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The latest edition of a bestseller, Encyclopedia of Environmental Science and Engineering, Sixth Edition is still the most comprehensive, authoritative reference available in the field. This monumental two-volume encyclopedia now includes 89 entries on topics ranging from acid rain, air pollution, and community health to environmental law, instrumentation, modeling, alternative energy, radioactive waste, and water treatment. The broad coverage includes highly specialized topics as well as those that transcend traditional disciplinary boundaries, reflecting the interdisciplinary skills and knowledge required by environmental researchers and engineers. Featuring expert contributors representing industry, academia, and government agencies, the encyclopedia presents fundamental concepts and applications in environmental science and engineering. The entries are supported by extensive figures, photographs, tables, and equations.
Revised and updated, this sixth edition includes new material on water supplies and wastewater treatment, biomass and renewable energy, and international public health issues. New entries cover environmental and occupational toxicology, geoengineering, and lead abatement. The Encyclopedia of Environmental Science and Engineering provides a view of the field that helps readers understand, manage, and respond to threats to the human environment.
What's New in This Edition:
- New entries on environmental and occupational toxicology, geoengineering, and lead abatement
- Twenty-five significantly updated entries, including expanded discussion of water supplies and waste water treatment, biomass and renewable energy, and international public health issues
- An expanded list of acronyms and abbreviations
VOLUME 1: A - L Acid Rain Gary J. Stensland Aerosols Kikuo Okuyama, Yasuo Kousaka, and John H. Seinfeld Air Pollutant Effects Edward F. Ferrand Air Pollution Instrumentation James Geiger and Mark D. Mueller Air Pollution Meteorology Hans A. Panofsky Air Pollution Sources Jehuda Menczel Aquatic Primary Production Charles R. Goldman Atmospheric Chemistry Larry G. Anderson Biological Treatment of Wastewater J.K. Bewtra and N. Biswas Brownfields Lee Dorigan Coal Gasification Processes Robert J. Farrell and Edward N. Ziegler Community Health John B. De Hoff Composting James K. McCarthy and Raul R. Cardenas, Jr. Desalination E. Delyannis and V. Belessiotis Disinfection A.D. Russell and P.J. Ditchett Ecology of Plants Elroy L. Rice Ecology of Primary Terrestrial Consumers Francis C. Evans Ecosystem Theory Eugene P. Odum Effects of Chemicals Paul Baham and James R. Pfafflin Electrostatic Precipitation Roger G. Ramsdell, Jr. Energy Sources: Alternatives Friedrich-Werner Mollenkamp and Kenneth C. Hoffman Environmental and Occupational Toxicology - New! J.H. Lange, L. Cegolon, and G. Mastrangelo Environmental Assessments and Related Impacts Robert Dresnack Environmental Education Eugene B. Golub Environmental Health Joseph A. Salvato, Jr. Environmental Law William Goldfarb Epidemiology J.H. Lange Eutrophication Robert Dresnack Fluidized Bed Combustion James Sanderson Fossil Fuel Cleaning Processes Edward N. Ziegler Geoengineering - New! Joseph M. Lynch Geographic Information Systems Todd Hepworth Greenhouse Gases Effects B.J. Mason Groundwater Resources Paul Chan, Yuan Ding, and John R. Schuring, Jr. Hazardous Waste Management Richard T. Dewling, and Gregory A. Pikul Hazardous Wastes Edward F. Ferrand Hydrology Michael C. Quick Indoor Air Pollution John D. Constance Industrial Ecology Tao Wang and T.E. Graedel Industrial Hygiene Engineering Frank S. Gill and Roger J. Alesbury Industrial Waste Management Clinton E. Parker and Syed R. Qasim Instrumentation: Water and Wastewater Analysis Leonard L. Ciaccio Lead Abatement - New! J.H. Lange and G. Mastrangelo Legal Aspects of the Environment Victor J. Yannacone, Jr. Limnology Frances Paula Solomon a VOLUME 2: M - Z Management of Radioactive Wastes Colin A. Mawson and Yuan Ding Management of Solid Waste Peter B. Lederman and Michael F. Debonis Marine Spillage: Sources and Hazards Donald P. Roseman Microbiology Helene N. Guttman Mobile Source Pollution Edward N. Ziegler Modeling of Estuarine Water Quality Neal E. Armstrong Municipal Wastewater James R. Pfafflin and Cameron Macinnis Natural Systems for Wastewater Treatment Mohammed S. Kamal and Syed R. Qasim Nitrogen Oxides Reduction W. Michael Sutton and Edward N. Ziegler Noise Charles E. Wilson Non-Ionizing Radiations George M. Wilkening Oceanography Michael Bruno and Richard Hires Oil Spillage into Water: Treatment Gerard P. Canevari Particulate Emissions John M. Matsen Particulate Removal John M. Matsen PCBs and Associated Aromatics Ian Webber Pesticides Robert L. Metcalf Physical and Chemical Treatment of Wastewaters Alessandro Anzalone, J.K. Bewtra, and Hambdy I. Ali Planning Clinton J. Andrews Planning for New Processes: Environmental Aspects Robert H. Quig, Thomas Granger, and Edward N. Ziegler Planning Water Supply and Sanitation Projects in Developing Nations Syed R. Qasim Pollution Effects on Fish John E. Bardach Pollution from Mine Drainage Ernst P. Hall Prevention of Toxic Chemical Release John D. Constance Psychological Aspects of Man's Environment Sheila M. Pfafflin Radiation Ecology Stanley I. Auerbach Radon Richard T. Dewling, Donald A. Deieso, and Gerald P. Nicholls Recycling Waste Materials Mark A. Tompeck Remote Sensing Jonathan Chipman Sediment Transport J. Alex McCorquodale Small Flow Wastewater Treatment for Domestic and Special Applications Syed R. Qasim Stack Sampling Mark Winter, Donald G. Wright, and Marcus E. Kantz Statistical Methods for Environmental Science Sheila M. Pfafflin The Terrestrial System R. Buckminster Fuller Thermal Effects on Fish Ecology Charles C. Coutant Urban Air Pollution Modeling Alessandro Anzalone Urban Runoff Richard Field Vapor and Gaseous Pollutant Fundamentals Tai-Ming Chiu and Edward N. Ziegler Water and Waste Management Systems in Space Robert G. Zachariadis and Syed R. Qasim Water Chemistry Werner Stumm, Martin Forsberg, and Steven Gherini Water Flow S.P. Chee Water: Properties, Structure, and Occurrence in Nature Werner Stumm, Steven Gherini, and Martin Forsberg Water Reuse Prasanna Ratnaweer Water Treatment Philip H. Jones and Mark A. Tompeck Appendix Acronyms and Abbreviations Indices
James R. Pfafflin is a professional engineer in Ontario, a chartered engineer in the UK, and also holds the title of European Engineer (EUR ING). He is a member of the Commissioned Reserve of the US Public Health Service. Edward N. Ziegler is an associate professor of chemical and biological engineering at Polytechnic Institute of New York University and former director of its Environmental Science Program. For more information about Dr. Ziegler, see his profile at NYU Poly.