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  1. 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 15th 2015 by CRC Press

  2. Hydrometeorological Disasters and Climate Change

    Edited by Amarnath Giriraj, P.K. Joshi, T.P. Singh, Shirish Ravan

    This volume reflects and informs on space-based technologies for hazards and disaster research. It covers a wide range of aspects to take into account, and demonstrates the great potential of space-based technologies in supplying information in near real-time and in the application of data in...

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by CRC Press

  3. Hydraulic Fracturing Impacts and Technologies

    A Multidisciplinary Perspective

    Edited by Venkatesh Uddameri, Audra Morse, Kayla Tindle

    This book provides a multi-disciplinary review the potential impacts of hydraulic fracturing. It examines various technical, environmental, scientific and social aspects pertaining to hydraulic fracturing. The chapters present balanced coverage of the benefits and potential negative impacts of...

    To Be Published August 3rd 2015 by CRC Press

  4. Absolute or Crude Risk

    Applications in Disease Prevention

    By Mitchell H. Gail, Ruth Pfeiffer

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Monographs on Statistics & Applied Probability

    Absolute risk is the probability of developing a specific disease over a specified time interval in the presence of competing causes of mortality. Although absolute risk is arguably more relevant to clinical decision making than "pure" risk, the development of appropriate statistical methods for...

    To Be Published August 15th 2015 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  5. 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 August 15th 2015 by CRC Press

  6. Surface Chemistry and Geochemistry of Hydraulic Fracturing

    By K. S. Birdi

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by CRC Press

  7. 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 September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 October 15th 2015 by CRC Press

  9. 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 October 15th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Real-Time Environmental Monitoring

    Sensors and Systems

    By Miguel F. Acevedo

    To Be Published November 15th 2015 by CRC Press