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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 22 February 2019
  • ISBN : 9780128147207
  • Page : 662 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Environmental and Pollution Science, Third Edition, continues its tradition on providing readers with the scientific basis to understand, manage, mitigate, and prevent pollution across the environment, be it air, land, or water. Pollution originates from a wide variety of sources, both natural and man-made, and occurs in a wide variety of forms including, biological, chemical, particulate or even energy, making a multivariate approach to assessment and mitigation essential for success. This third edition has been updated and revised to include topics that are critical to addressing pollution issues, from human-health impacts to environmental justice to developing sustainable solutions. Environmental and Pollution Science, Third Edition is designed to give readers the tools to be able to understand and implement multi-disciplinary approaches to help solve current and future environmental pollution problems. Emphasizes conceptual understanding of environmental systems and can be used by students and professionals from a diversity of backgrounds focusing on the environment Covers many aspects critical to assessing and managing environmental pollution including characterization, risk assessment, regulation, transport and fate, and remediation or restoration New topics to this edition include Ecosystems and Ecosystem Services, Pollution in the Global System, Human Health Impacts, the interrelation between Soil and Human Health, Environmental Justice and Community Engagement, and Sustainability and Sustainable Solutions Includes color photos and diagrams, chapter questions and problems, and highlighted key words

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Environmental and Pollution Science

Environmental and Pollution Science
  • Author : Mark L. Brusseau,Ian L. Pepper,Charles Gerba
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-02-22
  • ISBN : 9780128147207
GET THIS BOOKEnvironmental and Pollution Science

Environmental and Pollution Science, Third Edition, continues its tradition on providing readers with the scientific basis to understand, manage, mitigate, and prevent pollution across the environment, be it air, land, or water. Pollution originates from a wide variety of sources, both natural and man-made, and occurs in a wide variety of forms including, biological, chemical, particulate or even energy, making a multivariate approach to assessment and mitigation essential for success. This third edition has been updated and revised to include

The Science of Environmental Pollution

The Science of Environmental Pollution
  • Author : Frank R. Spellman
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2021-06-17
  • ISBN : 9781000400069
GET THIS BOOKThe Science of Environmental Pollution

This new edition of The Science of Environmental Pollution presents common-sense approaches and practical examples based on scientific principles, models, and observations, but keeps the text lively and understandable for scientists and non-scientists alike. It addresses the important questions regarding environmental pollution: What is it? What is its impact? What are the causes and how can we mitigate them? But more than this, it stimulates new ways to think about the issues and their possible solutions. This fourth edition has

Environmental and Pollution Science

Environmental and Pollution Science
  • Author : Ian L. Pepper,Charles P. Gerba,Mark L. Brusseau
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-08-09
  • ISBN : 9780080494791
GET THIS BOOKEnvironmental and Pollution Science

Environmental and Pollution Science, Second Edition, provides the latest information on the environmental influence of a significant number of subjects, and discusses their impact on a new generation of students. This updated edition of Pollution Science has been renamed to reflect a wider view of the environmental consequences we pay as a price for a modern economy. The authors have compiled the latest information to help students assess environmental quality using a framework of principles that can be applied to

Pollution Science

Pollution Science
  • Author : Ian L. Pepper,Charles P. Gerba,Mark L. Brusseau,Jeffrey W. Brendecke
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1996
  • ISBN : UOM:39015037790956
GET THIS BOOKPollution Science

This beautifully illustrated text is designed to serve the integrated, rigorous science-based undergraduate curriculum that is emerging in environmental science. Emphasis is placed on a conceptual understanding of environmental impact by integrating the key scientific disciplines that investigate the sources, fate, transport, mitigation, and toxicology of pollutants. Abiotic and biotic processes in the soil/vadose zone, surface waters, and the atmosphere are all examined in the context of existing pollution and the potential to minimize future pollution. Innovative coverage includes

Environmental Pollution and Control

Environmental Pollution and Control
  • Author : J. Jeffrey Peirce,P Aarne Vesilind,Ruth Weiner
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 1998-01-15
  • ISBN : 0080531113
GET THIS BOOKEnvironmental Pollution and Control

Complex environmental problems are often reduced to an inappropriate level of simplicity. While this book does not seek to present a comprehensive scientific and technical coverage of all aspects of the subject matter, it makes the issues, ideas, and language of environmental engineering accessible and understandable to the nontechnical reader. Improvements introduced in the fourth edition include a complete rewrite of the chapters dealing with risk assessment and ethics, the introduction of new theories of radiation damage, inclusion of environmental

An Introduction to Pollution Science

An Introduction to Pollution Science
  • Author : R M Harrison
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release Date : 2015-11-09
  • ISBN : 9781782625490
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Understanding pollution, its behaviour and impact is becoming increasingly important, as new technologies and legislation continually lower the tolerable levels of pollutants released into the environment. Introduction to Pollution Science draws upon sections of the authors' previous text (Understanding our Environment) and reflects the growing trend of a more sophisticated approach to teaching environmental science at university. This new revised book discusses the basics of environmental pollution drawing upon chemistry, physics and biological sciences. The book, written by leading experts

Fundamentals of Air Pollution 2e

Fundamentals of Air Pollution 2e
  • Author : Arthur C. Stern
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 1984-05-28
  • ISBN : 9780323161589
GET THIS BOOKFundamentals of Air Pollution 2e

