Unraveling Environmental Disasters

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  • Author : Daniel Vallero
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Pages : 530 pages
  • ISBN : 0123973171
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Unraveling Environmental Disasters

Unraveling Environmental Disasters
  • Author : Daniel Vallero,Trevor M. Letcher
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release : 31 December 2012
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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

Thermodynamics Solubility and Environmental Issues

Thermodynamics  Solubility and Environmental Issues
  • Author : Trevor M. Letcher
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 20 April 2007
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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 thermodynamic properties. This informative book looks at the importance and applications of solubility and thermodynamics, in understanding and in reducing chemical pollution in the environment. Written by experts in their

Waste

Waste
  • Author : Trevor M. Letcher,Daniel Vallero
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 20 January 2011
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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 nuclear) Societal waste (ocean, military, and space) The future of landfills and incinerators Covering all the issues related to waste in one volume helps lead to comparisons, synergistic solutions, and

The Impacts of Climate Change

The Impacts of Climate Change
  • Author : Trevor M. Letcher
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 09 May 2021
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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 issues, rising sea-levels and coastline degradation, and health. It then goes on to present social impacts, such as humanitarian issues, ethics, adaptation, urban issues, local action, and socio-economic issues. Finally,

Plastic Waste and Recycling

Plastic Waste and Recycling
  • Author : Trevor M. Letcher
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 10 March 2020
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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, biopolymers and bioplastics. Other sections cover current challenges relating to plastic waste, explain the sources of waste and their routes into the environment, and provide systematic coverage of plastic waste

Storing Energy

Storing Energy
  • Author : Trevor M. Letcher
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 11 April 2016
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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 by an expert working in the field and includes copious references for those wishing to study the subject further. Various systems are discussed, including mechanical/kinetic, thermal, electrochemical and other

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Wind Energy Engineering
  • Author : Trevor M. Letcher
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 11 May 2017
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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 edition starts with an in-depth look at the present state of wind integration and distribution worldwide, and continues with a high-level assessment of the advances in turbine technology and how

Future Energy

Future Energy
  • Author : Trevor M. Letcher
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 18 January 2020
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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 third edition of Future Energy looks at the present energy situation and extrapolates to future scenarios related to global warming and the increase of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases

Climate Change

Climate Change
  • Author : Trevor M. Letcher
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 19 September 2015
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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 Planet Earth, Second Edition, serves as a broad, accessible guide to the science behind this often political and heated debate by providing scientific detail and evidence in language that is

Managing Global Warming

Managing Global Warming
  • Author : Trevor M. Letcher
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 22 November 2018
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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 and its solutions in one volume. Containing authoritative chapters written by scientists and engineers working in the field, each chapter includes the very latest research and references on the potential

Storing Energy

Storing Energy
  • Author : Trevor M. Letcher
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 01 January 2022
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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 allows readers to conveniently compare the different technologies and find the best process that suits their particularly needs. With 12 additional chapters including thermal energy storage, tidal storage, sustainability issues in

A Comprehensive Guide to Solar Energy Systems

A Comprehensive Guide to Solar Energy Systems
  • Author : Trevor M. Letcher,Vasilis M. Fthenakis
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 13 April 2018
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Solar energy is the leading form of renewable electricity generation around the globe and pivotal in contributing to achieving future energy demands and targets. In this fast moving field Solar Energy Handbook the most advanced, up to date and research focused text on all aspects of solar energy engineering. This must-have edition starts with an in-depth look at the present state of solar technology, integration and distribution worldwide, and continues with a high-level assessment of the growth trends in photovoltaics

Tire Waste and Recycling

Tire Waste and Recycling
  • Author : Trevor M. Letcher,Valerie Shulman,Serji Amirkhanian
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 25 March 2021
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Tire Waste and Recycling takes a methodical approach to the recycling of tires, providing a detailed understanding on how to manage, process, and turn waste tires into valuable materials and industrial applications. Sections cover fundamental aspects such as tire use, composition, trends, legislation, the current global situation, the possibilities for moving towards a circular economy, lifecycle options, treatment methods, and opportunities for re-use, recycling and recovery. Subsequent sections of the book focus on specific technologies that enable the utilization of

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Human Security in Disease and Disaster
  • Author : Natasha Lindstaedt
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 20 September 2021
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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, but also drawing from public health, public policy, and environmental studies, the book investigates the threats posed by disease and disasters, and demonstrates how states can shape the ways in

Environmental Systems Science

Environmental Systems Science
  • Author : Daniel Vallero
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 27 May 2021
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Environmental Systems Science: Theory and Practical Applications looks at pollution and environmental quality from a systems perspective. Credible human and ecological risk estimation and prediction methods are described, including life cycle assessment, feasibility studies, pollution control decision tools, and approaches to determine adverse outcome pathways, fate and transport, sampling and analysis, and cost-effectiveness. The book brings translational science to environmental quality, applying groundbreaking methodologies like informatics, data mining, and applications of secondary data systems. Multiple human and ecological variables are