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Environmental Science & Engineering

Simulation of Ecological and Environmental Models Miguel F. Acevedo

University of North Texas, Denton, USA

“ … particularly excels in its hands-on approach … .”

—Mark A. Harwell, Harwell Gentile & Associates, LC, Port Orange, Florida

Simulation of Ecological and Environmental Models introduces the theory and practice of modeling and simulation as applied in a variety of disciplines that relate to Earth systems, the environment, ecology, and human–nature interactions. Based on the author’s many years of teaching graduate and undergraduate students, it shows how to implement simulations and analyze the results using an opensource software platform. The textbook is organized into three parts to allow greater flexibility using the material. The first part provides a tutorial-style mathematical review and an introduction to the basics of R software. The second part explains the fundamentals of modeling methodology through one-dimensional models. After a review of matrix algebra, the third part progresses to multidimensional models, focusing on structured populations, communities, and ecosystems. The final chapters show how simple models are hooked together to generate more comprehensive models. Solutions manual and PowerPoint® slides available upon qualifying course adoption

Introduction to Systems Ecology Sven Erik Jørgensen

Copenhagen University, Denmark

Possibly the first textbook to present a practically applicable ecosystems theory, Introduction to Systems Ecology helps students understand how ecosystems work and how they react to disturbances. With examples and illustrations, it demonstrates how to apply the theory to explain observations and to make quantitative calculations and predictions. The first part of the book covers the laws of thermodynamics and the basic biochemistry of living organisms, as well as the constraints they impose on ecosystems. The second section discusses the seven basic properties that enable ecosystems to grow, develop, and survive: • • • •

They are open systems They are organized hierarchically They have a high diversity They have high buffer capacities toward changes • Their components are organized in cooperative networks • They contain an enormous amount of information embodied in genomes • They have emerging system properties Solutions manual and PowerPoint® slides available upon qualifying course adoption


Introduction, Mathematical Review, and Software Fundamentals. Introduction. Review of Basic Mathematical Concepts and Introduction to R. OneDimensional Models and Fundamentals of Modeling Methodology. Exponential Model. Model Simulation. Model Evaluation. Nonlinear Models. Stability and Disturbances. Sensitivity Analysis, Response Surfaces, and Scenarios. Multidimensional Models: Structured Populations, Communities, and Ecosystems. Linear Dynamical Systems. Structured Population Models. Ecotoxicological Modeling. Community Dynamics. Ecosystems: Nutrients and Energy. Aquatic Ecosystems. Terrestrial Ecosystems: Soils, Plants, and Water. Terrestrial Ecosystems: Vegetation Dynamics. Bibliography. Index.

System Ecology: An Ecological Discipline. Part 1: Conservation of Energy and Matter. Ecosystems: Growth and Development. Irreversibility and Order: The Second and Third Laws of Thermodynamics. The Biochemistry of Ecosystems. The Thermodynamic Interpretation of Ecosystem Growth and Development. The Ecological Law of Thermodynamics. Part 2: Ecosystems Are Open Systems. Ecosystems Have a Hierarchical Organization. Ecosystems Have a High Diversity. Ecosystems Have a High Buffer Capacity. The Components of Ecosystems Form Ecological Networks. Ecosystems Have a Very High Content of Information. Ecosystems Have Emerging Holistic System Properties. Application of System Ecology in Ecological Subdisciplines and Environmental Management. References. Appendix. Index.

Catalog no. K13987, August 2012, 486 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-8506-2, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as an eBook

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Environmental Science & Engineering Principles of Ecotoxicology Fourth Edition

C.H. Walker, R.M. Sibly, S.P. Hopkin, and D.B. Peakall “An excellent fresh edition … deserves a place on the bookshelf of any serious environmental scientist.”

—Michael C. Newman, College of William & Mary – Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Cutting across traditional subject boundaries, Principles of Ecotoxicology, Fourth Edition gives students an integrated view of ecotoxicology, from molecules to ecosystems. This new edition of a bestselling textbook provides the interdisciplinary perspective and grounding required for research. Organized into three sections, the book first describes the molecular structures, properties, and environmental fate of pollutants. It then explores the effects of pollutants on living organisms at the molecular, cellular, and individual levels. The third part addresses the effects of pollutants on the population and the whole ecosystem. New in This Edition: • Future directions of ecotoxicology • Nanoparticle pollution and chemical warfare in nature • Expanded coverage of bioaccumulation, biomarkers, and risk assessment for affected populations • Neurotoxic and behavioral effects of pollutants • Recent research on the decline of vultures and effects of neonicotinoids on bees Figure slides available upon qualifying course adoption

Environmental Toxicology Biological and Health Effects of Pollutants, Third Edition Ming-Ho Yu, Humio Tsunoda, and Masashi Tsunoda Environmental Toxicology: Biological and Health Effects of Pollutants, Third Edition presents fundamental information on the effects of environmental toxicants on living systems. It focuses on the chemical and biological characteristics of major pollutants found in the air, water, and soil and relates them to the health and well-being of humans, animals, and plants. The book discusses the sources, metabolism, and damage process of toxicants, and the environmental, biological, and nutritional factors that may influence toxicity. It looks at natural defense systems, including the mechanisms for detoxification—such as endogenous antioxidants and free radical scavenging enzymes—on a cellular level. Additional Topics in This Edition: • Occupational toxicology, including indoor air quality, chemicals in the workplace, nanoparticle exposure, and more • Environmental changes and health, including significant environmental changes that have occurred since the last edition • Environmental cancer, including changes in death rates of respiratory cancers • The importance of nitrous oxide (N2O) in stratospheric ozone layer depletion • Environmental disasters Solutions manual available upon qualifying course adoption



Introduction. Pollutants and Their Fate in Ecosystems. Major Classes of Pollutants. Routes by Which Pollutants Enter Ecosystems. Fates of Organic Pollutants in Individuals and in Ecosystems. Effects of Pollutants on Individual Organisms: Testing for Ecotoxicity. Biochemical Effects of Pollutants. Physiological Effects of Pollutants. Effects of Pollutants on Populations and Communities. Evolution of Resistance to Pollution. Biomarkers in Population Studies. Ecotoxicology: Looking to the Future. Glossary. Bibliography. Index.

Introduction. Environmental Changes and Health. Occurrence of Toxicants. Toxic Action of Pollutants. Factors Affecting Xenobiotic Action. Biotransformation: Metabolism of Xenobiotics. Responses to Environmental Toxicants. Air Pollution: Inorganic Gases. Air Pollution: Particulate Matter. Environmental Fluoride. Volatile Organic Compounds. Soil and Water Pollution: Environmental Metals and Metalloids. Pesticides and Related Materials. Occupational Toxicology. Endocrine Disruption. Mutagenic Pollutants. Environmental Cancer. Appendices. Index.

