0
Your cart

Your cart is empty

Browse All departments
Price
  • R100 - R250 (18)
  • R250 - R500 (40)
  • R500+ (1,160)
  • -
Status
Format
Author / Contributor
Publisher

Books > Professional & Technical > Environmental engineering & technology > Pollution control

Bioremediation of Contaminated Soils (Hardcover): Donald L. Wise Bioremediation of Contaminated Soils (Hardcover)
Donald L. Wise
R7,654 Discovery Miles 76 540 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This volume focuses on innovative bioremediation techniques and applications for the cleanup of contaminated media and sites. It includes quantitative and design methods that elucidate the relationships among various operational parameters, and waste chemistry that defines the cost effectiveness of bioremediation projects. It also presents numerical models.

Water Supply and Pollution Control: Pearson New International Edition (Paperback, 8th edition): Warren Viessman, Mark Hammer,... Water Supply and Pollution Control: Pearson New International Edition (Paperback, 8th edition)
Warren Viessman, Mark Hammer, Elizabeth Perez, Paul Chadik
R1,618 Discovery Miles 16 180 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

For upper-division undergraduate or beginning graduate courses in civil and environmental engineering. The Eighth Edition of this bestselling text has been revised and modernized to meet the needs of today's environmental engineering students who will be engaged in the design and management of water and wastewater systems. It emphasizes the application of the scientific method to problems associated with the development, movement, and treatment of water and wastewater. Recognizing that all waters are potential sources of supply, the authors present treatment processes in the context of what they can do, rather than dividing them along clean water or waste water lines. An abundance of examples and homework problems amplify the concepts presented.

Selenium in the Environment (Hardcover): Frankenberger Selenium in the Environment (Hardcover)
Frankenberger
R6,418 Discovery Miles 64 180 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Discusses the biochemical and geological cycling of selenium (Se), its worldwide distribution, and the factors controlling its fate and transport within and between major environmental media, presenting a global assessment of selenium's complex environmental behaviour. The focus of this work is upon Se management and remediation strategies.

Standard Handbook of Hazardous Waste Treatment and Disposal (Hardcover, 2nd edition): Harry Freeman Standard Handbook of Hazardous Waste Treatment and Disposal (Hardcover, 2nd edition)
Harry Freeman
R4,748 R4,322 Discovery Miles 43 220 Save R426 (9%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Completely updated and featuring 50% more information than its predecessor, the Second Edition provides you with the most comprehensive and current information now available on hazardous waste management, site cleanup, and treatment alternatives. More than 40 of the bookÕs chapters are revised while the other 30 chapters are new and offer you state-of-the-art insight into storage and transportation of hazardous wastes, health effects of hazardous waste, environmental assessment and audits, containment technologies, and many more critical areas. Also included is the latest word on federal hazardous waste legislation, waste minimization and pollution prevention techniques, and leading-edge treatment technologies.

Bioremediation Engineering: Design and Applications (Hardcover): John T., Jr. Cookson Bioremediation Engineering: Design and Applications (Hardcover)
John T., Jr. Cookson
R2,409 Discovery Miles 24 090 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Keep pace with the rapid developments in bioremediation field investigations


Youll welcome the rigorous project evaluation, design and operation guidelines this valuable guide puts at your disposal. Industry veteran John Cookson delivers job-tested insights into the most effective methods and provides the step-by-step details you need to put them to work.


Using plenty of case studies to demystify complex procedures, he gives you the tools you need to evaluate the potential for biodegradation of major classes of organic compounds; conduct treatability studies; assess the feasibility of bioremediation for any situation; and much,much more.

Simultaneous Multi-Pollutants Removal in Flue Gas by Ozone (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2014): Zhihua Wang, Kefa Cen, Junhu Zhou,... Simultaneous Multi-Pollutants Removal in Flue Gas by Ozone (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2014)
Zhihua Wang, Kefa Cen, Junhu Zhou, Jianren Fan
R1,802 R1,629 Discovery Miles 16 290 Save R173 (10%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Simultaneous Multi-Pollutants Removal in Flue Gas by Ozone mainly introduces the multi-pollution control technology in flue gas by ozone oxidation. Based on the authors' recent research works, the book will provide readers with the updated fundamental research findings, comprised of the detail kinetic mechanisms between ozone and gas components in flue gas integrated with experimental and kinetic modeling work. The demonstration case of the multi-pollutant removal technology by ozone is also presented. The book is suitable for the researchers working in the areas of energy and environmental protection, and pollutant control technology. Zhihua Wang is a Professor at the State Key Laboratory of Clean Energy Utilization of Zhejiang University; Kefa Cen is the Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, and the director of Institute for Thermal Power Engineering of Zhejiang University; Junhu Zhou is a Qiushi Scholar Professor at the State Key Laboratory of Clean Energy Utilization of Zhejiang University; Jianren Fan is the Cheung Kong Scholar Professor at the State Key Laboratory of Clean Energy Utilization of Zhejiang University.

