Water Profiling Books

  • Groundwater Chemicals Desk Reference, Fourth Edition

    Building on the foundation set by its best-selling predecessors, the Groundwater Chemicals Desk Reference, Fourth Edition is both a broad, comprehensive desk reference and a guide for field research. This fourth edition contains more than 1,700 additional references, including adsorption data for more than 800 organic compounds and metals, ...

  • State Wetland Program Evaluation: Phase III Report

    ELI is currently conducting a multi-phased study designed to describe and analyze seven “core” components of state wetland programs: state laws, regulations, and programs; monitoring and assessment; restoration programs and activities; water quality standards; public-private partnerships; coordination among state and federal agencies; ...

  • Livelihood adaptation to climate variability and change in drought-prone areas of Bangladesh. Developing institutions and options. Case study (En)

    Series: Institutions for rural developmentThe impacts of climate variability and change are global concerns, but in Bangladesh, where large numbers of the population are chronically exposed and vulnerable to a range of natural hazards, they are particularly critical. Agricultural production is already under pressure from increasing demands for ...

  • World Atlas of Great Apes and their Conservation

    Despite the dedicated efforts of many individuals and organizations, the great apes--our closest living relatives--are on the very edge of extinction. This sweeping atlas provides a comprehensive overview of what is currently known about all six species of great apes--chimpanzee, bonobo, Sumatran orangutan, Bornean orangutan, eastern gorilla, and ...

  • Cross-Cutting Themes

    The WBCSD’s brand new publication, Cross-Cutting Themes, zeroes in on six topics that are shaping the sustainability agenda - Eco-Efficiency, Innovation & Technology, Corporate Social Responsibility, Ecosystems, Sustainability & Markets, and Risk. Past Council initiatives have done much to raise the profile of these themes, and by tracking their ...

  • Sustaining the Rag Trade: A Review of the Social and Environmental Trends in the UK Clothing Retail Sector and the Implications for Developing Country

    Retailers are under increasing pressure to take a share of the responsibility for the life cycle social and environmental impacts of the products they sell. As globalisation gathers momentum, so action to improve retail performance will inevitably impact on suppliers and subcontractors in developing countries. But these producers often have little ...

  • Sustaining the Rag Trade: A Review of the Social and Environmental Trends in the UK Clothing Retail Sector and the Implications for Developing Country

    Retailers are under increasing pressure to take a share of the responsibility for the life cycle social and environmental impacts of the products they sell. As globalisation gathers momentum, so action to improve retail performance will inevitably impact on suppliers and subcontractors in developing countries. But these producers often have little ...

  • PLA Notes 30: Participation and Fishing Communities

    1. Assessing pollution from tannery effluents in a South Indian village - K. Anbalagan, G. Karthikeyan and N. Narayanasamy. ~2. Participatory action research for a small industries promotion programme - Torsten Striepke. ~3. Participatory concept mapping to understand perceptions of urban malnutrition - Dan Maxwell, Margaret Armar-Klemesu, Lucy ...

  • Complete Guide to Environmental Careers in the 21st Century

    Compiled by the acknowledged leaders in environmental career information, The Complete Guide to Environmental Careers in the 21st Century is a completely revised and updated edition of what has become the standard reference on the subject. Organized for ease of use and fully updated to reflect ongoing changes in environmental fields, it is the ...

  • Journal of the New England Water Works Association

    The Journal of the New England Water Works Association is an essential resource for information on water supply projects and equipment throughout the region. The Journal is recognized around the world for its practical application in the area of public water supply. NEWWA will accept the following for publication in the Journal: Technical Papers ...

  • State Wetland Program Evaluation: Phase II Report

    ELI is currently conducting a multi-phased study designed to describe and analyze seven “core” components of state wetland programs: state laws, regulations, and programs; monitoring and assessment; restoration programs and activities; water quality standards; public-private partnerships; coordination among state and federal agencies; ...

  • The TRANSMED Atlas. The Mediterranean Region from Crust to Mantle

    The TRANSMED Atlas, consisting of a CD-ROM and a book, provides an updated overview of the geological and geophysical characteristics of the Mediterranean region by integrating new and pre-existing data on surface geology, seismic profiles and mantle tomography, both on land and at sea. Sixty-two structural geologists, geophysicists, marine ...

  • Introduction to Bioinformatics

    Introduction to Bioinformatics: A Theoretical and Practical Approach was written as an introductory text for the undergraduate, graduate, or professional. This text provides scientists with both a biological framework to understand the questions life scientist confront in the context of the computational issues and tools that are currently ...

  • Transport at the Air-Sea Interface

    Predictions of our future climate vary greatly, with detailed forecasts still subject to debate. One key uncertainty is caused by the lack of our present knowledge of transport processes in the air-water interface, which poses the main transfer resistance between the oceans and atmosphere. Modeling and predictions of our global climate can only be ...

  • White Sea

    This unique book written by Russian and Norwegian scientists is an analysis of studies based on extensive data analysis and numerical modelling simulations of the White Sea and provides a quantitative assessment of vulnerability of the White Sea marine ecosystems of future anthropogenic and, to some extent, climate change forcing. The authors ...

  • Geospatial Analysis and Modelling of Urban Structure and Dynamics

    The increasingly urbanized world has created various problems of environment, climate, consumption of resources, and public health, which are closely linked to the side-effects of urbanization such as sprawl, congestion, housing affordability and loss of open space. Fundamental to the urban problems are two separate yet related issues: urban ...

  • Past and Present Water Column Anoxia

    The papers gathered in this authoritative volume, partly based on presentations by 60 scientists attending a NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Past and Present Water Column Anoxia in Sevastopol, Ukraine, address the entire range of oxygen-deficient conditions and reflect the complexity of the issues governing the formation and persistence of ...

  • Biological invaders in inland waters: Profiles, distribution, and threats

    As predicted by Charles Elton in 1958, today invasive species have come to dominate 3% of the Earth’s ice-free surface, constituting one of the most serious ecological and economic threats of the new millennium. In spite of any prevention effort, the number of invasive species is expected to increase in the next years as an inevitable consequence ...

  • Limnology and Oceanography Bulletin

    TheLimnology and Oceanography Bulletinis a forum for the ASLO community to share and discuss developments in the field: science, education, policy or otherwise. These developments can be shared in a variety of formats, listed ...

  • Past and Present Water Column Anoxia

    The papers gathered in this authoritative volume, partly based on presentations by 60 scientists attending a NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Past and Present Water Column Anoxia in Sevastopol, Ukraine, address the entire range of oxygen-deficient conditions and reflect the complexity of the issues governing the formation and persistence of ...

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