water toxicity Books

  • Groundwater Chemicals Desk Reference, Fourth Edition

    Building on the foundation set by its best-selling predecessors, the Groundwater Chemicals Desk Reference, Fourth Edition is both a broad, comprehensive desk reference and a guide for field research. This fourth edition contains more than 1,700 additional references, including adsorption data for more than 800 organic compounds and metals, ...

  • Environmental Auditing: California Compliance Guide

    This easy-to-follow guide provides a 'hands-on' approach to environmental compliance and effective record keeping in California. Written in clear, concise language, Environmental Compliance in California is ideal for both small and large facilities that take environmental, occupational safety and health, and DOT management seriously. The ...

  • Environmental Compliance in California: The Simplified Guide

    This easy-to-follow guide provides a 'hands-on' approach to environmental compliance and effective record keeping in California. Written in clear, concise language, Environmental Compliance in California is ideal for both small and large facilities that take environmental, occupational safety and health, and DOT management seriously. The ...

  • Effects of Water Chemistry on Bioavailability and Toxicity of Waterborne Cadmium, Copper, Nickel, Lead, and Zinc on Freshwater Organisms

    This book reviews the history of the regulation of cationic-metal discharges, the variety of water quality conditions into which metals can be discharged, the different types of geochemical speciation models that are used to predict cationic-metal availability over a range of water quality conditions, and the large amount of research related to ...

  • McCaffrey and Salcido`s Global Issues in Environmental Law

    This book is designed to facilitate the introduction of international and comparative legal issues into the basic environmental law course, but could also be used in a seminar on the subject. It covers constitutional protection of the environment; the precautionary principle; intergenerational equity; international and comparative approaches to ...

  • Disinfection By-Products and Human Health

    Disinfection By-Products and Human Health is based on contributions from speakers who participated in May 2011 workshops on Disinfection By-Products (DBPs) and Human Health at Ozwater 11 in Adelaide, Australia or at an AWA sponsored workshop at the Curtin Water Quality Research Centre, Perth, Australia. The contributions are prepared to facilitate ...

  • Aerobic Wastewater Treatment Processes

    Aerobic Wastewater Treatment Processes: History and Development discusses the widely differing influences on the development of aerobic treatment such as water supply, toxic trade effluents, microscopy and population growth in urban areas. It covers the historical development of sewage treatment and the emergence of aerobic biological treatment ...

  • Biological Degradation and Bioremediation of Toxic Chemicals

    In this book, editor G Rasul Chaudhry presents a wide range of topics authored by researchers at the cutting edge of biodegradation and bioremediation. The book includes recent research describing how microorganisms clean soil and water, and how they remove toxic substances. It also presents information on how genetics and molecular ...

  • Computers and the Environment: Understanding and Managing their Impacts

    Personal computers have made life convenient in many ways, but what about their impacts on the environment due to production, use and disposal? Manufacturing computers requires prodigious quantities of fossil fuels, toxic chemicals and water. Rapid improvements in performance mean we often buy a new machine every 1-3 years, which adds up to ...

  • Computers and the Environment: Understanding and Managing their Impacts

    Personal computers have made life convenient in many ways, but what about their impacts on the environment due to production, use and disposal? Manufacturing computers requires prodigious quantities of fossil fuels, toxic chemicals and water. Rapid improvements in performance mean we often buy a new machine every 1-3 years, which adds up to ...

  • Ecology of Harmful Algae

    Harmful algal blooms are one of the consequences of the human impact on aquatic ecosystems, particularly the process of eutrophication. They can cause a variety of deleterious effects, including the poisoning of fish and shellfish, habitat disruptions for many organisms, water discolouration, beach fouling, and even toxic effects for humans.This ...

  • Plants for Toxicity Assessment: Second Volume

    Addresses the use of plants to assess the toxicity of air, water, and soil both through laboratory/greenhouse and field studies. 35 papers cover: • Regulatory Perspectives• Applications of Plant Bioassays/Photosynthesis• Xenobiotic Uptake by Plants• General Phytotoxicology• Biochemical and Genetic Applications• New ...

  • 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 ...

  • MT-PCR – A rapid, reliable and effective tool for assessing toxic ‘algal’ blooms in Victorian water supplies: aiding protection and preservation

    This project addressed a need for a sensitive, accurate and reliable testing method to aid assessment of the toxicity of algal blooms and assist water management. Increasingly, diagnostic dilemmas are resolved through the use of DNA-based technologies which often provide high sensitivity and specificity and are efficient both in terms of costs and ...

  • Environmental Law

    A highly regarded and comprehensive guide to environmental statutes, court decisions, and administrative regulations governing air and water pollution, land management, toxic and hazardous wastes, and ...

  • Assessment of the Fate and Effects of Toxic Agents on Water Resources

    Like all limited and vulnerable resources, water has become one of the potential targets of terrorists. Coastal lagoons are especially vulnerable as they are densely populated centers of commerce and/or tourism. This volume addresses the basic scientific concepts that must be integrated by decisionmakers to minimize damages and optimize recovery ...

  • Water Treatment Technologies for the Removal of High-Toxity Pollutants

    This book is the outcome of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on 'Water Treatment Technologies for the Removal of High-Toxicity Pollutants' which was held on 13-16th September 2008 in Kosice, Slovakia. It contains a variety of invited contributions by highly experienced educators and scientists, and is structured to cover important aspects of ...

  • Water Treatment Technologies for the Removal of High-Toxity Pollutants

    This book is the outcome of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on 'Water Treatment Technologies for the Removal of High-Toxicity Pollutants' which was held on 13-16th September 2008 in Kosice, Slovakia. It contains a variety of invited contributions by highly experienced educators and scientists, and is structured to cover important aspects of ...

  • Assessment of the Fate and Effects of Toxic Agents on Water Resources

    Like all limited and vulnerable resources, water has become one of the potential targets of terrorists. Coastal lagoons are especially vulnerable as they are densely populated centers of commerce and/or tourism. This volume addresses the basic scientific concepts that must be integrated by decisionmakers to minimize damages and optimize recovery ...

  • Health Effects of Metals and Related Substances in Drinking Water

    Metals are inorganic substances that occur naturally in geological formations. Naturally occurring metals are dissolved in water when it comes into contact with rock or soil material. Some metals are essential for life and are naturally available in our food and water. Trace amounts of metals are common in water, and these are normally not harmful ...

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