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Introduction to environmental engineering / Alandra Kahl.

Author/Creator:
Kahl, Alandra., author.
Publication:
New York, [New York] (222 East 46th Street, New York, NY 10017) : Momentum Press, 2016.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (viii, 125 pages) : illustrations, map.
Series:
Environmental engineering collection. 2375-3633
Environmental engineering collection, 2375-3633
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Subjects:
Environmental engineering.
Form/Genre:
Libros electronicos.
Summary:
Key topics in environmental engineering are discussed in sufficient detail as to provide a concise and useful overview for the graduate or professional student. Subjects approached herein include water and wastewater treatment systems, hazardous materials, and alternative energy. The intent of this volume is to provide a repository of general information for consultation and reference of the user.
Contents:
1. Historic and legal basis of and for environmental regulation
1.1 Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899
1.2 Water pollution regulatory history
1.3 Wastewater disposal regulatory history
1.4 Solid waste disposal regulatory history
1.5 Air pollution control management regulatory history
1.6 Wildlife and habitat protection regulatory history
1.7 Ionization radiation regulatory history

2. Ecology of natural resources
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Environmental value or ecosystem value
2.3 Anthropogenic impacts on ecosystems
2.4 Land management

3. Ecosystem concepts
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Water and nutrient cycles
3.3 Population dynamics

4. Pollution control management
4.1 Water treatment
4.2 Wastewater treatment and reuse
4.3 Solid waste management
4.4 Air pollution control
4.5 Hazardous material management
4.6 Ionization radiation
4.7 Noise pollution
4.8 Mining wastes

5. Environmental systems overview
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Environmental management systems in common use

6. Fundamental concepts
6.1 Hydrology
6.2 Soil resources
6.3 Water resources identification and classification
6.4 Energy resources
6.5 Sustainability concepts

7. Resource management
7.1 Water quality management
7.2 Water availability

8. Concepts of long-term environmental sustainability
8.1 Introduction
8.2 Resource management
8.3 Practical applications
8.4 Long-term concerns

Glossary
Soil taxonomies
Bibliography
Index.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 111-120) and index.
Title from PDF title page (viewed on February 18, 2016).
ISBN:
1-78684-343-9
1-60650-708-7
OCLC:
939265271
Access Restriction:
Restricted to libraries which purchase an unrestricted PDF download via an IP.