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Forthcoming Natural Hazards & Risk Books

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  1. Hydraulic Fracturing Impacts and Technologies

    A Multidisciplinary Perspective

    Edited by Venkatesh Uddameri, Audra Morse, Kay J. Tindle

    Hydraulic Fracturing Impacts and Technologies: A Multidisciplinary Perspective serves as an introduction to hydraulic fracturing and provides balanced coverage of its benefits and potential negative effects. Presenting a holistic assessment of hydraulic fracturing and its environmental impacts,...

    To Be Published August 3rd 2015 by CRC Press

  2. Environmental Risk Analysis

    Probability Distribution Calculations

    By Louis Theodore

    Environmental risk comes into play in countless real-world industrial applications, posing unique challenges to the environmental community. An integral part of this subject area is the role of probability distributions. Designed as a training tool for environmental risk professionals, this book...

    To Be Published September 28th 2015 by CRC Press

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Systems Thinking for Geoengineering Policy

    How to reduce the threat of dangerous climate change by embracing uncertainty and failure

    By Robert Chris

    Series: The Earthscan Science in Society Series

    Even by the scientists most closely associated with it, geoengineering – the deliberate intervention in the climate at global scale to mitigate the effects of climate change – is perceived to be risky. For all its potential benefits, there are robust differences of opinion over the wisdom of such...

    To Be Published October 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 November 15th 2015 by CRC Press

  7. Real-Time Environmental Monitoring

    Sensors and Systems

    By Miguel F. Acevedo

    This book introduces the fundamentals of environmental monitoring, based on electronic sensors, instruments, and systems that allow real-time and long-term data acquisition, data-logging, and telemetry. This is an emerging area that is very important to some aspects of environmental assessment and...

    To Be Published November 15th 2015 by CRC Press

  8. Surface Chemistry and Geochemistry of Hydraulic Fracturing

    By K. S. Birdi

    Unique in focus, this book examines the surface chemistry and phenomena in the hydrofracking process. Under great scrutiny as of late, the physico-chemical properties of hydrofracking are fully detailed and explained in this book, including the adsorptiondesorption of gas on the shale reservoir...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by CRC Press

  9. Disasters and Social Resilience

    A bioecological approach

    By Helen Boon, Alison Cottrell, David King

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Encyclopedia of Natural Hazards

    Prediction, Assessment, and Mitigation (3 Volume Set, Online)

    Edited by Ramesh P. Singh

    This encyclopedia covers concepts and case studies within the area of natural hazard prediction and assessment. It provides comprehensive treatment of natural hazards associated with land, ocean, atmosphere, land-ocean-atmosphere coupling, and those induced by climate change. The editor is an...

    To Be Published January 15th 2016 by CRC Press