Catalog no. K12907, March 2012, 386 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-1-4398-6266-7 $89.95 / £36.99 Also available as an eBook


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Environmental Science & Engineering Introduction to Environmental Toxicology Molecular Substructures to Ecological Landscapes, Fourth Edition Wayne G. Landis, Ruth M. Sofield, and Ming-Ho Yu Western Washington University, Bellingham, USA

After 15 years and three editions, Introduction to Environmental Toxicology: Molecular Substructures to Ecological Landscapes has become a standard textbook that defines the field of environmental toxicology, and the fourth edition is no exception. The authors take an integrated approach to environmental toxicology that emphasizes scale and context as important factors in understanding effects and management options. Highlights of the Fourth Edition: • Hierarchical patch dynamics as a basic structure for understanding toxicity from a molecular scale to that of landscapes • Structure-activity relationships, including endocrine disruption • Fate and transport of contaminants • The use of modeling in understanding how nature works • Revised sections on synergy and atrazine toxicity • Analysis of impacts to populations, communities and ecosystems • In-depth description of a regional scale risk assessment Figure slides available with qualifying course adoption

Contents: Introduction to Environmental Toxicology. Frameworks and Paradigms for Environmental Toxicology. An Introduction to Toxicity Testing. Survey and Review of Typical Toxicity Test Methods. Fate and Transport of Contaminants. Uptake and Modes of Action. Factors Modifying the Activity of Toxicants. Inorganic Gaseous Pollutants. Fluoride as a Contaminant of Developing Economies. Heavy Metals. Biotransformation, Detoxification and Biodegradation. Ecological Effects from Biomarkers to Populations. Ecological Effects: Community to Landscape Scales of Toxicological Impacts. Ecological Risk Assessment. Appendix 1: References for Toxicity Testing and Interpretation.

Catalog no. K10226, December 2010, 542 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0410-0, $119.95 / £77.99 Also available as an eBook

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Fundamentals of Environmental and Toxicological Chemistry Sustainable Science, Fourth Edition Stanley E. Manahan University of Missouri, Columbia, USA

The environment consists of five strongly interacting spheres: the hydrosphere (water), the atmosphere (air), the geosphere (solid Earth), the biosphere (life), and the anthrosphere (the part of the environment made and used by humans). Organized by these five spheres, Fundamentals of Environmental and Toxicological Chemistry: Sustainable Science, Fourth Edition teaches the integration of toxicological chemistry and environmental chemistry. The book discusses each of the spheres based upon their nature, pollution concerns, and sustainability. For students who may not have a background in general chemistry and organic chemistry, basic chapters are included that will enable them to acquire the fundamentals required to master the remaining material in the text. Contents: Environmental Chemistry and the Five Spheres of the Environment. Fundamentals of Biochemistry and Toxicological Chemistry. Environmental and Toxicological Chemistry of the Hydrosphere. Pollution of the Hydrosphere. Sustaining the Hydrosphere. Environmental and Toxicological Chemistry of the Atmosphere. Pollution of the Atmosphere. Sustaining the Atmosphere: Blue Skies for a Green Earth. Environmental and Toxicological Chemistry of the Geosphere. Soil: A Critical Part of the Geosphere. Sustaining the Geosphere. Environmental and Toxicological Chemistry of the Biosphere. Sustaining the Biosphere and Its Natural Capital. Environmental and Toxicological Chemistry of the Anthrosphere. Anthrosphere, Pollution, and Wastes. Industrial Ecology and Green Chemistry for Sustainable Management of the Anthrosphere. Sustainable Energy: The Key to Everything. Analytical Chemistry and Industrial Hygiene. Fundamentals of Chemistry. Organic Chemistry. Catalog no. K15260, March 2013, c. 616 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-5316-3, $89.95 / £63.99 Also available as an eBook

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Environmental Science & Engineering Bestseller!


Fundamentals of Ecotoxicology Third Edition

Introduction to Natural Resource Planning

Michael C. Newman

Charles Yoe

College of William and Mary, Gloucester Point, Virginia, USA

Each year ecotoxicological problems become increasingly complex and encompass broader spatial and temporal scales. Our practical understanding must evolve accordingly to maintain an acceptable quality of life. The third edition of Fundamentals of Ecotoxicology provides students with a broad overview of the field that ranges from molecular to global issues. With color graphics including 15 color insert images, the text details key environmental contaminants. It explores their fates in the biosphere and discusses bioaccumulation and the effects of contaminants at increasing levels of ecological organization. It also covers regulatory aspects of the field and discusses key Australian, U.S., European, and Chinese legislation and policies. Vignettes written by experts illustrate key themes and highlight especially pertinent examples. Instructors can present the core concepts of each chapter and use the vignettes for student-led discussions. Pedagogical Features: • Study questions that enhance understanding of the topics • Suggested readings at the end of each chapter • Glossary with concise explanations of highlighted key terms • Solutions manual available upon qualifying course adoption Contents: General Introduction. Major Classes of Contaminants and Their Sources. Bioaccumulation Uptake, Biotransformation, Detoxification, Elimination and Accumulation. Factors Influencing Bioaccumulation. Bioaccumulation from Food and Trophic Transfer. Toxicant Effects. Molecular Effects and Biomarkers. Cells, Tissues and Organs Sublethal Effects to Individuals. Acute and Chronic Lethal Effects to Individuals. Effects of Populations. Effects on Communities and Ecosystems. Landscape to Global Effects. Risk From Pollutants. Risk Assessment of Contaminants. Summary. Conclusions. References. Glossary.

Catalog no. 67044, September 2009, 571 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-6704-0, $99.95 / £64.99 Also available as an eBook


Notre Dame of Maryland University, Baltimore, USA

Demonstrating how to put effective planning theory into practice, Introduction to Natural Resource Planning introduces students to an iterative planning process with five steps and two ongoing processes. Suitable for any type of planning setting, the book describes each step of the planning process in extensive practical detail. Comprising field-tested strategies woven into a comprehensive and complete protocol, the book explores: • Planners and the planning process • Establishing the decision context, gathering evidence, plan formulation, and evaluating, comparing, and selecting plans • The importance of public involvement • Telling your story so that people understand and care about it • Dealing effectively with uncertainty as part of the planning process • Scenario planning when uncertainty obscures the future • Economics for planners: cost estimates and economic analysis • Fast planning and getting the most out of your planning process • Practical tips from experienced natural resource planners Figure slides available upon qualifying course adoption

Selected Contents: Envisioning the Future. Uncertainty. Natural Resources. A Team Sport. Team Processes. Team Member Roles. The Planning Process. Steps and Iterations. Examples of Planning Processes. RiskInformed Planning. Establish the Decision Context. Problem (and Opportunity) Identification. Objectives and Constraints. Decision Criteria. Uncertainty. Gather Evidence. EvidenceBased Decision Making Under Uncertainty. Analysis. Scenarios. Formulate Solutions. Formulation Strategies. Formulating for Uncertainty. Evaluate Solutions. What Is Evaluation, and Why Do We Do It? How to Evaluate Plans. Compare Solutions. Comparing in Planning. How to Compare? Catalog no. K14153, October 2012, 400 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-1-4398-9261-9 $69.95 / £44.99 Also available as an eBook

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Sustainable Process Engineering Concepts, Strategies, Evaluation and Implementation David Brennan Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia

Sustainable Process Engineering: Concepts, Strategies, Evaluation and Implementation introduces chemical engineering students to the basics of sustainable process engineering. The book is intended to supplement chemical engineering texts in fundamentals and design, rather than replace them. The key objectives are to widen system boundaries beyond a process plant to include utility supplies, interconnected plants, wider industry sectors, and entire product life cycles. The book explains how to identify waste and its sources in process and utility systems and how to adopt waste minimization strategies. It examines the importance of broadening evaluation to include technical, economic, safety, environmental, social, and sustainability criteria. Features: • Explores the progressive response by legislators and professionals to perceived environmental damage and the concepts of sustainability, cleaner production, and industrial ecology • Discusses waste minimization strategies for reactors and separators and wider process and utility systems • Examines environmental, safety, economic, and sustainability assessments • Delineates guidelines for implementing sustainable process engineering in planning, project development, design, and operations

Global Environmental Policy Concepts, Principles, and Practice Charles H. Eccleston and Frederic March “[the authors] offer the reader a balanced skill-set, including concepts, principles, and practices for developing and implementing more effective and proactive environmental policy responses to the Earth’s burgeoning environmental problems … .”

—Patricia Romero Lankao, Institute for the Study of Society and Environment at the National Center for Atmospheric Research

Environmental policy is often practiced reactively with each crisis addressed as an isolated event. Focusing on development of proactive policies, Global Environment Policy: Concepts, Principles, and Practice provides students with the essential scientific and socioeconomic framework for formulating pragmatic and comprehensive environmental policies. Beginning with basic concepts, the book proceeds successively on to more advanced principles, theories, and practices for developing and implementing comprehensive environmental policy solutions. Topics are introduced in a logical, yet connected, user-friendly manner. Using practical case studies and examples, the book illustrates both the power and limitations of theoretical approaches. It defines the scope and nature of the environmental policy problem, outlining its origins and evolution, and introduces the policy frameworks of the United Nations, European Union, and the United States. Contents:

The Progressive Response by Legislators and Professionals to Perceived Environmental Damage and the Concepts of Sustainability, Cleaner Production, and Industrial Ecology Waste Minimization Strategies for Reactors and Separators and Wider Process and Utility Systems. Environmental, Safety, Economic, and Sustainability Assessments. Guidelines for Implementing Sustainable Process Engineering in Planning, Project Development, Design, and Operations.

Policy Overview. History of Environmental Movement. Environmental Policy Concepts. Global Environmental Initiatives and Protocols. Environmental Assessments And DecisionMaking. Sustainability. International Environmental Impact Assessment Processes. Environmental Decision-Making: Theories and Processes. Environmental Management Systems. Environmental Ethics And Economics. Environmental Ethics. Environmental Economics. Critical Global Environmental Issues. Water Wars – The Global Water Shortage Crisis. Peak Oil and Peak Resources Crises. Peak Food Crisis. Global Climate Change. Global Population: A Socioeconomic Crisis. The Sixth Extension? Nuclear Energy – Environmental Problem or Solution?

Catalog no. N10505, October 2012, 422 pp. ISBN: 978-981-4316-78-1, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

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Environmental Science & Engineering Introduction to Renewable Energy

Introduction to Environmental Management

Vaughn Nelson

Edited by

West Texas A&M University, Canyon, USA

As the world population grows and places more demand on limited fossil fuels, renewable energy becomes more relevant as part of the solution to the impending energy dilemma. Renewable energy is now included in national policies, with goals for it to be a significant percentage of generated energy within the coming decades. A comprehensive overview, Introduction to Renewable Energy is a textbook exploring how we can use the sun, wind, biomass, geothermal resources, and water to generate more sustainable energy. Taking a multidisciplinary approach, the book integrates economic, social, environmental, policy, and engineering issues related to renewable energy. It explains the fundamentals of energy, including the transfer of energy, as well as the limitations of natural resources. Starting with solar power, it illustrates how energy from the sun is transferred and stored; used for heating, cooling, and lighting; collected and concentrated; and converted into electricity. It describes residential power usage—including underground and off-grid homes—and houses that are designed to use energy more efficiently or to be completely self-sufficient. The book also examines wind power, bioenergy—including biofuel—and geothermal heat pumps, as well as hydro, tidal, and ocean energy. Describing storage as a billion-dollar idea, the text discusses the challenges of storing energy and provides an overview of technologies from flywheels to batteries. It also examines institutional issues such as environmental regulations, incentives, infrastructure, and social costs and benefits. Emphasizing the concept of life-cycle cost, the book analyzes the costs associated with different sources of energy. Solutions manual available upon qualifying course adoption

Contents: Introduction. Energy. Sun. Heat Transfer and Storage. Solar Heating and Cooling. Photovoltaics. Concentrating Solar Power. Solar Systems. Wind Energy. Bioenergy. Geothermal Energy. Water. Storage. Institutional Issues. Economics. Appendix. Index.