Fundamentals of Air Pollution, Second Edition discusses the basic chemistry, physics, and engineering of air pollution. This edition explores the processes and equipment that produce less pollution in the atmosphere. This book is comprised of six parts encompassing 28 chapters. This text starts with an overview of the predominant air pollution problems during the Industrial Revolution, including smoke and ash produced by burning oil or coal in the boiler furnaces of power plants, marine vessels, and locomotives. This edition then explores

Introduction to Air Pollution Science

Introduction to Air Pollution Science
  • Author : Robert F. Phalen,Robert N. Phalen
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • Release Date : 2012-01-11
  • ISBN : 9780763780449
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This unique textbook examines the basic health and environmental issues associated with air pollution including the relevant toxicology and epidemiology. It provides a foundation for the sampling and analysis of air pollutants as well as an understanding of international air quality regulations. Written for upper-level undergraduate and introductory graduate courses in air pollution, the book is also a valuable desk reference for practicing professionals who need to have a broad understanding of the topic. Key features: - Provides the most

Understanding Environmental Pollution

Understanding Environmental Pollution
  • Author : Marquita K. Hill
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2004-08-26
  • ISBN : 0521527260
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Fully-updated new edition of successful textbook introducing concepts of pollution, toxicology and risk assessment.

Urban Pollution

Urban Pollution
  • Author : Susanne M. Charlesworth,Colin A. Booth
  • Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell
  • Release Date : 2018-12-03
  • ISBN : 9781119260486
GET THIS BOOKUrban Pollution

Multidisciplinary treatment of the urgent issues surrounding urban pollution worldwide Written by some of the top experts on the subject in the world, this book presents the diverse, complex and current themes of the urban pollution debate across the built environment, urban development and management continuum. It uniquely combines the science of urban pollution with associated policy that seeks to control it, and includes a comprehensive collection of international case studies showing the status of the problem worldwide. Urban Pollution:

Atmosphere of Collaboration

Atmosphere of Collaboration
  • Author : Rohit Negi,Prerna Srigyan
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2021-05-25
  • ISBN : 9781000379822
GET THIS BOOKAtmosphere of Collaboration

This book discusses air pollution in Delhi from scientific, social and entrepreneurial perspectives. Using key debates and interventions on air pollution, it examines the trajectories of environmental politics in the Delhi region, one of the most polluted areas in the world. It highlights the administrative struggles, public advocacy, and entrepreneurial innovations that have built creative new links between science and urban citizenship. The book describes the atmosphere of collaboration that pervades these otherwise disparate spheres in contemporary Delhi. Key features: ·

Air Pollution in the 21st Century

Air Pollution in the 21st Century
  • Author : T. Schneider
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 1999-03-12
  • ISBN : 0080544908
GET THIS BOOKAir Pollution in the 21st Century

This symposium was jointly organized by the United States Environmental Protection Agency and The Netherlands Ministry of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment. These proceedings will provide a stimulus for taking up the challenges of environmental policy development in the 21st century, and will contribute to continuing co-operation. Clean air is a basic condition for health. Air pollution aggravates respiratory problems, leading to increased sickness absenteeism, increased use of health care services and even premature mortality. Air pollution is under

The Elements of Environmental Pollution

The Elements of Environmental Pollution
  • Author : John Rieuwerts
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-07-14
  • ISBN : 9781135126728
GET THIS BOOKThe Elements of Environmental Pollution

Environmental pollution is one of humanity’s most pressing issues and will remain so for the foreseeable future. Anthropogenic activity is disturbing natural cycles and generating pollutants that are altering the atmosphere, accumulating in the food chain and contaminating the world’s soils, rivers and oceans. Human health and ecosystems continue to be damaged by toxic metals, persistent organic pollutants, radionuclides and other hazardous materials. The Elements of Environmental Pollution provides comprehensive coverage of this essential subject. It explains the

Sorbents Materials for Controlling Environmental Pollution

Sorbents Materials for Controlling Environmental Pollution
  • Author : Avelino Nunez-Delgado
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-02-16
  • ISBN : 9780323851848
GET THIS BOOKSorbents Materials for Controlling Environmental Pollution

Sorbents Materials for Controlling Environmental Pollution: Current State and Trends presents data on current use and future trends regarding sorbent materials employed against soil, water, and air pollution. The book is organized first by use and research for a variety of geographic areas. It will then focus on different sorbent materials and their uses, followed by various pollutants and their management. Including updated and extensive data from an assortment of sources, the book is organized to be very accessible, including

Membrane-Based Technologies for Environmental Pollution Control

Membrane-Based Technologies for Environmental Pollution Control
  • Author : Parimal Pal
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2020-05-14
  • ISBN : 9780128194560
GET THIS BOOKMembrane-Based Technologies for Environmental Pollution Control

Membrane Based Technologiesfor Environmental Pollution Control explains the application of this green technology while offering a systematic approach for accurately utilizing mathematical modeling methods for optimizing system design and scale-up. The book provides in-depth coverage of membrane processes, materials and modules, along with their potential application in various pollution control systems. Each chapter provides a systematic approach for dynamic model development and solutions. With this reference, researchers and those responsible for the design of pollution control systems will find a