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Encyclopedia of sustainability science and technology [electronic resource] / Robert A. Meyers (Ed.).

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Language:
English.
Publication date:
2012
Imprint:
New York : Springer, c2012.
Format:
  • Book
  • 1 online resource (18 v.) : ill.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • Topical Table of Contents
  • Air Pollution Sources, Statistics and Health Effects, Section Editor: Roy M. Harrison
  • Aerosol in Global Atmosphere
  • Air Pollution Monitoring and Sustainability
  • Air Pollution Sources, Statistics and Health Effects, Introduction
  • Air Quality Guidelines and Standards
  • Air Quality, Surface Transportation Impacts on
  • Aviation and Atmosphere
  • Regional Air Quality
  • Stratospheric Pollution
  • Urban Air Quality: Meteorological Processes
  • Urban Air Quality: Sources and Concentrations
  • Urban Atmospheric Composition Processes
  • Animal Breeding and Genetics, Section Editor: Ignacy Misztal
  • Animal Breeding and Genetics, Introduction
  • Animal Breeding Methods and Sustainability
  • Animal Breeding, Foundations of
  • Animal Breeding, Long-Term Challenges
  • Animal Breeding, Modeling in
  • Animal Genetic in Environment Interaction
  • Animal Molecular Genetics from Major Genes to Genomics
  • Breeding in Beef Cattle
  • Breeding in Developing Countries and Tropics
  • Breeding in Horses
  • Dairy Cattle Breeding
  • Pig Breeding for Increased Sustainability
  • Poultry Breeding
  • Socially Affected Traits, Inheritance and Genetic Improvement
  • Batteries, Section Editor: Ralph J. Brodd
  • Batteries, Introduction
  • Battery Cathodes
  • Battery Components, Active Materials for
  • Electrochemical Supercapacitors and Hybrid Systems
  • Lead Acid Battery Systems and Technology for Sustainable Energy
  • Lithium Battery Electrolyte Stability and Performance from Molecular Modeling and Simulations
  • Lithium-Ion Batteries, Electrochemical Reactions in
  • Lithium-Ion Batteries, Safety
  • Lithium-Ion Battery Systems and Technology
  • Medical Device Batteries
  • Nanocarbons for Supercapacitors
  • Nickel-Based Battery Systems
  • Olivine Phosphate Cathode Materials, Reactivity and Reaction Mechanisms
  • Rechargeable Batteries, Separators for
  • Silicon-Based Anodes for Li-Ion Batteries
  • Climate Change Modeling Methodology, Section Editor: Philip J. Rasch
  • Atmospheric General Circulation Modeling
  • Climate Change Modeling Methodology, Introduction
  • Climate Change Projections: Characterizing Uncertainty Using Climate Models
  • Climate Predictions, Seasonal-to-Decadal
  • Coupled Climate and Earth System Models
  • Cryosphere, Modeling of
  • Earth System Model, Modeling the Land Component of
  • Integrated Assessment Modeling
  • Monsoon Systems, Modeling of
  • Oceanic General Circulation Models
  • Regional Climate Models
  • Weather Prediction Models
  • Climate Change Remediation, Section Editor: Timothy M. Lenton and Naomi E. Vaughan
  • Biochar, Tool for Climate Change Mitigation and Soil Management
  • Carbon Dioxide Sequestration, Weathering Approaches to
  • Climate Change Remediation, Introduction to
  • Geoengineering Policy and Governance Issues
  • Ocean Fertilization for Sequestration of Carbon Dioxide from the Atmosphere
  • Solar Radiation Management, Cloud Albedo Enhancement
  • Stratospheric Aerosols for Solar Radiation Management
  • Sunshades for Solar Radiation Management
  • Crop Science and Technology, Section Editor: Paul Christou and Roxana Savin
  • Abiotic Stress Tolerant Crops: Genes, Pathways and Bottlenecks
  • Agroecological Basis for Managing Biotic Constraints
  • Agronomic Interactions with CO
  • 2
  • Sequestration
  • Biomass Crops for Biofuels and Bio-based Products
  • Biotechnology and Nutritional Improvement of Crops
  • Commercialisation of GM Crops: Comparison of Regulatory Frameworks
  • Crop Breeding for Sustainable Agriculture, Genomics Interventions in
