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New and Published Books

  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. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Bioremediation of Wastewater

    Factors and Treatment

    Edited by Olga Sanchez

    The quantity and quality of waste generated and discharged into natural water bodies is a topic of serious concern. Consequently, there is a need for different strategies to address wastewater treatment and subsequent reuse, especially in arid and semi-arid areas where water shortages are the rule....

    Published June 18th 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  7. What is Land For?

    The Food, Fuel and Climate Change Debate

    Edited by Michael Winter, Matt Lobley

    In recent decades agricultural commodity surpluses in the developed world have contributed to a mantra of 'land surplus' in which set-aside, extensification, alternative land uses and 'wilding' have been key terms in debates over land. Quite suddenly all this has changed as a consequence of rapidly...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Water and Cities in Latin America

    Challenges for Sustainable Development

    Edited by Ismael Aguilar-Barajas, Jürgen Mahlknecht, Jonathan Kaledin, Marianne Kjellén, Abel Mejía-Betancourt

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    Approximately 80 per cent of the population of Latin America is concentrated in urban centres. Pressure on water resources and water management in cities therefore provide major challenges. Despite the importance of the issues, there has been little systematic coverage of the topic in book form....

    Published May 11th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Dynamics in Organic Matter Processing, Ecosystem Metabolism and Tropic Sources for Consumers in the Mara River, Kenya

    By Frank Onderi Masese

    Series: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

    To properly conserve, restore and manage riverine ecosystems and the services they provide, it is pertinent to understand their functional dynamics. Growing human populations and high dependency on natural resources in developing countries have exerted pressure on land and water resources. However,...

    Published May 1st 2015 by CRC Press

  10. Catchment and River Basin Management

    Integrating Science and Governance

    Edited by Laurence Smith, Keith Porter, Kevin Hiscock, Mary Jane Porter, David Benson

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    The central focus of this volume is a critical comparative analysis of the key drivers for water resource management and the provision of clean water – governance systems and institutional and legal arrangements. The authors present a systematic analysis of case study river systems drawn from...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge