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    International Environmental Justice

    Environmental justice encompasses the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people – regardless of race, class or colour – with respect to the development, implementation and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations and policies that could negatively impact their lifestyles. The focus of this volume is to offer a critical perspective, which advances the idea that ...

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    Essential Environment 34th Edition A Comprehensive Guide to UK and EU Environmental Protection Legislation

    ILM Publications has published the 34th Edition of Essential Environment in partnership with Environmental Protection UK. Essential Environment (formerly the Pollution Control Handbook) is the comprehensive guide to UK and EU environmental protection legislation. Written in clear, simple language, the 2012 Essential Environment handbook cuts through the legal jargon and provides comprehensive and ...

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    Comprehensive Environmental Mass Spectrometry

    Mass spectrometry is the most sensitive, rapid and informative analytical tool available. In full colour throughout, this book describes the power of this technique in resolving environmental issues, demonstrating how real-world complex problems can be solved in a simple and elegant way. The book begins with the general principles of mass spectrometry, then proceeds to describe a range of ...

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    Modelling of Pollutants in Complex Environmental Systems, Volume II

    Following on from Volume I, this second volume presents an extended look at environmental modelling research and its applications from an even larger selection of global experts. The book presents timely topics and applications of the study of environmental contaminants, with detailed discussions of mathematical concepts used. Five sections cover decision support and assessment modelling; aquatic ...

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    Modelling of Pollutants in Complex Environmental Systems, Volume I

    Environmental modelling has enjoyed a long tradition, but there is a defined need to continually address both the power and the limitations of such models, as well as their quantitative assessment. This book showcases modern environmental modelling methods, the basic theory behind them and their incorporation into complex environmental investigations. It highlights advanced computing technologies ...

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    Practical Environmental Statistics and Data Analysis

    Most environmental problems involve a large degree of uncertainty, and one way to improve understanding of the issues affecting the global environment is the use of statistics. This book describes the application of statistical methods in different environmental fields, with an emphasis on how to solve real-world problems in complex systems. The book provides a perspective on how environmental ...

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    Respirometry for Environmental Science and Engineering

    Fundamentals of respirometry: Covers biological growth relationships and their application to respirometry. Features of commercial respirometers: Describes the basis for design and operation of commercial respirometers including discussions of their operating features. Applications of respirometry: Covers biodegradation testing, ...

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    Activated Sludge Technology Book

    A Brief History of the Activated Sludge Process Although recorded history and surviving archaeological sites show that the Babylonians and Assyrians, and later the Romans all used quite sophisticated technology to collect and dispose of their wastes, this environmental awareness was not adopted by later societies, until the Industrial Revolution in Britain in the 19th century forced political ...

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    Corrosion and Fouling Control in Desalination Industry.

    Addresses the corrosion issues facing the conventional and modern water desalination systems. This book addresses two critical problems that plague materials that make up components in both desalination and cooling water systems: corrosion, and fouling. The book addresses various types and components of industrial desalination technologies with solutions for controlling corrosion, scaling and ...

  • The harassment of environmental defenders in the EU – a case study report

    This harassment of environmental defenders is considered a large issue across the globe. This study, conducted by EEB members Justice and Environment, was designed with the goal of documenting and analysing the harassment of environmental defenders in the European Union. It found that harassment is growing across the studied states and much of it remains without punishment or legal resolution. ...

  • 2019 AWWA Compensation Survey

    Make sound salary decisions for your utility. - Compare your utility’s salaries to those of similar utilities by filtering data by type of ownership or management, population size, and total number of employees. - Reference salary range minimum, mid-point, and maximum levels for each position as well as 50th percentile, company-weighted average pay, and employee-weighted average pay. - Compare ...

  • Sustainable Chemistry and Pharmacy

    Sustainable chemistry technology, EcoBioClean®, degrades crude oil, catalyzing conversion into energy source used by microorganisms and other ...

  • Perfluoroalkyl Substances in the Environment

    Perfluoroalkyl substances are compounds that have been around since the 1950s. Only recently has their adverse human health and ecological consequences become known. There are books that either investigate the chemistry or explore the toxicity of these compounds. This is the only book that will provide a holistic look at this very complex problem and will cover the toxicology, analytical, ...

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  • M32 Computer Modeling of Water Distribution Systems, Fourth Edition

    Computer modeling is a water utility’s most powerful tool for managing and operating a water distribution system. This 4th edition of M32 Computer Modeling of Water Distribution Systems, describes how to build accurate water distribution system models, and use models to manage assets and solve hydraulic and water quality problems. The manual discusses how to use models to: Predict pressures and ...

  • Digitally Enhanced Maps and Sections

    William Smith has often been declared to be the ‘Father of English Stratigraphy’. Smith conceived stratigraphy in 3D but endeavoured to represent his concept in 2D on his remarkable 1815 map, A delineation of the strata of England and Wales, with part of Scotland. Almost two hundred years later his original maps and sections have been digitized and combined with remote sensing data. ...

  • Geology, Resources and Tectonics

    Myanmar is a country vastly rich in gold, silver, base metals, tin–tungsten, gems and hydrocarbons and is one of the last exploration frontiers remaining in the world. Tectonically Myanmar lies at the eastern end of the Himalayan Mountain Chain and over the last 50 Ma has been profoundly affected by the collision between India and Eurasia, which is still ongoing, with frequent destructive ...

  • Earth Science for Disaster Risk Reduction

    With dense urban populations located in one of the most active tectonic belts in the world, Indonesia is a hotspot for natural hazard risk. During the twentieth century, Indonesia had limited means to keep natural disaster fatalities from rising commensurately with the explosive growth in population. This situation is changing rapidly, however, with major political and economic advances over the ...

  • M58 Internal Corrosion Control in Water Distribution Systems, Second Edition

    Internal pipe corrosion in the water distribution system is a significant concern and can cause problems with water quality degradation, customer complaints, reduced pipe capacity, and home plumbing failures. This manual is intended to equip water professionals with the essential information regarding the design, implementation, and maintenance of an effective corrosion control program. It ...

  • M49 Quarter-Turn Valves: Head Loss, Torque, and Cavitation Analysis, Third Edition

    This manual presents a recommended method for calculating operating torque, head loss, and cavitation for quarter-turn valves typically used in water works service. M49 also provides guidance on generally available methods for using quarter-turn valves as well as their cavitation, flow, and torque characteristics. This third edition has broadened the application of the methods discussed to ...

  • Atlas of Submarine Glacial Landforms: Modern, Quaternary and Ancient

    New geophysical techniques (multibeam echo sounding and 3D seismics) have revolutionized high-resolution imaging of the modern seafloor and palaeo-shelf surfaces in Arctic and Antarctic waters, generating vast quantities of data and novel insights into sedimentary architecture and past environmental conditions. The Atlas of Submarine Glacial Landforms is a comprehensive and timely summary of the ...

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