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xi, 249 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm
  • Contents Earth science and environmental protection The main source of agricultural non-point source pollution in the Yellow River and the classification of control measures Y. Hu, Q. Li & W. Chen Comparison of three mixed acid digestion methods for the accurate determination of heavy metal concentration in contaminated soil Y.M. Li, X.Y. Zhou, J. Yang, Y.X. Sun & S.Q. Liao Optimization research of air distribution with stratified air-conditioning in a large space building N. Pei, L. Wang, Z. Chang & G. Lv The spatial structure of urban-rural system and influence pattern in Shiyang River Basin W. Wei, P. Shi, J. Zhou & B. Xie Long-term effects on plasma androgen and antioxidative enzymes in testis after exposure to bisphenol A in male zebrafish (Danio rerio) H. Xu, X. Dong, Z. Zhang & X. Wu Study on purification effects of nitrogen and phosphorus by constructed wetlands system in Xi'an Q. Zhang, B. Shen, Q. Quan & J.K. Li Environmental problem analyses for cross border territories of former Soviet Union countries N. Mavlyanova, I. Denisov & V. Lipatov Screening of sulfide-oxidizing bacteria from sea cucumber breeding pond sediment D.S. Zhang, H. Li, Y. Liu & J. Song Performance of biological activated carbon treating norfloxacin from aqueous solutions X.D. Fan & X.K. Zhang Land use/land cover prediction based on land change modeler approach Y.Z. Shi, M.Y. Fan, H.J. Liu & X.F. Yang Research on fusion methods of TH-1 image Y. Zheng, Y. Song & X. Jia Influence of temperature and initial concentration on adsorption behavior of Cu(II) from aqueous solution by purified attapulgite J. Ren, D. Gou, F. Zhang, L. Tao & M. Zhang Performance test and analysis of vehicle equipment's horizontal earth electrodes under lightning environment X.-B. Qu, B.-H. Zhou, Y.-P. Fu, B. Liu & J.-P. Chen Resource management and sustainable ecological development. Effects of sand burial on growth and physiology of Anabasis aphylla in desert-oasis ecotone of south Junggar Basin, NW China M. Wang & G.M. Chu Root morphological and physiological responses of Alhagi sparsifolia to drought stress in the lower reaches of the Tarim River, China X. Ma, R. Zhang & M. Wang Effective method of permeability study in unsurveyed area N. Zhang, X.H. Su & H. Jiang Analysis of urban expansion and landscape characteristics in Shiyang River Basin-taking Liangzhou District of Wuwei city in China as an example W. Wei, P. Shi, J. Zhou, B. Xie & L. Lei Urban ecosystem services valuation: Progress and challenges L. Zhang, H. Cao, J. Li & L. Qu The viability of Sloping Land Conversion Program: A case study from China H. Han A comparative study of NDVI change in Shendong coalfield based on GIMMS dataset C. Ma, S. Tian, S. Xie, N. Zhao & Y. Yang Ecosystem services valuation with a socio-economic perspective: Case from Hubei, China L. Zhang, L. Qu & Y. Gao The legislation of Chinese energy and sustainable development X. Chen & J. Chen Analysis of landscape pattern change about grassland in Qinghai Lake Basin from 1987 to 2010 X. Zhang, K.-L. Chen, J.-M. Wang & Y.-H. Mao Low carbon urbanization development based on multiple objective programming G.-H. Wu, J. Mu & H.-S. Li Comparison of adoptive reuse of industrial buildings W. Gao, S.H. Wang, K. Yuan, D. Tong, X. Wan, G. Yu & J. Wang Study of safety evaluation on water resources W. Sun, N. Dong, A. Tian & A. Tian Hydrological processes of water resource conservation forest E. Liu Simulation of water droplet trajectory in icing research of aircraft Z.-H. Zhou, X. Yi, Y.-W. Gui & J.-M. Qu The case study of vacuum preloading to reinforce soft soil foundation for expressway Y. Zhuang & S.-B. Li Transient thermal analysis of the rotational tubby eddy current brake X.-J. Yang Sustainable development of China's rare earth resources K. Zhou & Y.-J. Teng Fire danger of interaction processes between local heat sources and condensed substances D.O. Glushkov, A.A. Shcherbinina & P.A. Strizhak Experimental analysis of the feasibility of polydisperse droplet water flow using at fire extinguishing P.A. Strizhak, R.S. Volkov & O.V. Vysokomornaya Experimental study on combustion characteristics of sludge H.-B. Lu, J. Yang & G.-Q. Su Evaluation of safety signs' effectiveness on the construction project scene based on cognitive process Q. Jia, X.-H. Zhou & X.-G. Zhu On theory of road slab design to resist frost-heave force caused by frozen roadbed in seasonal frost regions L. Song, L. Gao & B. Li Research on filtration efficiency of the wet fiber layer for mine dust X.-S. Chen, Y.-L. Zhang & Y.-H. Wang Sterilization of clothing infected by bacillus subtilis var. niger spore using disinfectant sparying coupled with heat effect Z.-G. Li, H.-L. Zhou & H.-J. Zhao Application of horizontal well multi-stage fracturing model in low-permeability gas reservoir Z.-L. Gao, T.-M. Yang & H.-F. Fan Studies on gold nanorods-antibody against melanoma targeted tumor cell L.-H. Zhao, Z.-J. Shen, H.-N. Zhao & D.-M. Han Author index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138026834 20160618
This volume contains the papers presented at the 2014 International Conference on Environmental Protection and Sustainable Ecological Development (EPSED2014). The contributions cover the latest research results and explore new areas of research and development, like Earth Science, Resource Management, Environmental Protection, and Sustainable Ecological Development issues, and will be invaluable to academics and professionals interested or involved in these fields.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138026834 20160618
Science Library (Li and Ma)
Book
107 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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Book
206 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)

4. Geneva green guide [2003 - ]

Journal/Periodical
v. ; 19 cm.
