Air & Climate Books

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    The CoGDEM Guide to Gas Detection

    Industrial gas detectors form an important part of safety systems designed to protect users from the harmful effects of flammable, toxic or asphyxiant gases. These gases can cause explosions, damage health or deplete the oxygen content of the air. Consequently, accurate gas detection is vital for protecting human life as well as process plant and the ...

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    Handbook of Chemical and Biological Warfare Agent Decontamination

    Chemical and biological warfare agents are threats to the military and civilians alike in both terrorist and conventional warfare scenarios. When materials become contaminated with these agents, they must be decontaminated before they can be removed or reused. This book is a comprehensive overview of the scientific research and development that has been done in chemical and biological agent ...

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    Essential Environment 34th Edition A Comprehensive Guide to UK and EU Environmental Protection Legislation

    ILM Publications has published the 34th Edition of Essential Environment in partnership with Environmental Protection UK. Essential Environment (formerly the Pollution Control Handbook) is the comprehensive guide to UK and EU environmental protection legislation. Written in clear, simple language, the 2012 Essential Environment handbook cuts through the legal jargon and provides comprehensive and ...

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    Comprehensive Environmental Mass Spectrometry

    Mass spectrometry is the most sensitive, rapid and informative analytical tool available. In full colour throughout, this book describes the power of this technique in resolving environmental issues, demonstrating how real-world complex problems can be solved in a simple and elegant way. The book begins with the general principles of mass spectrometry, then proceeds to describe a range of ...

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    Field Detection Technologies for Explosives

    Explosives are historically the weapons that have been most frequently used against civilians by terrorist organisations. In the past few years, the use of explosives by terrorist groups has cost the lives of more people than the combination of all other attacks, including the use of weapons of mass destruction (chemical, biological and nuclear weapons). Early detection of these substances is one ...

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    Modelling of Pollutants in Complex Environmental Systems, Volume II

    Following on from Volume I, this second volume presents an extended look at environmental modelling research and its applications from an even larger selection of global experts. The book presents timely topics and applications of the study of environmental contaminants, with detailed discussions of mathematical concepts used. Five sections cover decision support and assessment modelling; aquatic ...

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    Modelling of Pollutants in Complex Environmental Systems, Volume I

    Environmental modelling has enjoyed a long tradition, but there is a defined need to continually address both the power and the limitations of such models, as well as their quantitative assessment. This book showcases modern environmental modelling methods, the basic theory behind them and their incorporation into complex environmental investigations. It highlights advanced computing technologies ...

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    Activated Sludge Technology Book

    A Brief History of the Activated Sludge Process Although recorded history and surviving archaeological sites show that the Babylonians and Assyrians, and later the Romans all used quite sophisticated technology to collect and dispose of their wastes, this environmental awareness was not adopted by later societies, until the Industrial Revolution in Britain in the 19th century forced political ...

  • Children, Citizenship and Environment

    When it was first published in 2012, Children, Citizenship and Environment correctly predicted a strong surge in youth activism as children are confronted by four difficult and intersecting challenges: dangerous environmental change, weakening democracies, growing social inequality, and a global economy marked by unprecedented youth unemployment and unsustainable resource ...

  • Ecosocialism and Climate Justice

    This book investigates the broader climate movement to contextualise the role played by its climate justice wing, focussing specifically on the theoretical and practical contributions of ...

  • European Journal of Sustainable Development

    The opportunity to use the tangible resources of our planet – water, air, subterranean depths – secure the existence of our civilization. Despite the existence of private property and the division of ownership of tangible resources between natural and legal persons, the resources required for life are objectively determined by the very life form. Any living creature needs air, water ...

  • Sustainable Chemistry and Pharmacy

    Sustainable chemistry technology, EcoBioClean®, degrades crude oil, catalyzing conversion into energy source used by microorganisms and other ...

  • AIOH Position Paper Respirable Coal Dust

    This paper was compiled to give guidance on the assessment, evaluation and control of occupational exposure to respirable coal dust (RCD), with an emphasis on recommending a health-based guidance occupational exposure ...

  • AIOH Position Paper Inorganic Lead

    This paper was compiled to give guidance on the assessment, evaluation and control of occupational exposure to inorganic lead and its commonly encountered compounds, with an emphasis on recommending a health-based occupational exposure guidance value. The current Safe Work Australia (SWA) workplace exposure standards (WES) and current international occupational exposure limits (OELs) are ...

  • Air Pollution XXVI

    Dealing with issues related to the modelling, monitoring and management of air pollution, this book includes papers presented at the 26th International Conference on Modelling, Monitoring and Management of Air Pollution. The papers from this conference continue a wide ranging collection of high quality research works that develop the fundamental science of air ...

  • Standards Official Notice - June 2018

    The following AWWA Standards will be effective June 2018: ANSI/AWWA B604-18 Granular Activated Carbon ANSI/AWWA B605-18 Reactivation of Granular Activated Carbon ANSI/AWWA G485-18 Direct Potable Reuse Program ...

  • AIOH Position Paper Diesel Particulate Matter and Occupational Health

    This paper was compiled to give guidance on the assessment, evaluation and control of occupational exposure to diesel particulate matter (DPM), with an emphasis on recommending a health-based guidance occupational exposure value. It is an update of the previous Position Paper on DPM issued by the AIOH in ...

  • Food and Resilience

    43.2 FOOD AND RESILIENCE explores the impacts of climate change on our food systems, with a particular eye on the innovations that will allow us to create a more resilient nutritional ...

  • Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater, 23rd Edition

    Analysts, researchers, and regulators have relied on this peer-reviewed publication since 1905. The trusted source of accurate, proven methodology for analyzing natural waters, water supplies, and wastewaters. The 23rd edition of Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater® contains over 400 laboratory methods for the analysis of: Dissolved Solids Metals Free and Total ...

  • Ecological Economics

    43.1 ECOLOGICAL ECONOMICS: Partnering with the Canadian Society for Ecological Economics (CANSEE) and led by guest editors Katie Kish, Brett Dolter and Andreas Link, this issue seeks to help us understand how to balance environmental protection with ...

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