Chemical Processes for Pollution Prevention and Control (Hardcover): Paul Mac Berthouex, Linfield C. Brown Chemical Processes for Pollution Prevention and Control (Hardcover)
Paul Mac Berthouex, Linfield C. Brown
R2,198 Discovery Miles 21 980 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book examines how chemistry, chemical processes, and transformations are used for pollution prevention and control. Pollution prevention reduces or eliminates pollution at the source, whereas pollution control involves destroying, reducing, or managing pollutants that cannot be eliminated at the source. Applications of environmental chemistry are further illustrated by nearly 150 figures, numerous example calculations, and several case studies designed to develop analytical and problem solving skills. The book presents a variety of practical applications and is unique in its integration of pollution prevention and control, as well as air, water, and solid waste management.

Environmental Noise and Management - Overview from Past to Present (Hardcover): Selma Kurra Environmental Noise and Management - Overview from Past to Present (Hardcover)
Selma Kurra
R3,232 Discovery Miles 32 320 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Environmental Noise and Management Selma Kurra, Istanbul Technical University and dBKES Engineering Ltd, Turkey A comprehensive overview of environmental noise pollution from the standpoint of environmental impact and control Environmental noise is studied, regulated and monitored by many governments and institutions, as well as forming the basis for a number of different occupations due to the adverse effects of noise exposure. Environmental Noise and Management provides a comprehensive overview of environmental noise pollution. The book begins by covering the fundamentals of noise and acoustics, major noise sources and prediction and evaluation techniques. Developments in noise measuring techniques, and mapping and improvement of legislation to control noise pollution are then discussed, and international regulations are presented. Technological advances and recent developments regarding strategy and action plans are also covered in depth. Key features: Summarizes the relevant international standards covering noise pollution and environmental engineering practice. Presents technological advances and recent developments regarding strategy and action plans. Covers developments in noise measuring techniques, prediction models, mapping and improvement of legislation to control noise pollution. Environmental Noise and Management is a comprehensive resource for researchers and graduate students who are involved in noise pollution from the standpoint of environmental impact and control.

Advances in Solid and Hazardous Waste Management (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2017): Sudha Goel Advances in Solid and Hazardous Waste Management (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2017)
Sudha Goel
R4,336 Discovery Miles 43 360 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This book presents reviews, examples and case studies of innovative applications in solid and hazardous waste management. The economics of waste management have since become a significant research area in their own right, and two chapters address these issues. In addition, dedicated chapters cover specific categories of waste such as biomedical and institutional waste, plastics and e-waste. The book subsequently discusses newer analytical methods like SEM, EDX, XRD and optical microscopy, along with selected "older" methods for sampling and characterizing different types of waste. The various applications of mathematical tools like linear optimization, various software/models like WISCLeach, and DRASTIC, and tools like remote sensing and GIS are illustrated in many of the chapters. Lastly, since composting is one of the most popular treatment methods for managing the organic component of municipal solid waste, the book provides an overview of composting and the fundamentals of microbiology that are essential to understanding waste-related biological processes. The book was primarily written for students and practitioners in the field who are already familiar with the basics. All chapters were prepared by practicing experts and scholars in the field, and are intended to help readers better understand and apply these principles and practices in their own endeavours. Key topics covered in the book: * The circular economy and the economics of solid waste management * Various remote sensing and GIS applications for managing municipal solid waste, coal fires in mines, changes in land use and land cover in industrial areas, etc. * Treatment and management of different types of solid waste: institutional (including biomedical), residential, e-waste, plastic, and ash from thermal power plants * Sampling and characterization of municipal waste and compost * Fundamentals of microbiology * Overview of environmental regulations, especially those pertaining to solid and hazardous waste management

Transforming the James River in Richmond (Paperback): Ralph Hambrick Transforming the James River in Richmond (Paperback)
Ralph Hambrick; Foreword by Bill Street - Ceo James River Association
R461 R379 Discovery Miles 3 790 Save R82 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Climate and Environmental Change in China: 1951-2012 (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016): Dahe Qin, Yongjian Ding, Mu Mu Climate and Environmental Change in China: 1951-2012 (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016)
Dahe Qin, Yongjian Ding, Mu Mu
R2,385 Discovery Miles 23 850 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Through numerous color figures and tables, this book presents the most up-to-date knowledge on climate and environmental change in China. It documents the evidence and attribution of climate and environmental changes in the past few decades and discusses the impacts of climate change on environments, economy, and society. The book further provides projections of climate change and its impacts in the future. Finally, it offers the climate change mitigation and adaption technologies with strategic options which will be of interest for policy makers, researchers and the general public as well.