  • Crop Development Related to Temperature and Photoperiod
  • Crop Diseases, Management and Control of
  • Crop Plants Transformation Methods
  • Crop Radiation Capture and Use Efficiency
  • Crop Responses to Available Soil Water
  • Crop Responses to Nitrogen
  • Crop Science and Technology, Introduction
  • Crop Traits: Gene Isolation
  • Crop Yields Around the World: Closing the Gap and Raising the Potential
  • Cropping Systems: Shaping Nature
  • Fertilizer Science and Technology
  • Genetic Engineering of Crops for Insect Resistance
  • Genotype by Environment Interaction and Adaptation
  • Global Economic Impact of Transgenic/Biotech Crops (1996-2008)
  • GM Crop Risk Debate, Science and Socioeconomics
  • Grain Quality in Oil and Cereal Crops
  • Increasing Salinity Tolerance of Crops
  • Integrated Pest Management
  • Irrigation Management for Efficient Crop Production
  • Lodging Resistance in Cereals
  • Marker-Assisted Breeding in Crops
  • Medicinal Plants, Engineering of Secondary Metabolites in Cell Cultures
  • Molecular Breeding Platforms in World Agriculture
  • Plant Breeding Under a Changing Climate
  • Plant Molecular Pharming, Industrial Enzymes
  • Plant Molecular Pharming, Pharmaceuticals for Human Health
  • Plant Molecular Pharming, Veterinary Applications
  • Roots and Uptake of Water and Nutrients
  • Seed Dormancy and Agriculture, Physiology
  • Simulation Models as Tools for Crop Management
  • Spatial Crop Structure in Agricultural Systems
  • Sustainable Herbicide-Resistant Crops
  • Sustainable Productivity, Heat Tolerance for
  • Transgene Expression in Plants, Control of
  • Transgenic Crops Resistant to Fungal, Bacterial, and Viral Pathogens
  • Transgenic Crops, Environmental Impact
  • Transgenic Crops, Next Generation
  • Transgenic Crops, Risk Assessment and Regulatory Framework in the European Union
  • Earth System Monitoring, Section Editor: John Orcutt
  • Airborne and Space-borne Remote Sensing of Cryosphere
  • Aircraft and Space Atmospheric Measurements Using Differential Absorption Lidar (DIAL)
  • Contemporary Sea Level Variations, Observations and Causes
  • Coral Reef Ecosystems
  • Earth System Environmental Literacy
  • Earth System Monitoring, Introduction
  • Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE): Detection of Ice Mass Loss, Terrestrial Mass Changes,
  • and Ocean Mass Gains
  • Heat Content and Temperature of the Ocean
  • Hurricane and Monsoon Tracking with Driftsondes
  • Large-Scale Ocean Circulation: Deep Circulation and Meridional Overturning
  • Long-Term Ecological Research Network
  • Ocean Acidification
  • Ocean Evaporation and Precipitation
  • Ocean Observatories and Information: Building a Global Ocean Observing Network
  • Oil Spill Remote Sensing
  • Remote Sensing of Natural Disasters
  • Remote Sensing of Ocean Color
  • Volcanoes, Observations and Impact
  • Ecological Systems, Section Editor: Rik Leemans
  • Atmospheric Biogeochemistry
  • Ecological Succession and Community Dynamics
  • Ecological Systems, Introduction
  • Ecosystem Engineers, Keystone Species
  • Ecosystem Flow Analysis
  • Ecosystem Services
  • Ecosystems and Spatial Patterns
  • Ecosystems, Adaptive Management
  • Ecotones and Ecological Gradients
  • Invasive Species
  • Landscape Ecology
  • Marine Biogeochemistry
  • Species Competition and Predation
  • Species Diversity Within and Among Ecosystems
  • Urban Ecology
  • Electric, Hybrid, and Fuel Cell Vehicles, Section Editor: Mehrdad Ehsani
  • AC Machines: Permanent Magnet Synchronous and Induction Machines
  • Batteries, Battery Management, and Battery Charging Technology
  • Battery Technologies
  • Electric, Hybrid, and Fuel Cell Vehicles, Introduction
  • Electric, Hybrid Electric and Fuel cell Vehicles, Architectures of
  • Energy Storage: Ultracapacitor
  • Fuel-Cell-Powered Hybrid electric vehicle HEV Design and Control
  • Hybrid Electric and Hydraulic Technology Applications in Off-Road Vehicles
  • Hybrid Energy Storage Systems for Vehicle Applications
