Sediment Removal Books

  • Open Ground: Effective Local Strategies for Protecting Natural Resources

    The preservation of open space has captured the public's imagination. Disappearance of open space is associated with the general degradation of the quality of community life, and in a broader sense, what is happening to open space is what is happening to the local environment.Most books on environmental protection focus on the critical role of ...

  • Assessment and Remediation of Contaminated Sediments

    Contaminated sediments pose some of the most difficult site remediation issues. Contaminated sediments typically reside in spatially variable and dynamic systems subject to seasonal flow variations and episodic storm events. The volume of sediments that must be managed at particular sites often exceeds one million cubic meters, dwarfing many ...

  • Urban Sediment Removal

    With the growing interest in using street sweeping as a tool in environmental management, and with increased problems in managing street sweeping waste, the need for a comprehensive resource for city managers and environmental professionals has become necessary. This examination of the science, policy, and management of street sweeping ...

  • Desert Dust in the Global System

    Dust storms, produced by the removal of surface materials from the world’s drylands, are a vital component of the environment. This is because of their role in biogeochemical cycling, their potential influence on climate, their role in sediment accumulation and their influence on human affairs. This book, which is exhaustively referenced, explores ...

  • Assessment and Remediation of Contaminated Sediments

    Contaminated sediments pose some of the most difficult site remediation issues. Contaminated sediments typically reside in spatially variable and dynamic systems subject to seasonal flow variations and episodic storm events. The volume of sediments that must be managed at particular sites often exceeds one million cubic meters, dwarfing many ...

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