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Pollution & threats to the environment

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Pollution & threats to the environment

Hardcover. Written by a leading expert in the field, this volume provides an outstanding review of the potential effects of global warming on river flows and water resources. Series: Water Science S. Num Pages: 234 pages, notes. BIC Classification: RBKF; RNPG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (XV) Technical / Manuals. Dimension: 261 x 198 x 18. Weight in Grams: 660.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
234
Condition
New
SKU
V9780471965992
ISBN
9780471965992
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 158.99

Hardcover. This book examines the principles, issues and practice of site investigation and assessment for contaminated land. It balances discussion of fundamental concepts, principles and requirements with discussion of practical problems of assessing contaminated sites. Num Pages: 352 pages, Ill. BIC Classification: 1DBK; RNP; TN; TQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 245 x 162 x 25. Weight in Grams: 662.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
352
Condition
New
SKU
V9780471966081
ISBN
9780471966081
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 245.87

Hardcover. This work addresses the issues relevant to the investigation and management of contaminated sites, emphasizing problem diagnosis/characterization and the development of site restoration/corrective action clean-up programmes. Num Pages: 254 pages, Ill. BIC Classification: RNF; RNH; RNP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 250 x 179 x 20. Weight in Grams: 628.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
254
Condition
New
SKU
V9780471966333
ISBN
9780471966333
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 310.13

Hardcover. This text argues that hydrologists of the 21st century should look beyond the traditional boundaries of river channel, or river catchment areas to consider how water resources can be managed in an integrated and sustainable way. Editor(s): Wilby, Rob. Num Pages: 368 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: KNBW; RBKF; RNF; RNP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 164 x 26. Weight in Grams: 664.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
368
Condition
New
SKU
V9780471966364
ISBN
9780471966364
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 278.00

Hardcover. This text aims to present a comprehensive assessment of all methods of pesticide remediation. By focusing on land and water contamination, the book voices increasing concerns about the fate of pesticides as environmental hazards. Editor(s): Kearney, P. C.; Roberts, Terry R. Series: Wiley Series in Agrochemicals & Plant Protection. Num Pages: 398 pages, 15 bar charts, 1 pie chart. BIC Classification: RNP; TVP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 162 x 34. Weight in Grams: 772.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
398
Condition
New
SKU
V9780471968054
ISBN
9780471968054
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 385.10

Hardcover. Around 2.5 million tons of pesticide are used every year. This volume outlines the techniques for reducing pesticide use internationally, through using integrated pesticide management, and from this to assess the environmental and economic benefits that such a reduction will bring. Editor(s): Pimentel, David, PhD. Num Pages: 456 pages, Illustrations, 1map. BIC Classification: KNAC; RNP; TVP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 243 x 173 x 31. Weight in Grams: 890.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
456
Condition
New
SKU
V9780471968382
ISBN
9780471968382
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 323.22

Hardcover. The text describes the impact and management of rivers and covers issues of river channel stability, flood control, water quality, amelioration of detrimental impacts of utilitarian uses and provision of in-stream habitat in a generally arid continent. Editor(s): Brizga, Sandra; Finlayson, Brian L. Series: International Association of Geomorphologists. Num Pages: 310 pages, Ill. BIC Classification: 1F; 1MBF; RBGD; RBKF; RNF; RNP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 256 x 178 x 23. Weight in Grams: 718.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
310
Condition
New
SKU
V9780471969761
ISBN
9780471969761
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 415.27

Hardcover. Peroxy radicals are formed in biological systems, aqueous solution (aqueous waste) and the atmosphere. They react with CFC's and HFC's in the atmosphere, resulting in the further destruction of the ozone layer. This volume unites the gas, solution and solid phase chemistry of peroxy radicals. Editor(s): Alfassi, Zeev B. Series: Chemistry of Free Radicals. Num Pages: 546 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: PNN; PNR; RNH; RNP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 231 x 163 x 35. Weight in Grams: 922.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
546
Condition
New
SKU
V9780471970651
ISBN
9780471970651
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 796.85

Hardcover. Written from a chemist's perspective, this book provides coverage of all aspects of the occurrence, toxicity and analysis of toxicants in the aqueous ecosystem. Chapters in the book deal with toxicity measurement, control of pollution regulation and toxicity data. Num Pages: 396 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: PNF; PSBT; RNP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 240 x 163 x 28. Weight in Grams: 714.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
396
Condition
New
SKU
V9780471972723
ISBN
9780471972723
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 437.90

Paperback. This introduction to quantitative methods for the analysis of ecotoxicological data contains numerous tables, figures and worked examples to provide support in the planning and operation of laboratory and field ecotoxicological experiments. Editor(s): Sparks, Tim. Series: Ecological & Environmental Toxicology Series. Num Pages: 334 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: PBT; PSBT; RNC; RNP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 227 x 155 x 20. Weight in Grams: 488.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
334
Condition
New
SKU
V9780471972990
ISBN
9780471972990
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 113.77

