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Book cover: Marine Anthropogenic LitterMarine Anthropogenic Litter
by - Springer ,
This book describes how man-made litter, primarily plastic, has spread into the remotest parts of the oceans and covers all aspects of this pollution problem from the impacts on wildlife and human health to socio-economic and political issues.
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Book cover: Evaluating Climate Change Action for Sustainable DevelopmentEvaluating Climate Change Action for Sustainable Development
by - Springer ,
This authoritative book presents the ever progressing state of the art in evaluating climate change strategies and action. Important topics include how policies and organisations aim to achieve impact and how this is measured ...
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Book cover: Organic Waste Recycling: Technology and ManagementOrganic Waste Recycling: Technology and Management
by - IWA Publishing ,
This book covers the principles of technologies for the control of pollution originating from organic wastes and the recycling of these organic wastes into valuable products such as fertilizer, biofuels, algal and fish protein and irrigated crops.
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Book cover: Leak Detection: Technology and ImplementationLeak Detection: Technology and Implementation
by - IWA Publishing ,
The book assists water utilities with the development and implementation of leak detection programs. Leak detection and repair is one of the components of controlling water loss. Techniques are discussed and relevant case studies are presented.
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Book cover: Introduction to Environmental EconomicsIntroduction to Environmental Economics
by - OTexts ,
Environmental economics is the study of interactions between human economic activity and the natural environment. This book provides a rigorous introduction to environmental economics designed for advanced undergraduates and masters-degree students.
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Book cover: Recycling Materials Based on Environmentally Friendly TechniquesRecycling Materials Based on Environmentally Friendly Techniques
by - InTech ,
There is a great need in finding of environmentally friendly recycling techniques. The intention of this book is to present some recent methods for the recycling of several materials, as well as to show the importance of composting of polymers.
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Book cover: Green Products by Design: Choices for a Cleaner EnvironmentGreen Products by Design: Choices for a Cleaner Environment
- University Press of the Pacific ,
Traditional formulas of environmental management are being reassessed. OTA provides an overview of how designers might integrate environmental concerns with traditional design objectives, and how policymakers can take advantage of such opportunities.
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Book cover: Urbanization, Biodiversity and Ecosystem ServicesUrbanization, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services
by - Springer ,
Urbanization is a global phenomenon and the book emphasizes that this is not just a social-technological process. It is also a social-ecological process where cities are places for nature, and where cities also are dependent on the biosphere.
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Book cover: Marine PollutionMarine Pollution
by - Bookboon ,
This book on marine pollution describes different threats to life in the oceans, as well as the relevant modern research methods. It ends with a description on international legislation preventing pollution by the maritime sector (MARPOL73/78).
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Book cover: Natural DisastersNatural Disasters
by - InTech ,
The book addresses the needs of various users, interested in a better understanding of hazards and their more efficient management. It is a scientific enterprise tackling a variety of natural hazards potentially deriving into disasters.
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Book cover: Pollution Prevention and ControlPollution Prevention and Control
by - Bookboon ,
This book is about how essential nutrients and pollutants are transformed or accumulated as they move through the environment. It is about modeling the fate of pollutants in the environment, and generally setting the goals for pollution prevention.
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Book cover: Membrane Bioreactor for Wastewater TreatmentMembrane Bioreactor for Wastewater Treatment
by - Bookboon ,
The book starts from the introduction of biological wastewater treatment. In addition, the book focuses on knowledge of membrane, performance of MBR and its operation. This book is suitable for person who does not have any background in MBR.
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Book cover: Advances in Landscape ArchitectureAdvances in Landscape Architecture
by - InTech ,
Landscape architecture is the design of outdoor and public spaces to achieve environmental, socio-behavioral, or aesthetic outcomes. It involves the systematic investigation of existing social, ecological, and geological conditions in the landscape.
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Book cover: Water Resources: Planning, Development and ManagementWater Resources: Planning, Development and Management
by - InTech ,
Authors address a broad range of topics that include planning strategies, water quality modeling and monitoring, erosion prediction, freshwater inflows to estuaries, coastal reservoirs, irrigation management, aquifer recharge, and water allocation.
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Book cover: Sustainability: A Comprehensive FoundationSustainability: A Comprehensive Foundation
by - Connexions ,
With this book, first and second-year college students are introduced to this expanding new field, exploring the essential concepts from every branch of knowledge -- including engineering and the applied arts, natural and social sciences, etc.
