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  • Risk Analysis and Crisis Response

    Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Risk Analysis and Crisis Response (RACR 2017), June 5-9, 2017, Ostrava, Czech Republic

    Edited by Ales Bernatik, Olivier Salvi, Chongfu Huang

    This work contain the collected papers presented at the 6th International Conference on Risk Analysis and Crisis Response (RACR-2017) held in Ostrava/Prague, Czech Republic, on June 5-9, 2017, organized by VSB-Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic. The overall theme of the sixth…

    Hardback – 2017-06-02 
    CRC Press
    Communications in Cybernetics, Systems Science and Engineering – Proceedings

  • Hydraulic Fracturing Wastewater

    Treatment, Reuse, and Disposal

    By Frank R. Spellman

    This book provides a balanced discussion about the wastewater generated by hydraulic fracturing operations, and how to manage it. It includes an in-depth discussion of the hydraulic fracturing process, the resulting water cycle, and the potential risks to groundwater, soil, and air. The “fracking”…

    Hardback – 2017-05-09 
    CRC Press

  • Bioassays with Arthropods, Third Edition

    By Jacqueline L. Robertson, Moneen Marie Jones, Efren Olguin, Brad Alberts

    Imagine a statistics book for bioassays written by a statistician. Next, imagine a statistics book for bioassays written for a layman. Bioassays with Arthropods, Third Edition offers the best of both worlds by translating the terse, precise language of the statistician into language used by the…

    Hardback – 2017-04-24 
    CRC Press

  • Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Infrastructures

    Challenges and Opportunities

    Edited by Abad Chabbi, Henry W. Loescher

    Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Infrastructures: Challenges and Opportunities reveals how environmental research infrastructures (RIs) provide new valuable insights on ecological processes that cannot be realized by more traditional short-term funding cycles and are integral to understand our…

    Hardback – 2017-02-22
    CRC Press

  • Plastic Marine Debris

    Environmental Science, Public Health Risks, and Policy Solutions

    By Sasha Adkins

    This book shows how toxic chemicals in plastics, which are changing the balances of our seas, are a contributing factor in the premature puberty of girls and other serious endocrine disruptions. The book familiarizes readers with the current state of plastic marine debris, using language accessible…

    Hardback – 2017-02-15
    CRC Press

  • Rebuilding Fukushima

    Edited by Mitsuo Yamakawa, Daisaku Yamamoto

    Five years after the one of the worst nuclear accidents in history, Fukushima now only occasionally headlines national and international media. However, the disaster is far from over, as evidenced by a hundred thousand people from Fukushima still in the state of evacuation, rising levels of…

    Hardback – 2017-01-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Flood Hazard Mapping: Uncertainty and its Value in the Decision-making Process

    By Micah Mukungu Mukolwe

    Computers are increasingly used in the simulation of natural phenomena such as floods. However, these simulations are based on numerical approximations of equations formalizing our conceptual understanding of flood flows. Thus, model results are intrinsically subject to uncertainty and the use of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-06
    CRC Press
    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

  • 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 – 2016-11-25
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • Surface Chemistry and Geochemistry of Hydraulic Fracturing

    By K. S. Birdi

    Unique in focus, Surface Chemistry and Geochemistry of Hydraulic Fracturing 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. Topics include the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-26
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2016-10-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Engineering Tools for Environmental Risk Management

    3. Site Assessment and Monitoring Tools

    Edited by Katalin Gruiz, Tamas Meggyes, Eva Fenyvesi

    This is the third volume of the five-volume book series “Engineering Tools for Environmental Risk Management”. The book series deals with the following topics: • Environmental deterioration and pollution, management of environmental problems• Environmental toxicology – a tool for managing chemical…

    Hardback – 2016-10-21
    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 – 2016-09-19
    Routledge
    Earthscan Risk in Society

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