By Nicholas P. Cheremisinoff
By Nicholas P. Cheremisinoff
By Donald A. Wilhite
Drought and Water Crises: technology, know-how, and administration concerns explains the complexities of drought and the function of technological know-how, expertise, and administration in resolving the various matters linked to the world's increasing water crises.
Contributors speak about a extensive diversity of themes in trying to resolution those so much urgent questions:
How do we can increase making plans instruments and make mitigation instruments extra available and adaptable?
How do we advertise common adoption of recent water-conserving applied sciences and inspire their use in the course of non-drought sessions?
How can seasonal forecasts and early caution platforms be made extra trustworthy and expressed in how one can larger meet the wishes of finish clients?
How can the drought-related coverage reports of a few international locations be systematically applied to learn others?
Drought and Water Crises collates substantial info from diversified disciplines with the objective of lowering societal vulnerability to drought. that includes case stories and stressing new applied sciences, the ebook seeks to inspire countries to undertake a extra risk-based, proactive coverage for water and drought management.
By Ajay Kumar Mishra
Details the water learn purposes of nanotechnology in quite a few components together with environmental technological know-how, remediation, membranes, nanomaterials, and water treatment
At the nano measurement, fabrics frequently tackle special and infrequently unforeseen houses that bring about them being ‘tuned’ to construct swifter, lighter, improved, and extra effective units and platforms, in addition to growing new sessions of fabrics. In water learn, nanotechnology is utilized to improve less expensive and high-performance water therapy structures, in addition to to supply fast and non-stop how one can computer screen water quality.
This quantity offers an array of state of the art nanotechnology learn in water functions together with remedy, remediation, sensing, and pollutants prevention. Nanotechnology functions for waste water learn have major influence in retaining the long term caliber, availability, and viability of water. whatever the starting place, equivalent to municipal or commercial waste water, its remediation using nanotechnology can't simply be recycled and desalinized, however it can concurrently realize organic and chemical contamination.
Application of Nanotechnology in Water Research describes a huge region of nanotechnology and water study the place membrane procedures (nanofiltration, ultrafiltration, opposite osmosis, and nanoreactive membranes) are thought of key parts of complex water purification and desalination applied sciences that get rid of, lessen, or neutralize water contaminants that threaten human overall healthiness and/or atmosphere productiveness and integrity. quite a few nanoparticles and nanomaterials that may be utilized in water remediation (zeolites, carbon nanotubes, self-assembled monolayer on mesoporous helps, biopolymers, single-enzyme nanoparticles, zero-valent iron nanoparticles, bimetallic iron nanoparticles, and nanoscale semiconductor photocatalysts) are mentioned. The e-book additionally covers water-borne infectious illnesses in addition to water-borne pathogens, microbes, and toxicity approach.
By Bahram Mohammadi Golrang
By Hans Eggenkamp
By Pranab Kumar Parua
By Alberto Garrido,M. Ramón Llamas,Consuelo Varela-Ortega,Paula Novo,Roberto Rodríguez-Casado,Maite M. Aldaya
By William M. Alley,Rosemarie Alley
Groundwater is key for ingesting water and nutrition safeguard. It offers huge, immense environmental advantages through preserving streams and rivers flowing. yet a transforming into worldwide inhabitants, common use of commercial chemical substances, and weather switch threaten this very important source. Groundwater depletion and infection has unfold from remoted components to many nations through the global. during this available and well timed ebook, hydrology specialist William M. Alley and technology author Rosemarie Alley sound the decision to guard groundwater.
Drawing on examples from all over the world, together with case stories within the usa, Canada, Australia, India, and Sub-Saharan Africa, the authors learn groundwater from key medical and socioeconomic views. whereas addressing the intense nature of groundwater difficulties, the e-book contains tales of people that are creating a distinction in keeping this severe resource.
By Bellie Sivakumar
This authoritative booklet offers a entire account of the fundamental roles of nonlinear dynamic and chaos theories in knowing, modeling, and forecasting hydrologic platforms. this is often performed via a scientific presentation of: (1) details at the salient features of hydrologic structures and at the current theories for his or her modeling; (2) the basics of nonlinear dynamic and chaos theories, equipment for chaos id and prediction, and linked concerns; (3) a evaluation of the functions of chaos thought in hydrology; and (4) the scope and power instructions for the future.
This booklet bridges the divide among the deterministic and the stochastic colleges in hydrology, and is easily applicable as a textbook for hydrology courses.
By Nikolai Filatov,Dmitry Pozdnyakov,Olaf M. Johannessen,Lasse H. Pettersson,Leonid P. Bobylev