Books in category Technology & Engineering – Environmental

  • Planning Sustainable Cities and Regions

    Planning Sustainable Cities and Regions
    Karen Chapple

    This book will appeal to students of urban studies, urban planning and sustainability as well as policymakers, planning practitioners, and sustainability advocates around the world.

  • Handbook on Life Cycle Assessment

    Handbook on Life Cycle Assessment
    Jeroen Guinée

    The assessment tool most widely used for this is the environmental Life Cycle Assessment, or LCA. Before you is the new Handbook of LCA replacing the previous edition of 1992.

  • Decision making in Environmental Health

    Decision-making in Environmental Health
    Carlos Corvalán, David Briggs, David John Briggs, Gerhard Zielhuis, World Health Organization

    Decision-Making in Environmental Health looks at the need for information in support of decision -making in environmental health. It will be an invaluable source of information for researchers in health and environmental health officers.

  • Modelling Community Structure in Freshwater Ecosystems

    Modelling Community Structure in Freshwater Ecosystems
    Sovan Lek, Michele Scardi, Piet F. M. Verdonschot, J.-P. Descy, Young-Seuk Park

    This volume presents approaches and methodologies for predicting the structure and diversity of key aquatic communities (namely, diatoms, benthic macroinvertebrates and fish), under natural conditions and under man-made disturbance.

  • Management of Pollutant Emission from Landfills and Sludge

    Management of Pollutant Emission from Landfills and Sludge
    Malgorzata Pawlowska, Lucjan Pawlowski

    This book gives an overview of recent findings on the mitigation of gas emission from landfills and sludge processing.

  • Population Level Ecological Risk Assessment

    Population-Level Ecological Risk Assessment
    Lawrence W. Barnthouse, Wayne R. Munns, Jr., Mary T. Sorensen

    Beginning with a summary of legal, regulatory, business, and other contexts, the book presents population-level ecological risk assessment as an internationally recognized, science-based tool and offers specific recommendations for using …

  • Data Assimilation for Atmospheric Oceanic and Hydrologic Applications

    Data Assimilation for Atmospheric, Oceanic and Hydrologic Applications
    SEON KI PARK, Liang Xu

    This book presents the most recent achievements in data assimilation in Geosciences, especially in regards to meteorology, oceanography and hydrology.

  • Evaluating Environment in International Development

    Evaluating Environment in International Development
    Juha Uitto

    This original collection should be of interest to scholars of environment studies, development studies, international relations, sustainable development and evaluation, as well as practitioners in international organizations and development …

  • Industrial Environmental Chemistry

    Industrial Environmental Chemistry
    Donald T. Sawyer, Arthur E. Martell

    This monograph consists of manuscripts submitted by invited speakers who participated in the symposium "Industrial Environmental Chemistry: Waste Minimization in Industrial Processes and Remediation of Hazardous Waste," held March 24-26, …

  • Groundwater Lowering in Construction

    Groundwater Lowering in Construction
    Martin Preene

    Consequently, many engineering ventures now require a more in-depth assessment of potential environmental impacts of dewatering and groundwater control, and this book details the latest best practices to evaluate and address them.

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