Catalog no. K11553, April 2011, 408 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3449-7, $104.95 / £66.99 Also available as an eBook


Mary K. Theodore and Louis Theodore Primarily intended for those with a limited background on the environment, Introduction to Environmental Management is presented in simple, understandable terms for students who need to know the fundamentals of the many environmental issues that exist and will continue to exist in the future. The authors’ objective is also to provide both background material and information on what we can do to help alleviate some of these problems. Topics include: • Prominent environmental pollutants and regulations to ameliorate their effects • Air pollution, including how it can be controlled, and concerns about the quality of indoor air— an issue in many office buildings today • Water pollution and methods to control it • Solid waste management and the different types of solid waste, including hazardous, medical, and nuclear, as well as treatment techniques for each • The Superfund program and the result of its effort to clean up waste sites • Health, safety, and accident prevention • Energy conservation and waste reduction • How environmental risks are perceived and communicated, and how individuals can be educated about these risks Accompanying website with continuous updates, PowerPoint® slides, practice problems, solutions, and exams available upon qualifying course adoption

Selected Contents: Air. Air Pollution. Greenhouse Effect and Global. Water. Safe Drinking Water. Industrial Wastewater Management. Solid Waste. Municipal Waste. Management. Industrial Waste Management. Pollution Prevention. Pollution Prevention. Applications. Health, Safety, and Accident Management. Risk. Health Risk Assessment. Hazard Risk Assessment. Communicating Environment Risk. Other Areas of Interest. The EPA Dilemma. Electromagnetic Fields (EMF’s). Noise Pollution. Environmental Audits. Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology. Environmental Ethics. Catalog no. 89072, October 2009, 556 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8907-3, $113.95 / £73.99

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Data Analysis and Statistics for Geography, Environmental Science & Engineering Miguel F. Acevedo University of North Texas, Denton, USA

Providing a solid foundation for twenty-first-century scientists and engineers, Data Analysis and Statistics for Geography, Environmental Science & Engineering guides students in learning quantitative methodology, including how to implement data analysis methods using open-source software. The book brings together principles of statistics and probability, multivariate analysis, and spatial analysis methods applicable across a variety of science and engineering disciplines. Based on the author’s years of teaching, this textbook emphasizes hands-on learning. The first part covers probability, random variables and inferential statistics, applications of regression, time series analysis, and analysis of spatial point patterns. The second section uses matrix algebra to address multidimensional problems. After a review of matrices, it delves into multiple regression, dependent random processes and autoregressive time series, spatial analysis using geostatistics and spatial regression, discriminant analysis, and a variety of multivariate analyses based on eigenvector methods. Solutions manual and PowerPoint® slides with figures and equations available with qualifying course adoption

Contents: Introduction to Probability, Statistics, Time Series, and Spatial Analysis. Introduction. Probability Theory. Random Variables, Distributions, Moments, and Statistics. Exploratory Analysis and Introduction to Inferential Statistics. More on Inferential Statistics: Goodness of Fit, Contingency Analysis, and Analysis of Variance Regression. Stochastic or Random Processes and Time Series. Spatial Point Patterns. Matrices, Tempral and Spatial Autoregressive Processes, and Multivariate Analysis: Matrices and Linear Algebra. Multivariate Models. Dependent Stochastic Processes and Time Series. Geostatistics: Kriging. Spatial Auto-Correlation and AutoRegression. Multivariate Analysis I: Reducing Dimensionality. Multivariate Analysis II: Identifying and Developing. Relationships among Observations and Variables. Bibliography. Index.

Catalog no. K13985, November 2012, 557 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-8501-7, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as an eBook

The Environment Science, Issues, and Solutions

Mohan K. Wali, Fatih Evrendilek, and M. Siobhan Fennessy As the world strives to go green and clean, the discipline of environmental science is poised to take center stage. Its components span many disciplines, subdisciplines, and specialties. Future environmental scientists, professionals, and decision makers need an understanding of environmental issues that is not only cohesive, but firmly based in science. Employing a back-to-basics, building-block presentation strongly grounded in science, the scientific method, and environmental evidence, The Environment: Science, Issues, and Solutions makes a case for seeking long-term solutions for the prevention and mitigation of environmental problems in their interconnected, interrelated, and, thus, interdependent ways. Features: • Presents ecological/environmental science without oversimplification • Supplies detailed, substantive information on environmental issues • Highlights the complexity and integrated nature of environmental issues • Includes an in-depth selection of references, examples and data, case studies, and websites • Explores environmental issues and their possible solutions using an evidence-based approach Selected Contents: Ecosystem Structure and Function. The Environment and the Nature of Scientific Enquiry. Biosphere and the Science of Ecology. Atmosphere, Climate, and Organisms. The Soil Environment. The Aquatic Environment. Biogeochemical Cycling of Materials. Contemporary Environmental Issues. Human Population Growth. Land Use—Agriculture. Land Use—Forest Resources. Land Use—Mining for Mineral and Coal Resources. Land Use—Urbanization and Transportation. Water Resources—Quantity and Quality. Fuel Energy. Air Quality and Stratospheric Ozone. The Greenhouse Effect and Climate Change. Seeking Solutions. Environmental Policy and Law. Economic Systems, Growth, and Development. Environmental Management. Restoration of Disturbed Ecosystems. References. Glossary. Catalog no. 7387, July 2009, 648 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-7387-9, $99.95 / £64.99 Also available as an eBook

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Environmental Science & Engineering

Elements of Environmental Engineering Thermodynamics and Kinetics, Third Edition Kalliat T. Valsaraj Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA

Revised, updated, and rewritten where necessary, but keeping the clear writing and organizational style that made previous editions so popular, Elements of Environmental Engineering: Thermodynamics and Kinetics, Third Edition contains additional problems and examples that better illustrate theory. Highlights include biological processes, life cycle analysis, global warming, ozone layer depletion, nanotechnology, green chemistry, and green engineering. With detailed theoretical discussion and principles illuminated by numerical examples, this book fills the gaps in coverage found in many textbooks of the principles and applications of kinetics and thermodynamics. Solutions manual available with qualifying course adoption

Selected Contents: Introduction. Energy, Population, and Pollution. Environmental Standards and Criteria. The Discipline of Environmental Engineering. Chemical Thermodynamics and Kinetics in Environmental Engineering. Basic Chemical Thermodynamics. Equilibrium. Fundamental Laws of Thermodynamics. Concept of Maximum Work. Gibbs Free Energy and Chemical Potential. Thermodynamics of Surfaces and Colloidal Systems. Multicomponent Equilibrium Thermodynamics. Ideal and Nonideal Fluids. Fugacity. Ideal Solutions and Dilute Solutions. Nonideal Solutions. Applications of Equilibrium Thermodynamics. Air–Water Phase Equilibrium. Air–Water Equilibrium in Atmospheric Chemistry. Soil–Water and Sediment–Water Equilibrium. Concepts from Chemical Reaction Kinetics. Progress Toward Equilibrium in a Chemical Reaction. Reaction Rate, Order, and Rate Constant. Kinetic Rate Laws. Redox Reactions in Environmental Systems. Environmental Photochemical Reactions. Enzyme Catalysis. Applications of Chemical Kinetics in Environmental Systems. Types of Reactors. Applications of Chemical Kinetics in Environmental Bioengineering. Applications in Green Engineering. Appendices. Index.