Environmental Restoration of Metals-Contaminated Soils (Hardcover): I.K. Iskandar Environmental Restoration of Metals-Contaminated Soils (Hardcover)
I.K. Iskandar
R4,305 Discovery Miles 43 050 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Written by a multidisciplinary group of scientists from around the globe Environmental Restoration of Metals-Contaminated Soils provides a summary of the current environmental remediation technology.
Topics include:
o Physical-Chemical processes for in situ remediation by adding amendments for stabilization
o The mechanics of metal retention and release from soils
o Chemical remediation method for soil contaminated with CD and Pb
o The effect of soil pH on the distribution of metals among soil fractions
o Physical and electrical separation methods for soil remediation
o Relationship between the phytoavailability and the extractability of heavy metals
o An overview on environmental restoration of Se-contaminated soils
o Trace elements in the soil-plant system under tropical environment
o The process of metal removal by chelation using amino acids
o The effects of natural zeolelite and bentonite on the phytoavailability of heavy metals
o Metal uptake by agricultural crops from sewage-sludge treated soils
In many cases an integrated approach to the remediation of metals contaminated soil yields the best results. Environmental Restoration of Metals-Contaminated Soils explores the emerging issues of the biogeochemistry of trace elements in the environment and provides an approach combining elements from biology, geochemistry, hydrology, and soil physics and chemistry.

Groundwater and Surface Water Pollution (Hardcover): David H.F. Liu, Bela G Liptak Groundwater and Surface Water Pollution (Hardcover)
David H.F. Liu, Bela G Liptak
R2,309 Discovery Miles 23 090 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Groundwater and Surface Water Pollution contains almost all the technical know-how required to clean up our water supply. It provides a survey of up-to-date technologies for remediation, as well as a step-by-step guide to pollution assessment for both ground and surface waters.
The book defines groundwater, aquifers and surface water and discusses the physical properties of soils, liquids, vadose zones and aquifers. It emphasizes controlling nonpoint source pollution, best management practices, and an integrated management approach.
The editors cover not only engineering but also legal, medical, agricultural, meteorological, biological and other fields of study. They reach beyond the simplistic hydrological cycles usually addressed to the complexities encountered by rapidly-changing land-use patterns.
In addition to focusing on causes, effects, and remedies, Groundwater and Surface Water Pollution stresses reuse, recycling, and recovery of resources. Nature does not cause pollution. Through total recycling, we can, like nature, make resources out of wastes.

Remediation and Management of Degraded Lands (Hardcover): M.H. Wong Remediation and Management of Degraded Lands (Hardcover)
M.H. Wong
R3,377 Discovery Miles 33 770 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Remediation and Management of Degraded Lands presents the program of the first International Conference on the Remediation and Management of Degraded Lands. This collection reviews the extent of resource debasement and offers solutions for their restoration. The 14-part first section deals with mine management and rehabilitation. Topics include the devastating results of open-cut mining, open-pit mining, lignite surface mining and acid mining. Despite such ruin, the articles reveal the possibilities for reclamation. Part two devotes nine chapters to the management of derelict lands. Reforestation, soil fertility prognosis, and the uses of nitrogen are just a few of the covered subjects. This portion of the book pays special attention to the successful results of remediation in China and Hong Kong. The final division addresses soil contamination and reclamation. There are eleven chapters on subjects that include the single and interactive effects of aluminum, the effectiveness of EDTA/HCI and the value of pig-on-litter compost as a tool for edible crop growth. These and other innovative techniques make Remediation and Management of Degraded Lands a valuable addition to any environmental library.

