Metal Monitoring Books

  • Best Practice Guide on Sampling and Monitoring of Metals in Drinking Water

    Part of Metals and Related Substances in Drinking Water Set - buy all five books together to save over 30%!  There is increasing concern regarding the presence of metals, particularly heavy metals in drinking water. In addition to the well-known toxic effects of lead, which are discussed at length in the Best Practice Guide on the Control of Lead ...

  • Climate Change and Arctic Sustainable Development Scientific, social, cultural and educational challenges

    The Arctic is undergoing rapid and dramatic environmental and social transformations due to climate change. This has ramifications for the entire planet, as change spreads through interconnected global networks that are environmental, cultural, economic and political. Today, with the major thrust of research shifting away from deciphering causes ...

  • Fatigue and Fracture of Medical Metallic Materials and Devices

    Get the latest information on the thermal and mechanical properties of shape memory alloys (SMA's) and metallic medical materials and devices. Eleven peer-reviewed papers: • Define the environments in body-specific locations such as the superficial femoral artery, carotid, abdominal and thoracic arteries• Develop constitutive expressions ...

  • Feasibility of a monitoring programme for the Guiana Shield Initiative

    The Guiana Shield region contains more than 25% of the world’s tropical rainforests, most still in pristine condition. The Guiana Shield Initiative is working to preserve this ecologically important and unique area of the earth. In order to do so, up-to-date and accurate information is needed – a greater part of which could be fulfilled by the ...

  • Feasibility of a Monitoring Programme for the Guiana Shield Initiative

    The Guiana Shield region contains more than 25% of the world’s tropical rainforests, most still in pristine condition. The Guiana Shield Initiative is working to preserve this ecologically important and unique area of the earth.In order to do so, up-to-date and accurate information is needed – a greater part of which could be fulfilled by the ...

  • Metals in the Environment: Analysis by Biodiversity

    A summary of data on heavy metal accumulation, biomonitoring, toxicity and tolerance, metal contamination and pollution in the environment, and the importance of biodiversity for environmental monitoring and cleanup of metal-contaminated and polluted ecosystems. It advocates the use of bacteria, mycorrhizae, freshwater algae, salt marshes, bryo- ...

  • Stakeholder Dialogues on Sustainable Development Strategies: Lessons, Opportunities and Developing Country Case Studies

    This book provides a unique set of case studies summarising recent developing country experiences of developing and implementing national sustainable development strategies (NSDSs). These are based directly on the work of country teams that facilitated multi-stakeholder dialogues on NSDSs.Drawing also from this work and from broader international ...

  • Metals, Metalloids and Radionuclides in the Baltic Sea Ecosystem

    This book presents in detail the state of knowledge of the distribution, bioavailability, biomagnification, discrimination, fate and sources of chemical pollutants (metals, metalloids, radionuclides and nutrients) in all compartments (atmosphere, water, deposits, biota) of the Baltic environment. Particular components of the Baltic ecosystem are ...

  • Composite Materials: Fatigue and Fracture, 3rd Volume

    38 papers by authors from universities, government, and industry give a balanced presentation on these subjects: • Matrix Cracking and Delamination• Interlaminar Fracture Toughness• Delamination Analysis• Strength and Impact• Fatigue and Fracture. For aircraft designers, researchers in aerospace materials, composite ...

  • Atmospheric Corrosion

    The compilation of papers provides a good cross section of the state of the art in atmospheric corrosion. Some of the topics addressed include the behavior of engineering materials, weathering steels, metals with metallic coatings, monitoring atmospheric exposure sites, and laboratory tests and their correlation with atmospheric ...

  • Biomonitoring: General and Applied Aspects on Regional and Global Scales

    This volume contains a selection of 14 articles dealing with different aspects of biomonitoring and their relation to questions of global change. The first part concerns general aspects of biomonitoring. The second part gives examples of applied biomonitoring in Germany and Switzerland (changes in species composition, phenologies, vegetation ...

  • Innovations in Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry

    Remote sensing of our environment is becoming increasingly accessible and important in today’s society. This book aims to highlight some of the broad and multi-disciplinary applications, and emerging practices, that remote sensing and photogrammetric technologies lend themselves to. The papers have been selected from the 13th and 14th Australasian ...

  • Landslides - Disaster Risk Reduction

    This book documents the First World Landslide Forum, which was jointly organized by the International Consortium on Landslides (ICL), eight UN organizations (UNESCO, WMO, FAO, UN/ISDR, UNU, UNEP, World Bank, UNDP) and four NGOs (International Council for Science, World Federation of Engineering Organizations, Kyoto Univ. and Japan Landslide ...

  • Monitoring with Lichens - Monitoring Lichens

    Organisms are increasingly being used to assess environmental impacts on ecosystems. Lichens are among the best known, most widely used biomonitors of environmental change, with thousands of papers published on this subject in the last decades. The present book provides the most recent synthesis on this subject. It is divided into three sections: ...

  • Environmental Geochemistry of Potentially Toxic Metals

    The book focuses on heavy metals that have damaged the ecosystem Earth and its life forms. It characterizes natural and anthropogenic sources of pollutants, identifies physical, chemical and biological conditions that affect their ecosystem mobility. The book describes the pathways by which potentially toxic metals can access and concentrate to ...

  • Environmental Monitoring and Biodiagnostics of Hazardous Contaminants

    The fourth International Symposium of the International Society for Environmental Biotechnology was held on the campus of Queen's University, Belfast, Northern Ireland, on June 20-25, 1998, with an attendance of several hundred people. This meeting included technical presentations of state-of-the-art research which were integrated with ...

  • Coastal Monitoring Through Partnerships

    As the coastal human population increases in the United States, there will likely be increasing environmental and socioeconomic pressures on our coastal and estuarine environments. Monitoring the condition of all our nation's coastal and estuarine ecosystems over the long term is more than any one program can accomplish on its own. Therefore, ...

  • Manual for Soil Analysis - Monitoring and Assessing Soil Bioremediation

    Reliable methods for monitoring and assessing soil quality are a prerequisite for successful soil bioremediation projects. The fifth volume of Soil Biology presents detailed descriptions of selected methods for evaluating, monitoring and assessing bioremediation treatments of soils contaminated with organic pollutants or heavy metals.Traditional ...

  • Monitoring with Lichens - Monitoring Lichens

    Organisms are increasingly being used to assess environmental impacts on ecosystems. Lichens are among the best known, most widely used biomonitors of environmental change, with thousands of papers published on this subject in the last decades. The present book provides the most recent synthesis on this subject. It is divided into three sections: ...

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