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  1. The Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Disaster

    Investigating the Myth and Reality

    By The Independent Investigation on the Fukushima Nuclear Accident

    When the Nuclear Safety Commission in Japan reviewed safety-design guidelines for nuclear plants in 1990, the regulatory agency explicitly ruled out the need to consider prolonged AC power loss. In other words, nothing like the catastrophe at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station was...

    Published February 20th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Selenium in the Environment and Human Health

    Edited by Gary S. Banuelos, Zhi-Qing Lin, Xuebin Yin

    Selenium is arguably the naturally occurring trace element of greatest concern worldwide. In excessive amounts it can lead to toxicosis and teratogenesis in animals, while the impact of selenium deficiency can be even more significant. Contributors from 22 countries explored the connections and...

    Published November 29th 2013 by CRC Press

  3. Routledge Handbook of Ergonomics in Sport and Exercise

    Edited by Youlian Hong

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Ergonomics is concerned with the ‘fit’ between people and their work. With an increasing number of people becoming conscious about their health and participating in sport or physical activity, ergonomics has become an increasingly prominent concern within the sport and exercise sciences. From the...

    Published November 15th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Air Pollution Control Equipment Selection Guide, Second Edition

    By Kenneth C. Schifftner

    This book is a good discussion of various air pollution control equipment. It covers a wide range of equipment and gives a good overview of the principles and applications. Very valuable is the practical experiences that are not commonly available in a typical textbook. The language is easy to...

    Published September 9th 2013 by CRC Press

  5. Diversifying Food and Diets

    Using Agricultural Biodiversity to Improve Nutrition and Health

    Edited by Jessica Fanzo, Danny Hunter, Teresa Borelli, Federico Mattei

    Series: Issues in Agricultural Biodiversity

    Currently 868 million people are undernourished and 195 million children under five years of age are stunted. At the same time, over 1 billion people are overweight and obese in both the developed and developing world. Diseases previously associated with affluence, such as cancer, diabetes and...

    Published April 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  6. Ecosystems and Human Health

    Toxicology and Environmental Hazards, Third Edition

    By Richard B. Philp

    Since the second edition of this text was published, many new environmental incidents have occurred, including another nuclear disaster, a mine disaster in the United States, and the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Updated throughout the text, Ecosystems and Human Health: Toxicology and Environmental...

    Published March 27th 2013 by CRC Press

  7. Water & Wastewater Infrastructure

    Energy Efficiency and Sustainability

    By Frank R. Spellman

    A critical aspect of sustainability associated with water and wastewater systems is to maintain and manage infrastructure in the most efficient and economical manner while complying with environmental regulations and keeping rates at acceptable levels. Given the high cost of fuel, our growing...

    Published March 12th 2013 by CRC Press

  8. The Chemical Components of Tobacco and Tobacco Smoke, Second Edition

    By Alan Rodgman, Thomas A. Perfetti

    Authored by two longtime researchers in tobacco science, The Chemical Components of Tobacco and Tobacco Smoke, Second Edition chronicles the progress made from late 2008 through 2011 by scientists in the field of tobacco science. The book examines the isolation and characterization of each...

    Published February 25th 2013 by CRC Press

  9. Impact of Climate Change on Water and Health

    Edited by Velma I. Grover

    Since the hydrological cycle is so intricately linked to the climate system, any change in climate impacts the water cycle in terms of change in precipitation patterns, melting of snow and ice, increased evaporation, increased atmospheric water vapor and changes in soil moisture and run off....

    Published December 18th 2012 by CRC Press

  10. The Basics of Oil Spill Cleanup, Third Edition

    By Merv Fingas

    Reflecting the rapid progress in cleanup technology since the previous edition, this revised and expanded third edition of The Basics of Oil Spill Cleanup covers current cleanup techniques, how oil spills are measured and detected, and the properties of the oil and its long-term fate in the...

    Published December 5th 2012 by CRC Press