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    Essential Environment 34th Edition A Comprehensive Guide to UK and EU Environmental Protection Legislation

    ILM Publications has published the 34th Edition of Essential Environment in partnership with Environmental Protection UK. Essential Environment (formerly the Pollution Control Handbook) is the comprehensive guide to UK and EU environmental protection legislation. Written in clear, simple language, the 2012 Essential Environment handbook cuts ...

  • 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 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 ...

  • Environmental Challenges

    In the summer of 1999, an international group of experts convened in Jerusalem, Israel, in order to define the major environmental challenges facing humanity at the dawn of the new millennium and - where possible - propose ways of addressing them. Almost 50 selected articles are collected in the present book, which constitutes a striking ...

  • Contaminated Land, 2d

    This title covers law and policy relating to contaminated land, providing guidance on technical issues involving standards and guidelines, risk, investigation and assessment, remediation, and monitoring. It covers practical aspects of development and clean-up, including site investigation, planning and building control, waste disposal, and ...

  • Advances in Environmental Geotechnics

    'Advances in Environmental Geotechnics' presents the latest developments in this interdisciplinary field. The topics covered include basic and advanced theories for modeling of geoenvironmental phenomena, testing and monitoring for geoenvironmental engineering, municipal solid wastes and landfill engineering, sludge and dredged soils, geotechnical ...

  • Role of Interfaces in Environmental Protection

    The book highlights the colloidal and biocolloidal aspects of environmental pollution and technologies to monitor, remediate, abate and prevent pollution. The solution to the majority of environmental problems is closely connected with interfacial phenomena. The behaviour and transport of dispersed particles in the environment, the main phase ...

  • Role of Interfaces in Environmental Protection

    The book highlights the colloidal and biocolloidal aspects of environmental pollution and technologies to monitor, remediate, abate and prevent pollution. The solution to the majority of environmental problems is closely connected with interfacial phenomena. The behaviour and transport of dispersed particles in the environment, the main phase ...

  • 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 ...

  • Ecosystem Classification for Environmental Management

    The ecosystem is a central concept in modern ecology and is fundamental to sound environmental policy making. Not all ecosystems are equally susceptible to human-induced environmental change, nor do we attribute equal value to all ecosystem types. From a nature conservation point of view we are concerned about the spatial extension of ...

  • 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 ...

  • New Approaches to Monitoring Aquatic Ecosystems

    Offers examples where new methods and approaches of environmental monitoring are being employed. Papers elaborate on specific concerns, questions, and program criteria that characterize the development of monitoring programs and provide paradigams for future monitoring programs. Key discussion concepts include water quality, statistical design ...

  • Federal Environmental Laws, 2009 ed.

    This pamphlet contains major environmental statutes enacted to address the problems of pollutants in the air, water, and land. A comprehensive environmental index to the United States Code Annotated® is also provided. Other topics considered include coastal zone management, ocean pollution monitoring and planning, environmental taxes, the national ...

  • Federal Environmental Laws, 2010 ed.

    This pamphlet contains major environmental statutes enacted to address the problems of pollutants in the air, in the water, and on land. A comprehensive environmental index to the United States Code Annotated® is also provided. Other topics considered include coastal zone management, ocean pollution monitoring and planning, environmental ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Handbook of Biodiversity Methods - Survey, Evaluation and Monitoring

    Biodiversity is recognised to be of global importance, yet species and habitats continue to be under increasing pressure from human-induced influences. Environmental concerns are high on the political agenda, driving increased legislation to protect the natural environment. The starting point for much of this legislation is the requirement for a ...

  • Environmental Hazards Methodologies for Risk Assessment and Management

    From the beginning of 21st century, there has been an awareness of risk in the environment along with a growing concern for the continuing potential damage caused by hazards. In order to ensure environmental sustainability, a better understanding of natural disasters and their impacts is essential.   It has been recognized that a holistic and ...

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