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Book cover: Greening ITGreening IT
by - Greening IT Initiative ,
IT industry can provide the technological solutions we need to optimise resource use, save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. We call this Greening IT. This book looks into the great potential of greening society with IT.
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Book cover: Environmental Land Use PlanningEnvironmental Land Use Planning
by - InTech ,
The book discusses such issues as predicting changes in land use pattern, ecological footprint analysis, socioeconomic and behavioral modeling, and flood control approaches. It is an important reference material on environmental management.
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Book cover: Air Quality: New PerspectiveAir Quality: New Perspective
by - InTech ,
This book is reporting air pollution of interest to experts in industrial plants dealing with the environmental issues. The authors emphasize the problems of air pollution involving the human sector as a part in the control of air pollutants.
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Book cover: Water PollutionWater Pollution
by - InTech ,
Water pollution is a major global problem that requires ongoing evaluation and revision of water resource policy at all levels. It has been suggested that it is the leading worldwide cause of deaths (more than 14,000 people daily) and diseases.
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Book cover: Environmental Management in PracticeEnvironmental Management in Practice
by - InTech ,
This book shows many examples of environmental management. The diversity of presented aspects within environmental management and approaching the subject from the perspective of various countries contributes to the development of the research.
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Book cover: Water Measurement ManualWater Measurement Manual
- Reclamation Bureau ,
The mission of many public and private water resources organizations is to manage and conserve existing water supplies. These management efforts involve making sound technical and economic decisions concerning new and existing water needs.
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Book cover: Deep Water: The Gulf Oil Disaster and the Future of Offshore DrillingDeep Water: The Gulf Oil Disaster and the Future of Offshore Drilling
- National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill ,
The Commission's report offers the American public and policymakers alike the fullest account available of what happened in the Gulf and why, and proposes actions required as industry moves forward to meet the nation's energy needs.
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Book cover: Applied EcologyApplied Ecology
- Wikibooks ,
Applied ecology is a framework for a better balance between people and nature in order to reduce human impact. This textbook provides a review of important areas of applied ecological knowledge for advanced university students and site managers.
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Book cover: Climate and Transportation SolutionsClimate and Transportation Solutions
by - CreateSpace ,
The book features the latest thinking from leaders and experts on transportation, energy and climate issues, bringing insights and recommendations from the meeting of Asilomar Conference on Transportation and Energy Policy to a broad audience.
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Book cover: Energy ManagementEnergy Management
by - InTech ,
We should think about the design of a worldwide strategic plan for energy management across the planet. It would include measures to raise awareness, educate the actors involved, develop policies, provide resources, and establish contingency plans.
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Book cover: Waste ManagementWaste Management
by - InTech ,
This publication will open the eyes of the citizens to the increasing menace posed by the lack of waste management systems. It also hopes to instill a moral compulsion among policy makers to make waste management a part of their development policy.
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Book cover: Environmental Fluid Mechanics 1:  Mixing and Transport Processes in the EnvironmentEnvironmental Fluid Mechanics 1: Mixing and Transport Processes in the Environment
by - Texas A&M University ,
Environmental Fluid Mechanics is the study of processes in earth's hydrosphere and atmosphere on a local or regional scale. In this book passive diffusion is treated by introducing the transport equation in a range of unstratified water bodies.
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Book cover: Biomass Properties and Fire Prediction ToolsBiomass Properties and Fire Prediction Tools
by - BookBoon ,
The book on biomass properties and prediction tools for vegetation wildland-urban interface fires. It covers research in the field of occurrence and spreading of forest fires, fuel particle characteristics, ignition temperature and flammability, etc.
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Book cover: Thermal Processing of WasteThermal Processing of Waste
by - BookBoon ,
Contents: Municipal solid waste; Miscellaneous Waste-Derived Solid Fuels; Principles of Pyrolysis and Gasification; Examples of Waste Pyrolysis; Examples of Gasification of Wastes; Hydrocarbon Waste; Incineration of Radioactive Waste.
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Book cover: Technical Guide to Managing Ground Water ResourcesTechnical Guide to Managing Ground Water Resources
by - US Forest Service ,
The effects of human activities on ground water need to be clearly understood in order to manage these systems. This guide emphasizes that disruption of ground water resources has consequences for hydrological systems and related environment.
