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  1. Climate Change Mitigation

    Greenhouse Gas Reduction and Biochemicals

    Edited by Jimmy Alexander Faria Albanese, M. Pilar Ruiz

    Climate change is a significant threat to humanity's future. Culturally, politically, economically, and personally, however, we are all deeply embedded in a system that continues to send us on a collision course that leads directly toward this threat. At this point, climate change is inevitable....

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  2. Solid Waste as a Renewable Resource

    Methodologies

    Edited by Jimmy Alexander Faria Albanese, M. Pilar Ruiz

    The twenty-first century world faces several enormous challenges: how to mitigate climate change, meet a growing energy demand without relying on fossil fuels, and manage the escalating quantities of solid waste generated by cities around the world. This compendium volume offers a viable solution...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  3. Water Treatment in Developed and Developing Nations

    An International Perspective

    Edited by Victor M. Monsalvo

    UN studies show that high-income, developed nations treat about 70 percent of their wastewater. However, in low-income developing nations, only 8 percent of wastewater undergoes any kind of treatment. Inadequate water treatment has serious consequences for both human health and the environment....

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  4. Environmental Hydrology, Third Edition

    By Andy D. Ward, Stanley W. Trimble, Suzette R. Burckhard, John G. Lyon

    The late Professor Reds Wolman in his Foreword to the award-winning second edition said, "This is not your ordinary textbook. Environmental Hydrology is indeed a textbook, but five elements often found separately combine here in one text to make it different. It is eclectic, practical, in places a...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by CRC Press

  5. Lessons for Climate Change Adaptation from Better Management of Rivers

    Edited by Jamie Pittock

    Series: Climate and Development Series

    Climate change is dramatically affecting freshwater supplies, particularly in the developing world. The papers in this volume present a powerful case for and exploration of different freshwater adaptation strategies in the face of global climatic change. The volume centres on six detailed case...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Sports Facilities and Technologies

    By Peter Culley, John Pascoe

    Developers, designers and operators are increasingly needing to create versatile sport and leisure amenities that are of lasting value to local and wider communities. Placing facilities design and operation at the heart of sports development, this book adopts a holistic approach, integrating...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Official History of Britain and the Channel Tunnel

    By Terry Gourvish

    Commissioned by the Cabinet Office and using hitherto untapped British Government records, this book presents an in-depth analysis of the successful project of 1986-94. This is a vivid portrayal of the complexities of quadripartite decision-making (two countries, plus the public and...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Engineering Tools for Environmental Risk Management

    3. Site Assessment and Monitoring Tools

    Edited by Katalin Gruiz, Tamas Meggyes, Eva Fenyvesi

    Environmental assessment and monitoring is the starting point of environmental management and it integrates physicochemical, biological/ecological and toxicological assessment tools for contaminants and contaminated land. Evaluation and interpretation of the results are also key issues of the...

    To Be Published August 1st 2015 by CRC Press

  9. Smart Connection Systems

    Design and Seismic Analysis

    By Jong Wan Hu

    This book introduces new smart connection systems which can be used in aseismic building design in order to control inter-story drifts and to reduce residual displacements. They are also utilized as damper devices and base isolators. The application of these systems to composite moment frame...

    To Be Published August 1st 2015 by CRC Press

  10. Hydrological Drought Forecasting in Africa at Different Spatial and Temporal Scales

    By Patricia M. Trambauer Arechavaleta

    Series: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

    Africa has been severely affected by droughts in the past, contributing to food insecure conditions in several African countries. In view of the (even more) severe drought conditions and water shortage that may be expected in sub-Saharan Africa in the coming years, efforts should focus on improving...

    To Be Published August 7th 2015 by CRC Press