  • Internal Combustion Engines, Alternative Fuels for
  • PHEVs and BEVs in Coupled Power and Transportation Systems
  • Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles
  • Regenerative Braking
  • Sustainable Transportation
  • Sustainable Vehicle Fuels, Well-to-Wheel Analysis
  • Switched Reluctance Motor Drives for Propulsion and Regenerative Braking in EV and HEV
  • Vehicle Biofuels
  • Vehicle Dynamics and Performance
  • Vehicle Energy Storage: Batteries
  • Vehicle Traction Motors
  • Electrical Transmission Systems and Smart Grids, Section Editor: Miroslav M. Begovic
  • Distribution Systems, Substations, and Integration of Distributed Generation
  • Electrical Transmission Systems and Smart Grids, Introduction
  • Energy and Water Interdependence, and Their Implications for Urban Areas
  • Renewable Generation, Integration of
  • Smart Grids, Distributed Control for
  • Sustainable Smart Grids, Emergence of a Policy Framework
  • Transmission Blackouts: Risk, Causes, and Mitigation
  • Underground Cable Systems
  • Wide Area Monitoring, Protection and Control
  • Environmental Geology, Section Editor: James W. LaMoreaux
  • Construction Planning, Environmental Impact of Foundation Studies and Earthquake Issues
  • Dam Engineering and Its Environmental Aspects
  • Desertification and Impact on Human Systems
  • Dredging Practices and Environmental Considerations
  • Earthquake Faulting, Ground Motions and Deformations
  • Environmental Geology, Introduction
  • Geochemical Modeling in Environmental and Geological Studies
  • Geologic Carbon Sequestration: Sustainability and Environmental Risk
  • Groundwater Impacts of Radioactive Wastes and Associated Environmental Modeling Assessment
  • Groundwater Salinity Due to Urban Growth
  • Karst Terrane and Transportation Issues
  • Land Subsidence in Urban Environment
  • Marine Life Associated with Offshore Drilling, Pipelines, and Platforms
  • Mining and Its Environmental Impacts
  • Natural Resource Flows and Sustainability in Urban Areas
  • Volcanoes of Mexico
  • Environmental Radioactivity and Ecotoxicology of Radioactive Substances, Section Editor: Glen A. Bird
  • Environmental Countermeasures and Restoration
  • Environmental Radioactivity and Ecotoxicology of Radioactive Substances, Introduction to
  • Fallout Radionuclides and the Study of Erosion and Sedimentation
  • Ionizing Radiation on Nonhuman Biota, Effects of Low Levels of
  • Nuclear Accidents, Chernobyl Fallout in Scandinavian Watersheds
  • Radioactivity in the Marine Environment
  • Radiation Assessment, Use of Transfer Parameters
  • Radiation Effects on Caribou and Reindeer
  • Radiation in the Environment, Sources of
  • Radionuclide Fate and Transport in Terrestrial Environments
  • Radionuclide Migration from Catchments, Modeling
  • Radionuclides as Tracers of Ocean Currents
  • Speciation of Metals, Effects on Aquatic Biota
  • Tritium in the Environment
  • Tritium, Health Effects and Dosimetry
  • Uranium in the Environment: Behavior and Toxicity
  • Environmental Toxicology, Section Editor: Edward A. Laws
  • Airborne Toxic Chemicals
  • Bioaccumulation/Biomagnifications in Food Chains
  • Biomarkers and Metabolomics, Evidence of Stress
  • Bioremediation and Mitigation
  • Biosensors and Bioassays for Ecological Risk Monitoring and Assessment
  • CERCLA, Sustainability and Public and Environmental Health
  • Ecological and Health Risks at Low Doses
  • Ecological Risk Assessment and Animal Models
  • Environmental Toxicology, Introduction
  • Environmental Toxicology: Carcinogenesis
  • Environmental Toxicology: Children at Risk
  • Environmental Toxicology: Oxidative Stress
  • Microbial Risk Assessment of Pathogens in Water
  • Pathogen and Nutrient Transfer Through and Across Agricultural Soils
  • Recreational Water Risk: Pathogens and Fecal Indicators
  • Science, Policy, and Risk Management: Case of Seafood Safety
  • Toxic Chemical Risks
  • Xenobiotic Protection/Resistance Mechanisms in Organisms
