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  • A pro-poor urban agenda for Africa: Clarifying ecological and development issues for poor and vulnerable populations

    This paper was developed for the Ford Foundation. It covers the key aspects of a pro-poor and ecologically sustainable urban agenda for Africa. Drawing mainly on African researchers and activists, it reviews urban trends on the continent and discusses how these have to be understood in relation to the multiple linkages between rural and urban ...

  • Sustainable Development Handbook

    Currently gaining momentum on the world stage, sustainable development is beginning to significantly redefine the policies and decision making of both corporations and governmental entities. Sustainability development initiatives can vary widely in scope, application, and success. This book is intended clarifies critical issues, delineates proven ...

  • Tuning Biological Nutrient Removal Plants

    Tuning Biological Nutrient Removal Plants increases interest in tuning to enhance both performance and capacity, to provide insight into typical plant operating characteristics, and to stimulate operators' interest in studying the behaviour of their own plants. The book focuses on understanding of plant behavioural characteristics so that optimum ...

  • Activated Sludge - 100 Years and Counting

    Activated Sludge - 100 Years and Counting covers the current status of all aspects of the activated sludge process and looks forward to its further development in the future. It celebrates 100 years of the Activated Sludge process, from the time that the early developers presented the seminal works that led to its eventual worldwide adoption. The ...

  • Basic Water Treatment: Fifth Edition

    Basic Water Treatment 5e is an essential reference and primer on all aspects of water quality and treatment principles and processes. This accessible introduction and practical guide to water treatment focuses on the issues of most interest to practising engineers, summarising the key issues and criteria in short and accessible sections, with ...

  • Water and Drainage Law

    The author provides an up-to-date survey of water and drainage law in England and Wales, covering everything from sewerage to flood defenses and freshwater fisheries. This volume discusses water management and resource issues, reservoirs and dams, water supply, and the quality of drinking water. It examines applicable statutes in their common-law ...

  • Water & Drainage Law

    The author provides an up-to-date survey of water and drainage law in England and Wales, covering everything from sewerage to flood defenses and freshwater fisheries. This volume discusses water management and resource issues, reservoirs and dams, water supply, and the quality of drinking water. It examines applicable statutes in their common-law ...

  • Water and Peace for the People: possible solutions to water disputes in the Middle East

    This book proposes practical and objective solutions to the entrenched water conflicts in the Middle East. The author reveals and clarifies the complexity of the water conflicts, drawing on years of experience facilitating and chairing water negotiations in the region.The bottom line is: Unless the countries involved co-operate, the consequences ...

  • Limulus in the Limelight

    Limulus in the Limelight: A Species 350 Million Years in the Making and in Peril? contains 14 chapters covering the horseshoe crab's biology, ecology and evolutionary development. The book is a result of three mini-conferences held between 1996 and 2000 celebrating the populations in NY harbor. This book exposes the impacts of over fishing on ...

  • Bioinformatics for Immunomics

    The field of Immunomics has developed within the post-genomic era as a response to the massive amount of biological and immunological data now available to researchers. Immunomics crosses the disciplines of immunology, genomics, proteomics and computational biology and address some fundamental problems in biological and medical research. This book ...

  • Decision Support Systems for Sustainable Development

    In recent years, much work has been done in formulating and clarifying the concept of sustainable development and related theoretical and research issues. Now, the challenge has shifted to designing and stimulating processes of effective planning and decision-making, at all levels of human activity, in such a way as to achieve local and ...

  • Statistical Methods in Bioinformatics

    Advances in computers and biotechnology have had a profound impact on biomedical research, and as a result complex data sets can now be generated to address extremely complex biological questions. Correspondingly, advances in the statistical methods necessary to analyze such data are following closely behind the advances in data generation ...

  • API RP 580 For Petroleum Refining Standards

    Industry ScopeAlthough the risk management principles and concepts that RBI is built on are universally applicable, this RP is specifically targeted at the application of RBI in the hydrocarbon and chemical process industry.Flexibility in ApplicationBecause of the broad diversity in organizations' size, culture, federal and/or local regulatory ...

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