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Bottlemania: How Water Went on Sale and Why We Bought It
Bottlemania: How Water Went on Sale and Why We Bought It
by Elizabeth Royte
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An incisive, intrepid, and habit-changing narrative investigation into the commercialization of our most basic human need: drinking water. Having already surpassed milk and beer, and second now only to soda, bottled water is on the verge of becoming the... (read more)

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Water: History, Power, Crisis
Water: History, Power, Crisis
by Dave Kinkela
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Throughout the summer of 2012, drought conditions in North America, Asia, and Africa raised worldwide concern over grain shortages and rising food prices. Meanwhile, catastrophic floods displaced thousands of people in the Philippines, Fiji, and... (read more)

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The Interactions Between Sediments and Water
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 sediments as a vector for the transfer of chemicals such as nutrients and contaminants. The selected papers cover three main topics: assessment and/or... (read more)

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Living with Nature's Extremes: The Life of Gilbert Fowler White
Living with Nature's Extremes: The Life of Gilbert Fowler White
by Robert E Hinshaw
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Gilbert White has been called the most internallionally renown geographer of the twentieth century, and one who personifies the ideal of a natural resources scientist committed to stewardship of our planet. He has educated the nation and the world on how... (read more)

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River Mechanics
River Mechanics
by Pierre Y. Julien
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This textbook offers a thorough analysis of rivers from upland areas to oceans. Julien scrutinizes select methods underlining both theory and engineering applications, emphasizing the mechanics of flood wave propagation and sediment transport in rivers... (read more)

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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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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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Contaminated Rivers: A Geomorphological-Geochemical Approach to Site Assessment and Remediation
Contaminated Rivers: A Geomorphological-Geochemical Approach to Site Assessment and Remediation
by Jerry R. Miller
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This book provides an introductory understanding of fluvial geomorphic principles and how these principles can be integrated with geochemical data to cost-effectively characterize, assess and remediate contaminated rivers. The book stresses the... (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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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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River Ecology and Management
River Ecology and Management
by Robert J Naiman
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Touching all parts of the natural environment and nearly all aspects of human culture, streams and rivers act as centers of organization within landscapes. They provide natural resources such as fish and clean water, transportation, energy, diffusion of... (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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