Marine Coastal and Water Pollutions - Oil Spill Studies (Hardcover): Fr?d?ric Muttin Marine Coastal and Water Pollutions - Oil Spill Studies (Hardcover)
Fr?d?ric Muttin
R2,805 Discovery Miles 28 050 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Identifying efficient solutions to protect coastal regions from marine pollution requires expertise from a range of specialties and strategic approaches. This book gathers information on the impact of oil spills at a coastal level from different experts' points of view, identifying synergies between domains such as mathematics, numerical modeling, mechanics, biology, economics and law. The collaborative research presented here is based on the 4th International Workshop on Anti-Pollution and Marine Coastal Water Pollution, held in La Rochelle, France at the Engineering School EIGSI, in April 2012. The areas addressed include: materials and structures (fluid-structure and capture interaction, cable and membrane equations, optimization); coastal hydrodynamics (computational fluid dynamics, numerical analysis of shallow water equations, analytical and numerical derivatives); biological impacts (biology, multivariate analysis, indicators); and economics and law (compensation costs, insurance coverage, coastal vulnerability).

Handbook of Air Toxics - Sampling, Analysis, and Properties (Hardcover): Lawrence H. Keith, Mary Walker Handbook of Air Toxics - Sampling, Analysis, and Properties (Hardcover)
Lawrence H. Keith, Mary Walker
R5,506 Discovery Miles 55 060 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The Handbook of Air Toxics compiles, defines, and clarifies several methods and concepts of airborne toxic substances found in the environment. This comprehensive reference helps regulators, consultants, and other environmental professionals meet the challenges of sampling and analysis, emissions reductions, and health and safety issues related to human exposure. It is an important reference addressing the ongoing concern about the consequences of air pollution, and the implementation and modification of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Clean Air Act.
Some of the methods described in the Handbook of Air Toxics include fluorescence, thermal desorption, selected ion monitoring, ion chromatography, light microscopy, specific electrode analysis, titration, colorimetry, atomic absorption, and spectrophotometry. It also covers the use of isokinetic sampling trains, midget impingers, carbon molecular sieves, and sampling canisters in the analysis of air toxics. The Handbook also contains recommendations from the EPA for analytical methods for those air toxics where methods do not already exist and provides advance information on future method development by the EPA.

Remediation of Hazardous Waste Contaminated Soils (Hardcover): Donald L. Wise Remediation of Hazardous Waste Contaminated Soils (Hardcover)
Donald L. Wise
R7,771 Discovery Miles 77 710 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Offers a thorough treatment of the remediation of soils contaminated by hazardous wastes and the scientific and engineering issues that must be addressed in creating solutions for their reclamation. Physical and chemical methods, as well as current and emerging biological methods, are examined.

Atmospheric Science for Environmental Scientists (Paperback, 2nd Edition): Nick Hewitt, Andrea V Jackson Atmospheric Science for Environmental Scientists (Paperback, 2nd Edition)
Nick Hewitt, Andrea V Jackson
R1,754 Discovery Miles 17 540 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Enlightens readers on the realities of global atmospheric change, including global warming and poor air quality Climate change and air pollution are two of the most pressing issues facing Mankind. This book gives undergraduate and graduate students, researchers and professionals working in the science and policy of pollution, climate change and air quality a broad and up-to-date account of the processes that occur in the atmosphere, how these are changing as Man's relentless use of natural resources continues, and what effects these changes are having on the Earth's climate and the quality of the air we breathe. Written by an international team of experts, Atmospheric Science for Environmental Scientists, 2nd Edition provides an excellent overview of our current understanding of the state of the Earth's atmosphere and how it is changing. The first half of the book covers: the climate of the Earth; chemical evolution of the atmosphere; atmospheric energy and the structure of the atmosphere; biogeochemical cycles; and tropospheric chemistry and air pollution. The second half looks at cloud formation and chemistry; particulate matter in the atmosphere; stratospheric chemistry and ozone depletion; boundary layer meteorology and atmospheric dispersion; urban air pollution; and global warming and climate change science. Provides succinct but detailed information on all the important aspects of atmospheric science for students Offers the most up-to-date treatment of key issues such as stratospheric chemistry, urban air pollution, and climate change Each chapter includes basic concepts, end-of-section questions, and more in-depth material Features contributions from the best experts and educators in the field of atmospheric science Atmospheric Science for Environmental Scientists, 2nd Edition is an invaluable resource for students, teachers, and professionals involved in environmental science. It will also appeal to those interested in learning how the atmosphere works, how humankind is changing its composition, and what effects these changes are leading to.