  • Fossil Energy, Section Editor: Ripudaman Malhotra
  • Alaska Gas Hydrate Research and Field Studies
  • CO
  • 2
  • Capture and Sequestration
  • CO
  • 2
  • Reduction and Coal-Based Electricity Generation
  • Coal and Peat: Global Resources and Future Supply
  • Coal Preparation
  • Coal to Liquids Technologies
  • Fossil Energy, Introduction
  • Gas to Liquid Technologies
  • Internal Combustion Engines, Developments in
  • Mining Industries and Their Sustainable Management
  • Natural Gas Power
  • Oil and Natural Gas: Global Resources
  • Oil Shale Processing, Chemistry and Technology
  • Petroleum and Oil Sands Exploration and Production
  • Petroleum Refining and Environmental Control and Environmental Effects
  • Pulverized Coal-Fired Boilers and Pollution Control
  • Fuel Cells, Section Editor: Klaus-Dieter Kreuer
  • Alkaline Membrane Fuel Cells
  • Direct Hydrocarbon Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
  • Fuel Cell Comparison to Alternate Technologies
  • Fuel Cell Types and Their Electrochemistry
  • Fuel Cells (SOFC): Alternative Approaches (Electroytes, Electrodes, Fuels)
  • Fuel Cells, Introduction
  • Membrane Electrolytes, from Perfluoro Sulfonic Acid (PFSA) to Hydrocarbon Ionomers
  • Molten Carbonate Fuel Cells
  • PEM Fuel Cell Materials: Costs, Performance and Durability
  • PEM Fuel Cells and Platinum-Based Electrocatalysts
  • PEM Fuel Cells, Materials and Design Development Challenges
  • Phosphoric Acid Fuel Cells for Stationary Applications
  • Polybenzimidazole Fuel Cell Technology
  • Polymer Electrolyte (PE) Fuel Cell Systems
  • Polymer Electrolyte Membrane (PEM) Fuel Cells, Automotive Applications
  • Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells (PEM-FC) and Non-noble Metal
  • Catalysts for Oxygen Reduction
  • Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells: High-Temperature, Low-Humidity Operation
  • Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Materials: Durability, Reliability and Cost
  • Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
  • Solid Oxide Fuel Cells, Marketing Issues
  • Solid Oxide Fuel Cells, Sustainability Aspects
  • Geothermal Power Stations, Section Editor: Lucien Y. Bronicki
  • Engineered Geothermal Systems, Development and Sustainability of
  • Geothermal Energy Utilization
  • Geothermal Energy, Nature, Use, and Expectations
  • Geothermal Energy, Geology and Hydrology of
  • Geothermal Field and Reservoir Monitoring
  • Geothermal Power Capacity, Sustainability and Renewability of
  • Geothermal Power Conversion Technology
  • Geothermal Power Economics
  • Geothermal Power Stations, Introduction to
  • Geothermal Resources Worldwide, Direct Heat Utilization of
  • Geothermal Resources, Drilling for
  • Geothermal Resources, Environmental Aspects of
  • Hydrothermal Systems, Geochemistry of
  • Reservoir Engineering in Geothermal Fields
  • Green Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Section Editor: Paul T. Anastas and Julie B. Zimmerman
  • Gas Expanded Liquids for Sustainable Catalysis
  • Green Catalytic Transformations
  • Green Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Introduction
  • Green Chemistry Metrics: Material Efficiency and Strategic Synthesis Design
  • Green Chemistry with Microwave Energy
  • Nanotoxicology in Green Nanoscience
  • New Polymers, Renewables as Raw Materials
  • Organic Batteries
  • Oxidation Catalysts for Green Chemistry
  • Supercritical Carbon Dioxide (CO
  • 2
  • ) as Green Solvent
  • Hazardous Waste, Section Editor: Mervin Fingas
  • Contaminated Soil, Remediation of
  • Hazardous Materials Characterization and Assessment
  • Hazardous Waste Incineration Ashes and Their Utilization
  • Hazardous Waste Incinerator Emissions
  • Hazardous Waste, Introduction
  • Incineration Technologies
  • Non-flame Incineration
  • Vitrification of Waste and Reuse of Waste-Derived Glass
  • Hydrogen Production Science and Technology, Section Editor: Timothy E. Lipman
  • Electrochemical Hydrogen Production