Catalog no. 78194, June 2009, 484 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7819-0, $113.95 / £73.99


Environmental Microbiology for Engineers Volodymyr Ivanov Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Environmental Microbiology for Engineers enables engineering students to understand how microbiology can be applied to environmental research and practical applications. It encompasses both fundamental and applied principles and covers topics such as the microbiology of water, wastewater, soil, and air biotreatment systems used in environmental engineering, along with relevant civil engineering topics. Highlights include: • Structures and functions of microbial cell and cell aggregates • Applied microbial genetics and molecular biology • Diversity and function of microorganisms in environmental engineering systems • Environmental bioengineering processes • Microbiological monitoring of environmental engineering systems • Microbiology of water and wastewater treatment • Biocementation of soil • Biocorrosion of constructions • Biodeterioration of materials • Biopollution of indoor environment • Bioremediation and biotransformation of solid waste and soil Solutions manual available with qualifying course adoption

Selected Contents: Stages of Bioprocessing. Bioagents of Bioprocessing. Microbial Metabolism and its control. Molecular Biology and Genetics of Microorganisms. Selection of Pure Cultures. Classifications ad Identifications of Prokaryotes. Periodic Table of Physiological Groups of Prokaryotes. Nutrition and Growth. Cultivation of Microorganisms and Downstream Processes. Microbial Adaptations and Engineering Control. Microbial Natural Ecosystems. Microbial Engineering Ecosystems. Public Health Microbiology for Engineers. Microbiology of Water Treatment. Microbiology of Aquatic Ecosystems. Microbiology of Anaerobic Wastewater Treatment. Microbiology of Aerobic Wastewater Treatment. Microbiology of Solid Wastes Biotreatment.

Catalog no. 92340, November 2010, 438 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-9234-9, $109.95 / £69.99 Also available as an eBook

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Environmental Science & Engineering City Planning for Civil Engineers, Environmental Engineers, and Surveyors Kurt W. Bauer SE Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission, Waukesha, USA

While engineers and surveyors are not urban planners, they are often engaged in urban development. Therefore, a high degree of competence in surveying and mapping, highway and transportation engineering, water resources engineering, environmental engineering, and municipal engineering requires an understanding of urban development problems. It also requires knowledge of and urban planning objectives, principles, and practices. With this in mind, City Planning for Civil Engineers, Environmental Engineers, and Surveyors focuses on areas of urban planning that engineers and surveyors are most likely to confront. The text stresses basic concepts and principles of practice involved in urban planning as most widely practiced, particularly in small- and medium-sized communities. It introduces engineering students to land use planning as a foundation for infrastructure systems planning and development. It also presents plan implementation devices such as zoning, land subdivision control, official mapping, and capital improvement programming. The book describes the factors affecting good land subdivision design and improvement and illustrates the importance of good mapping and control surveys for planning purposes. Written from the perspective that cities are social and economic as well as physical entities, the book offers a historical context for urban planning. Selected Contents: Introduction. Definition of Terminology. The Historic Context of Urban Planning in the United States. Compilation of Essential Data: A Brief Overview. Map Requirements for City Planning. Population Data And Forecast. Economics Data and Forecasts. Land Use and Supporting Infrastructure Data. Natural Resource Base Inventories. Institutional Structure for City Planning and the Comprehensive Plan. Objectives, Principles, and Standards. Land Use Planning. Neighborhood Unit Concept. Principles of Good Land Subdivision Design.

Catalog no. K10440, September 2009, 368 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0892-4, $99.95 / ÂŁ64.99


Geomorphology Mateo Gutierrez Department of Earth Sciences, University of Zaragoza, Spain

Geomorphology provides a detailed coverage of the landforms of the Earth and the processes that shaped them. Some of these morphologies were formed during past geological periods under environmental conditions very different from those of today. Studying these morphologies makes it possible to infer environmental changes involving geological media, the climate, and human activity. The book explores multiple aspects of geomorphology and offers a methodological foundation to approach the study of its various branches. Applied aspects of geomorphology are included to give students insight into the activities of geomorphologists in the professional world. The aim of this book is to provide a general vision of the multiple aspects of geomorphology and to provide a methodological foundation to approach the study of various branches of geomorphology. To this end, the book contains a basic bibliography that can be used for future research. In addition, applied aspects of geomorphology are covered at the end of each chapter to provide knowledge of the activities of geomorphologists in the professional world. Contents: Geomorphology. Structural Geomorphology. Tectonic Geomorphology. Volcanoes. Weathering and Resulting Landforms. Karst Geomorphology. Slopes and Mass Movement. Fluvial Geomorphology I. Fluvial Geomorphology II. Eolian Geomorphology. Coastal Geomorphology. Climatic Geomorphology. Glacial Geomorphology I. Glacial Geomorphology II. Periglacial Geomorphology. Geomorphology of Arid Zones I. Geomorphology of Arid Zones II. Geomorphology of Tropical Zones. Environmental Change. Climate Change in Glacial and Periglacial Regions. Climate Change in Arid and Tropical Humid. Regions.

Catalog no. K12195, December 2012, 1014 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-0-415-59533-9 $129.95 / ÂŁ82.00

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Environmental Science & Engineering Introduction to Process Geomorphology Vijay K. Sharma

Air Pollution Measurement, Modelling and Mitigation, Third Edition

Kurukshetra University (Retired), India

Jeremy Colls

Landforms evolve over a long period of cyclic and geologic time, inheriting the imprints of past process rates and/or process domains. An introduction to the dynamics of internal geologic processes of Earth, Introduction to Process Geomorphology explains the origin of landforms by the processes involved in their evolution.

Abhishek Tiwary

The author expresses process activities in mathematical, empirical, and semi-empirical perspectives to highlight their distinctive identity in specific environmental stress conditions. Each chapter reviews, synthesizes, and provides recent findings on the complexity of geomorphic processes. The book includes competing hypotheses on the evolution of landforms of the given environment and examples and detailed case studies enable students to understand the components of process-form relationships. Selected Contents: Process Geomorphology. Climate and Processes. Environmental Change. Geologic Processes and Properties of the Earth Materials. Origin of the Earth. Plate Tectonics. Deformation of Rocks and Sediments. Stress-Strain Relationships. Weathering. Biological Weathering. Bacterial Activity. Soil Profile. Pedogenic Regimes. Mass Movement. Causes. Classification of Mass Movement Activity. Fluvial Processes. Types of Flow. Sediment Transport. Hydraulic Geometry. Fluvial Processes and Depositional Landforms. Flood Plain Processes. Alluvial Fans. River Deltas. Glacial Processes and Landforms. Glacier Ice. Glacier Deformation. Erosion in a Glacial Environment. Landforms of Drift Deposition. Periglacial Processes and Landforms. Identification. Frozen Ground. Periglacial Processes and Landforms. Aeolian Environment and Landforms. Bases of Aeolian Activity. Thresholds of Motion. Wind Erosion. Karst. Types of Karst Landscape. Mechanical and Biochemical Erosion. Coastal Processes and Landforms. Gradational Processes. Tsunamis. Erosion. Sea Level Change. Applied Geomorphology. Applications of Geomorphology. Land Resource Planning. Environmental Impacts.

