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The changing environment

Author: James W Moore; Springer Science+Business Media.
Publisher: New York [etc.] : Springer-Verlag, 1986.
Series: Springer Series on Environmental Management.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James W Moore; Springer Science+Business Media.
ISBN: 0387963146 SpringerVerlag New York Berlin Heidelberg 9780387963143 SpringerVerlag New York Berlin Heidelberg 3540963146 SpringerVerlag Berlin Heidelberg New York 9783540963141 SpringerVerlag Berlin Heidelberg New York
OCLC Number: 883575228
Notes: S. tyt.: With 40 figures.
Description: 239 s. : il. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction.- Major Issues.- Objectives.- 2. Environmental Issues in Less Developed Countries.- Population Management and Food Supply.- Desertification.- Deforestation.- Extinction of Species.- Toxic Chemicals.- 3. Environmental Management in Developed Countries.- Management Styles.- Environmental Legislation and Regulations.- Cost of Pollution Abatement.- Public Attitudes on Environmental Protection.- 4. Hazardous Waste.- Waste Generation.- Waste Management.- Health Effects.- 5. Groundwater Contamination.- Supply and Importance.- Microbial Contamination.- Chemical Contamination.- Environmental Fate Processes.- Ground Water Protection.- 6. Toxic Substances in Water.- Drinking Water.- Chemical Contaminants.- Risk Assessment.- Surface Water.- Surface Water Quality.- Aquatic Toxicology.- 7. Toxic Particulates in Air.- Asbestos.- Occupational Health Effects.- Environmental Exposure.- Ingested Asbestos.- Lead Emissions.- Emissions and Environmental Residues.- Health Effects.- Regulatory Controls.- 8. New Fossil Fuel Technologies.- Nonconventional Oil Recovery.- Coal.- Carbon Dioxide and Global Warming.- 9. Nuclear Energy.- Nuclear Generating Industry.- Nuclear Reactor Safety.- Waste Treatment and Disposal.- Environmental Impact.- Health Risks.- 10. Acid Deposition.- Sources and Emissions.- Atomspheric Transformations, Transport, and Deposition.- Effects of Acidic Deposition.- Mitigation and Control.
Series Title: Springer Series on Environmental Management.
Responsibility: James W. Moore.

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