environmental data management training Books

  • Desertification and Risk Analysis Using High and Medium Resolution Satellite Data

    This publication collects the results of a practical experience of survey, through the direct control of satellite images from high to medium resolution, over areas subjected to desertification problems. The problems of the local population are closely tied to the equilibrium in the management of the territory, which is compromised by the ...

  • Desertification and Risk Analysis Using High and Medium Resolution Satellite Data

    This publication collects the results of a practical experience of survey, through the direct control of satellite images from high to medium resolution, over areas subjected to desertification problems. The problems of the local population are closely tied to the equilibrium in the management of the territory, which is compromised by the ...

  • Safe Management of Wastes from Health-care Activities

    This handbook provides the first comprehensive guide to the safe and efficient handling, treatment, and disposal of all categories of hazardous waste generated by health-care activities. Although the major emphasis is on waste generated by hospitals, guidelines and advice are also relevant to wastes produced in health centres, research facilities, ...

  • Boiler Operator`s Handbook, 2nd Edition

    This book was written specifically for boiler plant operators and supervisors who want to learn how to lower plant operating costs, as well as how to operate plants of all types and sizes more wisely. This newly revised edition provides guidelines for HRSGs, combined cycle systems, and environmental effects of boiler operation. Also included is a ...

  • Technical Report Series No. 27 : Monitoring Industrial Emissions & Wastes

    The purpose of this manual is to improve the ability of plant managers to optimize the use of raw materials and energy during production. This will lead to the generation of smaller amounts of discharges, emissions and wastes, and is an essential element in the cleaner production approach to environmental management.Monitoring is also necessary to ...

  • Oil Spills First Principles

    Marine oil spills are no longer considered unavoidable 'accidents' resulting from adverse environmental conditions or functions of catastrophic events. More than 80% of all spills are the result of 'human error'. The focus of the current legal, regulatory, and convention framework affecting the transportation of oil by ship reflects a recent ...

  • Striking the Balance between Nutrient Removal in Wastewater Treatment and Sustainability

    This study focuses on sustainability impacts as wastewater treatment plants implement treatment technologies to meet increasingly stringent nutrient limits. The objective is to determine if a point of “diminishing returns” is reached where the sustainability impacts of increased levels of nutrient removal outweigh the benefits of better water ...

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