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  1. Handbook of Environmental Degradation Rates

    Edited by Philip H. Howard

    In order to assess the environmental exposure from chemicals in various media, you must know the rate at which a chemical will degrade. Handbook of Environmental Degradation Rates saves you the time and money collecting and evaluating this important information. The Handbook provides rate constant...

    Published March 27th 1991 by CRC Press

  2. Air Toxics and Risk Assessment

    By Edward J. Calabrese, Elaina Kenyon

    Unlike most books, this one actually does risk assessments for you for over 110 chemicals that are confirmed or probable air toxics. All chemicals are analyzed with a scientifically sound methodology-outlined in the book-to assess public health risk associated with exposure to air toxics....

    Published March 24th 1991 by CRC Press

  3. Can Scientists Believe

    Some Examples of the Attitude of Scientists to Religion

    By Sir Nevill Mott

    In this collection of thought-provoking essays, a range of distinguished scientists and theologians, men and women, young and old, all with strong scientific training and deeply held religious beliefs, in the Judeao-Christian tradition, give their personal answers. They do not always agree, the...

    Published December 31st 1990 by Routledge

  4. Emissions From Combustion Processes - An ACS Environmental Chemistry Division Book

    By Ronald O. Kagel

    Topics discussed in this book cover all aspects of combustion from the mechanics and formation of toxic pollutants and their transport/fate in the environment to emission abatement and risk assessment. Leading experts in the field have contributed information from studies ranging from fundamental...

    Published October 23rd 1990 by CRC Press

  5. Industry Risk Communication ManualImproving Dialogue with Communities

    By Billie Jo Hance

    This practical manual is written in a clear, concise manner and addresses many unanswered questions about communication and the community. The book is special in that it focuses on the "hows" rather than the "whys." It reveals how to be a better communicator, how to explain technical information in...

    Published July 4th 1990 by CRC Press

  6. Metals Speciation, Separation, and Recovery, Volume Two

    By Gary Thomas Patterson

    By and for engineers and scientists, this comprehensive book covers all aspects of metals chemistry, separation chemistry, and metals separation processes. State-of-the-art papers give news and recent developments and future research needs, of special value and interest to persons from industry,...

    Published April 29th 1990 by CRC Press

  7. Governmental Management of Chemical Risk

    By Rae Zimmerman

    Well-documented, organized and written for ready comprehension, this new book covers managerial, legal and financial strategies that are or can be employed to manage the health risks posed by technology. It demonstrates how each strategy is used and which ones are more valuable to decision-makers...

    Published April 4th 1990 by CRC Press

  8. Readings in Risk

    By Theodore S. Glickman, Michael Gough

    Developed for use as a reference work in graduate and undergraduate courses as well as for researchers, policymakers, and interested laypersons, the book is a unique collection of authoritative yet accessible journal articles about risk. Drawn from a variety of disciplines including the physical...

    Published January 5th 1990 by RFF Press

  9. Hydrology of Disasters

    Proceedings of the World Meteorological Organization Technical Conference Held in Geneva, November 1988

    By Dr O Starosolszky, O M Melder

    This timely book reviews the hydrological aspects of different types of disaster and considers measures required to protect people and property against such events as well as disaster prediction, forecasting and monitoring. Its publications coincide with the start of the United Nations Decade for...

    Published December 31st 1988 by Routledge

  10. Petroleum Contaminated Soils, Volume I

    Remediation Techniques, Environmental Fate, and Risk Assessment

    By Paul T. Kostecki

    These three volumes provide valuable information to help bring rational and scientifically feasible solutions to petroleum contaminated soils. State-of-the-art information on both technical and regulatory issues is covered, including environmental fate, health effects, risk assessment and remedial...

    Published November 29th 1988 by CRC Press