Catalog no. K10189, April 2010, 435 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0337-0, $129.95 / £83.00 Also available as an eBook


University of Nottingham, UK Newcastle University, UK

“A good starting book for those studying the environment of the atmosphere.”

—Geoffrey Brundrett, International Journal of Ambient Energy

“ … topics and examples are excellent ... . Summing up: Recommended."


Retaining a quantitative perspective, Air Pollution: Measurement, Modelling and Mitigation, Third Edition is a one-stop, comprehensive upper-level undergraduate and graduate textbook covering the three essential components of air pollution science. This edition has been updated with the latest developments, including the addition of new information on the role of air pollutants in climate change. It discusses the depletion of stratospheric ozone and air pollution mitigation by vegetation. Other topics include gaseous and particulate air pollutants, measurement techniques, meteorology and dispersion modelling, mobile sources, indoor air, and effects on plants, materials, humans, and animals. The book covers issues in developing countries as well as relevant standards and legislation. A special feature of this edition is the inclusion of a new chapter on air pollution mitigation by vegetation, which addresses its role in maintaining a sustainable urban environment. Contents: Air Pollutants: Sources and Control of Gases. Air Pollutants: Particulates. Mobile Sources. Measurement of Gases and Particles. Concentrations and Deposition. Meteorology and Modelling. Analysis of an Air Quality Data Set. Indoor Air Quality. Mitigation of Air Pollution: The Role of Vegetation. Effects on Plants, Visual Range and Materials. Responses of Humans and Other Animals. Greenhouse Gases and Climate Change. Ozone Depletion and Ultraviolet Radiation. Standards and Legislation.

Catalog no. RU55583, August 2009, 528 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-0-415-47932-5 $75.95 / £43.99

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Environmental Science & Engineering Forthcoming!

Environmental and Hydrological Systems Modelling A. W. Jayawardena

The University of Hong Kong

Mathematical modelling has become an indispensable tool for engineers, scientists, planners, decision makers, and many other professionals who need to make predictions of future scenarios as well as real impending events. As modelling approaches and the model to be used are problem-specific, no single model or approach can be used to solve all problems, and there are constraints in each situation. Modellers therefore need to have a range of choices when confronted with constraints such as lack of sufficient data, resources, expertise, and time. Environmental and Hydrological Systems Modelling provides the tools for students and professionals embarking on a modelling project. The book presents different approaches to modelling the water environment over a range of spatial and temporal scales. Applications are shown with a series of case studies, taken mainly from the AsiaPacific Region.

Process Integration for Resource Conservation Dominic C. Y. Foo University of Nottingham, Malaysia

“Dr. Foo manages to elegantly transform the theories and concepts into effective educational tools, exciting reading materials, and very useful applications. … an excellent contribution that will benefit numerous researchers, students, and process engineers and will serve the cause of sustainability worldwide.”

—From the Foreword, Mahmoud El-Halwagi, Texas A&M University

“This book collects all fundamentals aspects of process integration to enable readers to address issues related to resource management. I strongly recommend this book to everyone interested in the field of process integration.” —Santanu Bandyopadhyay, IIT Bombay

Catalog no. K12774, July 2012, 606 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6048-9, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

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Linear systems Conceptual models Data driven models Process-based models Risk-management models Model parameter estimation Model calibration, validation, and testing

Environmental Modelling An Uncertain Future? Keith Beven


Lancaster University, UK

Introduction. Historical Development of the Systems Theory. Approach to Modelling. Population Dynamics. Reaction Kinetics. Water Quality Systems. Longitudinal Dispersion. Stochastic Models – Time Series Analysis and Modeling. Artificial Neural Networks. Radial Basis Function Networks. Fuzzy Logic Systems and Their Variations. Dynamical Systems Approach - Phase Space ReConstruction. Genetic Algorithms and Genetic Programming. Wavelet Decomposition. Process Based (Distributed) Models. Model Parameter Optimization. Closure/

Uncertainty in the predictions of science when applied to the environment is an issue of great current relevance. Major topics of concern include the impacts of climate change, protection against natural and human-made disasters, and sustainable resource management. This book introduces future scientists and decision makers to the concepts and techniques of uncertainty estimation in environmental prediction. It explains the constraint of uncertainties by the collection of observations and discusses data assimilation in real-time forecasting. It also presents techniques for decision making under uncertainty.

Catalog no. RU54409, July 2013, 520 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-0-415-46532-8 $99.95 / £45.00 Also available as an eBook

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Water Science & Engineering

Fundamentals of Wastewater Treatment and Engineering Rumana Riffat George Washington University, Washington, D.C., USA

As the world’s population has increased, sources of clean water have decreased, shifting the focus toward pollution reduction and control. Disposal of wastes and wastewater without treatment is no longer an option. Fundamentals of Wastewater Treatment and Engineering introduces students to the essential concepts of wastewater treatment and the engineering design of unit processes for the sustainable treatment of municipal wastewater. The book first covers history, current practices, emerging concerns, and pertinent regulations, including U.S. EPA and international standards. It then examines the basic principles of reaction kinetics, reactor design, and environmental microbiology, along with natural purification processes. Exploring the fundamental concepts of sustainable wastewater treatment, it uses the concept of mass balance to develop models applicable to various unit processes. The text details the design of unit processes for primary, secondary, and advanced treatment as well as solids processing and removal. Solutions manual available upon qualifying course adoption

Contents: Sustainable Wastewater Treatment and Engineering Reaction Kinetics and Chemical Reactors Wastewater Microbiology Natural Purification Processes Wastewater Treatment Fundamentals Preliminary Treatment Primary Treatment Secondary Treatment: Suspended Growth Processes Secondary Treatment: Attached Growth and Combined Processes Secondary Clarification Anaerobic Wastewater Treatment Solids Processing and Disposal Advanced Treatment Processes Appendix Index

Catalog no. Y117901, August 2012, 359 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-66958-0, $89.95 / £57.99 Also available as an eBook


Fundamental Mechanics of Fluids Fourth Edition I.G. Currie University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

“Currie’s book is unique in that it covers more topics than usual but the coverage is sufficiently concise to keep the book from becoming a giant one. In doing so, the students are not lost in the details and are kept engaged.”