U.S Carbon Dioxide Emissions & Intensities - Trends Across Economic Sectors (Paperback): Jayden T Miller, Brittany O Harris U.S Carbon Dioxide Emissions & Intensities - Trends Across Economic Sectors (Paperback)
Jayden T Miller, Brittany O Harris
R1,563 Discovery Miles 15 630 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Greenhouse gas emissions have increased markedly since the pre-industrial era and are increasing at such a rate that their concentration in the atmosphere is producing a warming influence on the global climate. In order to make well-informed decisions on ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, it is important to understand how the different economic sectors contribute to the production of greenhouse gases, which sectors are relatively carbon dioxide (CO2) intensive, and how these patterns have evolved over time. This book analyses energy-related CO2 emissions and intensities for 349 industries, Government (Federal, state and local), and Households. The 349 industries cover the entire economy, providing information on detailed sub-sectors within the aggregate sectors of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Mining, Construction, Manufacturing, Transportation Services, and all other services.

Air Pollution - Concepts, Theory, and Applications (Hardcover): Christian Seigneur Air Pollution - Concepts, Theory, and Applications (Hardcover)
Christian Seigneur
R1,131 Discovery Miles 11 310 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This textbook covers the entire spectrum of topics required to completely understand air pollution. It emphasizes the atmospheric processes governing air pollution (emissions, atmospheric dispersion, chemical transformations, deposition on surfaces and ecosystems). Other areas of focus include air pollutant emission control technologies, health and environmental impacts, regulations and public policies, and interactions between climate change and air pollution. Topics are first presented conceptually, and then in terms of their fundamental aspects. Actual case studies are incorporated throughout to illustrate major air pollution phenomena, such as the dispersion of pollutants in the atmosphere, and the development of strategies to reduce urban air pollution, mitigate acid rain, and improve atmospheric visibility. Graduate students, researchers, and air quality professionals will find the full coverage of these important matters to be well suited to their needs.

Environmental Science in Building (Paperback, 8th ed. 2018): Randall McMullan Environmental Science in Building (Paperback, 8th ed. 2018)
Randall McMullan
R1,941 R1,689 Discovery Miles 16 890 Save R252 (13%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This popular textbook covers how the built environment and the management of energy relate to the quality of human living-conditions and the environmental performance of buildings. It is the key introductory text for understanding the principles and theories of the environmental science behind construction, and the only text on the market to provide the basic scientific principles of such a broad range of topics. The text covers a range of areas in the field, including climate change, energy management, and sustainability in construction, with an important focus on contemporary environmental topics such as carbon, lifetime performance and rating schemes. The author is known for his extremely clear, finely crafted text, and the book offers a wealth of excellent worked examples. This text is designed to be useful, at all levels, to students and practitioners of architecture, construction studies, building services, surveying, and environmental science.

China's Air Pollution Problems (Paperback): Claudio O. Delang China's Air Pollution Problems (Paperback)
Claudio O. Delang
R475 Discovery Miles 4 750 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

China's rapid industrialisation has led to "an air pollution catastrophe". Concerted efforts to achieve economic growth have led to veiled skies of toxic air and created health and morbidity problems as well as tremendous environmental degradation. China's Air Pollution Problems provides an overview of air pollution in China describing how and why China has ended up in such a dire situation, what the government is doing to address the problem and the difficulties it is encountering in attempting to reduce the pollution. The analysis is based on both grey literature (newspaper articles, NGO reports, Chinese government information) and on academic studies. The grey literature gives a voice to those who suffer from the pollution, their advocates, and government officers, and allows the reader to better grasp the conditions on the ground, and the impact of air pollution among people in different areas in China. The academic literature adds a theoretical perspective and brings these different case studies into a broader context. This book will be of great interest to students of environmental pollution and contemporary Chinese studies looking for an introduction to the topic and also for researchers looking for an extensive list of sources and analysis of China's environmental problems.

