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    2012 Distribution System Symposium (DSS) and Water Security and Emergency Preparedness Conference Proceedings CD ROM

    Papers and presentations made at the 2012 Distribution Systems Symposium (DSS) and Water Security and Emergency Preparedness Conference and Exposition held September 9 - 12, 2012, in St. Louis, ...

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    2013 Distribution Systems Symposium & Emergency Preparedness & Security Conference Proceedings

    Papers and presentations made at the 2013 Distribution Systems Symposium and Emergency Preparedness & Security Conference and Exposition held September 15–18, 2013, in Itasca, ...

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    M19 Emergency Planning for Water and Wastewater Utilities, Fifth Edition

    Disruptions in water quality and delivery can result from emergencies such as natural disasters, accidents, or intentional acts. Regardless of their size and location, utilities should prepare for emergencies before they occur and be able to quickly restore water services.This manual presents an all-hazards approach for principles, practices, and ...

  • 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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    Our services: ATEX, CoPC and IECEx awareness, hands on training, hazardous area classification, Verification Dossier, SEP (site ex policy), chExlist, fit for purpose assessment, site inspections, audits, project advisory services in terms of explosion ...

  • Emerging Engineering Tools for Risk Management of Environmental Contamination

    The environment is a complex and dynamic system, encompassing both nature and built elements, incorporating people as its key actors. Environmental protection is a science- and engineering-based management practice. However, even current best-management practices are insufficient to achieve the complex and challenging goals of environmental ...

  • Disasters and Minewater

    Part of Groundwater Set - Buy all six books and save over 30% on buying separately!  Disasters and Minewater: Good Practice and Prevention draws together all of the major minewater catastrophes that have occurred over the last half century. It examines incidents to find useful and positive information of great value that could prevent future ...

  • Emergency Medical Services; Search and Rescue; Anesthetic and Respiratory Equipment

    Emergency Medical Services—covers emergency medical dispatch, ambulances, fixed wing basic and specialized units, and basic training for emergency medical technicians.Search and Rescue—addresses search, rescue, and recovery operations, including the testing and maintenance of equipment, management and operations, and personnel ...

  • Emergency Medical Services; Search and Rescue; Anesthetic and Respiratory Equipment

    Emergency Medical Services—covers emergency medical dispatch, ambulances, fixed wing basic and specialized units, and basic training for emergency medical technicians.Search and Rescue—addresses search, rescue, and recovery operations, including the testing and maintenance of equipment, management and operations, and personnel ...

  • Global Scream

    Are you hearing Nature’s global scream?” is the question posed by this new novel. Veteran South African biologist from Stellenbosch University, Adriaan Reinecke, is probably best known in scientific circles for his book chapters and scientific papers in international journals (see for example ScienceDirect on the web). His research papers report ...

  • UNEP Year Book 2010

    The UNEP Year Book 2010 is essential, informative and authoritative reading and reports on new environmental science plus recent developments in our changing environment. It looks at progress in environmental governance: the effects of continuing degradation and loss of the world's ecosystems; impacts of climate change; how harmful substances and ...

  • Emergency Medical Services; Search and Rescue

    This volume provides the latest standards for:Emergency Medical Services—covers emergency medical dispatch, ambulances, fixed wing basic and specialized units, and basic training for emergency medical technicians. Search and Rescue—standards focus on search, rescue, and recovery operations, including the testing and maintenance of ...

  • Emergency Medical Services; Search and Rescue

    This volume provides the latest standards for:Emergency Medical Services—covers emergency medical dispatch, ambulances, fixed wing basic and specialized units, and basic training for emergency medical technicians. Search and Rescue—standards focus on search, rescue, and recovery operations, including the testing and maintenance of ...

  • Ecological Indicators for Coastal and Estuarine Environmental Assessment: A User Guide

    Ecological indicators address ecosystems structure and/or function and are commonly used to provide synoptic information about their state. Through quantitative representations of either the forces that steer ecosystems, responses to forcing functions, or of previous, current, or future states of an ecosystem, indicators are expected to reveal ...

  • Dryland opportunities : a new paradigm for people, ecosystems and development

    Drylands cover 41 percent of the earth’s terrestrial surface. The urgency of and international response to climate change have given a new place to drylands in terms both of their vulnerability to predicted climate change impacts and their potential contribution to climate change mitigation. This book aims to apply the new scientific insights on ...

  • Planning Sustainable Cities : Global Report on Human Settlements 2009

    Current urban planning systems are not equipped to deal with the major urban challenges of the 21st century, including effects of climate change, resource depletion and economic instability, plus continued rapid urbanization with its negative consequences such as poverty, slums and urban informality. These planning systems have also, to a large ...

  • Global Environmental Change: The Threat to Human Health

    SummaryOver the past two-to-three hundred years, humanity’s ecological footprint has ballooned to such an extent that we are now fundamentally altering the planet. We have transformed the Earth’s land surface and altered the function of its ecosystems, and we are triggering the rapid loss of both terrestrial and marine life. We are ...

  • Review of the Literature on the Links Between Biodiversity & Climate Change

    The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change 4th Assessment Report (AR4) concluded that climate change will have significant impacts on many aspects of biological diversity: on ecosytems, species, genetic diversity within species, and on ecological interactions. The implications of these impacts are significant for the long-term stability of ...

  • Diversity In Economic Growth - Global Insights and Explanations

    Economists have long relied on cross-country regression analysis to identify the determinants of continued growth, but with only limited success. This book demonstrates the value of a different approach by drawing on the knowledge and understanding of local circumstances of researchers from the case-study countries.The editors isolate three ...

  • Distributional Impacts of Climate Change and Disasters: Concepts and Cases

    Climate change tends to increase the frequency and intensity of weather-related disasters, which puts many people at risk. Economic, social and environmental impacts further increase vulnerability to disasters and tend to set back development, destroy livelihoods, and increase disparity nationally and worldwide. This book addresses the ...

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