Coal and the Environment
by S. F. Greb, C. F. Eble, D. C. Peters, A. R. Papp
Publisher: American Geological Institute 2006
Number of pages: 68
The book explains the uses and importance of coal, the environmental concerns associated with its mining and use, and how technological advances are making coal an environmentally cleaner fuel. Includes a full-color poster with information about the mining cycle, from exploration through land reclamation.
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This is a systematic coverage of state-of-the-art unsaturated zone hydrology. Coverage begins with the basic physical properties of clays, and moves on to contaminant transport, spatial variability, scaling, and fractals in the earth sciences.
by Richard C. J. Somerville - University of California Press
An authoritative, up-to-date handbook on global change. Written by a scientist for nonscientists, this primer humanizes the great environmental issues of our time - the hole in the ozone layer, the greenhouse effect, acid rain, and air pollution.
by J. Morone, E. Woodhouse - University of California Press
Chernobyl, Bhopal, and Love Canal are symbols of the risks that go hand in hand with modern technology. This volume is a study of the system for containing the risks of such technologies as chemicals, nuclear power, and genetic engineering.
- United Nations Environment Programme
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