Material Level Monitoring Books

  • Marine Litter: A Global Challenge

    Marine litter is an ecological, economic, health and aesthetic problem. It is a complex and multi-dimensional challenge with significant implications for the marine and coastal environment, and human activities all over the world. The persistence of marine litter is the result of a lack of coordinated global and regional strategies, and ...

  • Earth Surface Processes, Landforms and Sediment Deposits

    This unique textbook brings together the traditional disciplines of sedimentology and geomorphology to explain Earth surface processes, landforms and sediment deposits in a comprehensive and integrated way. It is the ideal resource for a two-semester course in sedimentology, stratigraphy, geomorphology, and Earth surface processes from the ...

  • Geosciences, Environment and Man

    Geosciences, Environment and Man has three major objectives, which determine the division in three parts of this volume: I. To consider the main natural geological processes interfering with and therefore threatening the activities of man: earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, land movements, floods, wind and coastal risks; main prevention and ...

  • Speaking in Tongues: Indigenous Participation in the Development of a Sui Generis Regime to Protect Traditional Knowledge in Peru

    Peru was the first country to develop a sui generis regime to protect the traditional knowledge of its indigenous people. This report examines the process of indigenous participation in the development of the law (1996-2000), which culminated in the training of indigenous facilitators and preparation of information materials for consultation at ...

  • Effects of Radiation on Materials, 17th Vol

    STP 1270 features the latest information from the world's leading experts on how radiation impacts a wide range of metals. This extensive volume includes 68 peer-reviewed papers organized into 8 comprehensive categories: Modeling of Controlling Mechanisms -- 8 papers explore mechanisms controlling the behavior and process of radiation ...

  • Lead in Paint, Soil and Dust: Health Risks, Exposure Studies,Control Measures, Measurement Methods, and Quality Assurance

    First publication of its kind to present current, wide-ranging data on the effects of exposure to lead from paint, soil and dust. Features the latest results of health effects studies, environmental assessments, control and intervention studies, analytical methods development, and evaluation and quality assurance program development. 28 ...

  • GEMS Environment Library No. 11: Global Biodiversity

    We are wholly reliant upon the environment in which we live, an environment so rich and complex that we cannot fully comprehend it. Despite the great scientific advances of recent years, we can but stand in awe of a world that holds together in such perfect harmony. The human race has a vital role to play in the future of the Earth. We have a ...

  • Understanding Radioactive Aerosols and Their Measurement

    This book is an introduction to radioactivity and aerosols for the scientifically literate reader with little or no previous exposure to either of these subjects. It provides a step-by-step introduction to radioactive aerosols from the physical science perspective, with coverage of such topics as indoor radon decay products, radioactive ...

  • Port Security For Visitors, Vendors And Contractors (DVD)

    Keep out the dangers. Make sure that anyone entering your facility checks out. Know the ins and out of port security with this cutting-edge program. There are many safety risks, and containment efforts must all start at the door. Be sure that those entering your facility understand the security measures, as mandated by the Maritime Transportation ...

  • Data Assimilation

    Data Assimilation comprehensively covers data assimilation and inverse methods, including both traditional state estimation and parameter estimation. This text and reference focuses on various popular data assimilation methods, such as weak and strong constraint variational methods and ensemble filters and smoothers. It is demonstrated how the ...

  • Port Security For Visitors, Vendors And Contractors (DVD)

    Keep out the dangers. Make sure that anyone entering your facility checks out. Know the ins and out of port security with this cutting-edge program. There are many safety risks, and containment efforts must all start at the door. Be sure that those entering your facility understand the security measures, as mandated by the Maritime Transportation ...

  • Understanding Radioactive Aerosols and Their Measurement

    This book is an introduction to radioactivity and aerosols for the scientifically literate reader with little or no previous exposure to either of these subjects. It provides a step-by-step introduction to radioactive aerosols from the physical science perspective, with coverage of such topics as indoor radon decay products, radioactive ...

  • Environmental Change and Response in East African Lakes

    The International Decade for the East African Lakes (IDEAL) has completed its first phase of field studies, and has assembled in this volume its findings, ranging from seismic reflections to historical drought chronologies, geochemistry, and modern food web processes. Multidisciplinary IDEAL investigations are summarized and integrated, ...

  • Atmospheric Chemistry

    Atmospheric Chemistry provides readers with a basic knowledge of the chemistry of Earth's atmosphere, and an understanding of the role that chemical transformations play in this vital part of our environment. The composition of the 'natural' atmosphere (troposphere, stratosphere and mesosphere) is described in terms of the physical and chemical ...

  • Electrical Emergencies: Proper Response (DVD)

    When electrical accidents occur, a swift and shockproof response can literally save lives. Spark your workers' safety know-how with this life-saving program. It highlights crucial information on three levels of electric shock, common causes and classifications of fire and proper first-aid measures for shock or smoke inhalation victims. Reducing ...

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