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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 ...

  • Modeling Solar Radiation at the Earth´s Surface

    Solar radiation data is important for a wide range of applications, e.g. in engineering, agriculture, health sector, and in many fields of the natural sciences. A few examples showing the diversity of applications may include: architecture and building design e.g. air conditioning and cooling systems; solar heating system design and use; solar ...

  • Metals and Related Substances in Drinking Water

    Part of Metals and Related Substances in Drinking Water Set - buy all five books together to save over 30%!  Metals and Related Substances in Drinking Water comprises the proceedings of COST Action 637 – METEAU, held in Kristianstad, Sweden, October 13-15, 2010 This book collates the understanding of the various factors which control metals and ...

  • Hydropolitical Vulnerability & Resilience Along International Waters - ASIA

    There is an increasing annual demand for water drawn from Asia’s international rivers for domestic, agricultural, industrial, and environment purposes. As a result, nations sharing river systems, lakes and aquifers are vulnerable to tensions and conflicts, which in many are intensified by climate variation and climate change. Therefore ...

  • Water and Energy: Threats and Opportunities - Second Edition

    For student edition please click here. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Rapid and important developments in the area of energy - water nexus over the last two to three years have been significant. This new edition of Water and Energy: Threats and Opportunities is timely and continues to ...

  • Risk Assessment for Water Infrastructure Safety and Security

    Features Examines all aspects of water safety and security Evaluates the potential terrorist threat to the water supply system Presents qualitative and quantitative processes and models for security and safe operation of facilities and critical infrastructure Explores recent incidences of levels of drugs in the water supply Offers various risk and ...

  • Water and Energy: Threats and Opportunities - Second Edition - Student Edition

    This is the Paperback Student Edition of Water and Energy: Threats and Opportunities - Second Edition ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Rapid and important developments in the area of energy - water nexus over the last two to three years have been significant. This new edition of Water and Energy: Threats ...

  • Microbiology Influenced Corrosion Testing

    A review of the state-of-the-art of microbiology influenced corrosion (MIC) testing in the early 1990s. Many industrial needs in the area of MIC testing are identified in these papers along with the latest laboratory and field testing techniques. Strategies to monitor and control corrosion and biofouling in water distribution systems, underground ...

  • Methods and Tools for Drought Analysis and Management

    Frequent drought events, recently occurred in different Mediterranean regions, have highlighted a general inadequacy of the current strategies applied to mitigate negative impacts of such phenomenon on different water sectors. In particular, the lack of timely drought monitoring systems, the difficulty in transferring advanced methodologies for ...

  • Advanced Tools and Models to Improve River Basin Management in Europe in the Context of Climate Change

     Advanced Tools and Models to Improve River Basin Management in Europe in the Context of Climate Change - AquaTerra has developed from an integrated project of the 6th EU RTD Framework Programme that aims to provide the scientific basis for an improved river basin management through a better understanding of the river-sediment-soil-groundwater ...

  • Chemistry for the Protection of the Environment 3

    Water Resources-Quality of Surface and Drinking Water: Drinking Water Production with a Dual Floating Medium-Sand Filter System; B.A. Bolto, et al. Determination of Reduced Sulphur Compounds in the Aquatic Environment by HPLC and CE; E. Kaniowska, et al. Air Pollutions-Reduction and Monitoring: Effect of Land Management in Winter Crop Season ...

  • Diagnostic Tools to Evaluate Impacts of Trace Organic Compounds

     With the recent advent of improved analytical and biomarker detection capabilities, a variety of organic chemicals have been found in trace amounts (Trace Organic Chemicals, TOrCs) in surface waters and fish tissue. TOrCs include pharmaceuticals, personal care products, surfactants, pesticides, flame retardants, and other organic chemicals, some ...

  • Source Separation and Decentralization for Wastewater Management

        Is sewer-based wastewater treatment really the optimal technical solution in urban water management? This paradigm is increasingly being questioned. Growing water scarcity and the insight that water will be an important limiting factor for the quality of urban life are main drivers for new approaches in wastewater management. Source Separation ...

  • Remote Sensing of Aquatic Coastal Ecosystem Processes

    The aquatic coastal zone is one of the most challenging targets for environmental remote sensing. Properties such as bottom reflectance, spectrally diverse suspended sediments and phytoplankton communities, diverse benthic communities, and transient events that affect surface reflectance (coastal blooms, runoff, etc.) all combine to produce an ...

  • GEMS Environment Library No. 09: Glaciers and the Environment

    The aim of this publication is to make the knowledge we have gained about glaciers more widely known, and to emphasize the need to develop this knowledge. Glaciology holds one of the keys to our past. It may also hold many to our future.It is difficult to believe in these times of global warming and recurrent drought that the Earth is essentially ...

  • ASTM International Standards for Sustainability in Building: 3rd Edition

    Includes all of the ASTM standards that are referenced by the U.S. Federal Green Construction Guide for Specifiers as of January 2007. This new edition, on CD-ROM only, includes nearly 150 ASTM standards that address the sustainable design, construction, and operation of products used in building. These standards deal with various aspects of ...

  • ASTM Standards Related to Testing of Radiation Cured Coatings (Print)

    This desktop resource, available in print or CD-ROM, provides quick and easy access to the most commonly used ASTM test methods, procedures, and guides on radiation curing of coatings and allied products. These ASTM standards are often used and referenced in the radiation curing industry. Some are used in coating chemistries and others are ...

  • Consumer and Healthcare Packaging Standards -CD-ROM

    AVAILABLE IN PRINT or CD-ROM! This volume contains 85 of the latest standards on consumer and healthcare packaging. Standards cover: • Flammability of Aerosol Products • Water Vapor Transmission of Flexible Heat-Sealed Packages for Dry Products • Minimum Application Torque of Type IA Child-Resistant Closures • User Applied ...

  • Consumer and Healthcare Packaging Standards - Print version

    AVAILABLE IN PRINT or CD-ROM! This volume contains 85 of the latest standards on consumer and healthcare packaging. Standards cover: • Flammability of Aerosol Products • Water Vapor Transmission of Flexible Heat-Sealed Packages for Dry Products • Minimum Application Torque of Type IA Child-Resistant Closures • User Applied ...

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