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Forthcoming Natural Hazards & Risk Books

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  1. System Safety Engineering and Risk Assessment

    A Practical Approach, Second Edition

    By Nicholas J. Bahr

    This book provides a comprehensive and easily accessible guide on how to build safety into products as well as into industrial processes. Using a systems approach, the book covers the best system safety techniques used in various industries, types of hazard analyses, safety checklists and other...

    To Be Published January 5th 2015 by CRC Press

  2. Engineering Tools for Environmental Risk Management

    2. Environmental Toxicology

    Edited by Katalin Gruiz, Tamas Meggyes, Eva Fenyvesi

    Chemical substances, physical agents and built structures bear various types of hazard due to their immanent toxic, mutagenic, carcinogenic, reprotoxic and sensitizing character or being destructive for the immune and hormone system. The first step in managing the environment contaminated by...

    To Be Published February 14th 2015 by CRC Press

  3. Systems Thinking for Geoengineering Policy

    By Robert Chris

    Series: The Earthscan Science in Society Series

    This is the first book to theorise geoengineering in terms of complex adaptive systems theory and to argue for the theoretical imperative of adaptive management as the default methodology for policymakers and civil society alike, whenever confronted with demands for near-term policy directed at...

    To Be Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Introduction to MATLAB with Applications for Chemical and Mechanical Engineers

    By Daniel G. Coronell

    Introduction to MATLAB with Applications for Chemical and Mechanical Engineers provides applications from chemical engineering and biotechnology, such as thermodynamics, heat transfer, fluid mechanics, and mass transfer. The book features a section on input, output, and storage of data as well as a...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by CRC Press

  5. Geoengineering our Climate?

    Ethics, Politics and Governance

    Edited by Jason Blackstock, Clark Miller, Steve Rayner

    Series: The Earthscan Science in Society Series

    Geoengineering - the planetary scale engineering of the climate system - is expected to receive increasingly serious consideration by states seeking ways to manage the most dangerous risks of climate change. Agreeing on a governance framework in which even serious research into geoengineering...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Environmental Governance in the Mississippi River Basin

    By Ryan J. Aylesworth

    Managing natural resources in the Mississippi River Basin has evolved into a complex web of governmental and non-governmental organizations that lack mechanisms to effectively address transboundary and multi-jurisdictional issues. This book brings together in an accessible manner an in-depth...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by CRC Press

  7. Engineering Tools for Environmental Risk Management

    3. Site Assessment and Monitoring Tools

    Edited by Katalin Gruiz, Tamas Meggyes, Eva Fenyvesi

    Environmental assessment and monitoring is the starting point of environmental management and it integrates physicochemical, biological/ecological and toxicological assessment tools for contaminants and contaminated land. Evaluation and interpretation of the results are also key issues of the...

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by CRC Press

  8. Arsenic in Groundwater

    Poisoning and Risk Assessment

    By M. Manzurul Hassan, Peter J. Atkins

    Arsenic-contaminated groundwater has created one of the world's largest environmental health crises. This book addresses the arsenic issue within a scientific and social science framework, with the context set by environmental and legal considerations. The text explores the methodological issues of...

    To Be Published June 14th 2015 by CRC Press

  9. Disasters

    Edited by Ben Wisner, J. C. Gaillard, Ilan Kelman

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Environment

    A new title in the Routledge Major Works series, Critical Concepts in the Environment, this is a four-volume collection of cutting-edge and canonical research on disasters....

    To Be Published June 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Handbook of Hydraulic Fracturing Additives

    Physical Hazards and Toxicity Profiles

    By Frederick W. Fochtman, Paul E. Carlson

    To Be Published June 14th 2015 by CRC Press