Gas Monitoring Books

  • Southeast Asian Water Environment 4

    This is the fourth volume in the series of books on the Southeast Asian water environment. The most important articles presented at the Sixth and Seventh International Symposiums on Southeast Asian Water Environment have been selected for this book. It covers water environment management, biological and physico-chemical processes in water and ...

  • Environmental impact assessment and monitoring in aquaculture. Requirements, practices, effectiveness and improvements (includes a CD-ROM)

    FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Technical Papers # 527This report includes four regional reviews on Environmental impact assessment (EIA) and monitoring in aquaculture in Africa, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America and North America; a special study on EIA as applied to salmon aquaculture; and a global review and synthesis report which draw on the ...

  • Practical Handbook of Environmental Site Characterization and Ground-Water Monitoring, Second Edition

    Published in 1991, the first edition of The Practical Handbook of Ground-Water Monitoring quickly became the gold standard reference on the topic of ground-water monitoring. But, as in all rapidly evolving fields, regulations change, technology advances, methods improve, and research reveals flaws in prior thinking. As a consequence, books that ...

  • State of Food Insecurity in the World 2004, (The). Monitoring progress towards the World Food Summit and Millennium Development Goals (En)

    Series: State of Food Insecurity in the WorldThe sixth edition of The State of Food Insecurity in the World reports that the number of chronically hungry people in the developing world has fallen by only 9 million since the World Food Summit baseline period of 1990-1992. The conclusion is inescapable: we must do better. Looking at the impressive ...

  • European models of good practice in protected areas

    Four case studies of European protected areas are presented illustrating particular themes of management practice. The National Park of Abruzzo, Latium and Molise (Italy) serves as a model for zoning; the Bialowieza National Park (Poland) for monitoring; participatory management is exemplified in the Minorca Biosphere Reserve in Spain; and the ...

  • European Models of Good Practice in Protected Areas

    This book presents four case studies of European protected areas illustrating particular themes of management practice. The National Park of Abruzzo, Latium and Molise (Italy) serves as a model for zoning, the Bialowieza National Park (Poland) for monitoring, participatory management is exemplified in the Minorca Biosphere Reserve in Spain, and ...

  • Watershed Health Monitoring: Emerging Technologies

    Watershed Health Monitoring: Emerging Technologies is a concise reference that defines the concept of watershed health and explains that monitoring the health of watersheds is a critical precursor to adaptive resource management on a watershed basis. The focus of the text is a clear description of an innovative 'Closed Loop' model that specifies ...

  • ASTM Standards Related to the Phase II Environmental Site Assessment Process, 2nd Edition (Print Version)

    This latest edition, available in print or CD-ROM, contains 22 ASTM guides, practices, and test methods, all of which address important elements of the Phase II environmental site assessment process. The standards cover many of the routine, day-to-day procedures and terminology used in properly evaluating a site to determine the presence or ...

  • PHAST Step-by-Step Guide: A Participatory Approach for the Control of Diarrhoeal Disease

    A spiral-bound manual offering step-by-step instructions for helping communities improve hygiene behaviour, prevent cholera and other diarrhoeal diseases, and manage their own water and sanitation facilities. Addressed to facilitators working in the community, the manual uses the Participatory Hygiene and Sanitation Transformation, or PHAST, ...

  • Protected areas of the world : a review of national systems, v.4. Nearctic and neotropical

    This is the first time a world-wide survey of protected area systems has been compiled by the World Conservation Monitoring Centre. It is organized into national accounts, each comprising a description of the national protected areas system, accompanied by a summary list and map of protected areas. The directory aims to provide extensive ...

  • Service Fatigue Loads Monitoring, Simulation, and Analysis

    The symposium on Service Fatigue Loads Monitoring, Simulation, and Analysis was presented in Atlanta, Ga., 14-15 Nov. 1977. The symposium was sponsored by the American Society for Testing and Materials, through its Committee E09 on Fatigue, in cooperation with American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Society of Automotive Engineers, and American ...

  • The Continental-Scale Greenhouse Gas Balance of Europe

    This book assesses the current greenhouse gas (GHG) monitoring capabilities of Europe, identifies and quantifies the uncertainties involved, and outlines the direction to a continental scale GHG monitoring network. The chapters provide a synthesis, based on current research results, of the European greenhouse gases budget, including both ...

  • Ecological Issues in a Changing World

    The 8th International Congress of Ecology was held in Seoul, South Korea in August 2002, and was hosted by the Ecological Society of Korea. The Congress theme was 'Ecological Issues in a Changing World', and this volume includes selected contributions to illustrate some of the important topics which were discussed during the Congress.Problems of ...

  • Satellite Radar Interferometry

    This book covers a unique combination of scientific research and the practical demand for subsidence monitoring techniques focused on the satellite radar interferometry technique (InSAR). It covers the topic in a generic way: both precision and reliability of InSAR as a measurement technique, and the estimation of earth surface deformation in the ...

  • Recent Advances in Nuclear Explosion Monitoring

    This topical volume focuses on the most recent advances that have been achieved in relevant fields of research of nuclear test ban monitoring, including seismology, infrasound- and hydro-acoustics, as well as nuclear physics and atmospheric backtracking. This research has been presented during the special sessions on 'Research and Development in ...

  • Tensile Fracturing in Rocks

    Understanding tensile fracture in rocks provides an important key for the interpretation of many problems in structural geology. This book presents a multidisciplinary approach to tensile fracture in rocks (faulting is briefly addressed), starting with an introduction to fracture physics and progressing through tectonofractographic features, ...

  • Modelling and Monitoring of Coastal Marine Processes

    Although numerous books have been written on both monitoring and modelling of coastal oceans, there is a practical need for an introductory multi-disciplinary volume to non-specialists in this field. The articles commisioned for this book, organized into four major themes, are written by experts in their disciplines while the text is intended for ...

  • Plant Responses to Air Pollution and Global Change

    The main impetus for climate change is the elevated concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere. Carbon dioxide and air pollutants arise largely from the same industrial sources and are diffused throughout the world, so that air pollution is also part of global change. The impacts on plants have complex interrelationships and lead to changes in land ...

  • Global Warming - The Research Challenges

    This book presents the latest results of global warming researches focusing on Japanese and international efforts. In 2002, Japan initiated 'Global Warming Research Initiatives' lead by the Council for Science and Technology Policy, which aims to harmonize the national research activities and projects. This book is the first report from the ...

  • Chemistry for the Protection of the Environment 4

    Chemistry for the Protection of the Environment 4 focuses on: • Environmental aspects of agricultural practices• Field characterization and quantification of chemical constituents• Fate of contaminants in the environment/environmental monitoring• Thermal treatment technologies• Remediation of contaminated sites• Wastewater treatment and sludge ...

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