Unraveling Environmental Disasters

Written By Daniel Vallero
Unraveling Environmental Disasters
  • Publsiher : Newnes
  • Release : 31 December 2012
  • ISBN : 0123973171
  • Pages : 530 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Unraveling Environmental Disasters written by Daniel Vallero which was release on 31 December 2012, 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. Named a 2014 Outstanding Academic Title by the American Library Association's Choice publication 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 Vallero,Trevor M. Letcher
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release Date : 2012-12-31
  • Total pages : 530
  • ISBN : 0123973171
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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 : 0123973171
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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 ...

Waste

Waste
  • Author : Trevor M. Letcher,Daniel Vallero
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2011-01-20
  • Total pages : 604
  • ISBN : 0123973171
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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 ...

Future Energy

Future Energy
  • Author : Trevor M. Letcher
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-01-18
  • Total pages : 820
  • ISBN : 0123973171
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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 ...

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 : 0123973171
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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 A. Vallero
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-02-15
  • Total pages : 826
  • ISBN : 0123973171
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Summary : Waste: A Handbook for Management, Second Edition, provides information on a wide range of hot topics and developing areas, such as hydraulic fracturing, microplastics, waste management in developing countries, and waste-exposure-outcome pathways. Beginning with an overview of the current waste landscape, including green engineering, processing principles and regulations, the book ...

Plastic Waste and Recycling

Plastic Waste and Recycling
  • Author : Trevor M. Letcher
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-03-10
  • Total pages : 686
  • ISBN : 0123973171
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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, ...

Managing Global Warming

Managing Global Warming
  • Author : Trevor M. Letcher
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-11-22
  • Total pages : 820
  • ISBN : 0123973171
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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 ...

Climate Change

Climate Change
  • Author : Trevor M. Letcher
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2015-09-19
  • Total pages : 632
  • ISBN : 0123973171
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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 ...

Wind Energy Engineering

Wind Energy Engineering
  • Author : Trevor M. Letcher
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-05-11
  • Total pages : 622
  • ISBN : 0123973171
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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 ...

Storing Energy

Storing Energy
  • Author : Trevor M. Letcher
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2022-01-01
  • Total pages : 766
  • ISBN : 0123973171
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Summary : Storing Energy – with special reference to Renewable Energy 2ed has been fully revised and substantially extended to provide up to date and essential discussion, supporting 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 ...

Storing Energy

Storing Energy
  • Author : Trevor M. Letcher
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2016-04-11
  • Total pages : 590
  • ISBN : 0123973171
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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 ...

Human Security in Disease and Disaster

Human Security in Disease and Disaster
  • Author : Natasha Lindstaedt
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-09-20
  • Total pages : 388
  • ISBN : 0123973171
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Summary : This timely new textbook lays bare the ways in which disease and disaster can turn politicians into global leaders or national liabilities. It explains the impact of crises on development and human security and explores how states and societies can respond more effectively. Written primarily for the student of politics, ...

Environmental Politics and Policy

Environmental Politics and Policy
  • Author : James P. Lester
  • Publisher : Macmillan International Higher Education
  • Release Date : 1992-01-01
  • Total pages : 405
  • ISBN : 0123973171
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Summary : Download or read online Environmental Politics and Policy written by James P. Lester, published by Macmillan International Higher Education which was released on 1992-01-01. Get Environmental Politics and Policy Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Waste

Waste
  • Author : Trevor M. Letcher,Daniel A. Vallero
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-03-05
  • Total pages : 803
  • ISBN : 0123973171
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Summary : Waste: A Handbook for Management, Second Edition, provides information on a wide range of hot topics and developing areas, such as hydraulic fracturing, microplastics, waste management in developing countries, and waste-exposure-outcome pathways. Beginning with an overview of the current waste landscape, including green engineering, processing principles and regulations, the book ...