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Applied Hydrogeology

C. W. Fetter

This best selling book, Applied Hydrogeology gives readers a balanced examination of all facets of hydrogeology. It text stresses the application of mathematics to problem solving rather than derivation of theory. It provides a balance between physical... (read more)

Water Supply
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The Freshwater Imperative: A Research Agenda

Robert J. Naiman

This volume summarizes the two-year effort of a working group of leading aquatic scientists sponsored by NSF, EPA, NASA, TVA, and NOAA to identify research opportunities and frontiers in freshwater sciences for this decade and beyond. The research... (read more)

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Managing Distribution Retention Time to Improve Water Quality - Phase I

Malcolm Et Al. Brandt

When water leaves a treatment works and travels through a distribution system, its quality, with respect to many chemical and biological parameters, will degrade. The quality of the delivered water will be largely influenced by: 7The quality of treated... (read more)

Pollution Control
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Politics and Development in a Transboundary Watershed: The Case of the Lower Mekong Basin

Joakim Ojendal (edt)

Water - and its governance - is becoming a global concern partly because it is turning into a goods in short supply, with devastating effects on literally billions of people, but also because it is the "carrier" of the global warming; whether through... (read more)

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Fire Season: Field Notes from a Wilderness Lookout

Philip Connors

Every summer Philip Connors runs away from home. He spends half the year in a remote fire lookout savoring the solitude and the joy of monotasking. His wonderful book, Fire Season, will make you want to quit your job, sell the house, and find your own... (read more)

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Writing on Air (Terra Nova Books)

David Rothenberg

For centuries, humans have tried to master air. Sea captains rein it in with their sails, and pilots cut through it with their wings. We have machines to pump air into our lungs and computers to anticipate the movement of the winds. Air pervades... (read more)

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Groundwater Remediation & Treatment Technologies

Nicholas Cheremisinoff

This volume has been organized for practicing engineers who deal with the problems of groundwater and leachate remediation. It is intended to provide a practical overview of both techniques for evaluating groundwater quality and in selecting remediation... (read more)

Solid Waste
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Introduction to Hazardous Waste Incineration

Louis Theodore

Following an expanded introduction to the hazardous waste management area, the authors carefully lead the reader through the technical jargon, basic theory, calculational principles, and process design considerations. The reader is effectively ``walked... (read more)

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