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Water Contamination Emergencies: Monitoring, Understanding and Acting
Water Contamination Emergencies: Monitoring, Understanding and Acting
by K. Clive Thompson
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This book is the proceedings of the International Conference on Water Contamination Emergencies: Monitoring, Understanding, Acting held in October 2010. The fourth in a series of conference proceedings, this book develops themes from three previous... (read more)

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What the River Reveals: Understanding and Restoring Healthy Watersheds
What the River Reveals: Understanding and Restoring Healthy Watersheds
by Valerie Rapp
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Exploration of Pacific NW's rivers and watersheds explains the state of crisis and healthy solutions.... (read more)

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Advances in the Statistical Sciences #4: Advances in the Statistical Sciences: Stochastic Hydrology, Volume IV of the Festschrift in Honor of Professor V.M. Joshi's 70th Birthday
Advances in the Statistical Sciences #4: Advances in the Statistical Sciences: Stochastic Hydrology, Volume IV of the Festschrift in Honor of Professor V.M. Joshi's 70th Birthday
by G. Umphrey
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`...The authors of papers and the editors of this volume are to be congratulated for their service to the community of researchers in stochastic hydrology. This excellent book deserves a place in the personal and institutional libraries of statistical... (read more)

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How Water Changes (States of Matter)
How Water Changes (States of Matter)
by Jim Mezzanotte
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Describes the water cycle, and answers such questions as "Why don't we have floods every time it rains?" and "How do plants help water circulate?"... (read more)

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Last Oasis: Facing Water Scarcity (Worldwatch Environmental Alert)
Last Oasis: Facing Water Scarcity (Worldwatch Environmental Alert)
by Sandra Postel
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We have taken for granted seemingly endless supplies of water flowing from reservoirs wells, and diversion projects; access to water has been key to food security, industrialization, and the growth of cities. In this book from the Worldwatch Institute... (read more)

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Water Science and Technology Library #62: Methods and Tools for Drought Analysis and Management
Water Science and Technology Library #62: Methods and Tools for Drought Analysis and Management
by Giuseppe Rossi
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Implementation of effective drought management policies requires both advanced technologies and appropriate methods. Monitoring and forecasting systems, practical tools for risk assessment, as well as simple and objective criteria to select and implement... (read more)

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World Water Resources at the Beginning of the Twenty-First Century (International Hydrology)
World Water Resources at the Beginning of the Twenty-First Century (International Hydrology)
by I A Shiklomanov
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This volume provides a modern assessment of the state of the world's water resources. It collects in one place a huge amount of data. A uniform methodological approach for each continent is then built upon to analyse the dynamics of water resources... (read more)

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Water Science and Technology Library #17: Dam Breach Modeling Technology
Water Science and Technology Library #17: Dam Breach Modeling Technology
by V. P. Singh
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The book provides a comprehensive treatment of earth-dam breaching and its modeling. The material contained in the book can be readily used for planning and designing dam-disaster relief work. The data and the technical matter contained in the book are... (read more)

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Ultrasonic Destruction of Surfactants
Ultrasonic Destruction of Surfactants
by L. K. Weavers
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This research focused on the use of sonication to destroy surfactants and surface tension properties in industrial wastewaters that affect traditional water treatment processes. We have investigated the sonochemical destruction of surfactants and a... (read more)

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Traveling the 38th Parallel: A Water Line Around the World
Traveling the 38th Parallel: A Water Line Around the World
by David Carle
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"The 38th Parallel is a compelling read with wonderful tension between the environmental problems- the true reason for their journey- and the extraordinary sights they encounter following the 38th parallel. Pushed off the typical tourist path, David and... (read more)

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Developments in Hydrobiology #169: The Interactions Between Sediments and Water
Developments in Hydrobiology #169: The Interactions Between Sediments and Water
by Brian Kronvang
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This book focuses on sediments as a pollutant in natural freshwater and marine habitats, and as a vector for the transfer of chemicals such as nutrients and contaminants. Sediment-water research is carried out all over the world within a variety of... (read more)

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Color of Inland and Coastal Waters
Color of Inland and Coastal Waters
by Dmitry Pozdnyakov
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The inorganic and organic water constituents, often called color-producing agents (CPAs), responsible for water color are generally referred to as water quality parameters. Utilization of water color for assessment of water quality parameters can be... (read more)

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Water Matters: Why We Need to ACT Now to Save Our Most Critical Resource
Water Matters: Why We Need to ACT Now to Save Our Most Critical Resource
by Tara Lohan
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Who controls our water resources and how much water do we have left? Can we enact meaningful changes in our personal lives, our policies and our laws to protect our remaining freshwater reserves? Can we learn to share water equitably with each other and... (read more)

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Astrophysics and Space Science Library #262: Whistler Phenomena: Short Impulse Propagation
Astrophysics and Space Science Library #262: Whistler Phenomena: Short Impulse Propagation
by O. Ferencz
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In this volume, the authors present theoretical explanations for a few basic problems connected with the propagation of extra wide band, short impulses in linear media, and with the propagation of whistlers and megawhistlers in plasmas. In addition, the... (read more)

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Cryptosporidium Serology in Human Populations
Cryptosporidium Serology in Human Populations
by J. Isaac-renton
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The serological detection of antibodies to Cryptosporidium has emerged as a potential tool for population level studies. Second generation ELISA methods are known to detect immunoglobulin G (IgG) to two Cryptosporidium sporozoite surface antigens... (read more)

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Hydrometry: IHE Delft Lecture Note Series
Hydrometry: IHE Delft Lecture Note Series
by Wubbo Boiten
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Hydrometry is a comprehensive introduction to the measurement of flow in open channels. Although addressed primarily to undergraduate students of hydrology and water resources management, it is largely based on many years of lecturing experience with... (read more)

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Water You Drink : Safe Or Suspect? (04 Edition)
Water You Drink : Safe Or Suspect? (04 Edition)
by Julie Stauffer
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One quarter of Americans don’t drink their tap water for health or aesthetic reasons, and Canada’s Walkerton tragedy confirmed people’s worst fears when seven died from contaminated supplies. This book is a clearly written... (read more)

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Water Science and Technology #30: Entropy-Based Parameter Estimation in Hydrology
Water Science and Technology #30: Entropy-Based Parameter Estimation in Hydrology
by V. P. Singh
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The book covers entropy-based techniques for parameter estimation in hydrology. The techniques are presented for twenty distributions used in hydrology, including the distributions of the normal family, the extreme-value family, the Pareto family, and... (read more)

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Water Science and Technology Library #10: Stochastic and Statistical Methods in Hydrology and Environmental Engineering Volume 3
Water Science and Technology Library #10: Stochastic and Statistical Methods in Hydrology and Environmental Engineering Volume 3
by Keith W. Hipel
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Developments in Earth and Environmental Sciences #7: Adsorption of Metals by Geomedia II: Variables, Mechanisms, and Model Applications
Developments in Earth and Environmental Sciences #7: Adsorption of Metals by Geomedia II: Variables, Mechanisms, and Model Applications
by Mark O. Barnett
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Adsorption of Metals by Geomedia II serves as a needed resource for this topic which has received much attention during the past 25 years. The book provides an in-depth review of the field, followed by numerous chapters that document the current status... (read more)

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