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Encyclopedia of sustainability science and technology

Author: Robert A Meyers
Publisher: New York : Springer, cop. 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology addresses the grand challenge for science and engineering today. It provides a foundation for the many sustainability and policy evaluations  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Encyclopedia of sustainability science and technology
(NL-LeOCL)339069023
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert A Meyers
ISBN: 144190851X 9781441908513 9780387894690 0387894691 1441908528 9781441908520
OCLC Number: 833575602
Description: 1 online resource (CXXI, 12555 p. :) : fig., tab
Contents: Air Pollution Sources, Statistics and Health Effects: Animal Breeding and Genetics for Food Production.- Batteries: Climate Change Mitigation.- Climate Change Modeling Methodology: Crop Science and Technology, Earth System Monitoring (Global Earth Observation System), Ecological Systems.- Electric, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Vehicles.- Environmental Radioactivity and Ecotoxicology of Radioactive Substances.- Environmental Toxicology: Fossil Fuels, Fossil Fuel Electric Power Stations, Fresh Water Resources, Water Purification and Desalinization.- Fuel Cells Science and Technology: Geoenvironmental Engineering, Geothermal Power Stations.- Green Chemistry and Chemical Engineering: Hazardous Waste Characterization and Disposal, Hydrogen Production Science and Technology, Infectious Diseases Science and Technology, Intelligent Vehicles Technology, Mass Transit Science and Technology.- Nuclear Energy: Ocean Energy, Ocean Farming and Sustainable Aquaculture Science and Technology.- Oceans and Human Health, Photovoltaics.- Renewable Energy From Biomass.- Soil and Groundwater Pollution and Remediation.- Solar Radiation (Solar Insolation): Solar Thermal Energy, Solid Waste Disposal and Recycling, Sustainable Built Environment.- Sustainable Landscape Design and Green Roof Science and Technology.- Transgenic Livestock for Food Production.- Transport and Fate of Chemicals in the Environment: Transport Electrical Transmission Systems and Smart Grids, Waste to Energy, Wind Power.
Responsibility: Robert A. Meyers (ed.).

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