Development of an Environmental Impact Assessment and Decision Support System for Seawater Desalination Plants: 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Development of an Environmental Impact Assessment and Decision Support System for Seawater Desalination Plants

1st Edition

By Sabine Latteman

CRC Press

288 pages

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Seawater desalination is a coastal-based industry. The growing number of desalination plants worldwide and the increasing size of single facilities emphasises the need for greener desalination technologies and more sustainable desalination projects. Two complementing approaches are the development and implementation of best available technology (BA

Table of Contents

Preamble Part I. Potential environmental impacts of seawater desalination 1. Global desalination situation 2. Seawater desalination processes 3. Marine environmental impacts 4. Air quality impacts 5. Summary and evaluation of impacts 6. Impact mitigation measures Part II. Environmental impact assessment (EIA) 7. Concept and methodology 8. Marine environmental monitoring 9. Multi-criteria analysis (MCA) as a decision support system (DSS) in EIA Part III. General conclusions and recommendations 10. Summary, conclusions and recommendations Appendices

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC010030
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / Water Supply