Well Monitoring Books

  • Rapid Bioassessment of Stream Health

    Regulatory agencies can only determine if the streams that they are examining fall within guidelines once a stream health classification system has been developed. This book describes the processes needed to create a regional system for assessing the health of streams using a relatively rapid system of analysis. The author presents unbiased ...

  • Sustainable Wells: Maintenance, Problem Prevention, and Rehabilitation

    Focusing on operational practicality, Sustainable Wells: Maintenance, Problem Prevention, and Rehabilitation serves as a comprehensive guide to state-of-the-art performance maintenance, prevention, and rehabilitation. This book addresses design features to maximize sustainability and cost-effectiveness issues in planning. It covers directional, ...

  • Forest Fires - Modelling, Monitoring and Management of Forest Fires

    Forest Fires are very complex phenomena which, under the right physical conditions, can rapidly devastate large areas, as demonstrated by recent events. There is also widespread awareness that the risk may increase as a result of climate changes.Different approaches are required for controlling fires in rural areas as opposed to urban ...

  • Fishways: biological basis, design criteria and monitoring Bulletin français de la pêche et de la pisciculture nº 364, supplément

    Fisheries in inland waters have long provided an important source of food for mankind. One way to make the use of these resources sustainable and to improve food security and livelihoods is through the development of sustainable fisheries management practices which are not only important to manage fisheries in developing countries but also of ...

  • Urban Remote Sensing

    Driven by advances in technology and societal needs, the next frontier in remote sensing is urban areas. With the advent of high-resolution imagery and more capable techniques, the question has become 'Now that we have the technology, how do we use it?' The need for a definitive resource that explores the technology of remote sensing and the ...

  • Morphodynamics of Texel Inlet

    Texel inlet, the largest inlet in the Dutch Wadden Sea, has undergone drastic changes in the morphology of its back-barrier basin, ebb-tidal delta and adjacent coastlines after the closure of the Zuiderzee (1926-1932). As a result large sand losses were observed along the adjacent coastlines and still until today the maintenance of this part of ...

  • Guidelines on the collection of demographic and socio-economic information on fishing communities for use in coastal and aquatic resources management

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersThese guidelines specify key indicators for the identification of demographic issues in coastal area management and for monitoring the impact of management measures on the socio-economic well-being of coastal and fishing communities. The guidelines also identify data sources and methods for the collection of ...

  • Nutrition Country Profiles. Aperçus Nutritionnels par Pays. Perfiles Nutricionales por Países. 2003 (CD-ROM) (En/Fr/Es)

    FAO's Nutrition Country Profiles offer a valuable tool for guiding and monitoring progress towards the achievement of food security and nutritional well-being. They provide concise reviews describing the food and nutrition situation in individual countries, with background statistics on food-related factors such as agricultural production and ...

  • Food Security in English-Speaking African Countries: Report of the Proceedings of a Joint COASAD/UN-HABITAT Workshop

    Since its formation in 1996, COASAD has striven to monitoring and ensuring the availability of food for Africa’s increasing population. It has done this through workshops and seminars where it has sensitized policy makers, legislators and other national and local leaders as well as stakeholders/actors on the necessity for advancing policies, ...

  • Promoting Partnerships: Managing Wildlife Resources in Central and West Africa

    This volume examines community wildlife initiatives from a range of different contexts in the region of West and Central Africa and explores what can be learnt about the conditions necessary for community wildlife management and its spread. A case-study approach was used to focus on specific countries and initiatives including the Kilum-Ijum ...

  • Groundwater Monitoring, Sampling, Analysis and Well Construction (1997)

    This SWANA Technical Guidance Document provides MSW professionals with an understanding of monitoring groundwater within the regulatory scope of RCRA subtitle D and how they relate to one another at MSW landfill facilities. Complete with diagrams, tabes and procedural analysis ...

  • Structure Determination by X-Ray Crystallography

    There have been many advances in x-ray crystallography since the production of the third edition of this book, and the authors have endeavoured to introduce a number of them into this new edition. The overall plan of the book has been maintained because we believe that it has been well received in the academic community, but substantial revisions ...

  • Advances in Spatial and Temporal Databases

    This volume constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Spatial and Temporal Databases, SSTD 2009, held in Aalborg, Denmark, in July 2009. The 20 revised full papers presented together with 3 keynotes, 7 short papers, and 10 demonstration papers, were thoroughly reviewed and selected from a total of 62 research ...

  • Ionospheric Precursors of Earthquakes

    The book aims to explain the variations of near-Earth plasma observed over seismically active areas several days/hours before strong seismic shocks. It demonstrates how seismo-ionospheric coupling is part of the global electric circuit and shows that the anomalous electric field appearing in active seismic areas is the main carrier of information ...

  • In Situ Bioremediation of Perchlorate in Groundwater

    This volume presents a critical analysis and timely synthesis of the past decade of intensive research, development, and demonstrations on the in situ bioremediation of perchlorate in groundwater. The intended audiences include the decision makers, practicing engineers and hydrogeologists who will select, design, and operate these remedial ...

  • Optimal Observation for Cyber-physical Systems

    Cyber-physical systems (CPS) embody the interaction between a computing system and a physical process, being distinguished from traditional embedded systems by being designed as networks of interacting elements rather than as isolated devices. The wireless sensor networks (WSNs) which are the focus of the research presented here are examples of ...

  • Environmental Policy Analyses

    There is no doubt that environmental policies have developed enormously from the beginning of the eighties up until now. These policies have served as a test ground for many policy concepts, which have been implemented in other areas since the beginning of the nineties: in evaluation, monitoring, implementation improvement schemes, contracting or ...

  • Environmental Software Systems

    Environmental Informatics is a fast growing field which deals with all methods from computer science, environmental planning, ecology and related subjects. As well as being an interdisciplinary area, Environmental Informatics provides an interface between all involved professional groups. Monitoring the state of the environment, analysing ...

  • Commercial Satellite Imagery

    This will be the first book that deals with the use of commercial satellite imagery to monitor non-proliferation of nuclear weapons non-intrusively from space by an international organisation. The book deals with both the technical as well as policy issues related to the nuclear weapons non-proliferation issues. The authors discuss how an ...

  • The Real and Virtual Worlds of Spatial Planning

    The Real and Virtual Worlds of Spatial Planning brings together contributions from leaders in landscape, transportation, and urban planning today. The authors present an international range of case studies - from Europe, Australia, North America, Asia and Africa - that ground the exploration of ideas in the realities of sustainable urban and ...

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