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  1. Remote Sensing of the Mine Environment

    By H. ┼×ebnem Düzgün, Nuray Demirel

    A guide for students and professionals, this introductory course book covers the basic principles of remote sensing and its applications in mine environment monitoring. Building from a reader’s basic knowledge of mine monitoring, it teaches how to implement remote sensing techniques and how to...

    Published August 11th 2011 by CRC Press

  2. Chemicals, Environment, Health

    A Global Management Perspective

    Edited by Philip Wexler, Jan van der Kolk, Asish Mohapatra, Ravi Agarwal

    The past 40 years have seen a phenomenal growth in globally oriented public and private initiatives related to chemical and environmental issues. The groundbreaking 1972 United Nations Conference on the Human Environment held in Stockholm was the event responsible for initiating framework for...

    Published August 8th 2011 by CRC Press

  3. Flood Hazards

    Impacts and Responses for the Built Environment

    Edited by Jessica Lamond, Colin Booth, Felix Hammond, David Proverbs

    A 360-degree view of the response to flood risk As major flooding events around the world show, the impact of flooding on the built environment can cause widespread chaos. These flood events form part of a wider pattern of increasing flood frequency coupled with increased vulnerability of the...

    Published July 27th 2011 by CRC Press

  4. Environmental Impact Assessment Methodologies

    2nd Edition

    By Y. Anjaneyulu, Valli Manickam

    This Second Edition of Environmental Impact Assessment Methodologies covers basic concepts and important methodologies. It details the prediction and assessment of impacts on soil and groundwater management, surface water management, biological environment, air environment, the impact of noise...

    Published July 11th 2011 by CRC Press

  5. Asbestos

    Risk Assessment, Epidemiology, and Health Effects, Second Edition

    Edited by Ronald F. Dodson, Samuel P. Hammar

    The first edition of Asbestos: Risk Assessment, Epidemiology, and Health Effects received critical acclaim due to the interdisciplinary nature of its content. Editors Ronald Dodson and Samuel Hammar have carefully kept this popular focus while updating and expanding the topics covered in the first...

    Published June 14th 2011 by CRC Press

  6. Mineral Beneficiation

    A Concise Basic Course

    By D.V. Subba Rao

    Mineral Beneficiation or ore dressing of run-of-mine ore is an upgrading process to achieve uniform quality, size and maximum tenor ore through the removal of less valuable material. Beneficiation benefits the costs of freight, handling, and extraction (smelting) reduce, and the loss of metal...

    Published May 12th 2011 by CRC Press

  7. Dynamics of Disaster

    Lessons on Risk, Response and Recovery

    Edited by Barbara Allen, Rachel A. Dowty Beech

    Series: The Earthscan Science in Society Series

    Disasters are the result of complex interactions between social and natural forces, acting at multiple scales from the individual and community to the organisational, national and international level. Effective disaster planning, response and recovery require an understanding of these interacting...

    Published April 27th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Regulating Technology

    International Harmonization and Local Realities

    By Patrick van Zwanenberg, Adrian Ely, Adrian Smith

    Series: Pathways to Sustainability

    Examining the regulation of technologies, this book explores how the drive to harmonize regulatory policies across the world is at odds with the increasingly diverse local settings in which they are implemented. The authors use a 'framings' approach that starts with the concerns and experiences of...

    Published April 4th 2011 by Routledge

  9. The Politics of Asbestos

    Understandings of Risk, Disease and Protest

    By Linda Waldman

    Series: Pathways to Sustainability

    Around the world, asbestos-related diseases are on the increase. Meanwhile, in many newly-industrializing and developing countries, asbestos use continues unabated. This book, based on anthropological fieldwork in the UK, India and South Africa, explores people's understandings of their illness,...

    Published March 17th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Reducing Disaster Risks

    Progress and Challenges in the Caribbean Region

    Edited by Ian Davis, Steve Bender, Fred Krimgold, Franklin McDonald

    Series: Environmental Hazards Series

    Are we winning or losing the battle for safe environments? In 1984, leading disaster risk management professionals and researchers met in Jamaica for the Ocho Rios conference on Disaster Mitigation. In this collection, key experts reflect on the progress made in disaster risk reduction since that...

    Published March 14th 2011 by Routledge