  • Hydrogen Production from High-Temperature Fuel Cells
  • Hydrogen Production Science and Technology
  • Hydrogen via Direct Solar Production
  • Photo-catalytic Hydrogen Production
  • Infectious Diseases, Section Editor: Phyllis J. Kanki
  • Antibiotics for Emerging Pathogens
  • HIV/AIDS Global Epidemic
  • Infectious Disease Modeling
  • Infectious Diseases, Climate Change Effects on
  • Infectious Diseases, Introduction
  • Infectious Diseases, Vibrational Spectroscopic Approaches to Rapid Diagnostics
  • Malaria Vaccines
  • Polio and Its Epidemiology
  • Tropical Health and Sustainability
  • Tuberculosis, Epidemiology of
  • Waterborne Infectious Diseases, Approaches to Control
  • Intelligent Vehicle Technology, Section Editor: Fei-Yue Wang
  • Unscented Kalman Filter in Intelligent Vehicles
  • 3D Pose Estimation of Vehicles Using Stereo Camera
  • Active Multifocal Vision System, Adaptive Control of
  • Active Pedestrian Protection System, Scenario-Driven Search Method for
  • Cooperative Group of Vehicles and Dangerous Situations, Recognition of
  • Driver Assistance System, Biologically Inspired
  • Driver Assistance Systems, Automatic Detection and Site Mapping
  • Driver Behavior at Intersections
  • Driver Characteristics Based on Driver Behavior
  • Driver Inattention Monitoring System for Intelligent Vehicles
  • Driving Under Reduced Visibility Conditions for Older Adults
  • Dynamic Environment Sensing Using an Intelligent Vehicle
  • Intelligent Vehicles Technology, Introduction
  • Night Vision Pedestrian Warning in Intelligent Vehicles
  • True Color Night Vision Video Systems in Intelligent Vehicles
  • Vehicle Detection, Tightly Coupled LIDAR and Computer Vision Integration for
  • Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks, Enhanced GPSR and Beacon-Assist Geographic Forwarding in
  • Mass Transit Science and Technology, Section Editor: Gary L. Brosch
  • Advanced Public Transport Systems, Simulation-Based Evaluation
  • Bicycle Integration with Public Transport
  • Bus Rapid Transit and Light Rail Transit Systems: State of Discussion
  • Bus Rapid Transit, Institutional Issues Related to Implementation
  • Bus Rapid Transit: Worldwide History of Development, Key Systems and Policy Issues
  • Bus Versus Rail Implications for Transit-Oriented Development
  • Bus Rapid Versus Light Rail Transit: Service Quality, Economic,
  • Environmental, and Planning Aspects
  • High Speed Rail, Technology Development of
  • High-Occupancy Vehicle and Toll Lanes
  • HOT Lanes/Value Pricing: Planning and Evaluation of Multiclass Service
  • Light Rail Transit in the US and Abroad, Examination of History and Innovations
  • Light Rail Transit, Shared Infrastructural Issues
  • Light Rail Transit, Systemic Viability
  • MAGLEV Technology Development
  • Mass Transit Science and Technology, Introduction
  • Personal Rapid Transit and Its Development
  • Transit-Oriented Development and Land Use
  • Nuclear Energy, Section Editor: Nicholas Tsoulfanidis
  • Dosimetry
  • Fission Reactor Physics
  • GEN-IV Reactors
  • Health Physics
  • Ionizing Radiation Detectors
  • Isotope Separation Methods for Nuclear Fuel
  • Modern Nuclear Fuel Cycles
  • Nuclear Energy, Introduction
  • Nuclear Facilities, Decommissioning of
  • Nuclear Fission Power Plants
  • Nuclear Fuel, Reprocessing of
  • Nuclear Fusion
  • Nuclear Power, Economics of
  • Nuclear Reactor Materials and Fuels
  • Nuclear Safeguards and Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons Materials
  • Radiation Shielding
  • Radiation Sources
  • Radioactive Waste Management: Storage, Transport, Disposal
  • Uranium and Thorium Resources
  • Ocean Energy, Section Editor: Luis A. Vega
  • Marine and Hydrokinetic Energy Environmental Challenges
  • Ocean Energy, Introduction
  • Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion
  • Offshore Wind Energy Technology Trends, Challenges, and Risks
  • Tidal Energy
  • Ocean Farming and Sustainable Aquaculture Science and Technology, Section Editor: Barry A.
