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  • Chemistry, Emission Control, Radioactive Pollution and Indoor Air Quality
    Chemistry, Emission Control, Radioactive Pollution and Indoor Air Quality
    Edited by Nicolas Mazzeo
    ISBN 978-953-307-316-3,
    Edited Volume
    692 pages, July, 2011
    The atmosphere may be our most precious resource. Accordingly, the balance between its use and protection is a high priority for our civilization. While many of us would consider air pollution to be an issue that the modern world has resolved to a gr ...
  • Environmental Biosensors
    Environmental Biosensors
    Edited by Vernon Somerset
    ISBN 978-953-307-486-3,
    Edited Volume
    366 pages, July, 2011
    This book is a collection of contributions from leading specialists on the topic of biosensors for health, environment and biosecurity. It is divided into three sections with headings of current trends and developments; materials design and developme ...
  • Air Quality Monitoring, Assessment and Management
    Air Quality Monitoring, Assessment and Management
    Edited by Nicolás A. Mazzeo
    ISBN 978-953-307-317-0,
    Edited Volume
    390 pages, July, 2011
    Human beings need to breathe oxygen diluted in certain quantity of inert gas for living. In the atmosphere, there is a gas mixture of, mainly, oxygen and nitrogen, in appropriate proportions. However, the air also contains other gases, vapours and ae ...
  • Air Quality - Models and Applications
    Air Quality - Models and Applications
    Edited by Dragana Popovi?
    ISBN 978-953-307-307-1,
    Edited Volume
    376 pages, July, 2011
    Air pollution has been a major transboundary problem and a matter of global concern for decades. High concentrations of different air pollutants are particularly harmful to large cities residents, where numerous anthropogenic activities strongly infl ...
  • Evapotranspiration
    Edited by Leszek Labedzki
    ISBN 978-953-307-251-7,
    Edited Volume
    458 pages, March, 2011
    Evapotranspiration is a very complex phenomenon, comprising different aspects and processes (hydrological, meteorological, physiological, soil, plant and others). Farmers, agriculture advisers, extension services, hydrologists, agrometeorologists, wa ...
  • The Tsunami Threat - Research and Technology
    The Tsunami Threat - Research and Technology
    Edited by Nils-Axel M?rner
    ISBN 978-953-307-552-5,
    Edited Volume
    728 pages, January, 2011
    Submarine earthquakes, submarine slides and impacts may set large water volumes in motion characterized by very long wavelengths and a very high speed of lateral displacement, when reaching shallower water the wave breaks in over land - often with di ...
  • Herbicides and Environment
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    Edited by Andreas Kortekamp
    ISBN 978-953-307-476-4,
    Edited Volume
    760 pages, January, 2011
    Herbicides are much more than just weed killers. They may exhibit beneficial or adverse effects on other organisms. Given their toxicological, environmental but also agricultural relevance, herbicides are an interesting field of activity not only for ...