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Book cover: Concise HydrologyConcise Hydrology
by - BookBoon ,
This is an introductory book on hydrology that covers hydrological cycle, precipitation analysis, evaporation and evapotranspiration processes, infiltration, ground water movement, hydrograph analysis, rainfall runoff modelling, etc.
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Book cover: Coal and the EnvironmentCoal and the Environment
by - American Geological Institute ,
The book explains the importance of coal, the environmental concerns associated with its mining and use, and how technological advances are making coal an environmentally cleaner fuel. Includes a poster with information about the mining cycle.
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Book cover: Metal Mining and the EnvironmentMetal Mining and the Environment
by - American Geological Institute ,
The booklet offers new tools for raising awareness and understanding of the impact and issues surrounding metal mining and the environment. It provides a geoscience perspective on metal mining and the environment and improves Earth science literacy.
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Book cover: Global Climate Change Impacts in the United StatesGlobal Climate Change Impacts in the United States
by - Cambridge University Press ,
The report summarizes the impacts of climate change on the US, now and in the future. It focuses on climate change impacts in different regions and on various aspects of society and the economy such as energy, water, agriculture, and health.
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Book cover: Sustainable Energy - Without the Hot AirSustainable Energy - Without the Hot Air
by - UIT Cambridge Ltd. ,
Addressing the sustainable energy crisis in an objective manner, this book analyzes the relevant numbers and organizes a plan for change on both a personal level and an international scale -- for Europe, the United States, and the world.
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Book cover: The Forgiving Air: Understanding Environmental ChangeThe Forgiving Air: Understanding Environmental Change
by - University of California Press ,
An authoritative, up-to-date handbook on global change. Written by a scientist for nonscientists, this primer humanizes the great environmental issues of our time - the hole in the ozone layer, the greenhouse effect, acid rain, and air pollution.
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Book cover: Environmental TechnologiesEnvironmental Technologies
by - InTech ,
This book takes a look at issues such as air, soil and noise pollution problems, environmental quality assessment, monitoring, modeling and risk assessment, environmental health impact assessment, environmental technology development, etc.
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Book cover: Hard Truths: Facing the Hard Truths About EnergyHard Truths: Facing the Hard Truths About Energy
- National Petroleum Council ,
This analysis of energy in America is based on well-documented facts and data. The conclusions are sobering: there's no easy way out of our energy fix, but the road map that this book lays out clearly points the way toward a secure energy future.
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Book cover: Averting Catastrophe: Strategies for Regulating Risky TechnologiesAverting Catastrophe: Strategies for Regulating Risky Technologies
by - University of California Press ,
Chernobyl, Bhopal, and Love Canal are symbols of the risks that go hand in hand with modern technology. This volume is a study of the system for containing the risks of such technologies as chemicals, nuclear power, and genetic engineering.
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Book cover: Unsaturated Zone Hydrology for Scientists and EngineersUnsaturated Zone Hydrology for Scientists and Engineers
by - Pearson Education ,
This is a systematic coverage of state-of-the-art unsaturated zone hydrology. Coverage begins with the basic physical properties of clays, and moves on to contaminant transport, spatial variability, scaling, and fractals in the earth sciences.
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Book cover: Concise HydraulicsConcise Hydraulics
by - BookBoon ,
Introductory textbook on hydraulics written for undergraduate students in civil and environmental engineering, environmental science and geography. The aim of this book is to provide a concise and comprehensive coverage of hydraulics.
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Book cover: Atmospheric PollutionAtmospheric Pollution
by - BookBoon ,
Atmospheric pollution is is becoming an increasingly important theme as the discussion on global warming becomes ever more relevant. The book introduces the different concepts of atmospheric pollution and the underlying principles.
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Book cover: Acceptable Risk?: Making Decisions in a Toxic EnvironmentAcceptable Risk?: Making Decisions in a Toxic Environment
by - University of California Press ,
Modern technology give us much of what we value, but they also gave us Bhopal, Chernobyl, and Three Mile Island. What is acceptable risk? The author finds a pattern of decision-making based on relationships among organizations.
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Book cover: Fundamentals of Air Pollution EngineeringFundamentals of Air Pollution Engineering
by - Prentice Hall ,
The subject of this book is air pollution engineering. The goal is to present a rigorous analysis of the production of air pollutants and their control. The text is intended for use at the senior or first-year graduate level.
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