  • Costa-Pierce
  • Aquaculture and Renewable Energy Systems, Integration of
  • Aquaculture, Ecological
  • Aquaculture, Integrated Multi-trophic (IMTA)
  • Aquaculture, Sustainability Science in
  • Aquapod Systems for Sustainable Ocean Aquaculture
  • Carrying Capacity for Aquaculture, Modeling Frameworks for Determination of
  • Carrying Capacity for Sustainable Bivalve Aquaculture
  • Environmental Impacts of an Open Ocean Mariculture Operation in Kona, Hawaii
  • Life Cycle Assessments and Their Applications to Aquaculture Production Systems
  • Mariculture Systems, Integrated Land-Based
  • Marine Aquaculture in the Mediterranean
  • Marine Fisheries Enhancement, Coming of Age in the New Millennium
  • Mussel Culture, Open Ocean Innovations
  • Ocean Farming and Sustainable Aquaculture Science and Technology, An Introduction to
  • Polyculture in Aquaculture
  • Seaweed Aquaculture for Human Foods in Land-Based and IMTA Systems
  • Shellfish Aquaculture, Methods of Sustainable
  • Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture
  • Oceans and Human Health, Section Editor: Darrell Jay Grimes
  • Coastal Ecosystems, Sustainable Management
  • Drug Discovery in Ocean
  • Harmful Algal Blooms
  • Human Bacterial Diseases from Ocean
  • Living Ocean, An Evolving Oxymoron
  • Marine and Freshwater Fecal Indicators and Source Identification
  • Oceans and Human Health, Introduction
  • Oceans and Human Health, Social and Economic Impacts
  • Remote Sensing Applications to Ocean and Human Health
  • Sentinel Species in Oceans and Human Health
  • Waterborne Diseases of the Ocean, Enteric Viruses
  • Waterborne Parasitic Diseases in Ocean
  • Photovoltaics, Section Editor: Daniel Lincot
  • CdTe Solar Cells
  • Mesoscopic Solar Cells
  • Organic Solar Cells
  • Photovoltaic Energy, Introduction
  • Photovoltaics, Status of
  • PV Policies and Markets
  • Silicon Solar Cells, Crystalline
  • Silicon Solar Cells, Thin-film
  • Solar Cells, Chalcopyrite-Based Thin Film
  • Solar Cells: Very High Efficiencies Approaches
  • Solar Cells: Energy Payback Times and Environmental Issues
  • Renewable Energy from Biomass, Section Editor: Martin Kaltschmitt
  • Algae, a New Biomass Resource
  • Biodiesel
  • Bioethanol from Celluloses
  • Bioethanol from Starch
  • Bioethanol from Sugar: the Brazilian Experience
  • Biofuels: A Technical, Economic and Environmental Comparison
  • Biofuels: Upgraded New Solids
  • Biogas for Electricity Generation, Hi-tech Applications
  • Biogas Production and Energy crops
  • Biogas Production Developing Countries
  • Biogas Substrates from Municipalities and Industries
  • Biomass as Renewable Source of Energy, Possible Conversion Routes
  • Biomass Combustion for Electricity Generation
  • Biomass Energy Heat Provision for Cooking and Heating in Developing Countries
  • Biomass Energy Heat Provision in Modern Large-Scale Systems
  • Biomass Energy Heat Provision in Modern Small-Scale Systems
  • Biomass Energy Small-Scale Combined Heat and Power Systems
  • Biomass Gasification for Electricity and Fuels, Large Scale
  • Biomass Gasification for Rural Electrification, Small Scale
  • Biomass Production
  • Biomass Provision and Use, Sustainability Aspects
  • Biomass Pyrolysis
  • Biomass Resources, Worldwide
  • Biomass to Liquid (BtL), Concepts and Their Assessment
  • Biomass Use on a Global Scale
  • Biomethane from Anaerobic Processes
  • Biosynthetic Natural Gas
  • Co-combustion of wood in Coal-Fired Large-Scale Power Plants
  • Hydrogen from Biomass
  • Lignocellulosic Energy Crops, Production and Provision
  • Plant Oil Fuels Combined Heat and Power (CHP)
  • Renewable Energy from Biomass, Introduction
  • Solid Biofuels, Fuels and Their Characteristics
  • Solar Radiation, Section Editor: Christian A. Gueymard
  • Daylight, Indoor Illumination, and Human Behavior
  • Photosynthetically Active Radiation: Measurement and Modeling
  • Solar Constant and Total Solar Irradiance Variations
  • Solar Irradiance, Global Distribution
