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    Practical Environmental Statistics and Data Analysis

    Most environmental problems involve a large degree of uncertainty, and one way to improve understanding of the issues affecting the global environment is the use of statistics. This book describes the application of statistical methods in different environmental fields, with an emphasis on how to solve real-world problems in complex systems. The ...

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    Respirometry for Environmental Science and Engineering

    Fundamentals of respirometry: Covers biological growth relationships and their application to respirometry. Features of commercial respirometers: Describes the basis for design and operation of commercial respirometers including discussions of their operating features.Applications of respirometry: Covers biodegradation testing, ...

  • Biosensors for the Environmental Monitoring of Aquatic Systems

    There is an increasing need for effective methods of estimating the risks caused by the large number of pollutants released into the environment by human activities. This volume provides an overview of biosensors as a key tool for the environmental monitoring of aquatic systems. Biosensor technology is based on a specific biological recognition ...

  • Environmental Software Systems

    Environmental Informatics is a fast growing field which deals with all methods from computer science, environmental planning, ecology and related subjects. As well as being an interdisciplinary area, Environmental Informatics provides an interface between all involved professional groups. Monitoring the state of the environment, analysing ...

  • Atmospheric and Biological Environmental Monitoring

    The harmful impacts of pollution on atmospheric, terrestrial and aquatic environments can cause extreme temperature changes, clean water shortage, and increase toxicity. This book studies environmental pollution impacts, from the mechanism of toxic nanoparticles on the molecular level to the detection of trace gas on the satellite perspective. It ...

  • Environmental Monitoring and Biodiagnostics of Hazardous Contaminants

    The fourth International Symposium of the International Society for Environmental Biotechnology was held on the campus of Queen's University, Belfast, Northern Ireland, on June 20-25, 1998, with an attendance of several hundred people. This meeting included technical presentations of state-of-the-art research which were integrated with ...

  • Environmental Informatics

    Environmental informatics is a field of applied computer science that develops and uses the techniques of information processing for environmental protection, research and engineering. The multidisciplinary nature of environmental problems needs environmental informatics as a bridge and mediator between many disciplines and institutions. The ...

  • Global Environmental Change

    This is a timely book in light of increasing concern over global warming and environmental pollution. It describes a simulation system based on sets of computer algorithms for comprehensive analysis of data from global and regional monitoring systems. Chapters in the theoretical part of the book contain descriptions of rigorous algorithms and ...

  • MSCI ESG Impact Monitor

    MSCI ESG Impact Monitor allows analysis of a company's significant social and environmental impacts and its ability to manage those impacts. Determine company involvement in major ESG controversies, how well companies adhere to international norms and principles such as the UN Global Compact and ILO Core Conventions. Assess company strategies, ...

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  • ASTM International Metalworking Industry Standards: Environmental Quality and Safety, Fluid Performance and Condition Monitoring Tests (Print)

    Optimal selection and use of metalworking fluids depends on multiple factors, including raw material selection, fluid formulation, water quality, in-process fluid management and good industrial hygiene practices. This new ASTM publication provides 39 standard test methods, practices, and guides, which are used to determine whether fluid ...

  • ASTM International Metalworking Industry Standards: Environmental Quality and Safety, Fluid Performance and Condition Monitoring Tests (CD-ROM)

    Optimal selection and use of metalworking fluids depends on multiple factors, including raw material selection, fluid formulation, water quality, in-process fluid management and good industrial hygiene practices. This new ASTM publication provides 39 standard test methods, practices, and guides, which are used to determine whether fluid ...

  • Biomonitors and Biomarkers as Indicators of Environmental Change

    Introduction to Biomonitors and Biomarkers as Indicators of Environmental Change; F.M. Butterworth. Assessing Ecological Risks in Terrestrial Systems with Honey Bees; J.J. Bromenshenk, et al. Aquatic Insects as Biomonitors of Ecosystem Health in the Great Lakes Areas of Concern; L.D. Corkum, et al. Larvae of Chironomidae (Diptera) as ...

  • Faecal Sludge Management Systems

      It is estimated that literally billions of residents in urban and peri-urban areas of Africa, Asia, and Latin America are served by onsite sanitation systems (e.g. various types of latrines and septic tanks). Until recently, the management of faecal sludge from these onsite systems has been grossly neglected, partially as a result of them being ...

  • Monitoring and Modelling Lakes and Coastal Environments

    Lakes and costal wetlands play a vital role in global ecosystems. They provide a habitat for a wide variety of flora and fauna and help to maintain the life cycle of many species. Lakes and coastal wetlands all over the world are ideal places for human habitation, fisheries, industries, shipping and recreation. Habitat environments of lakes and ...

  • Air Emissions, Baselines, and Environmental Auditing

    A step-by-step guide to help businesses and government agencies conduct extensive audits and assessments of their air emissions, as required by 1990 amendments to the US Clean Air Act. Summarizes the Act's requirements for quality assurance, monitoring, establishing a baseline for air quality, reducing ozone-depleting chemicals, and other ...

  • Monitoring Ecological Condition in the Western United States

    This volume is the proceedings of a symposium held on April 6-8, 1999, in San Francisco, CA, USA, and sponsored by the US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program (EMAP). EMAP is the primary program of the EPA's Office of Research and Development to advance the science of statistically-based ...

  • Crafting Superior Environmental Enforcement Solutions

    The “environmental police” are very much on the beat, requiring cleanup and meting out punishments for transgressions of U.S. law. In fiscal year 1999, the U.S. EPA concluded enforcement cases requiring a record $3.6 billion for environmental cleanup, pollution control equipment, pollution prevention, and improved monitoring. And, as ...

  • Marine Wastewater Outfalls and Treatment Systems

    Wastewater disposal by marine outfalls is proven and effective and is a reliable and cost effective solution with minimal environmental impacts. The design and siting of submarine outfalls is a complex task that relies on many disciplines including oceanography, civil and environmental engineering, marine biology, construction, economics, and ...

  • Governance and Management for Sustainable Water Systems

    Increasing global pressure on water resources requires many actions from governments and individuals to achieve sustainable levels of water use.   These involve management tasks such as project development and utility operation, but the degree of interdependence among the many participants in water management is so great that additional regulatory ...

  • 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 ...

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