Paperback. An estuary is the tidal mouth of a large river, and is a marine area where freshwater and saltwater meet. This book examines the physical aspects of estuaries, and has been updated to include new research on sediment dynamics, estuarine mixing mechanisms, effects of global warming, and mathematical modeling of estuarine physics. Num Pages: 210 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: RBGB; RBKC; RNP. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 232 x 160 x 12. Weight in Grams: 328.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
2nd Edition
Number of pages
210
Condition
New
SKU
V9780471974710
ISBN
9780471974710
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 96.02

Hardcover. This book examines the occurrence, toxicity, analysis and typical concentrations of organometallic compounds in various environmental samples. These include aqueous and effluent, crop and plant, soil and sediments, atmospheric and living organisms in a detailed and systematic manner. Num Pages: 248 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: PNF; PNND; RNP; TQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 171 x 20. Weight in Grams: 512.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
248
Condition
New
SKU
V9780471976073
ISBN
9780471976073
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 441.03

Paperback. This book introduces some of the main areas of environmental pollution where chemical reactions play a major role. It examines chemical reactions in the atmosphere, soil, and water as well as the metabolic processes of human beings, plants, and animals. Num Pages: 204 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: RNP; TQK. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 153 x 12. Weight in Grams: 310.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Inc United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
204
Condition
New
SKU
V9780471980889
ISBN
9780471980889
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 150.82

Hardback. Forensic detection of explosives is the detection of hidden explosives in airfreight, luggage, vehicles, and on suspects, while environmental detection of explosives relates to explosives in the soil and water of contaminated areas, and the detection of landmines. This is a reference manual. Num Pages: 304 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: JKVF1; RNP; TTP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 232 x 162 x 23. Weight in Grams: 602.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Inc United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
SKU
V9780471983712
ISBN
9780471983712
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 446.24

Hardback. Global water issues are likely to be as important in the foreseeable future as the oil crisis was in the 1970s. There is an urgent need for management to be appraised of scientific work and of the uncertainties that are associated with it, in addition to the importance of scientists transmitting their work to management in a comprehensible way. Editor(s): Trudgill, S.T.; etc.; Walling, Des E. (Department of Geography, University of Exeter); Webb, Bruce W. (Department of Geography, University of Exeter). Num Pages: 296 pages, Ill. BIC Classification: KNBW; RNF; RNP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 246 x 172 x 22. Weight in Grams: 636.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Inc United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
296
Condition
New
SKU
V9780471985471
ISBN
9780471985471
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 278.27

Hardback. Land contamination is of global concern with many of the world's industries potentially harming the environment and human health. This book takes into account the different groups involved in contaminated land management and offers a flexible learning approach based on practical experience and research. Series: Modules in Environmental Science. Num Pages: 250 pages, Illustrations, 1 map. BIC Classification: RB; RG; RNP; TN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 165 x 19. Weight in Grams: 496.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Inc United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
250
Condition
New
SKU
V9780471985600
ISBN
9780471985600
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 158.99

Paperback. Tours America to explore some of the more unusual dilemmas that have arisen in our struggle to possess nature. This book recounts the battle for three thousand acres of land the river carved from a Nebraska Indian reservation and deposited in Iowa. It illuminates what it means to live in a culture of property where everything must have an owner. Num Pages: 224 pages, 5 b&w photographs, 3 maps. BIC Classification: 1KBB; KFFR; RNP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 139 x 13. Weight in Grams: 45.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
University of California Press United States
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520207097
ISBN
9780520207097
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 34.99
€ 25.25

Hardback. How much radiation is too much? This title examines the evolution, over more than a hundred years, of radiation protection standards and efforts to ensure radiation safety for nuclear workers and for the general public. Num Pages: 189 pages, 9 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 3JJ; HBG; HBLW; PNRL; RNP; RNQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 16. Weight in Grams: 454.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
University of California Press
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
189
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520223288
ISBN
9780520223288
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 59.07
€ 46.52

Hardback. On March 28, 1979 the worst accident in the history of commercial nuclear power in the United States occurred at Three Mile Island. This is the comprehensive account of the causes, context, and consequences of the Three Mile Island crisis. It captures the high human drama surrounding the accident. Num Pages: 314 pages, 22 b/w photographs, 2 line illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; HBJK; HBLW3; RNP; RNQ; THK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 25. Weight in Grams: 472.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
University of California Press United States
Edition
First Edition
Number of pages
314
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520239401
ISBN
9780520239401
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 50.99
€ 36.70

Paperback. Although media coverage and some scholars tend to cast natural resource shortages as leading inexorably toward armed conflict and war, the authors demonstrate that there are many examples of and mechanisms for more peaceful dispute resolution regarding natural resources, even in the face of water paucity and climate change. Num Pages: 248 pages, 8 line illustrations, 7 maps, 22 tables. BIC Classification: RNFD; RNPG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 153 x 229 x 16. Weight in Grams: 352.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
University of California Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520292789
ISBN
9780520292789
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 31.99
€ 23.62

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