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  1. 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 15th 2011 by CRC Press

  2. 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 13th 2011 by CRC Press

  3. 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 28th 2011 by Routledge

  4. 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 5th 2011 by Routledge

  5. 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 18th 2011 by Routledge

  6. 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 15th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Environmental Impact Assessment

    A Guide to Best Professional Practices

    By Charles H. Eccleston

    Under the best of circumstances, preparing an environmental impact assessment (EIA) can be a complex and challenging task. Experience indicates that the scope and quality of such analyses varies widely throughout the U.S. as well as internationally. Written to help practitioners and decision-makers...

    Published March 2nd 2011 by CRC Press

  8. Integrating Science and Policy

    Vulnerability and Resilience in Global Environmental Change

    By Roger E. Kasperson, Mimi Berberian

    Series: The Earthscan Science in Society Series

    As progress towards a greater knowledge in sustainability science continues, the question of how better to integrate scientific progress with actual decisions made by practitioners remains paramount. This book aims to help close the gap between science and practice. Based on a two year...

    Published February 14th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Tolerance to Environmental Contaminants

    Edited by Claude Amiard-Triquet, Philip S. Rainbow, Michele Romeo

    Series: Environmental and Ecological Risk Assessment

    Tolerance, the ability of populations to cope with the chemical stress resulting from toxic contaminants, has been described in many organisms from bacteria to fungi, from phytoplankton to terrestrial flowering plants, and from invertebrates such as worms to vertebrates like fish and amphibians....

    Published January 21st 2011 by CRC Press

  10. Introduction to Environmental Toxicology

    Molecular Substructures to Ecological Landscapes, Fourth Edition

    By Wayne G. Landis, Ruth M. Sofield, Ming-Ho Yu

    After fifteen years and three editions, Introduction to Environmental Toxicology: Molecular Substructures to Ecological Landscapes has become a standard that defines the field of environmental toxicology, and the fourth edition is no exception. The authors take an integrated approach to...

    Published December 16th 2010 by CRC Press