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  • Groundwater - Contaminant and Resource Management
    Groundwater - Contaminant and Resource Management
    Edited by Muhammad Salik Javaid
    ISBN 978-953-51-2466-5,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2465-8,
    200 pages, July, 2016
    Water inside the earth, the groundwater and the invisible resource is the most important source of survival of mankind on this globe. Part of the hydrological cycle between entry (percolation and recharge) and exit (natural or forced extraction and d ...
  • Environmental Health Risk - Hazardous Factors to Living Species
    Environmental Health Risk - Hazardous Factors to Living Species
    Edited by Marcelo L. Larramendy and Sonia Soloneski
    ISBN 978-953-51-2402-3,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2401-6,
    276 pages, June, 2016
    This book, Environmental Health Risk - Hazardous Factors to Living Species, is intended to provide a set of practical discussions and relevant tools for making risky decisions that require actions to reduce environmental health risk against environme ...
  • Green Nanotechnology - Overview and Further Prospects
    Green Nanotechnology - Overview and Further Prospects
    Edited by Marcelo L. Larramendy and Sonia Soloneski
    ISBN 978-953-51-2410-8,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2409-2,
    254 pages, June, 2016
    This book, Green Nanotechnology - Overview and Further Prospects, is intended to provide an overview and practical examples of the use of nanomaterials in the new scientific challenges of the green nanotechnology world. We aimed to compile informatio ...
  • Greenhouse Gases
    Greenhouse Gases
    Edited by Bernardo Llamas Moya and Juan Pous
    ISBN 978-953-51-2273-9,
    314 pages, March, 2016
    Sustainability should be a key component of every process, safeguarding resources and reserves for future generations. This book shows how a responsible use of resources is possible, offering valid technological alternatives to fight climate change. ...
  • Alternative Fuels, Technical and Environmental Conditions
    Alternative Fuels, Technical and Environmental Conditions
    Edited by Krzysztof Biernat
    ISBN 978-953-51-2269-2,
    190 pages, March, 2016
    The presented book provides an overview of the most widely used alternative fuels in the power supply systems in spark-ignition engines and compression-ignition engines, such as LPG, CNG and RME, including the assessment of their operational usefulne ...
  • Invertebrates - Experimental Models in Toxicity Screening
    Invertebrates - Experimental Models in Toxicity Screening
    Edited by Marcelo L. Larramendy and Sonia Soloneski
    ISBN 978-953-51-2246-3,
    126 pages, February, 2016
    This edited book, Invertebrates-Experimental Models in Toxicity Screening, is intended to provide an overview of the use of conventional and nonconventional invertebrate species as experimental models for the study of different toxicological aspects ...
  • Biodegradation and Bioremediation of Polluted Systems - New Advances and Technologies
    Biodegradation and Bioremediation of Polluted Systems - New Advances and Technologies
    Edited by Rolando Chamy, Francisca Rosenkranz and Lorena Soler
    ISBN 978-953-51-2238-8,
    176 pages, December, 2015
    This book contains a collection of research works focused on the biodegradation of different types of pollutants, both in water and solids. The book is divided in three major sections: A) Biodegradation of organic pollutants in solids and wastewater, ...
  • Current Air Quality Issues
    Current Air Quality Issues
    Edited by Farhad Nejadkoorki
    ISBN 978-953-51-2180-0,
    654 pages, October, 2015
    Air pollution is thus far one of the key environmental issues in urban areas. Comprehensive air quality plans are required to manage air pollution for a particular area. Consequently, air should be continuously sampled, monitored, and modeled to exam ...