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Forthcoming Natural Hazards & Risk Books

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  1. 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 July 31st 2015 by CRC Press

  2. 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 2nd 2015 by CRC Press

  3. 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 27th 2015 by CRC Press

  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 October 14th 2015 by CRC Press

  5. 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 October 14th 2015 by CRC Press

  6. 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 14th 2015 by Routledge

  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 October 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 14th 2015 by CRC Press

  9. 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 November 30th 2015 by CRC Press

  10. 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 December 14th 2015 by Chapman and Hall/CRC