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Book
3, 2, 430 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
East Asia Library
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3 v. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 29 cm.
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
Book
1 online resource (271 pages)
This book examines the theme of globalisation, the environment and the challenges of technology, and elucidates problems raised by these issues, providing a forum for critical reflection in the two domains of theory and practice, on the one hand, and action and power, on the other. With the continuing globalisation of technology, the debate on certain environmental issues has become pervasive, shaping thought and action in all sectors of the economy and levels of society. From films such as Al Gore's An Inconvenient Truth (2006) or Yann Arthus-Bertrand's Home (2009), to shifts in the political landscape, as seen in the increasing number of seats won by Green Parties in European, regional and local elections or the Copenhagen, Cancun and Durban Climate Change Conferences summits (2009, 2010, 2011) and the Earth Summits in Stockholm and Rio (1972, 1992, 2012), or even more controversial events like the East-Anglia University scandal and Claude Allegre's writings, questions of environmental policy have moved to the forefront of every public forum. Green Growth: from Theory to Action, from Practice to Power, following an international conference in Lyon bringing together academics, socio-economic actors and politicians in order to facilitate exchange and reflection on both ecology as a field of study and environmentalism as a movement, offers a pluralistic approach, addressing cultural, social, legal, economic and political issues on a common platform.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781443851428 20160802
Book
viii, 277 p. ; 20 cm.
Climate change is currently presented by campaign groups and scientists as an impossibly daunting threat. On the face of it, it would seem we must make impossible sacrifices if we want to do our bit for the environment and lead more sustainable, less damaging lives. This book shows that isn't the case at all. It brings together household names who share a conviction that, on the contrary, living well needn't cost the earth - and will tell you why and how. Their collective vision, covering areas from architecture and politics to food and happiness, will completely reframe the way you think about climate change and what you're willing to do about it.Far from the usual doom and gloom, many here argue that climate change presents a once-in-a-century opportunity to address a whole basket of problems with energy and imagination. If we get things right, instead of an environmental apocalypse we could end up in a win-win situation - with both more satisfying lives and robust answers to these pressing, seemingly unsurmountable, problems.Contributions include: Phillip Pullman, A. C. Grayling, Oliver James and John Bird on love, happiness and telling tales Kevin McCloud, Nic Marks, Stephen Bayley and Wayne Hemingway on good design. Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, Colin Tudge and Rosie Boycott on good and sustainable food. David Cameron and Caroline Lucas on the politics of the good life. Tom Hodgkinson, David Boyle and David Goldblatt on having a good time. Anita Roddick, Adair Turner, Ann Pettifor and Larry Elliott on good business and work.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781845296438 20160528
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319 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
East Asia Library
Book
xvi, 539 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 27 cm.
East Asia Library

13. Portugal [2001]

Book
216 p. : col. ill., map ; 23 cm.