Oil Spills and Gas Leaks: Environmental Response, Prevention and Cost Recovery (Hardcover, Ed): Stephen Testa, James Jacobs Oil Spills and Gas Leaks: Environmental Response, Prevention and Cost Recovery (Hardcover, Ed)
Stephen Testa, James Jacobs
R2,125 Discovery Miles 21 250 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. The definitive guide to petroleum hydrocarbon fuel spill and leak causes, prevention, response, and cost recoveryOil Spills and Gas Leaks highlights the complex nature of petroleum hydrocarbon fuel extraction methods, the unintended consequences when disasters occur, spill behavior, and environmental impact mitigation. This practical resource discusses engineering techniques; long-term biological and environmental effects; dealing with insurance claims, litigation, and legislation in overlapping jurisdictions; and much more. Featuring global case studies and best practices, this timely volumeprovides an in-depth understanding of how oil spills and gas leaks occur and describes the most effective environmental assessment, remediation, and restoration options available to respond to these industrial accidents. COVERAGE INCLUDES: The role of petroleum hydrocarbon fuels in society Geology and geochemistry of oil and gas deposits Oil and gas well drilling and production issues Behavior of oil spills in various environments Behavior of gas leaks in various environments Assessment of spills and leaks Toxicity issues and exposure pathways Subsurface investigations Sampling strategies and remedial approaches Sampling methods on land and offshore Prevention, oversight, and mitigation Remediation of oil spills Case histories and cost recovery Oil spills and wildlife Oil spills and safety issues Conclusions and recommendations

Handbook of Industrial Chemistry and Biotechnology (Hardcover, 13rd ed. 2017): James A. Kent, Tilak V. Bommaraju, Scott D.... Handbook of Industrial Chemistry and Biotechnology (Hardcover, 13rd ed. 2017)
James A. Kent, Tilak V. Bommaraju, Scott D. Barnicki
R10,242 R9,085 Discovery Miles 90 850 Save R1,157 (11%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This widely respected and frequently consulted reference work provides a wealth of information and guidance on industrial chemistry and biotechnology. Industries covered span the spectrum from salt and soda ash to advanced dyes chemistry, the nuclear industry, the rapidly evolving biotechnology industry, and, most recently, electrochemical energy storage devices and fuel cell science and technology. Other topics of surpassing interest to the world at large are covered in chapters on fertilizers and food production, pesticide manufacture and use, and the principles of sustainable chemical practice, referred to as green chemistry. Finally, considerable space and attention in the Handbook are devoted to the subjects of safety and emergency preparedness. It is worth noting that virtually all of the chapters are written by individuals who are embedded in the industries whereof they write so knowledgeably.

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons - Environmental Behavior and Toxicity in East Asia (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2018): Kazuichi Hayakawa Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons - Environmental Behavior and Toxicity in East Asia (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2018)
Kazuichi Hayakawa
R3,965 Discovery Miles 39 650 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This book reviews Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) and Nitropolycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (NPAHs) contamination in the context of environmental pollution in Asia. It is comprised of the following sections: 1. Fundamental Chemistry and General Characteristics; 2. Analytical Methods; 3. Emission Source and Atmospheric Behavior; 4. Atmospheric Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons and PM2.5; 5. Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Marine Environments; 6. Metabolic Activation/Toxicities; and 7. Environmental Standards and Guidelines. This volume concentrates on the Far East due to the massive consumption of coal and petroleum in China, which has led to considerable levels of air pollution. High concentration of atmospheric PM2.5 in Beijing have been reported since January 2013 and exposure to such high concentrations may cause respiratory, cardiac and lung diseases. Gathering contributions from international experts, this volume provides a valuable reference guide for global researchers and students interested in learning from the East Asian experience.

Free Delivery
Pinterest Twitter Facebook Google+
You may like...
Performance Assessment of Concrete…
Valerie L'Hostis, Robert Gens Hardcover R2,174 R1,759 Discovery Miles 17 590
Transformation Products of Emerging…
Dimitra A. Lambropoulou, Leo M.L. Nollet Hardcover R6,393 R5,678 Discovery Miles 56 780
Silver Nanoparticles in the Environment
Jingfu Liu, Guibin Jiang Hardcover R2,811 R1,877 Discovery Miles 18 770
Coal Fired Flue Gas Mercury Emission…
Jiang Wu, Yan Cao, … Hardcover R3,046 R1,881 Discovery Miles 18 810
Modelling and Observation of Exhaust Gas…
Dr -Ing David Blanco-Rodriguez Hardcover R2,759 R2,472 Discovery Miles 24 720
Sound & Vibration 2.0 - Design…
David Sykes, Gregory C. Tocci, … Paperback R1,079 R937 Discovery Miles 9 370
Oil and Wilderness in Alaska - Natural…
George J. Busenberg Paperback R675 R595 Discovery Miles 5 950
Air Pollution Emissions
Daniel G. Vasiliev, Robert A. Kask Hardcover R2,786 Discovery Miles 27 860
Speciation of VOC Emissions from UK Oil…
Paperback R1,140 Discovery Miles 11 400
Speciation of VOC Emissions from UK Oil…
Paperback R2,170 Discovery Miles 21 700

 

Partners