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  • Technologies for Sustainable Urban Design and Bioregionalist Regeneration

    By Dora Francese

    This book explores the role of technology in ecological urban design and regeneration. Part I provides theoretical and methodological insights into technological approaches that offer optimum respect to existing cultural and natural environments, while offering minimum impact and carbon footprint.…

    Hardback – 2016-03-09 
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Solid Waste Management

    Policy and Planning for a Sustainable Society

    Edited by Elena Cristina Rada

    This compendium volume contains the most current technical and economic analyses of emerging waste disposal strategies. The editor, a well-respected researcher in this field, has selected articles that will be valuable to readers who range from engineers and academics to decision-makers in both the…

    Hardback – 2016-02-29 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Membrane Technology for Water and Wastewater Treatment, Energy and Environment

    Edited by A.F. Ismail, Takeshi Matsuura

    Realizing that water, energy and food are the three pillars to sustain the growth of human population in the future, this book deals with all the above aspects with particular emphasis on water and energy. In particular, the book addresses applications of membrane science and technology for water…

    Hardback – 2016-02-24 
    CRC Press
    Sustainable Water Developments - Resources, Management, Treatment, Efficiency and Reuse

  • Waste Management and Valorization

    Alternative Technologies

    Edited by Elena Cristina Rada

    Edited by a leading researcher in the field, this book provides an overview of waste valorization and includes the editor’s research in addition to other experts and recent and relevant studies on this critical topic. It covers treatment and pretreatment technologies and methodologies, energy…

    Hardback – 2016-01-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Thermochemical Waste Treatment

    Combustion, Gasification, and Other Methodologies

    Edited by Elena Cristina Rada

    Increasing attention is being paid to the valorization of solid wastes—converting them into energy or other useful products. This book describes recent research into methodologies and technologies for managing various forms of solid waste, while at the same time generating energy and revenue with…

    Hardback – 2016-01-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Engineering Tools for Environmental Risk Management

    3. Site Assessment and Monitoring Tools

    Edited by Katalin Gruiz, Tamas Meggyes, Eva Fenyvesi

    Environmental assessment and monitoring is the starting point of environmental management and it integrates physicochemical, biological/ecological and toxicological assessment tools for contaminants and contaminated land. Evaluation and interpretation of the results are also key issues of the…

    Hardback – 2016-01-15 
    CRC Press

  • Design and development of two novel constructed wetlands

    The Duplex-Constructed Wetland and the Constructed Wetroof

    By Maribel Zapater Pereyra

    Constructed Wetlands (CWs) are among the few natural treatment systems that can guarantee an efficient wastewater treatment and an appealing green space at the same time. However, they require large areas for their construction, which is not available in many cases. In this thesis, two domestic…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15 
    CRC Press
    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

  • Synergic Influence of Gaseous, Particulate, and Biological Pollutants on Human Health

    Edited by Jozef S. Pastuszka

    This book is a unique merger of two divergent parts. The first part is a presentation of the existing knowledge on the characteristics of basic air pollutants and their documented impact on human health. The focus is on the main gaseous, airborne particles (including fiber particles) and biological…

    Hardback – 2015-11-23
    CRC Press

  • Environmental Waste Management

    Edited by Ram Chandra

    Rapid industrialization has resulted in the generation of huge quantities of hazardous waste, both solid and liquid. Despite regulatory guidelines and pollution control measures, industrial waste is being dumped on land and discharged into water bodies without adequate treatment. This gross…

    Hardback – 2015-09-22
    CRC Press

  • Biological Treatment of Solid Waste

    Enhancing Sustainability

    Edited by Elena C. Rada

    Intended for a wide audience ranging from engineers and academics to decision-makers in both the public and private sectors, Biological Treatment of Solid Waste: Enhancing Sustainability reviews several technologies that help communities manage solid waste sustainably, while at the same time…

    Hardback – 2015-09-04
    Apple Academic Press

  • WASTES 2015 – Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities

    Selected papers from the 3rd Edition of the International Conference on Wastes: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities, Viana Do Castelo, Portugal,14-16 September 2015

    Edited by Candida Vilarinho, Fernando Castro, Mário Russo

    This volume presents a selection of papers from the WASTES 2015 conference, a platform for scientists and industries from the waste management and recycling sectors from around the world, who shared experiences and knowledge at the meeting. Covering discussions regarding the balance between…

    Hardback – 2015-09-04
    CRC Press

  • Production of Colloidal Biogenic Selenium and Removal by Different Coagulation-Flocculation Approaches

    By Lucian C. Staicu

    Selenium (Se) is a chemical element of concern due to its toxicity and increasing anthropogenic release to the environment. Se oxyanions, selenite and selenate, are water-soluble, bioavailable and toxic, whereas elemental selenium, Se(0), is solid and less toxic. Nevertheless, Se(0) is potentially…

    Paperback – 2015-07-28
    CRC Press
    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

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