—Mohamed Gad-el-Hak, Virginia Commonwealth University

“This book is very systematically and clearly presented. ... It is a well-structured book and it provides the fundamental knowledge and materials … .” —Yitung Chen, University of Nevada Las Vegas

Fundamental Mechanics of Fluids, Fourth Edition is an introductory text that starts with the basics of fluid mechanics and then moves to specialized areas such as ideal-fluid flow and boundary-layer theory. The book identifies the phenomena associated with the various properties of compressible, viscous fluids in unsteady, three-dimensional flow situations. It provides techniques for solving specific types of fluid-flow problems, and it covers the derivation of the basic equations governing the laminar flow of Newtonian fluids—first assessing general situations and then shifting focus to more specific scenarios. The author illustrates the process of finding solutions to the governing equations. In the process, he reveals both the mathematical methodology and physical phenomena involved in each category of flow situation, which include ideal, viscous, and compressible fluids. Solutions manual available upon qualifying course adoption

Contents: Governing Equations. Basic Conservation Laws. Flow Kinematics. Special Forms of the Governing Equations. Ideal-Fluid Flow. Two-Dimensional Potential Flows. Three-Dimensional Potential Flows. Surface Waves. Viscous Flows of Incompressible Fluids. Exact Solutions. Low Reynolds Number Solutions. Boundary Layers. Buoyancy-Driven Flows. Compressible Flow of Inviscid Fluids. Shock Waves. One-Dimensional Flows. Multidimensional Flows. Methods of Mathematical Analysis. Some Useful Methods of Analysis. Appendices.

Catalog no. K13459, August 2012, 603 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7460-8, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as an eBook

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Water Science & Engineering Groundwater Hydrology Engineering, Planning, and Management Mohammad Karamouz, Azadeh Ahmadi, and Masih Akhbari Groundwater Hydrology: Engineering, Planning, and Management presents a compilation of the state-of-the-art subjects and techniques in the education and practice of groundwater and describes them in a systematic and integrated fashion useful for undergraduate and graduate students and practitioners.

Fundamentals of Water Treatment Unit Processes Physical, Chemical, and Biological David Hendricks

Colorado State University, Fort Collins, USA

A textbook carefully designed to balance coverage of theoretical and practical principles, Fundamentals of Water Treatment Unit Processes: Physical, Chemical, and Biological delineates the principles that support practice, using the unit processes approach as the organizing concept.



• Discusses groundwater hydrology and the basic laws of groundwater movement • Presents the technical aspects of developing and solving groundwater flow equations • Describes environmental water quality issues related to groundwater systems • Examines the details of groundwater flow modeling • Introduces conceptual models to simulate groundwater systems • Supplies basic information about the conjunctive use of surface and groundwater • Highlights aquifer restoration • Delineates the impact of climate change on the hydrological cycle

• Covers unit processes common to drinking water, wastewater, and any water requiring treatment • Presents theory and practice for each unit process and key factors in development • Examines uncommon issues that aid in applications principles, such as submerged flow for a Parshall flume and Henry’s law constants for 12 gases at different temperatures • Reviews how the field arrived at its present state-of-the-art technologies to shed light on current practices

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Since technologies change but principles remain constant, the book identifies strands of theory instead of discussing the latest technologies. It gives a thorough treatment of the basic principles that students will later put to use on the job. The book does more than build technical proficiency; it also adds insight and understanding to the broader aspects of water treatment unit processes.

Introduction. Groundwater Systems. Groundwater Properties. Compressibility and Effective Stress. Storage in the Unsaturated Zone. Groundwater Hydrology. Groundwater Movement. Hydraulics of Groundwater. Continuity Equation. Design of Wells. Groundwater Quality. Groundwater Constituents and Contaminants. Groundwater Modeling. Process of Modeling. Mathematical Modeling. Groundwater Planning and Management. Data Collection. Surface Water and Groundwater Interaction. Interaction between Surface and Groundwater. Operation of Groundwater. Aquifer Restoration and Monitoring. Partitioning Process. Groundwater Risk and Disaster Management. Groundwater Risk Assessment. Climate Change Impacts on Groundwater. Climate Change. Index.

Foundation. Water Treatment. Water Contaminants. Models. Unit Process Principles. Particulate Separations. Screening. Sedimentation. Grit Chambers. Flotation. Microscopic Particles. Coagulation. Mixing. Flocculation. Rapid Filtration. Slow Sand Filtration. Cake Filtration. Molecules and Ions. Adsorption. Ion-Exchange. Membrane Processes. Gas Transfer. Disinfection. Oxidation. Precipitation. Biological Treatment. Biological Processes. Biological Reactors. Appendices. Index.

Catalog no. K11707, March 2011, 676 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3756-6, $125.95 / £66.99 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. 61917, November 2010, 927 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-6191-8, $129.95 / £83.00 Also available as an eBook

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Water Science & Engineering Coming Soon!

Hydraulics in Civil and Environmental Engineering Fifth Edition Andrew Chadwick and Martin Borthwick University of Plymouth, UK

John Morfett Retired University Lecturer, Glastonbury, UK

Now in its fifth edition, Hydraulics in Civil and Environmental Engineering is a classic text that combines thorough coverage of the basic principles of civil engineering hydraulics with wide-ranging treatment of practical, real-world applications. The book is conveniently structured into two parts to address principles before moving on to more advanced topics. The first part focuses on fundamentals, including hydrostatics, hydrodynamics, pipe and open channel flow, wave theory, physical modelling, hydrology, and sediment transport. The second part illustrates the engineering applications of these fundamental principles to pipeline system design and hydraulic structures. It explores river and coastal engineering and raises current environmental implications. It also presents a chapter on computational modelling. The book illustrates the application of computational simulation techniques to modern design in a variety of contexts. Solutions manual available upon qualifying course adoption

Contents: Hydrostatics Principles of Fluid Flow Behaviour of Real Fluids Flow in Pipes and Closed Conduits Open Channel Flow Pressure Surge in Pipelines Hydraulic Machines Wave Theory Sediment Transport Flood Hydrology Physical Models Pipeline Systems Hydraulic Structures Computational Modelling River Engineering Coastal Engineering

Catalog no. Y119151, March 2013, 616 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-0-415-67245-0 $99.95 / ÂŁ39.99 Also available as an eBook


