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Presents an extensive, moderately technical introduction to a wide range of the latest environmental topics, especially the major categories of environmental pollution. The book explores such problems as depletion of the ozone layer, greenhouse effect, groundwater flow and contamination, and indoor air quality. The second edition of Introduction to Environmental Engineering and Science reflects the latest data and an increase in the depth and breadth of the material, and emphasizes the importance of risk perception and assessment. Expands coverage of water resources and groundwater remediation; the treatment of hazardous wastes and key environmental legislation regulating hazardous substances; and mobile source controls related to air pollution. It also includes a new chapter on Solid Waste Management and Resource Recovery and a revised chapter on Global Atmospheric Change. An essential reference book for any professional involved with environmental engineering or any reader who wishes a greater understanding of the effects of pollution on the environment.
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A moderately technical introduction to a wide range of environmental topics -- including issues relating to water and air pollution, hazardous waste and risk assessment, waste treatment technologies, and global climate change.From the Back Cover:
Balanced coverage of all the major categories of environmental pollution, with coverage of current topics such as climate change and ozone depletion, risk assessment, indoor air quality, source-reduction and recycling, and groundwater contamination. Slightly more quantitative than most books on the market.
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