Biomonitoring Books

  • Greywater Reuse

    Greywater Reuse examines the features and implications of greywater reuse scientifically, quantitatively, and thoroughly. Based on the authors’ extensive studies of treatment facilities in urban and rural environments, development of greywater treatment systems, and research of potential environmental and health risks posed by greywater at ...

  • Nanotechnology for Water and Wastewater Treatment

    The rapid development of nanoscience enables a technology revolution that will soon impact virtually every facet of the water sector. Yet, there is still too little understanding of what nanoscience and nanotechnology is, what can it do and whether to fear it or not, even among the educated public as well as scientists and engineers from other ...

  • Biomarkers and Human Biomonitoring - Volume 2

    Human biomonitoring has developed from a research tool in occupational and environmental health to identify and quantify exposures to harmful substances in urine and blood. The analytical methods for detection of substances in biological media have considerably improved with smaller detection limits and more precise and specific measurements. ...

  • Biomarkers and Human Biomonitoring - Volume 1

    Human biomonitoring has developed from a research tool in occupational and environmental health to identify and quantify exposures to harmful substances in urine and blood. The analytical methods for detection of substances in biological media have considerably improved with smaller detection limits and more precise and specific measurements. ...

  • Metallic and Inorganic Coatings; Metal Powders and Metal Powder Products

    Under the heading of metallic and inorganic coatings, specifications establish requirements for electrodeposited coatings of cadmium, tin, and mechanically-deposited zinc. This volume includes tests for measuring the properties of anodically-coated aluminum; determining coating thickness and corrosion; and electroforming, electroplating, and ...

  • Metallic and Inorganic Coatings; Metal Powders and Metal Powder Products

    Under the heading of metallic and inorganic coatings, specifications establish requirements for electrodeposited coatings of cadmium, tin, and mechanically-deposited zinc. This volume includes tests for measuring the properties of anodically-coated aluminum; determining coating thickness and corrosion; and electroforming, electroplating, and ...

  • Assessing Infiltration and Exfiltration on the Performance of Urban Sewer Systems

    Sewer systems constitute a very significant heritage in European cities. Their structural quality and functional efficiency are key parameters to guarantee the transfer of domestic and industrial wastewater to treatment plants without infiltration nor exfiltration. Infiltration of groundwater is particularly detrimental to treatment plant ...

  • Metallic and Inorganic Coatings; Metal Powders and Metal Powder Products

    Under the heading of metallic and inorganic coatings, specifications establish requirements for electrodeposited coatings of cadmium, tin, and mechanically-deposited zinc. This volume includes tests for measuring the properties of anodically-coated aluminum; determining coating thickness and corrosion; and electroforming, electroplating, and ...

  • Metallic and Inorganic Coatings; Metal Powders and Metal Powder Products

    Under the heading of metallic and inorganic coatings, specifications establish requirements for electrodeposited coatings of cadmium, tin, and mechanically-deposited zinc. This volume includes tests for measuring the properties of anodically-coated aluminum; determining coating thickness and corrosion; and electroforming, electroplating, and ...

  • Community-based adaptation to climate change (Participatory Learning and Action 60)

     This special issue focuses on recent approaches to climate change adaptation which are community-based and participatory. It highlights innovative participatory methods to help communities analyse the causes and effects of climate change, integrate scientific and community knowledge, and plan appropriate adaptation measures. Although CBA is a ...

  • Metallic and Inorganic Coatings; Metal Powders and Metal Powder Products

    Under the heading of metallic and inorganic coatings, specifications establish requirements for electrodeposited coatings of cadmium, tin, and mechanically-deposited zinc. This volume includes tests for measuring the properties of anodically-coated aluminum; determining coating thickness and corrosion; and electroforming, electroplating, and ...

  • Metallic and Inorganic Coatings; Metal Powders and Metal Powder Products

    Under the heading of metallic and inorganic coatings, specifications establish requirements for electrodeposited coatings of cadmium, tin, and mechanically-deposited zinc. This volume includes tests for measuring the properties of anodically-coated aluminum; determining coating thickness and corrosion; and electroforming, electroplating, and ...

  • Ecotoxicology: A Comprehensive Treatment

    Integrating ecotoxicological concepts across a range of hierarchical levels, Ecotoxicology: A Comprehensive Treatment focuses on the paradigms and fundamental themes of ecotoxicology while providing the detail and practical application of concepts often found in more specialized books. By synthesizing the best qualities of a general textbook and ...

  • Pesticide Bioassays With Arthropods

    Providing clear examples of the use of state-of-the-art computer programs for analyses of bioassay data, Bioassays with Arthropods, Second Edition explains the statistical basis and analysis for each kind of quantal response bioassay. The first edition was a must-have reference for designing, conducting, and interpreting bioassays: this completely ...

  • Assessing the Hazard of Metals and Inorganic Metal Substances in Aquatic and Terrestrial Systems

    Current procedures used for hazard identification and classification are based on persistence, bioaccumulation, and toxicity measurements. Assessing the Hazard of Metals and Inorganic Metal Substances in Aquatic and Terrestrial Systems provides the basis for improvements to the current model for hazard assessment. The book reviews the scientific ...

  • Assessing the Hazard of Metals and Inorganic Metal Substances in Aquatic and Terrestrial Systems

    Current procedures used for hazard identification and classification are based on persistence, bioaccumulation, and toxicity measurements. Assessing the Hazard of Metals and Inorganic Metal Substances in Aquatic and Terrestrial Systems provides the basis for improvements to the current model for hazard assessment. The book reviews the scientific ...

  • How is your MPA doing ? A guidebook of natural and social indicators for evaluating marine protected areas management effectiveness

    IUCN, WWF and the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have developed this guidebook to assist marine protected area (MPA) managers in assessing the performance of their MPA. Based on this assessment, it shows how necessary changes can be made to improve management measures. It presents a flexible approach that can be used in ...

  • Phosphor Handbook, Second Edition

    A benchmark publication, the first edition of the Phosphor Handbook set the standard for references in this field. Completely revised and updated, this second edition explores new and emerging fields such as nanophosphors, nanomaterials, UV phosphors, quantum cutters, plasma display phosphors, sol-gel and other wet phosphor preparation techniques, ...

  • Migratory Species and Climate Change - Impacts of a Changing Environment on Wild Animals

    The effects of the global phenomenon Climate Change on the behavior of migratory species are becoming increasingly evident. Migratory species seem more vulnerable than most wildlife as they use multiple habitats and sites and a wide range of resources throughout their migratory cycle. The report commissioned by the Convention on Migratory Species ...

  • Phosphor Handbook, Second Edition

    A benchmark publication, the first edition of the Phosphor Handbook set the standard for references in this field. Completely revised and updated, this second edition explores new and emerging fields such as nanophosphors, nanomaterials, UV phosphors, quantum cutters, plasma display phosphors, sol-gel and other wet phosphor preparation techniques, ...

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