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  • Unravelling the Fukushima Disaster

    Edited by Mitsuo Yamakawa, Daisaku Yamamoto

    The Fukushima disaster continues to appear in national newspapers when there is another leakage of radiation-contaminated water, evacuation designations are changed, or major compensation issues arise and so remains far from over. However, after five years, attention and research towards the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Democratizing Technology

    Risk, Responsibility and the Regulation of Chemicals

    By Anne Chapman

    Democratizing Technology provides a much-needed fresh perspective on the regulation of chemicals, and an important contribution to green thinking about technology.Caroline Lucas, Green Party MEP. This book is an excellent critique of the current risk-based approach to technology. By exploring the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • Geologic Fundamentals of Geothermal Energy

    By David R. Boden

    Geothermal energy stands out because it can be used as a baseload resource. This book, unlike others, examines the geology related to geothermal applications. Geology dictates (a) how geothermal resources can be found, (b) the nature of the geothermal resource (such as liquid- or vapor-dominated)…

    Hardback – 2016-10-25 
    CRC Press
    Energy and the Environment

  • Introduction to Environmental Geotechnology, Second Edition

    By Hsai-Yang Fang, Ronald C. Chaney

    This new edition of a bestseller presents updated technology advances that have occurred since publication of the first edition. It increases the utility and scope of the content through numerous case studies and examples and an entirely new set of problems and solutions. The book also has an…

    Hardback – 2016-10-17 
    CRC Press

  • The Handbook of Groundwater Engineering, Third Edition

    Edited by John H. Cushman, Daniel M. Tartakovsky

    This new edition adds several new chapters and is thoroughly updated to include data on new topics such as hydraulic fracturing, CO2 sequestration, sustainable groundwater management, and more. Providing a complete treatment of the theory and practice of groundwater engineering, this new handbook…

    Hardback – 2016-10-17 
    CRC Press

  • Hydrologic Remote Sensing

    Capacity Building for Sustainability and Resilience

    Edited by Yang Hong, Yu Zhang, Sadiq Ibrahim Khan

    Environmental remote sensing plays a critical role in observing key hydrological components such as precipitation, soil moisture, evapotranspiration and total water storage on a global scale. As water security is one of the most critical issues in the world, satellite remote sensing techniques are…

    Hardback – 2016-10-13 
    CRC Press

  • Soil Salinity Management in Agriculture

    Technological Advances and Applications

    Edited by S. K. Gupta, Megh R. Goyal

    This important volume, Soil Salinity Management in Agriculture, addresses the crucial issue of soil salinity of potential farmland and provides a comprehensive picture of the saline environment and plant interactions, along with management and reclamation methods and policies. With contributions…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    Apple Academic Press
    Innovations in Agricultural & Biological Engineering

  • Surface Chemistry and Geochemistry of Hydraulic Fracturing

    By K. S. Birdi

    Unique in focus, this book examines the surface chemistry and phenomena in the hydrofracking process. Under great scrutiny as of late, the physico-chemical properties of hydrofracking are fully detailed and explained in this book, including the adsorptiondesorption of gas on the shale reservoir…

    Hardback – 2016-09-23 
    CRC Press

  • Explaining Risk Analysis

    Protecting health and the environment

    By Michael R Greenberg

    Risk analysis is not a narrowly defined set of applications. Rather, it is widely used to assess and manage a plethora of hazards that threaten dire implications. However, too few people actually understand what risk analysis can help us accomplish and, even among experts, knowledge is often…

    Paperback – 2016-09-20 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • Colour Atlas of Glacial Phenomena

    By Michael J. Hambrey, Jurg C. Alean

    This book provides an illustrated guide to the wide variety of features found on and around the world’s glaciers and ice sheets as well as the products of glacial erosion and deposition. It stresses both the beauty and utility of glaciers and demonstrates how our lives are influenced by one of the…

    Hardback – 2016-09-15 
    CRC Press

  • Environmental and Ecological Statistics with R, Second Edition

    By Song S. Qian

    Emphasizing the inductive nature of statistical thinking, Environmental and Ecological Statistics with R, Second Edition, connects applied statistics to the environmental and ecological fields. Using examples from published works in the ecological and environmental literature, the book explains the…

    Hardback – 2016-09-15 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Applied Environmental Statistics

  • Encyclopedia of Soil Science, Third Edition

    Three Volume Set

    By Rattan Lal

      New and Improved Global Edition: Three-Volume Set A ready reference addressing a multitude of soil and soil management concerns, the highly anticipated and widely expanded third edition of Encyclopedia of Soil Science now spans three volumes and covers ground on a global scale. A definitive…

    Hardback – 2016-09-15 
    CRC Press

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