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  1. Biogenic Nanoparticles of Elemental Selenium

    Synthesis, Characterization and Relevance in Wastewater Treatment

    By Rohan Jain

    Series: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

    Selenium is an intriguing element as on one hand it is toxic and on the other hand it is a necessary micro-nutrient for humans. It is also a desirable element due to its unique properties and hence it is used in xerogrpahy, rectifiers, solar cells etc. The presence of selenium in agriculture,...

    Published July 1st 2015 by CRC Press

  2. Ocean Zoning

    Making Marine Management More Effective

    By Tundi Agardy

    Our knowledge of the oceans is increasing rapidly, as more powerful tools for exploration and exploitation make it easier to locate valuable resources, such as fish stocks, oil and gas reserves, or sites for wind and hydropower schemes. At the same time competition for space has intensified,...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Seismic Resistant Design and Technology

    By Dentcho Ivanov

    An earthquake is a powerful surface acoustic wave (SAW) generated by a seismic event, such as a volcano or motion of the Earth's layers, that propagates on the Earth's surface. This book explains the design of earthquake resistant structures using SAW techniques that offer a variety of experimental...

    Published June 26th 2015 by CRC Press

  4. Multi-Stage Flash Desalination

    Modeling, Simulation, and Adaptive Control

    By Abraha Woldai

    Series: Engineering Systems and Sustainability

    Explore a Viable Resource for Desalination The world’s freshwater supplies are rapidly depleting and seawater is being positioned as a major feasible replacement in the search for a sustainable water source. Focused on large-scale multi-stage flash (MSF) seawater desalination plants, and based on...

    Published June 26th 2015 by CRC Press

  5. Reforming Institutions in Water Resource Management

    Policy and Performance for Sustainable Development

    Edited by Lin Crase, Vasant P. Gandhi

    As water scarcities increase, nations throughout the world are in search of better institutions to manage water resources. India has been making substantial efforts to develop its water management systems since independence and significant increases in irrigated agriculture have taken place through...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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....

    Published June 25th 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  7. Wastewater and Shale Formation Development

    Risks, Mitigation, and Regulation

    Edited by Sheila Olmstead

    The number of tight oil and shale gas wells continues to rise primarily in the US, but also worldwide. The US has vast reserves of oil and natural gas, which now are commercially reachable as a result of advances in horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing technologies. But as hydraulic...

    Published June 24th 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  8. Wastewater and Public Health

    Bacterial and Pharmaceutical Exposures

    Edited by Victor M. Monsalvo

    This compendium volume is an indispensable source of information on the ways in which wastewater can impact public health. The editor, a well-respected expert in his field, has collected the most recent and pertinent investigations into this serious issue. Included are studies involving: • The...

    Published June 24th 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  9. Membrane Bioreactor Processes

    Principles and Applications

    By Seong-Hoon Yoon

    Series: Advances in Water and Wastewater Transport and Treatment

    Grasp the Essential Principles of Membrane Bioreactor Processes Evolved from the conventional activated sludge (CAS) process, membrane bioreactor (MBR) processes have become the next-generation solution for municipal and industrial wastewater treatment and recycle. Membrane Bioreactor Processes:...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by CRC Press

  10. Hydraulic Fracturing Impacts and Technologies

    A Multidisciplinary Perspective

    Edited by Venkatesh Uddameri, Audra Morse, Kay J. Tindle

    Hydraulic Fracturing Impacts and Technologies: A Multidisciplinary Perspective serves as an introduction to hydraulic fracturing and provides balanced coverage of its benefits and potential negative effects. Presenting a holistic assessment of hydraulic fracturing and its environmental impacts,...

    Published June 22nd 2015 by CRC Press