Unraveling Environmental Disasters

Written By Daniel A. Vallero
Unraveling Environmental Disasters
  • Publsiher : Newnes
  • Release : 21 June 2021
  • ISBN : 0123970261
  • Pages : 500 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Unraveling Environmental Disasters written by Daniel A. Vallero which was release on 21 June 2021, this book published by Newnes. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Unraveling Environmental Disasters provides scientific explanations of the most threatening current and future environmental disasters, including an analysis of ways that the disaster could have been prevented and how the risk of similar disasters can be minimized in the future. Treats disasters as complex systems. Provides predictions based upon sound science, such as what the buildup of certain radiant gases in the troposphere will do, or what will happen if current transoceanic crude oil transport continues. Considers the impact of human systems on environmental disasters.

Unraveling Environmental Disasters

Unraveling Environmental Disasters
  • Author : Daniel A. Vallero,Trevor M. Letcher
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Total pages : 500
  • ISBN : 0123970261
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Summary : Unraveling Environmental Disasters provides scientific explanations of the most threatening current and future environmental disasters, including an analysis of ways that the disaster could have been prevented and how the risk of similar disasters can be minimized in the future. Treats disasters as complex systems. Provides predictions based upon sound ...

Unraveling Environmental Disasters

Unraveling Environmental Disasters
  • Author : Daniel Vallero,Trevor M. Letcher
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release Date : 2012-12-31
  • Total pages : 530
  • ISBN : 0123970261
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Summary : Unraveling Environmental Disasters provides scientific explanations of the most threatening current and future environmental disasters, including an analysis of ways that the disaster could have been prevented and how the risk of similar disasters can be minimized in the future. Named a 2014 Outstanding Academic Title by the American Library Association's ...

Thermodynamics Solubility and Environmental Issues

Thermodynamics  Solubility and Environmental Issues
  • Author : Trevor M. Letcher
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2007-04-20
  • Total pages : 492
  • ISBN : 0123970261
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Summary : Environmental problems are becoming an important aspect of our lives as industries grow apace with populations throughout the world. Thermodynamics, Solubility and Environmental Issues highlights some of the problems and shows how chemistry can help to reduce these them. The unifying theme is Solubility – the most basic and important of ...

The Impacts of Climate Change

The Impacts of Climate Change
  • Author : Trevor M. Letcher
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-05-21
  • Total pages : 570
  • ISBN : 0123970261
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Summary : The Impacts of Climate Change: A Comprehensive Study of Physical, Biophysical, Social and Political Issues presents the very real issues associated with climate change and global warming and how it affects the planet and everyone on it. From a physical perspective, the book covers such topics as population pressures, food ...

Waste

Waste
  • Author : Trevor M. Letcher,Daniel Vallero
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2011-01-20
  • Total pages : 604
  • ISBN : 0123970261
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Summary : Waste: A Handbook for Management gives the broadest, most complete coverage of waste in our society. The book examines a wide range of waste streams, including: Household waste (compostable material, paper, glass, textiles, household chemicals, plastic, water, and e-waste) Industrial waste (metals, building materials, tires, medical, batteries, hazardous mining, and ...

Wind Energy Engineering

Wind Energy Engineering
  • Author : Trevor M. Letcher
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-05-11
  • Total pages : 622
  • ISBN : 0123970261
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Summary : Wind Energy Engineering: A Handbook for Onshore and Offshore Wind Turbines is the most advanced, up-to-date and research-focused text on all aspects of wind energy engineering. Wind energy is pivotal in global electricity generation and for achieving future essential energy demands and targets. In this fast moving field this must-have ...

Plastic Waste and Recycling

Plastic Waste and Recycling
  • Author : Trevor M. Letcher
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-03-10
  • Total pages : 686
  • ISBN : 0123970261
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Summary : Plastic Waste and Recycling: Environmental Impact, Societal Issues, Prevention, and Solutions begins with an introduction to the different types of plastic materials, their uses, and the concepts of reduce, reuse and recycle before examining plastic types, chemistry and degradation patterns that are organized by non-degradable plastic, degradable and biodegradable plastics, ...

Climate Change

Climate Change
  • Author : Trevor M. Letcher
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2015-09-19
  • Total pages : 632
  • ISBN : 0123970261
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Summary : Earth's climate is always changing. As the debate over the Earth's climate has grown, the term "climate change" has come to refer primarily to changes we've seen over recent years and those that are predicted to be coming, mainly as a result of human behavior. Climate Change: Observed Impacts on ...

Managing Global Warming

Managing Global Warming
  • Author : Trevor M. Letcher
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-11-22
  • Total pages : 820
  • ISBN : 0123970261
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Summary : Managing Global Warming: An Interface of Technology and Human Issues discusses the causes of global warming, the options available to solve global warming problems, and how each option can be realistically implemented. It is the first book based on scientific content that presents an overall reference on both global warming ...

Storing Energy

Storing Energy
  • Author : Trevor M. Letcher
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2016-04-11
  • Total pages : 590
  • ISBN : 0123970261
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Summary : Energy Storage discusses the needs of the world’s future energy and climate change policies, covering the various types of renewable energy storage in one comprehensive volume that allows readers to conveniently compare the different technologies and find the best process that suits their particularly needs. Each chapter is written ...

The Unraveling of America

The Unraveling of America
  • Author : Stephen V. Monsma
  • Publisher : IVP Books
  • Release Date : 1974
  • Total pages : 228
  • ISBN : 0123970261
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Summary : Download or read online The Unraveling of America written by Stephen V. Monsma, published by IVP Books which was released on 1974. Get The Unraveling of America Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Future Energy

Future Energy
  • Author : Trevor M. Letcher
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-01-18
  • Total pages : 820
  • ISBN : 0123970261
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Summary : Future Energy: Improved, Sustainable and Clean Options for Our Planet, Third Edition provides scientists and decision-makers with the knowledge they need to understand the relative importance and magnitude of various energy production methods in order to make the energy decisions necessary for sustaining development and dealing with climate change. The ...

Health PAC Bulletin

Health PAC Bulletin
  • Author : Health/PAC.
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1989
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0123970261
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Summary : Download or read online Health PAC Bulletin written by Health/PAC., published by which was released on 1989. Get Health PAC Bulletin Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Public Participation in the Politics of Environmental Discourse

Public Participation in the Politics of Environmental Discourse
  • Author : Anne Marie Johnston
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Total pages : 221
  • ISBN : 0123970261
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Summary : An analysis of this resolution process experience enables us to improve our understanding of whether public participation empowered the community. It also advises us as to which communication mechanisms enhanced the process as well as identifying barriers which acted as constraints. It further explores what influences public opinion brought to ...

Spill

Spill
  • Author : Alaska Oil Spill Commission
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1990
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0123970261
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Summary : Download or read online Spill written by Alaska Oil Spill Commission, published by which was released on 1990. Get Spill Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....