Drinking Water Books

  • Food quality and safety systems - A training manual on food hygiene and the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control point (HACCP) system (Russian version

    Series: Non-series TitlesOne important element of FAO's work is building the capacity of food control personnel, including government authorities and food industry personnel carrying out food quality and safety assurance programmes. Such programmes should include specific food risk control procedures such as the Hazard Analysis and Critical ...

  • Restoration of Aquatic Systems

    Simplistic thinking would have us believe that by eliminating the loading of a given pollutant, an aquatic system will revert to its previous pristine state. This premise is without scientific verification. Besides the fact that typically very little documentation exists defining what exactly that previous pristine state was, it should be noted ...

  • Human Factors Methods for Design: Making Systems Human-Centered

    There is no shortage of available human factors information, but until now there was no single guide on how to use this information. Human Factors Methods for Design: Making Systems Human-Centered is an in-depth field guide to solving human factors challenges in the development process. It provides design and human factors professionals, systems ...

  • Numerical Modelling of Hydrodynamics for Water Resources: Proceedings of the Conference on Numerical Modelling of Hydrodynamic Systems (Zaragoza, Spain, 18-21 June 2007)

    Overland flow modelling has been an active field of research for some years, but developments in numerical methods and computational resources have recently accelerated progress, producing models for different geometries and types of flows, such as simulations of canal and river networks. This volume describes a variety of simulation techniques ...

  • Multilayered Aquifier Systems: Fundamentals and Applications

    Offers a systematic and unified approach to the classical theories and recent techniques of multilayered aquifer systems. Clarifies governing principles and facilitates industrial problem solving. Uses the automated numerical Laplace inversion procedure to simplify mathematical ...

  • Marine protected areas needs in the South Asian seas region. Vol. 5 : Sri Lanka

    This series provides extensive details on the various issues that need to be considered in the planning of a system of marine and coastal protected areas, from legislation and administrative frameworks to key habitats and species, resource use and environmental problems. Each report concludes with a recommendations section which includes a summary ...

  • Thermodynamic Data, Models, and Phase Diagrams in Multicomponent Oxide Systems

    This book presents thermodynamic data on oxides in the system MgO-FeO-Fe2O3-Al2O3-SiO2. These data are produced by a process of assessment that involves the integration of thermochemical (calorimetric) and phase equilibrium data. The latter have been selected from a number of publications in high-pressure research conducted at pressures and ...

  • TEX in Practice

    TEX has always been regarded as the most elegant and powerful system for computer typesetting. However, its widespread use, beyond academia, was hampered by its complexity. Recently, fairly good TEX implementations have come out for PCs putting TEX on the desks of many people: writers, designers, desktop publishers, engineers, and consequently, ...

  • Numerical Modeling of the Global Atmosphere in the Climate System

    A broad, up to date treatment of the science of climate prediction. Topics covered include the use of atmospheric general circulation models (AGCMs) as tools for studying climate variability and predicting change, the design and analysis of AGCM experiments, the components of an AGCM (especially numerical techniques, representation of ...

  • Japanese Urban System

    This book is an attempt to explain Japanese regional structure and associated dynamism in terms of urban systems. It is extremely effective to use the urban systems approach to explain the regional changes in today's Japan, which is undergoing changes wrought by economic globalization and the information revolution. This is because the ...

  • Drinking Water and Infectious Disease: Establishing the Links

    In many countries, considerable uncertainty still exists about the contribution of drinking water to sporadic cases of disease. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), in cooperation with the World Health Organization (WHO), led the Workshop on Molecular Technologies for Safe Drinking Water in 1998 to address the role of ...

  • Advances in Biologically Inspired Information Systems

    Technology is taking us to a world where myriads of heavily networked devices interact with the physical world in multiple ways and at multiple scales, from the global Internet down to micro and nano devices. Many of these devices are highly mobile and must adapt to the surrounding environment in a totally unsupervised way.A fundamental research ...

  • OASIS: OzonAction Strategic Information System

    Developed by the UNEP TIE OzonAction Programme under the Multilateral Fund for the Implementation of the Montreal Protocol, OASIS is an easy-to-use CD-ROM-based reference system that provides essential resource material related to the implementation of the Protocol. Although it is designed primarily for National Ozone Units (NOUs), industry ...

  • Underwater Acoustic Digital Signal Processing and Communication Systems

    Underwater Acoustic Digital Signal Processing and Communication Systems describes new design and development methodologies in underwater acoustic signal processing. The emphasis is on experimental efforts and modern DSP implementations. The book assembles a number of contributions from authors who have contributed significantly to the field. The ...

  • Singularities in Gravitational Systems

    Chaos theory plays an important role in modern physics and related sciences, but -, the most important results so far have been obtained in the study of gravitational systems applied to celestial mechanics. The present set of lectures introduces the mathematical methods used in the theory of singularities in gravitational systems, reviews modeling ...

  • Vehicular Electric Power Systems: Land, Sea, Air, and Space Vehicles

    Vehicular Electric Power Systems: Land, Sea, Air, and Space Vehicles acquaints professionals with trends and challenges in the development of more electric vehicles (MEVs) using detailed examples and comprehensive discussions of advanced MEV power system architectures, characteristics, and dynamics. The authors focus on real-world applications and ...

  • Metropolitan Innovation Systems

    This book makes an attempt to provide evidence of the innovation processes across metropolitan regions studies based on the use of a common more rigid methodology. The comparison is based on three metropolitan regions situated in the South Western, South Eastern and Northern periphery of the European Union: the metropolitan regions of Barcelona, ...

  • Innovative Urban Wet-Weather Flow Management Systems

    The 20th century's automobile-inspired land use changes brought abouttremendous transformations in how stormwater moves across the modernurban land-scape. Streets and parking areas in the average urbanfamily's neighborhood now exceed the amount of land devoted to livingspace. Add parking, office and commercial space, and it's easy tounderstand how ...

  • Confined Space Non-Entry Rescue (DVD)

    This program reviews the dangers of confined spaces and the responsibilities of the attendant as well as how to get someone out without endangering yourself. The dangers of confined spaces and the responsibility of the attendant are covered in this program. Your workers will learn how to get someone out of a confined space without endangering ...

  • Safe Use of Chemicals: A Practical Guide

    Exceptionally comprehensive, this guide provides an important service by collecting substantiated information on a huge number of chemicals. It covers their safe handing in a variety of settings including in work, domestic, and scientific settings. The text reviews aspects of toxicology including toxic symptoms, sources, safe handling, possible ...

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