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Encyclopedia of Environmental Science and Engineering, 5th ed.; 2v.


Encyclopedia of environmental science and engineering, 5th ed.; 2v.

Ed. by James R. Pfafflin and Edward N. Ziegler

CRC / Taylor & Francis


1383 pages




Of the 87 articles covering major aspects from across the spectrum of environmental science and engineering and presented by the editors (of New York City's Polytechnic U.), a number are new to this edition, while the remaining have been extensively revised and updated. The articles are intended to provide comprehensive overviews of their particular topics and are devoted to such topics as acid rain, aerosols, air pollution meteorology, brownfields, community health, ecology of plants, ecosystem theory, environmental health, environmental law, eutrophication, fluidized bed combustion, fossil fuel cleaning processes, geographic information systems, greenhouse gases effects, groundwater resources, hazardous waste management, mobile source pollution, nitrogen oxides reduction, particulate emissions and removal, pollution from mine drainage, statistical methods for environmental science, and water and waste management systems in space.

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