environmental lead laboratory Books

  • Laboratory and Field Testing of Unsaturated Soils

    This collection focuses on recent advances in laboratory and field testing of unsaturated soils. Leading researchers from fourteen countries to represent global research in the area of experimental unsaturated soil mechanics have been invited to contribute to this book. Twelve reports are presented dealing with measurement and control of suction ...

  • The Economic and Environmental Impacts of Agbiotech

    'After almost fifteen years in the laboratory and in the test plots, bioengineered crops arrived to the market in the mid-1990s. Adoption was rapid and widespread. In 1996, less than 4 million acres in six countries were planted with bioengineered plants. By 2001, worldwide adoption had expanded to more than 115 million acres.'The foretelling of a ...

  • Environmental Change and Malaria Risk

    In the past decade global change, mainly caused by climate change, and its effect on the society has been on the forefront of world news. Indeed, the issue has become a standard item on the agendas of political leaders, as it is feared that the economic costs caused by the predicted changes will be high, and mitigating measures consume scarce ...

  • Environmental Change and Malaria Risk

    In the past decade global change, mainly caused by climate change, and its effect on the society has been on the forefront of world news. Indeed, the issue has become a standard item on the agendas of political leaders, as it is feared that the economic costs caused by the predicted changes will be high, and mitigating measures consume scarce ...

  • Environmental, Health, and Safety Laws and Regulations

    This handbook includes the history and purpose of the laws and regulations, permitting, recordkeeping, monitoring, training, and enforcement strategies for most EHS laws and regulations. It also includes key terms and definitions and explains common terminology for each law and regulation.Includes print and CD versions.Laws and regulations covered ...

  • Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere for Environmental Security

    Recent ecological disasters make human beings aware of changes in the Earth’s climate. At the present time anthropogenic activities lead to the emission of greenhouse gases, pollutants, aerosols and ozone depleting substances and the scientific community in general feels responsible for understanding how changes in atmospheric chemistry can affect ...

  • Lead in Paint, Soil and Dust: Health Risks, Exposure Studies,Control Measures, Measurement Methods, and Quality Assurance

    First publication of its kind to present current, wide-ranging data on the effects of exposure to lead from paint, soil and dust. Features the latest results of health effects studies, environmental assessments, control and intervention studies, analytical methods development, and evaluation and quality assurance program development. 28 ...

  • Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere for Environmental Security

    Recent ecological disasters make human beings aware of changes in the Earth’s climate. At the present time anthropogenic activities lead to the emission of greenhouse gases, pollutants, aerosols and ozone depleting substances and the scientific community in general feels responsible for understanding how changes in atmospheric chemistry can affect ...

  • Environmental Toxicology and Risk Assessment: Biomarkers and Risk Assessment (5th Volume)

    Features the most up-to-date research on the diversity of biological measures of environmental stress exposure in every strata of living organisms. 30 peer-reviewed papers from the world's leading experts in the field cover two key areas: Biomarkers --Comprehensive information on the various classes of biomarkers currently being researched and the ...

  • Environmentally Assisted Cracking: Predictive Methods for Risk Asessment and Evaulation of Materials, Equipment, and Structures

    STP 1401 is the most comprehensive volume to be published on this topic within the past ten years. It features the latest international developments on the generation of relevant materials and properties data based on laboratory tests, and methodologies for the evaluation and assessment of environmental assisted cracking in equipment and ...

  • The Encyclopedia of Field and General Geology

    Field work, supplemented by laboratory studies, is a cornerstone for the geological sciences. This volume provides an introduction to general field work through selected topics that illustrate specific techniques and methodologies. One hundred and twenty-three main entries prepared by leading authorities from around the world deal with aspects of ...

  • The Encyclopedia of Field and General Geology

    Field work, supplemented by laboratory studies, is a cornerstone for the geological sciences. This volume provides an introduction to general field work through selected topics that illustrate specific techniques and methodologies. One hundred and twenty-three main entries prepared by leading authorities from around the world deal with aspects of ...

  • Multiple Stressor Effects in Relation to Declining Amphibian Population

    Original research discusses the protocols and approaches to studying the effects of multiple environmental stressors on amphibian populations and gives new perspectives on this complicated subject. This new publication integrates a variety of stressors that can act in concert and may ultimately cause a decline in amphibian populations. Sixteen ...

  • Challenges in Green Analytical Chemistry

    Concerns about environmental pollution, global climate change and hazards to human health have increased dramatically. This has lead to a call for change in chemical processes including those that are part of chemical analysis. The development of analytical chemistry continues and every new discovery in chemistry, physics, molecular biology, and ...

  • Hydrogeology and Groundwater Modeling, Second Edition

    Coupling the basics of hygrogeology with analytical and numerical modeling methods, Hydrogeology and Groundwater Modeling, Second Edition provides detailed coverage of both theory and practice. Written by a leading hydrogeologist who has consulted for industry and environmental agencies and taught at major universities around the world, this ...

  • Tropical Fish Otoliths: Information for Assessment, Management and Ecology

    Techniques and theory for processing otoliths from tropical marine fish have developed only recently due to an historic misconception that these organisms could not be aged. Otoliths are the most commonly used structures from which daily, seasonal or annual records of a fish’s environmental history are inferred, and are also used as indicators of ...

  • Dehalogenation

    Halogenated organic compounds constitute one of the largest groups of environmental chemicals. The industrial production of new halogenated organic compounds has increased throughout the last century and these compounds are integral to a variety of industrial applications. Although organohalide compounds are typically considered to be ...

  • Vinyl Chloride

    Evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by exposure to vinyl chloride, a colourless, flammable gas manufactured almost exclusively for use in the production of polyvinyl chloride (PVC). PVC is used to produce plastic materials having wide applications in the building sector, packaging, electrical appliances, medical care, ...

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