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  1. The Future of Nuclear Power, Post-Fukushima

    By Tulsidas Harikrishnan, U. Aswathanarayana

    Post-Fukushima, the general feeling is that if a country as advanced as Japan could not prevent the Fukushima accident, what chance do less advanced countries have to cope with nuclear accidents? The proposed book covers three themes: what was the reactor situation globally, pre-Fukushima, what...

    To Be Published December 31st 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Natural Resources - Technology, Economics & Policy

    Edited by U. Aswathanarayana

    Natural resources management has two principal dimensions : Science-illuminated (earth, space, hydrological, pedological, information, etc. sciences) management of local resources (waters, soils, bioresources, minerals, rocks, sediments, etc.) in an ecologically-sustainable manner, and...

    Published March 21st 2012 by CRC Press

  3. Green Energy

    Technology, Economics and Policy

    Edited by U. Aswathanarayana, Tulsidas Harikrishnan, Thayyib S. Kadher-Mohien

    Renewable fuels, such as wind, solar, biomass, tides, and geothermal, are inexhaustible, indigenous, and often free. However, capturing them and transforming them into electricity, hydrogen, or clean transporation fuels often is not. Green Energy: Technology, Economics, and Policy addresses...

    Published August 10th 2010 by CRC Press

  4. Energy Portfolios

    Edited by U. Aswathanarayana, Rao S. Divi

    This book provides an overview of the globally ongoing research and development efforts to reduce carbon emissions and costs, and to improve the efficiency of emerging energy technologies. It covers current and future research and development of Coal, Oil, Natural Gas, Nuclear Power, and Renewable...

    Published April 22nd 2009 by CRC Press

  5. Food and Water Security

    Edited by U. Aswathanarayana

    This book deals with ways and means of managing food and water security in various agroclimatic environments through the integration of R & D, training, people participation, agronomic practices, economic instruments, and administrative policies. It includes contributions by global experts...

    Published October 24th 2007 by CRC Press

  6. The Indian Ocean Tsunami

    Edited by Tad S. Murty, U. Aswathanarayana, Niru Nirupama

    The Indian Ocean tsunami of December 2004 is considered to have been one of the worst natural disasters in history, affecting twelve countries, from Indonesia to Somalia. 175,000 people are believed to have lost their lives, almost 50,000 were registered as missing and 1.7 million people were...

    Published December 13th 2006 by CRC Press

  7. Advances in Water Science Methodologies

    Edited by U Aswathanarayana

    This book is a useful guide to employing remote sensing data to explain and illustrate interactions between atmospheric, oceanic and hydrological processes, incorporating the latest developments in the field. A number of applications, such as water resources management, environmental monitoring,...

    Published May 25th 2005 by CRC Press

  8. Mineral Resources Management and the Environment

    By U. Aswathanarayana

    Through an exploration of the links between geologic setting, mining and process technologies, economics, environment and stakeholder communities, this text addresses ways in which the mineral industry can be made safe, efficient and ecologically sustainable, focusing in particular upon the...

    Published December 31st 2002 by CRC Press

  9. Water Resources Management and the Environment

    By U. Aswathanarayana

    Addressing the techno-socio-economic challenges involved in the protection, conservation, recycling and equitable utilization of water as an economic good, this text explores the linkages and dynamics of interactions involving water, and includes the following key topic areas: dynamics of...

    Published December 31st 2000 by CRC Press

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