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Nitrogen in the Sea: Forms, Abundance, and Rate Processes

Etaro Wada, Akihiko Hattori
December 07, 1990

This book provides essential information regarding the dynamics and rate processes of nitrogenous compounds in the sea. Topics discussed include characteristics and behavior of nitrogen at the atomic, molecular, and isotopic levels; elemental rate processes and physico-chemical and biological...

Liming Acidic Surface Waters

Harvey Olem
November 26, 1990

An encyclopedic work!This comprehensive volume is an impressive integration of European and North American research, providing the most complete information to date regarding the problems and solutions associated with aquatic liming. The book gives readers a thorough understanding of the...

Principles of Groundwater Engineering

William C. Walton
November 20, 1990

The purpose of this book is to bring together under one cover the principles of groundwater engineering. The concise format has produced a handy, comprehensive manual for professionals working in the groundwater industry. The author places emphasis on the application of theory and practical aspects...

Drinking Water Health Advisory: Volatile Organic Compounds

Jennifer Orme-Zavaleta, Jan Connery
November 16, 1990

Health Advisories (HAs) are prepared by the Criteria and Standards Division, Office of Drinking Water (ODW) of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) in Washington, D.C. Documents summarized in this volume are part of the Health Advisory Program sponsored by ODW in response to...

Acanthaster Planci: Major Management Problem of Coral Reefs

Charles Birkeland, John Lucas
September 24, 1990

The purpose of this book is to provide an organized compilation of information and techniques for all aspects of the biology and management of the Acanthaster planci species. This extraordinary coral predator has greater effects on coral reef communities than any other animal species. It can cause...

Water Wells - Monitoring, Maintenance, Rehabilitation: Proceedings of the International Groundwater Engineering Conference, Cranfield Institute of Technology, UK

P. Howsam
August 30, 1990

Throughout the world, boreholes and tubewells operate inefficiently or have been abandoned. Diagnosis of the problems requires hydrogeological and operational information, which is often not available because appropriate monitoring has not taken place. Guidelines on cost effective monitoring and...

Carbon, Nitrogen, and Sulfur Pollutants and Their Determination in Air and Water

Jerome C. Greyson
August 22, 1990

For chemists and engineers in ecology, food science, pollution control, and related fields. Details the procedures available for monitoring and controlling carbon, sulfur, and nitrogen pollutants in such industries as waste water treatment, energy, transportation, pharmaceuticals, and mining. Outlin...

Ecological Processes and Cumulative Impacts Illustrated by Bottomland Hardwood Wetland EcosystemsLewis Publishers, Inc.

Coastal Ecology Inst
July 31, 1990

This timely new book is a "must-have" for anyone involved with wetland conservation, in particular bottomland hardwood forests, a habitat in which over 50% of our nation's inventory has been destroyed. Authored by recognized experts, the book thoroughly covers the ecological processes in...

Radon, Radium, and Uranium in Drinking Water

C. Richard Cothern
July 02, 1990

With new regulations for radionuclides in drinking water, this volume will be valuable for understanding where radionuclides come from, how their prescence is determined, where humans come in contact with them, health effects consequences (both for individuals and communities), removal from water,...

Wastewater Treatment by Immobilized Cells

R. D. Tyagi, Kannan Vembu
May 23, 1990

The purpose of this state-of-the-art publication is to provide up-to-date and pertinent scientific information concerning immobilized cell processes for treatment of wastewater. It comprehensively reviews and examines essential data on the feasibility of various immobilization methods, with special...

Groundwater Remediation and Petroleum: A Guide for Underground Storage Tanks

David C. Noonan, James T. Curtis
May 03, 1990

This new book presents state-of-the-art for treating groundwater contaminated with Petroleum Hydrocarbons, based on CDM's vast experience in treating contaminated groundwater using air stripping, GAC and biorestoration. Design issues and pitfalls to avoid when implementing treatment technologies...