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    AWWA Utility Benchmarking: Performance Management for Water and Wastewater

    Utility managers can use the data and analyses in this report to determine how their utility’s performance compares to the water or wastewater industry in five areas of operations: Organizational Development, Customer Relations, Business Operations, Water Operations, and Wastewater ...

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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, ...

  • A budget to address the climate crisis

    Developed on behalf of the Heinrich Böll Foundation, Brussels office, this briefing is an overview of the EU’s plans to fund and boost climate action as part of the EU budget for 2021-2027. It provides policy guidelines and recommendations to EU institutions and national governments as to how to finance a ...

  • Laser-based Environmental and Process Measurement

    Not yet published. Available: February 15, 2006Environmental and industrial process analysis is of fundamental relevance for various tasks in the protection of the environment, as well as for the tracing of processes which are associated with changes in the concentration of chemical substances. In many cases, conventional techniques can not cope ...

  • Emerging Semiconductor Technology

    Fourth in a series, STP 960 addresses new problems in semiconductor processing for the mid ‘80s. A total of 50 papers cover; Epitaxial Technology; Dielectrics and Junction Formation Techniques; Material Defects, Oxygen and Carbon in Silicon; Yield Enhancement and Contamination Control Aspects; Dopant Profiling Techniques and In-Process ...

  • Business Performance Excellence Through Total Quality Management: 2nd Edition

    The latest edition of this popular ASTM manual provides a set of practical guidelines to assure excellence in business performance through total quality management. These guidelines cover:• Leadership Commitment• Team Management• Customer, Workforce, and Market Focus• Process Management• Measurement ...

  • Food and the Poor: How can Democratic Local Governments Reduce Food Insecurity in Africa?

    The publication focuses on the specific situations of food insecurity in Africa. It aims at stimulating debate with the UN system and among development partners and national government counterparts. Its main message is that democratic processes, public reform, fiscal measures and economic growth can be sustainable only if they do secure the ...

  • Efficiency and Sustainability in the Energy and Chemical Industries

    Translating fundamental principles of irreversible thermodynamics into day-to-day engineering concepts, this reference provides the tools to accurately measure process efficiency and sustainability in the power and chemical industries-helping engineers to recognize why losses occur and how they can be reduced utilizing familiar thermodynamic ...

  • The Red Book: the Extinction Crisis Face to Face

    Drawing on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, the world’s most objective and authoritative inventory of species at risk of extinction, this publication combines awe-inspiring imagery with solid science and factual accounts. The result of collaboration between industry and science, this dramatic new work conveys to the general public the ...

  • The red book : the extinction crisis face to face

    Drawing on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, the world's most objective and authoritative inventory of species at risk of extinction, this publication combines awe-inspiring imagery with solid science and factual accounts. The result of a collaboration between industry and science, this dramatic new work conveys to the general public the ...

  • Clean Technology for the Manufacture of Speciality Chemicals

    Producing large quantities of waste is not only environmentally unacceptable, it is also not viable in economic terms. The chemical industry, particularly the speciality and pharmaceuticals sectors, is becoming increasingly aware of the advantages associated with clean technology, particularly in terms of competitive advantage and environmental ...

  • Climate Change and Technological Options

    An up-to-date text on climate change focussing on technical solutions for the most important and climate relevant economic sectors is presented. It is intended for key decision makers, and administrators within industry, agricultural and energy sectors, as well as masters students and post graduates. The first of three sections covers the ...

  • Microstructure of Fine-Grained Sediments

    Knowledge of basic clay microstructure is fundamental to an understanding of the physical, chemical, and mechanical properties of fine-grained sediments and rocks. This compilation of fifty-nine peer-reviewed papers examines clay microstructure in detail with comprehensive sections focusing on microstructure signatures, environmental processes, ...

  • Geostatistics for Engineers and Earth Scientists

    Engineers and earth scientists are increasingly interested in quantitative methods for the analysis, interpretation, and modeling of data that imperfectly describe natural processes or attributes measured at geographical locations. Inference from imperfect knowledge is the realm of classical statistics. In the case of many natural phenomena, ...

  • Whistler Phenomena

    In this volume, the authors present theoretical explanations for a few basic problems connected with the propagation of extra wide band, short impulses in linear media, and with the propagation of whistlers and megawhistlers in plasmas. In addition, the book provides an overview of ground and space based measurements, digital processing and ...

  • Information Technologies in Environmental Engineering

    The increasing environmental problems demand interdisciplinary approaches where engineers, natural scientists, economists and computer scientists work together. Information technology has become significant to all scientific groups and fields involved in environmental engineering covering the topics: Modeling and simulation, information systems, ...

  • Neural Networks and Sea Time Series

    Increasingly, neural networks are used and implemented in a wide range of fields and have become useful tools in probabilistic analysis and prediction theory. This book—unique in the literature—studies the application of neural networks to the analysis of time series of sea data, namely significant wave heights and sea levels. The particular ...

  • Sedimentation and Sediment Transport

    It is evident, that for a number of ecological and technical problems in rivers and lakes a better knowledge of sediment transport and sedimentation is needed together with the ability to predict and simulate sediment behaviour. On the other hand, a stagnation of research in these topics could be observed in the last decades. At the Symposium an ...

  • Mercury Hazards to Living Organisms

    Complex and ever changing in its forms and functions, the element mercury follows a convoluted course through the environment and up the food chain. The process is complicated further by the fact that the difference between tolerable natural background levels and harmful effects in the environment is exceptionally small and still not completely ...

  • ASTM Standards on Building Economics: 6th Edition (CD-ROM)

    This new edition provides a comprehensive resource for evaluating the economic performance of investments in buildings, building systems, and other constructed facilities. Learn how to:• Decide whether to accept or reject a given investment• Design and size building systems• Establish priority when budgets are limitedSection 1 ...

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