  • Solar Radiation and Human Health
  • Solar Radiation for Solar Energy Utilization
  • Solar Radiation Spectrum
  • Solar Radiation versus Climate Change
  • Solar Radiation, Introduction
  • Solar Radiation, Spatial and Temporal Variability
  • Solar-Induced Climate Effects
  • Topographic Solar Radiation Modeling for Environmental Applications
  • Ultraviolet Radiation: Distribution and Variability
  • UV Effects on Living Organisms
  • Solar Thermal Energy, Section Editor: Christoph Richter
  • Concentrating Receiver Systems (Solar Power Tower)
  • Linear Fresnel Collectors
  • Parabolic Trough Solar Technology
  • Solar Collectors, Non-concentrating
  • Solar Cookers and Dryers to Conserve Human and Planet Health
  • Solar Cooling Systems
  • Solar Detoxification and Disinfection of Water
  • Solar Energy in Thermochemical Processing
  • Solar Thermal Desalination
  • Solar Thermal Energy, Introduction
  • Solar Updraft Towers
  • Thermal Energy Storage
  • Solid Waste Disposal and Recycling, Section Editor: Ronald L. Mersky
  • Construction and Demolition Wastes
  • Electronic Waste and Its Regulation
  • Fly Ash
  • Land Disposal
  • Landfill Bioreactors
  • Landfill Closure and Reuse of Land
  • Landfill Leachate Control
  • Mining Solid Wastes
  • Recycling Collection and Materials Separation
  • Recycling Technologies
  • Solid Waste Disposal and Recycling, Environmental Impacts
  • Solid Waste Disposal and Recycling, Introduction
  • Solid Waste Generation and Characterization
  • Solid Waste Public Involvement and Education
  • Waste Collection and Transport
  • Waste Diversion
  • Waste Materials in Construction, Utilization of
  • Sustainability in Water, Section Editor: Jeaweon Cho
  • Climate Change and Global Water Sustainability
  • Climate Change Impacts on Emerging Contaminants
  • Community-Owned Water Resource and Climate Change, Quality Management
  • Desalination Technology for Sustainable Water Resource
  • Groundwater Remediation, Environmental and Economic Assessment
  • Rainwater Harvesting
  • Stormwater Harvesting and Reuse
  • Sustainability in Water, Introduction
  • Sustainable Remediation Methods for Metals and Radionuclides
  • Sustainable Remediation: Integrating Risk, Science, and Sustainability Principles
  • Sustainable Water Treatment Using Nanofiltration and Tight Ultrafiltration Membranes
  • Wastewater Reclamation
  • Wastewater Treatment and Control through Wetlands
  • Wastewater Treatment Plant: Anthropogenic Micropollutant Indicators for
  • Sustainable River Management
  • Water and Energy Nexus
  • Water and Wastewater Operation: Instrumentation, Monitoring,
  • Control and Automation
  • Water Reclamation System and Micropollutants
  • Sustainable Built Environment, Section Editor: Vivian Loftness
  • Bioclimatic Design
  • Biofuels and Sustainable Buildings
  • Daylighting Controls, Performance and Global Impacts
  • Facades and Enclosures, Building for Sustainability
  • Geothermal Conditioning: Critical Sources for Sustainability
  • Indoor Environmental Quality and Health Improvement, Evidence-Based Design for
  • Natural Ventilation in Built Environment
  • Passive House (Passivhaus)
  • Passive Solar Heating in Built Environment
  • Rating Systems for Sustainability
  • Regenerative Development and Design
  • Resource Repletion, Role of Buildings
  • Sustainability Performance Simulation Tools for Building Design
  • Sustainable and Healthy Built Environment
  • Sustainable Built Environment, Introduction
  • Sustainable Design and Construction, Integrated Delivery Processes and Building
  • Information Modeling
  • Sustainable Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning
  • Sustainable Landscape Design, Urban Forestry and Green Roof Science and Technology,
  • Section Editor: Dagmar Haase
  • Biodiversity in Cities, Reconnecting Humans with Nature
  • Green Infrastructure and Climate Change
  • Green Roof Infrastructures in Urban Areas
  • Green Roof Planning in Urban Areas
  • Green Roofs, Ecological Functions
