the potential for coastal wetlands to be considered as significant contributors to carbon sequestration Links multiple levels of science (biogeochemistry, geomorphology, paleoclimate, etc.)...

Advanced Biological, Physical, and Chemical Treatment of Waste Activated Sludge

1st Edition

Antoine Prandota Trzcinski
November 20, 2018

Recently, research efforts aiming to improve energy efficiency of wastewater treatment processes for large centralized wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) have been increasing. Global warming impacts, energy sustainability, and biosolids generation are among several key drivers towards the...

Metal Recovery from Electronic Waste: Biological Versus Chemical Leaching for Recovery of Copper and Gold

1st Edition

Arda Işildar
November 15, 2018

Waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) generation is a global problem. Despite the growing awareness and deterring legislation, most of the WEEE is disposed improperly, i.e. landfilled or otherwise shipped overseas, and treated in sub-standard conditions. Informal recycling of WEEE has...

Remote Sensing of Global Croplands for Food Security

1st Edition

Prasad Thenkabail, John G. Lyon, Hugh Turral, Chandrashekhar Biradar
November 14, 2018

Increases in populations have created an increasing demand for food crops while increases in demand for biofuels have created an increase in demand for fuel crops. What has not increased is the amount of croplands and their productivity. These and many other factors such as decreasing water...

Desalination Project Cost Estimating and Management

1st Edition

Nikolay Voutchkov
November 06, 2018

Desalination Project Cost Estimating and Management examines the key issues associated with the estimation of costs for desalination plants. It covers all aspects of desalination project cost estimating and management: direct and indirect capital costs, fixed and variable operation and maintenance...

Water Management: Social and Technological Perspectives

1st Edition

Iqbal M. Mujtaba, Thokozani Majozi, Mutiu Kolade Amosa
October 30, 2018

Exponential growth in population and improved standards of living demand increasing amount of freshwater and are putting serious strain on the quantity of naturally available freshwater worldwide. Water Management: Social and Technological Perspectives discusses developments in energy-efficient...

Developing an Impact-Based Combined Drought Index for Monitoring Crop Yield Anomalies in the Upper Blue Nile Basin, Ethiopia

1st Edition

Yared A. Bayissa
October 24, 2018

Having a robust drought monitoring system for Ethiopia is crucial to mitigate the adverse impacts of droughts. Yet, such monitoring system still lacks in Ethiopia, and in the Upper Blue Nile (UBN) basin in particular. Several drought indices exist to monitor drought, however, these indices are...

Advanced Materials for Membrane Fabrication and Modification

1st Edition

Stephen Gray, Toshinori Tsuru, Yoram Cohen, Woei-Jye Lau
October 17, 2018

Membranes are an energy efficient separation technology that are now the basis for many water treatment and food processing applications. However, there is the potential to improve the operating performance of these separations and to extend the application of membranes to energy production, gas...

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