Hydrology in Practice Fourth Edition Elizabeth M. Shaw, Keith J. Beven, Nick A. Chappell, and Rob Lamb Hydrology in Practice is designed as introductory text for engineering hydrology students planning to work as consultants, for environmental agencies, or in industry. This fourth edition retains the successful format of its predecessor while replacing the material on the Flood Studies Report with an equivalent section on the Flood Estimation Handbook. Other completely revised sections on instrumentation and modelling reflect the many changes that have occurred over recent years. The updated text has taken advantage of the extensive practical experience practitioners who use the methods described on a day-to-day basis. Topical case studies further enhance the text and present information in a way in which students at undergraduate and masterlevel can relate. Contents: The Hydrological Cycle, Hydrometeorology and Climate Hydrological Measurements Hydrometric Networks and Data-Logging Precipitation Evapotranspiration Infiltration, Moisture and Groundwater Hillslope Runoff Processes River Flow Water Quality Hydrological Analysis and Modelling Precipitation Analysis Evapotranspiration Calculations River Flow Analysis Catchment Modelling Flood Routing Groundwater Models Applications Flood Mapping Flood Risk Management Water Resources Urban River Basin Management

Catalog no. RU53848, July 2010, 560 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-0-415-37042-4 $65.95 / ÂŁ36.99

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Water Science & Engineering Urban Water Engineering and Management Mohammad Karamouz Polytechnic Institute of New York University, Brooklyn, USA

Ali Moridi Tarbiat Modarres University, Tehran, Iran

Sara Nazif Polytechnic Institute of New York University, Brooklyn, USA and University of Tehran, Iran

Based on recent research, this book delineates a systems approach to urban water hydrology, engineering, planning, and management. It covers a range of classic urban water management issues such as the modeling of urban water cycles, urban water supply and distribution systems, demand forecasting, and wastewater and storm water collection and treatment. The text also includes a discussion of water governance and disaster management in urban areas. The authors emphasize the importance of understanding the principles of simulation, optimization, multiple-criterion decision making, and conflict resolution for successful, integrated urban water management. Catalog no. K10665, January 2010, 628 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1310-2, $129.95 / £83.00 Also available as an eBook

Urban Flood Management C. Zevenbergen, A. Cashman. N. Evelpidou, E. Pasche, S. Garvin, and R. Ashley “… useful textbook for both students and teachers, encompassing an introduction to the topic before touching upon a number of drivers and solutions of urban flood risk in a slightly more advanced manner. ... This book lends a welcome clarity to a complex, evolving and contemporary subject—and one which will grow in importance throughout the twenty-first century.”

Recursive Streamflow Forecasting A State-Space Approach József Szilágyi Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary and University of Nebraska–Lincoln, USA

András Szöllösi Nagy UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, Delft, The Netherlands

A practical textbook on real-time streamflow forecasting, this book provides a rigorous treatment of a coupled stochastic and physically based flow routing method and its practical applications. With reallife case examples and problem, the book teaches hydrology and civil engineering students the physical forecasting model and enables them to apply it directly in real problems involving streamflow simulation and forecasting. Designed as a text for courses on hydroinformatics and water management, the book includes exercises for students to test their assimilation of the material. Catalog no. K10976, June 2010, 212 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-0-415-56901-9 $87.95 / £56.99 Also available as an eBook


Forest Hydrology An Introduction to Water and Forests, Third Edition Mingteh Chang Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas, USA

Bringing an international perspective to the table, this textbook presents various case studies, exercises, expert advice, and literature recommendations to support the theory and illustrations.

Bringing water resources and forest-water relations into a single, comprehensive textbook, this new edition of an acclaimed text focuses on the concepts, processes, and general principles in forest hydrology. Topics include functions, properties, and science of water; water distribution; forests and precipitation; vaporization; stream flow; and stream sediment. The book also covers watershed management planning and practical applications of forest hydrology in resource management. With the addition of new chapters and appendices, this edition is an ideal text for upper-level undergraduates in forest hydrology courses.

Catalog no. K10973, September 2010, 340 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-0-415-55944-7 $99.95 / £62.99

Catalog no. K13752, November 2012, 595 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7994-8, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as an eBook

—Iain White, University of Manchester

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Water Science & Engineering Water Technology

An Introduction for Environmental Scientists and Engineers, Third Edition N. F. Gray

Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

This accessible textbook introduces the key concepts of water technology by explaining the fundamentals of hydrobiology, aquatic ecosystems, water treatment and supply, and wastewater treatment. The book uses the Water Framework Directive as the unifying theme. Providing a complete introduction to all aspects of managing the hydrological cycle, this third edition includes a new chapter on sustainability within water technology. Additional topics include water pollution, pathogens and their removal, biological aspects of secondary sewage treatment, fixed-film systems, and sludge treatment and disposal. Catalog no. Y129636, July 2010, 768 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-1-85617-705-4 $69.95 / £41.99

Urban Drainage Third Edition David Butler

Coastal Engineering Processes, Theory and Design Practice, Second Edition Dominic Reeve

University of Swansea, UK

Andrew Chadwick

University of Plymouth, UK

Christopher Fleming

Halcrow Group Ltd., Swindon, UK

This text provides a thorough introduction to all aspects of coastal processes, morphology, and the design of coastal defenses. With a wide range of coverage of numerous topics, it views the subject from a practical angle rather than a theoretical approach. This second edition brings the material up to date to reflect current practice, includes more illustrations and examples, and offers expanded coverage of tsunamis and wave forces. The book also explores modelling and prediction; design, reliability, and risk; field surveys and physical models; and coastal water level variations. Catalog no. Y108969, December 2011, 552 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-0-415-58353-4 $59.95 / £36.99

Mechanics of Fluids

University of Exeter, UK

Ninth Edition

John Davies

John Ward-Smith

Coventry University, UK

Formerly Brunel University, UK

Thoroughly revised and updated to reflect changes in the practice and priorities of urban drainage, this established textbook covers the environmental and engineering aspects involved in the drainage of rainwater and wastewater. Topics covered include sewer flooding, the impact of climate change, flooding models, and the emergence of sustainability. The book draws on real-world examples and models to demonstrate the key issues facing engineers. It explores the design of new systems and the analysis and upgrading of existing infrastructure.

The ninth edition of a bestseller, this text explores the basic principles of fluid mechanics. It develops a sound physical understanding of fluid flow, focusing on engineering applications rather than mathematical techniques. The text gradually introduces the subject, building on simple, familiar information to convey more complex content. A new chapter examines the modern context of fluid mechanics and associated issues including climate change, new forms of energy generation, and fresh water conservation. Essential for graduate-level courses in civil, mechanical, aeronautical, and chemical engineering, this book is also a great aid to professionals.

Catalog no. RU54651, July 2010, 656 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-0-415-45526-8 $65.95 / £36.99


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