Organics Analysis Books

  • Diagnostic Tools to Evaluate Impacts of Trace Organic Compounds

     With the recent advent of improved analytical and biomarker detection capabilities, a variety of organic chemicals have been found in trace amounts (Trace Organic Chemicals, TOrCs) in surface waters and fish tissue. TOrCs include pharmaceuticals, personal care products, surfactants, pesticides, flame retardants, and other organic chemicals, some ...

  • Trace Organic Chemicals in Biosolids-Amended Soils: State-of-the-Science Review

    The presence of trace organic chemicals (TOrCs) in municipal biosolids in the U.S. has received considerable attention by the public and scientific community over the last several years.  Of particular concern is whether the presence of TOrCs in biosolids results in significant risks to public health and the environment upon land application of ...

  • Statistical Detection and Surveillance of Geographic Clusters

    Methods to monitor geographic patterns have received growing interest in recent years. Using an integrated approach, Statistical Detection and Monitoring of Geographic Clusters provides a thorough review of methods for cluster detection, organized according to the different types of hypotheses that can be investigated using these techniques. The ...

  • Statistical Detection and Surveillance of Geographic Clusters

    Methods to monitor geographic patterns have received growing interest in recent years. Using an integrated approach, Statistical Detection and Monitoring of Geographic Clusters provides a thorough review of methods for cluster detection, organized according to the different types of hypotheses that can be investigated using these techniques. The ...

  • Pendulum Impact Machines: Procedures and Specimens

    Ten peer-reviewed papers cover the latest information on pendulum impact machines. STP 1476 represents the work of impact test researchers from around the world and provides input for further improvements in test methods, especially those used in construction codes and standards. These papers are organized into four major areas: Historical ...

  • MIL 17 The Composite Materials Handbook on CD-ROM

    The CD-ROM version of MIL17 contains everything in the print volumes and offers NEW database FUNCTIONALITY due to a partnership between Materials Sciences Corp. and Granta Design Limited, who have developed a special MIL17 version of their well-known Cambridge Engineering Selector (CES) Database for this CD-ROM.Benefits include:• PDF ...

  • Wholesale market management. A manual (En )

    Series: FAO Agricultural Services BulletinsThe characteristics of wholesale markets have changed considerably over the last century. They continue to change as retailing changes in response to urban growth, the increasing role of supermarkets and increased consumer spending capacity. These changes require responses in the way in which markets are ...

  • 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 ...

  • Protected areas of the world : a review of national systems, v.2. Palearctic

    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 ...

  • Protected areas of the world : a review of national systems, v.1. Indomalaya, Oceania, Australia and Antarctic

    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 ...

  • Protected areas of the world : a review of national systems, v.3 Afrotropical

    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 ...

  • Stress Corrosion Cracking: The Slow Strain-Rate Technique

    Those in the fields of corrosion engineering and metallurgy will find that this publication offers and introduction for those unfamiliar to the slow strain-rate technique (SSRT) for stress corrosion cracking (SCC) in metals and relevant information the application of the technique for specific alloys of chemical environments. For those familiar ...

  • Testing of Peats and Organic Soils

    The Symposium on Testing of Peats and Organic Soils was held on 23 June 1982 in Toronto, Canada. ASTM Committee D18 on Soil and Rock sponsored the event. The Peatlands Subcommittee of the Associate Committee on Geotechnical Research of the National Research Council of Canada was ...

  • Amino Acids and the Asymmetry of Life

    'How did life originate and why were left-handed molecules selected for its architecture?' This question of high public and interdisciplinary scientific interest is the central theme of this book. It is widely known that in processes triggering the origin of life on Earth, the equal occurrence, the parity between left-handed amino acids and their ...

  • Science of Disasters

    Are there universal laws governing the persistence of weather, and is it possible to predict climate transitions as generated by natural or man-made perturbations? How can one quantify the roller-coaster dynamics of stock markets and anticipate mega-crashes? Can we diagnose the health condition of patients from heartbeat time-series analysis, ...

  • Origin of Group Identity

    The molecular evolution of viruses is fascinating and quite controversial, relevant to the evolution of living organisms, a determinant in pathogenesis by viruses, and amenable to detailed study in various laboratories around the globe. Evolution is the product of variation and selection. Genetic recombination is a major source of variation for ...

  • Computational Life Sciences

    This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the First International Symposium on Computational Life Sciences, CompLife 2005, held in Konstanz, Germany in September 2005.The 21 revised full papers presented together with 3 papers of a workshop on Distributed Data Mining in the Life Sciences (LifeDDM) were carefully reviewed and selected from ...

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