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    Practical Guide to Atmospheric Dispersion Modeling

    An essential text for environmental professionals, the Practical Guide explains the use of dispersion modeling to assess the impact of emissions to the atmosphere.The Practical Guide addresses:plume behavior under various atmospheric conditionsconditions that promote the highest concentrations of air pollutantsthe use of meteorological datarefined ...

  • Practical Guide to Atmospheric Dispersion Modeling

    An essential text for environmental professionals, the Practical Guide explains the use of dispersion modeling to assess the impact of emissions to the atmosphere. The Practical Guide addresses:plume behavior under various atmospheric conditionsconditions that promote the highest concentrations of air pollutantsthe use of meteorological ...

  • Tracking and Predicting the Atmospheric Dispersion of Hazardous Material Releases: Implications for Homeland Security

    For many years, communities have prepared themselves to deal with accidental atmospheric releases from industrial sites, energy facilities, and vehicles transporting hazardous materials. Today, these communities must also worry about the terrorist threat of the intentional use of chemical, biological, and nuclear (C/B/N) agents. Because of this ...

  • Transport Modeling in Hydrogeochemical Systems

    This book develops the basic ideas of transport models in hydrogeology, including diffusion-dispersion processes, advection, and adsorption or reaction. While balancing the mathematical and physical concepts, it is written in a scientific pedagogical style that is accessible to graduate students and researchers in applied mathematics, the ...

  • Modeling Demographic Processes in Marked Populations

    This book brings together biologists and statisticians in an interdisciplinary synthesis to develop new methods to overcome the most significant challenges and constraints faced by quantitative biologists seeking to model demographic rates.The book is centered on the ten key areas in the field where important problems in demographic analysis are ...

  • Modelling and Monitoring of Coastal Marine Processes

    Although numerous books have been written on both monitoring and modelling of coastal oceans, there is a practical need for an introductory multi-disciplinary volume to non-specialists in this field. The articles commisioned for this book, organized into four major themes, are written by experts in their disciplines while the text is intended for ...

  • Artificial Neural Networks in Vehicular Pollution Modelling

    Artificial neural networks (ANNs), which are parallel computational models, comprising of interconnected adaptive processing units (neurons) have the capability to predict accurately the dispersive behavior of vehicular pollutants under complex environmental conditions. This book aims at describing step-by-step procedure for formulation and ...

  • Modeling and Simulation in Medicine and the Life Sciences

    Mathematics in Medicine and the Life Sciences grew from lectures given by the authors at New York University, the University of Utah, and Michigan State University. The material is written for students who have had but one term of calculus, but it contains material that can be used in modeling courses in applied mathematics at all levels through ...

  • Air Pollution Modeling and Its Application XII

    Integrated Regional Modeling: Modeling of a Saharan Dust Event; G. Cautenet, et al. Temporal and Spatial Scales for Transport and Transformation Processes in the Eastern Mediterranean; G. Kallos, et al. Global and Long-Range Transport: Atmospheric Transport-Chemistry Modeling-Some Ideas for the Future; P. Builtjes. A Model for Airborne ...

  • Air Pollution Modeling and its Application IX

    Model Assessment and Verification, Including Policy Implications: Air Quality Modeling in Complex Terrains; Y. Mahrer. U.K. Atmospheric Dispersion Modeling System; D.J. Carruthers, et al. Air Pollution Modeling in Coastal Areas with Emphasis on the Mediterranean Region: Weather Conditions During Air Pollution Episodes in Athens, Greece; G. ...

  • Mathematical Modelling and Computer Simulation of Activated Sludge Systems

    This international, comprehensive guide to modeling and simulation studies in activated sludge systems leads the reader through the entire modeling process – from building a mechanistic model to applying the model in practice. Mathematical Modelling and Computer Simulation of Activated Sludge Systems will: enhance the readers’ understanding of ...

  • Effects of Radiation on Nuclear Materials and the Nuclear Fuel Cycle: 24th Volume

    Fifteen peer-reviewed papers examine radiation damage for the entire fuel cycle. Topics cover: • Surveillance programs around the world• Detailed characterization of irradiated microstructures• Radiation effects in oxide-dispersion strengthened alloys and austenitic stainless steels• Modeling helium bubbles• ...

  • Mathematics for Ecology and Environmental Sciences

    Dynamical systems theory in mathematical biology has attracted much attention from many scientific directions. The purpose of this volume is to discuss the many rich and interesting properties of dynamical systems that appear in ecology and environmental sciences. The main topics include population dynamics with dispersal, nonlinear discrete ...

  • Improving Water Quality Through Contaminant Source Trackdown Studies - An Environmental Approach

    Improving Water Quality Through Contaminant Source Trackdown Studiesdiscusses the trackdown approaches that help to avoid costly mistakes that miss key contaminant sources or inaccurately assess their relative contributions to problems. This book brings together information that is currently dispersed in the academic literature and within files of ...

  • Fate of Pesticides in the Atmosphere - Implications for Environmental Risk Assessment

    This volume contains the proceedings of an international workshop on the issue of 'Fate of Pesticides in the Atmosphere - Implications for Risk Assessment' held in 1998 in The Netherlands. Topics include emission, dispersion, transport and transformations of pesticides in the atmosphere, and the ecotoxicological risks of pesticides in ...

  • Diffusion and Transport of Pollutants in Atmospheric Mesoscale Flow Fields

    In regions as densely populated as Western Europe, prediction of the ecological implications of pollutant transport are important in order to minimise damage in the case of accidents, and to evaluate the possible influence of existing or planned sources. In most cases, such predictions depend on high-speed computation. The present textbook ...

  • Recent Advances in Problems of Flow and Transport in Porous Media

    This volume focuses on recent advances in the modelling of flow and transport in porous media. The first two sections deal with new model approaches and mathematical methods, including error estimates for approximate solutions, parameter sensitivity studies, and solution techniques for degenerate parabolic equations. The third section ...

  • Salt Intrusion, Tides and Mixing in Multi-Channel Estuaries: PhD: UNESCO-IHE Institute, Delft

    Multi-channel estuaries, such as the Mekong Delta in Vietnam and the Scheldt in the Netherlands, have characteristics of both the river and the sea, forming a unique environment influenced by tidal movements of the sea and freshwater flow of the river. This study addresses a number of knowledge gaps in multi-channel estuaries by developing a ...

  • Protist Diversity and Geographical Distribution

    There is still a widespread belief that microscopic organisms, such as bacteria, fungi, protists, and small multicellulars, have a cosmopolitan distribution due to a presumed easy dispersal by wind and water. However, the contributions collected in this book – ranging from protists to rotifers and mosses – show that microorganisms have community ...

  • Control of Odors & Emissions from Wastewater Treatment Plants - MOP 25

    The principal reference of contemporary practice for managing air emissions from wastewater systems. MOP 25 combines updated materials from two former WEF Publications - Odor Control in Wastewater Treatment Plants and Toxic Air Emissions from Wastewater Treatment Facilities into a comprehensive format. Public awareness of odors and air pollutants ...

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