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  1. Concrete Durability

    By Thomas Dyer

    Written specifically for the young professional and addressing a growing need for a long service life with minimal maintenance, Concrete Durability takes a whole new look at the whole-life performance of structures. This text examines physical and chemical issues that can threaten the durability of...

    Published April 17th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Modelling Groundwater Systems: Understanding and Improving Groundwater Quantity and Quality Management

    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

    By Girma Yimer Ebrahim

    Groundwater is increasingly subjected to excessive over-exploitation and contamination in many parts of the world. It faces the challenge of balancing its multiple functions in a sustainable manner. This thesis explores several specific problems related to contaminant migration, groundwater-surface...

    Published April 14th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. The Effect of Riparian Zones on Nitrate Removal by Denitrification at the River Basin Scale

    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

    By Linh Hoang

    At the interface between terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, the riparian zone plays an important role in nitrogen removal, despite the minor proportion of the land area that it covers. Very limited studies are carried out in modelling these effects at the river basin scales. The Soil and Water...

    Published April 14th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Grid Parity

    The Art of Financing Renewable Energy Projects in the U.S.

    By Gene Beck CEM, CLP

    Grid Parity provides an in-depth examination of the knowledge, insights, and techniques that are essential to success in financing renewable energy projects. An energy project finance expert with 35 years of experience in capital asset financing, the author provides a comprehensive overview of how...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Fairmont Press

  5. Soil Liquefaction during Recent Large-Scale Earthquakes

    Edited by Rolando P. Orense, Ikuo Towhata, Nawawi Chouw

    Soil Liquefaction during Recent Large-Scale Earthquakes contains selected papers presented at the New Zealand – Japan Workshop on Soil Liquefaction during Recent Large-Scale Earthquakes (Auckland, New Zealand, 2-3 December 2013). The 2010-2011 Canterbury earthquakes in New Zealand and...

    Published April 14th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Wastewater Stabilization Ponds

    By Frank R. Spellman, Joanne E. Drinan

    Ponds (lagoons) have been used for centuries with great success in the treatment of wastewater. Ponds created for treatment, known as stabilization ponds, model the physical and biochemical interactions that occur in natural ponds. Easy to build and manage, stabilization ponds can accommodate large...

    Published April 8th 2014 by CRC Press

  7. Human Thermal Environments

    The Effects of Hot, Moderate, and Cold Environments on Human Health, Comfort, and Performance, Third Edition

    By Ken Parsons

    In the ten years since the publication of the second edition of Human Thermal Environments: The Effects of Hot, Moderate, and Cold Environments on Human Health, Comfort, and Performance, Third Edition, the world has embraced electronic communications, making international collaboration almost...

    Published April 8th 2014 by CRC Press

  8. One Century of the Discovery of Arsenicosis in Latin America (1914-2014) As2014

    Proceedings of the 5th International Congress on Arsenic in the Environment, May 11-16, 2014, Buenos Aires, Argentina

    Edited by Marta I. Litter, Hugo B. Nicolli, J. Martin Meichtry, N. Quici, Jochen Bundschuh, Prosun Bhattacharya, Ravi Naidu

    Series: Arsenic in the Environment - Proceedings

    Arsenic has been an issue of concern since decades because of the serious incidence on human health coming from ingestion of water with small amounts of arsenic for prolonged periods. The presence of Arsenic in water, intended for drinking, has caused the spread of arsenicosis, a set of signs and...

    Published April 7th 2014 by CRC Press

  9. Delivering Change

    Towards Fit-for-Purpose Governance of Adaptation to Flooding and Drought, UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

    By Jeroen Rijke

    This book addresses pressing challenges of policy makers, planners and project managers in the water sector to successfully implement adaptation action. Taking into account both strategic planning and implementation of adaptation projects, it provides principles and attributes that contribute to...

    Published April 4th 2014 by CRC Press