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xiv, 369 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
  • Catalysis and the environment, R.A. van Santen-- catalysts for renewable energy and chemicals, the thermal conversion of biomass, F. Janssen-- fuel cells, J.A.R. van Veen-- catalytic processes for high-quality transportation fuels, K.P. de Jong-- oxidative coupling of methane and related reactions, J.H. Lunsford-- methane utilization via synthesis gas generation - catalytic chemistry and technology, J.A. Lercher et al-- towards catalysis in a sustainable fine chemical industry, L.A. Hulshof-- catalytic combustion, J.W. Geus and A.J. van Dillen-- water treatment by heterogeneous photocatalysis, J.-M. Herrmann-- catalytical removing nitrate from water, K.-D. Vorlop and Y. Prusse-- contribution of catalysis towards the reduction of atmospheric air pollution - CO2, CFCs, N2O, ozone, A.E. van Diepen et al-- emission control from mobile sources - Otto and diesel engines, A.E. van Diepen et al-- emission control from stationary sources, F. Janssen-- polymers, back to chemical feedstocks, L.A.A. Schoen and L.C.E. Struik-- deactivation, regeneration and recycling of hydroprocessing catalysts, S. Eijsbouts.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781860941252 20160528
This work brings together highlights of a theme which is growing in interest: the creation of a sustainable society using catalysis as the main tool. Catalysts play key roles in the production of clean fuels, the conversion of waste and green raw materials into energy, clean combustion engines including control of NOx and soot production and reduction of greenhouses gases, production of clean water and of polymers, as well as reduction from polymers to monomers. Catalysts are also of prime importance in the developing H2 and syngas production technology, aimed at producing clean fuels for the coming decades. Catalysts can also be recycled.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781860941252 20160528
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Journal/Periodical
volumes : color illustrations ; 31 cm
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Journal/Periodical
2 volumes : color illustrations ; 30 cm
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Book
xxvi, 557 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Nanomaterials have been used for years in industries such as consumer products, textile production, and biomedicine, yet the literature outlining their use in environmental causes is limited. The safety, toxicity, transportation, and removal of this technology must be addressed as nanotechnology and nanomaterial use is expected to grow. Applying Nanotechnology for Environmental Sustainability addresses the applications of nanomaterials in the field of environmental conservation and sustainability, and analyses the potential risks associated with their use. It elucidates the scientific concepts and emerging technologies in nanoscience and nanotoxicity by offering a wide range of innovative topics and reviews regarding its use. This publication is essential for environmental engineers, researchers, consultants, students, regulators, and professionals in the field of nanotechnology.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781522505853 20161114
Science Library (Li and Ma)
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260 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
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304 pages, 46 unnumbered pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 25 cm
The collection of articles examines ideas and ways to protect the environment and look out for the well-being of mankind.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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xiv, 203 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
  • How it all began
  • Food from our gardens and our trees
  • Food from our fishponds
  • Energy from the sun, the wind, and conservation
  • Education and outreach
  • From shelter to bioshelter to Gaia
  • An ark for Prince Edward Island : a live-in bioshelter
  • A period of consolidation
  • Victims of our own success
  • Ocean Arks : restoring the water
  • Ocean Arks sails on
  • The New Alchemy legacy.
A fascinating story that explores the birth and development of ecological design. In the late sixties, as the world was waking to a need for Earth Day, a pioneering group founded a small non-profit research and education organization they called the New Alchemy Institute. Their aim was to explore the ways a safer and more sustainable world could be created. In the ensuing years, along with scientists, agriculturists, and a host of enthusiastic amateurs and friends, they set out to discover new ways that basic human needs - in the form of food, shelter, and energy - could be met. "A Safe and Sustainable World" is the story of that journey, as it was and as it continues to be. The dynamics and the resilience of the living world were the Institute's model and the inspiration for their research. Central to their efforts then and now is, along with science, a spiritual quest for a more harmonious human role in our planet's future. The results of this work have now entered mainstream science through the emerging discipline of ecological design. Nancy Jack Todd not only relates a fascinating journey from lofty ideals through the hard realities encountered in learning how to actually grow food, harness the energy of the sun and wind, and design green architecture. She also introduces us to some of the heroes and mentors who played a vital role in those efforts as well, from Buckminster Fuller to Margaret Mead. The early work of the Institute culminated in the design and building of two bioshelters - large greenhouse-like independent structures called Arks, that provided the setting for much of the research to follow. Successfully proving through the Institute's designs and investigations that basic land sustainability is achievable, John Todd and the author founded a second non-profit research group, Ocean Arks International. Here they applied the New Alchemy's natural systems thinking to restoring polluted waters with the invention and implementation of biologically based living technologies called Ecomachines and Pond and Lake Restorers. "A Safe and Sustainable World" demonstrates what has and can be done - it also looks to what must be done to integrate human ingenuity and the four billion or so years of evolutionary intelligence of the natural world into healthy, decentralized, locally dreams hard won - and hope.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781559637800 20160528
In this book, Nancy Jack Todd explains the ideas and impetus behind the formation of the New Alchemy Institute and Ocean Arks International. She explains the technologies and their contribution to conservation, restoration and ecological design.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781559637787 20160528
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