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  1. Environmental Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing

    By Frank R. Spellman

    There is a strong need for innovation and the development of viable renewable energy sources. Recent technological advances now allow natural gas supplies—previously believed inaccessible or nonexistent—to be discovered, mined, and processed for both industrial and consumer use. The technology, a...

    Published September 16th 2012 by CRC Press

  2. Organic Chemicals in the Environment

    Mechanisms of Degradation and Transformation, Second Edition

    By Alasdair H. Neilson, Ann-Sofie Allard

    Addressing the persistent environmental threat of organic chemicals with a fresh approach to degradation and transformation processes, Organic Chemicals in the Environment: Mechanisms of Degradation and Transformation, Second Edition examines a wide range of compounds as well as abiotic and...

    Published September 4th 2012 by CRC Press

  3. Transforming Health Markets in Asia and Africa

    Improving Quality and Access for the Poor

    Edited by Gerald Bloom, Barun Kanjilal, Henry Lucas, David H. Peters

    Series: Pathways to Sustainability

    There has been a dramatic spread of health markets in much of Asia and Africa over the past couple of decades. This has substantially increased the availability of health-related goods and services in all but the most remote localities, but it has created problems with safety, efficiency and cost....

    Published August 1st 2012 by Routledge

  4. Environmental Contamination

    Health Risks and Ecological Restoration

    Edited by Ming Hung Wong

    Bringing together the research of 62 distinguished scientists in one volume, Environmental Contamination: Health Risks and Ecological Restoration offers a comprehensive view of the remediation of contaminated land. A one-stop resource, it covers historical and emerging contaminants, the issues of...

    Published July 23rd 2012 by CRC Press

  5. Environmental Health and Hazard Risk Assessment

    Principles and Calculations

    By Louis Theodore, R. Ryan Dupont

    Environmental Health and Hazard Risk Assessment: Principles and Calculations explains how to evaluate and apply environmental health and hazard risk assessment calculations in a variety of real-life settings. Using a wealth of examples and case studies, the book helps readers develop both a...

    Published June 4th 2012 by CRC Press

  6. Agrometeorology in Extreme Events and Natural Disasters

    By H.P. Das

    Despite the current technological advancement, agriculture is still a vital source of livelihood. It is essentially dependent on weather and climate, and adversely affected by extreme events in this respect. Over the past few decades, extreme events such as droughts, floods, storms, tropical...

    Published May 9th 2012 by CRC Press

  7. Preparing NEPA Environmental Assessments

    A User’s Guide to Best Professional Practices

    By Charles Eccleston, J. Peyton Doub

    Although upwards of 50,000 environmental assessments (EAs) are prepared annually—compared to some 500 environmental impact statements (EISs)—the focus of U.S. National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) regulations is on defining requirements for preparing EISs. Written by Charles Eccleston and J....

    Published May 7th 2012 by CRC Press

  8. The Social Dynamics of Carbon Capture and Storage

    Understanding CCS Representations, Governance and Innovation

    Edited by Nils Markusson, Simon Shackley, Benjamin Evar

    Series: The Earthscan Science in Society Series

    Carbon capture and storage (CCS) has emerged rapidly as a crucial technological option for decarbonising electricity supply and mitigating climate change. Great hopes are being pinned on this new technology but it is also facing growing scepticism and criticism. This book is the first to bring...

    Published April 30th 2012 by Routledge

  9. A Methodology for Processing Raw LIDAR Data to Support Urban Flood Modelling Framework

    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

    By Ahmad Fikri Bin Abdullah

    The consequences of recent floods and flash floods in many parts of the world have been devastating. One way to improving flood management practice is to invest in data collection and modelling activities which enable an understanding of the functioning of a system and the selection of...

    Published April 14th 2012 by CRC Press

  10. Principles of Ecotoxicology, Fourth Edition

    By C.H. Walker, R.M. Sibly, S.P. Hopkin, D.B. Peakall

    Cutting across traditional subject boundaries, Principles of Ecotoxicology, Fourth Edition gives readers an integrated view of ecotoxicology, from molecules to ecosystems. This new edition of a bestselling textbook continues to emphasize principles rather than practice, providing the...

    Published March 11th 2012 by CRC Press