water radiation Books

  • Effects of Radiation on Materials

    Extensive information on current research results dealing with the effects of radiation on light-water-reactor pressure vessels, fast breeder reactor core materials, material for first-walls in fusion systems, and solid radioactive ...

  • Cloud-Resolving Modeling of Convective Processes

    Clouds and cloud systems and their interactions with larger scales of motion, radiation, and the Earth’s surface are extremely important parts of weather and climate systems. Their treatment in weather forecast and climate models is a significant source of errors and uncertainty. As computer power increases, it is beginning to be possible to ...

  • Radiation and Water in the Climate System

    The science of the earth's climate requires reliable global data sets to validate numerical simulation models and to identify regional and global fluctuations and trends. This book presents ways to derive such data from space-borne and ground-based passive and active measurements in the entire electromagnetic spectrum. Both descriptions of the ...

  • Human Health and the Environment

    The twentieth century has seen a remarkable evolution in environmental health and environmental protection concerns and concepts in the United States. Human Health and the Environment: A Turn of the Century Perspective is intended to be a commentary, suitable for a wide audience, on the broad aspects of the relationship between human health ...

  • UV-B and Biosphere

    The book UV-B and Biosphere summarizes the current status of knowledge related to effects of UV-B radiation on plant life, ranging from gene to ecosystem level. Responses to UV-B radiation of marine, fresh water and terrestrial ecosystem processes are covered. In addition the interaction of UV-B with CO2 enrichment, temperature increase and ...

  • Lake Verevi, Estonia - A Highly Stratified Hypertrophic Lake

    The present book summarises investigations on Lake Verevi (surface 12.6 ha, mean depth 3.6 m), located in the Estonian town of Elva, initiated since 1929. The seventeen articles in this book deal with a wide range of questions, starting with a holistic overview of the ecological status, over assessments of long-term changes in biotic and abiotic ...

  • Chernobyl - What Have We Learned?

    Twenty million people have been exposed to Chernobyl radionuclides through the Dnieper River aquatic pathways. This book presents a 20-year historical overview and comprehensive study results of the aquatic environment affected by the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear accident. During this time, many water quality management practices and countermeasures ...

  • North Carolina Administrative Code Volume 13, Title 15A (Chapters 5 to 12)

    This official version of the North Carolina Administrative Code contains the Administrative Rules, credits, and references to administrative and appellate court decisions relating to the Department of Environment and Natural ...

  • Environmental Auditing: Federal Compliance Guide

    Environmental Auditing: Federal Compliance Guide is a must-have tool to assess a facility's compliance with federal and state environmental regulations. Customize your audit by selecting the modules that apply to your facility. Follow the detailed instructions, auditor guide notes, and field-tested checklists. Modules covered include: · Air ...

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