  • Landscape Planning for Minimizing Land Consumption
  • Landscape Planning for Sustainable Water Usage
  • Landscape Planning/Design of Shrinking Landscapes
  • Sustainable Landscape Design, Urban Forestry, and Green Roof Science and Technology, Introduction
  • Sustainable Landscapes
  • Urban Forest Function, Design and Management
  • Urban Redevelopment and Quality of Open Spaces
  • Transgenic Livestock for Food Production, Section Editor: C. Bruce A. Whitelaw
  • Avian Specific Transgenesis
  • Disease-Resistant Transgenic Animals
  • Livestock Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer
  • Nuclear Transfer to Produce Transgenic Mammals
  • Transgenic Fishes: Applications, State of the Art, and Risk Concerns
  • Transgenic Livestock for Food Production, Introduction
  • Transgenic Livestock Technologies
  • Transgenic Livestock, Decreasing Environmental Impact of
  • Transgenic Livestock, Enhanced Nutritional Quality in
  • Transgenic Livestock, Ethical Concerns and Debate
  • Transgenic Technologies and Increased Livestock Fertility
  • Transgenics: Alternative Gene Transfer Methods
  • Transport and Fate of Chemicals in the Environment, Section Editor: John S. Gulliver
  • Atmosphere-Water Exchange
  • Chemicals in the Environment, Diffusive Transport
  • Chemicals in the Environment, Dispersive Transport
  • Chemicals in the Environment, Turbulent Transport
  • Lake and Reservoir Fate and Transport of Chemicals
  • Oceanic Fate and Transport of Chemicals
  • River Fate and Transport
  • Sediment-Water Interfaces, Chemical Flux at
  • Subsurface Fate and Transport of Chemicals
  • Toxic Organic Chemicals
  • Transport and Fate of Chemicals in the Environment, Introduction
  • Transport in the Environment
  • Transport with Jets and Plumes of Chemicals in the Environment
  • Waste to Energy, Section Editor: Nickolas J. Themelis
  • Gasification and Liquefaction Alternatives to Incineration in Japan
  • Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction by Waste-to-Energy
  • Hitachi Zosen Inova Technology
  • Incinerator Grate Combustion Phenomena
  • Life Cycle Comparison of Waste-to-Energy to Sanitary Landfill
  • Martin Waste-to-Energy Technology
  • Plasma-Assisted Waste-to-Energy Processes
  • Thermal Treatment of Waste: Key Element for Sustainable Waste Management
  • Waste Management for Sustainable Society
  • Waste-to Energy: Decreasing the Entropy of Solid Wastes and Increasing Metal Recovery
  • Waste-to-Energy Ash Management in Europe
  • Waste-to-Energy Ash Management in the United States
  • Waste-to-Energy Facilities as Power Plants
  • Waste-to-Energy for District Heating
  • Waste-to-Energy Using Refuse-Derived Fuel
  • Waste-to-Energy, Introduction
  • Waste-to-Energy: Energy Resource in Solid Wastes
  • Waste-to-Energy: Fluidized Bed Technology
  • Wind Power, Section Editor: Lennart Soder
  • Electricity Generation with Small Wind Turbines
  • Global Wind Power Installations
  • Meterology and Wind Power
  • Offshore Wind Power
  • Wind Power Balancing
  • Wind Power Generator Systems and Local Power System Interconnection
  • Wind Power Grid Integration: Transmission Planning
  • Wind Power, Aerodynamics and Blade Technology
  • Wind Power, Introduction
  • Wind Power: Basic Challenge Concerning Social Acceptance
  • Wind Power: Economy, Market, Subsidies, Payment Mechanisms, and Capacity Credit
  • Wind Turbine Noise Emissions.
  • V. 1. A
  • v. 2. B-Bio
  • v. 3. Bio-Cn
  • v. 4. Co-Dd
  • v. 5. De-E
  • v. 6. F-Gk
  • v. 7. Gl-H
  • v. 8. I-Lim
  • v.9 Lin-M
  • v. 10. N-Ow
  • v. 11. Ox-P
  • v. 12. R
  • v. 13. S-Sol
  • v. 14. Sol.-Sz.
  • v. 15. T
  • v. 16. U-V
  • v. 17. W-Z
  • v. 18. Glossary-Index.
Contributor:
Meyers, Robert A. (Robert Allen), 1936-
Available in another form:
Print version: Encyclopedia of sustainability science and technology. New York : Springer, c2012 9780387894690 (OCoLC)819137780
Subjects:
ISBN:
9781441908513
144190851X

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