Environmental Forensics

edited by Robert D. Morrison and Brian L. Murphy
Academic Press

This book is a one-stop reference on the study of environmental forensics, which has grown in recent years. Bringing together the latest information from internationally known professors, researchers, and consultants, it provides an overview of the chemistry of contaminants, current analytical methods used for detection, identification of natural and anthropogenic sources, and various forensic techniques. It is a hands-on guide for environmental scientists, engineers, consultants, and industrial scientists.

2006 / 541 pages
Catalog #T1028

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Groundwater for the 21st Century: A Primer for Citizens of Planet Earth

By John A. Conners
McDonald & Woodward Publishing Co.

The book is an overview of the science of groundwater, its use by humans, and the need and means for people to understand the science of the limited resource when making and evaluating decisions about its use.
The integration of science, resource use, and future prospects is presented in clear language, making it ideal for a wide audience. The book's audience is professionals in the field of groundwater as well as citizens wanting to know more about the resource.
The message of the book is aided by more than 280 diagrams, maps, photographs, and tables.

2013/624 pages
Catalog #T1102

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Groundwater Resources

McGraw Hill
By Neven Kresic

This book is an all-inclusive guide to the efficient management of groundwater resources. It provides all of the information needed to succeed in groundwater management development projects.
It covers everything from how to characterize groundwater and evaluate its resources to determining the interactions between surface water and groundwater. The book reviews established and innovative aquifer restoration techniques and technologies, including the control and remediation of contaminant sources and groundwater contaminant plumes.
Also included is valuable information on resource augmentation and building comprehensive databases for efficient, cost-effective assessment.

2008/852 pages
Catalog #T1065

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Hydrogeological Conceptual Site Models

By Neven Kresic and Alex Mikszewski
CRC Press

This book covers conceptual site model development, spatial data analysis, and visual data presentation for hydrogeology and groundwater remediation.
It is full color and demonstrates how fundamental hydrogeological concepts are translated into quantitative, high-resolution graphics. The authors explain analytical methods such as kriging, geospatial processing with GIS, and groundwater modeling through practical real-life examples.
With data-rich case studies in groundwater remediation and water resources, it is an ideal reference for students, researchers, and environmental professionals

2013/584 pages
Catalog #T1098

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Know and Grow the Value of Your Business

By Tim McDaniel
apress
The book is a guide for business owners on how to retire with wealth as it details how to adapt an investment mindset when running a business.
The author points out the value of a business is the most important asset for an owner so they must have a plan to increase it.
The book lays out such a plan, including information on: how a company is valued, step to immediately increase the value, details on the different types of buyers, how to remove yourself from day-to-day operations, and how to exit the business on your terms.

2013/235 pages
Catalog #T1104

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Modern Geothermal HVAC

By Jay Egg, Greg Cunnif and Carl D. Orio
McGraw Hill
Focusing on market needs and customer goals, the guide explains the full potential of geothermal HVAC by integrating hydronic systems and controls at maximum capacity.
The book explains how to engineer and specify geothermal HVAC for building projects in varying geographic regions. Details on control parameters are provided.
Also included is information on equipment, variations in earth coupling, intermediate heat exchanger usage in geothermal applications, fundamentals, variations and improvements to hydronic systems, control systems, and much more.
Readers of this text will be able to develop highly efficient, long-lasting and aesthetically pleasing geothermal HVAC systems.

2013/424 pages
Catalog #T1103

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MTBE Remediation Handbook

edited by Ellen E. Moyer and Paul T. Kostecki
Amherst Scientific Publishers

At last, a comprehensive text on MTBE remediation. MTBE, the controversial fuel additive, has undergone heavy public scrutiny in recent years, and misconceptions abound, especially when it comes to its remediation. In this up-to-date compendium, environmental experts (including a dozen NGWA members) from public and private sectors document the facts and debunk the myths about MTBE cleanup. Learn about MTBE's history and its chemical properties as well as applicable remediation technologies. Several detailed remediation case studies are also included. Consider this handbook a "must-have" for your groundwater library.

2003 / 670 pages
Catalog #T983

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Organic Pollutants in Water Cy

edited by Thorsten Reemtsma and Martin Jekel

This is an in-depth and comprehensive reference on pertinent contaminant classes and their behavior in the water cycle. Among those discussed are industrial chemicals, consumer products, polar herbicides, and pharmaceuticals. All chapters cover properties; pollution sources; occurence in wastewater, surface water, and groundwater; as well as water treatment aspects. Ecotoxicological and assessment aspects are also covered. The book is an ideal reference for researchers and professionals working in water quality monitoring, water supply, or wastewater treatment as well as those working as environmental chemists, ecologists, and engineers.

2006 / 350 pages
Catalog #T1037

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Too Hot To Touch

By William M. Alley and Rosemarie Alley
Cambridge University Press

This book provides an authoritative account of the controversies and possibilities surrounding disposal of nuclear waste in the United States with references to the difficulties and progress of other countries around the world as well.
It tells the full history from the early days after World War II up to the present time. Accounts of key players in the pioneering science, the political wrangling and media drama, and the not-in-my-backyard communities fighting to move the waste someplace else are featured.
Written in an easy-to-read format, it is ideal for policymakers, environmentalists, research scientists, and interest groups. It was authored by NGWA Director of Science William M. Alley and his wife, Rosemarie. William M. Alley is a leading expert in the field of hydrogeology and oversaw USGS studies of Yucca Mountain from 2002-2010.

2013/370 pages
Catalog #T1101

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Wastewater Pathogens

by Michael H. Gerardi and Mel C. Zimmerman
John Wiley & Sons

Written primarily for those who work in the waste water industry, Wastewater Pathogens is the fourth book in the Wastewater Microbiology Series by John Wiley & Sons. It's a practical guide free of overly technical jargon that provides straight facts on the biology of treatment, as well as appropriate protective measures. Topics include viruses, bacteria, and fungi; aerosols, foam, and sludge; disease transmission and the body's defenses; and hygiene measures, protective equipment, and immunizations to name just a few. Other features include a list of references, an abbreviation and acronym guide, and a glossary of terms.

2005 / 179 pages
Catalog #T1010

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Water Well Rehabilitation and Reconstruction

by Georg Houben and Christoph Treskatis
McGraw Hill

This book is an all-in-one guide to monitoring, identifying, and solving problems related to aging water wells. Filled with examples from around the world, the reference provides scientific background needed to understand well aging and to perform effective rehabilitation, reconstruction, and monitoring. The book is a comprehensive guide to the mechanical, chemical, and microbiological aging processes of water wells. Along with the state-of-the-art methods, also covered are legal and environmental issues such as the transport application and disposal of chemicals.

2007 / 391 pages
Catalog #T1050

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Watersheds, Groundwater and Drinking Water

University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources
By Thomas Harter and Larry Rollins

This book was developed for those who are interested in water resources. It is designed to help people better understand and assess water supplies and to define and manage protection areas for water sources.
Chapters include fundamentals such as watershed and groundwater hydrology, water quality, and water contamination.
It will be useful for environmental scientists, water technicians, educators, students, and others interested in water resources. It could easily be used as text material for educational short courses.

2008/274 pages
Catalog #T1059

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