2009

Appropriate Technologies for Environmental Protection in the Developing World

Selected Papers from ERTEP 2007, July 17–19 2007, Ghana, Africa

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-9138-4 (Print) 978-1-4020-9139-1 (Online)

Table of contents (34 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

  2. Environmental Health Management

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      A Comparative Case Study of Detection of Radiation in Vegetable Leaves in a Coastal Oil Producing and Hinterland Non-oil Producing Regions in Akwa Ibom State

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      Pages 9-14

      Influence of Human Activities and Land Use on Heavy Metal Concentrations in Irrigated Vegetables in Ghana and Their Health Implications

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      An Economical Solution for the Environmental Problem Resulting from the Disposal of Rice Straw

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      Pages 25-34

      Reversing Africa’s Deforestation for Sustainable Development

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      Pages 35-41

      Life Cycle Assessment of Chocolate Produced in Ghana

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      Pages 43-51

      Sustainable Production of Traditional Medicines in Africa

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      Pages 53-58

      Microbial Risk Assessment: Application and Stages to Evaluate Water Quality

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      Pages 59-71

      Benefits and Dangers of Nanotechnology: Health and Terrorism

  3. Sustainable Energy and Fuel

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      Pages 75-81

      Environment Friendly Biodiesel from Jatropha curcas: Possibilities and Challenges

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      Pages 83-91

      Thermal Utilization of Solid Recovered Fuels in Pulverized Coal Power Plants and Industrial Furnaces as Part of an Integrated Waste Management Concept

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      Pages 93-99

      Biogas Production from Organic Waste in Akwa IBOM State of Nigeria

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      Pages 101-112

      West African Gas Pipeline (WAGP) Project: Associated Problems and Possible Remedies

  4. Water Treatment, Purification and Protection

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      Pages 115-122

      Activated Carbon for Water Treatment in Nigeria: Problems and Prospects

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      Pages 123-137

      Impact of Feedwater Salinity on Energy Requirements of a Small-Scale Membrane Filtration System

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      Pages 139-150

      Modern Technology for Wastewater Treatment and Its Application in Africa

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      Pages 151-168

      Ultrafiltration to Supply Drinking Water in International Development: A Review of Opportunities

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      Pages 169-179

      Groundwater Pollution in Shallow Wells in Southern Malawi and a Potential Indigenous Method of Water Purification

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      Pages 181-196

      Photoelectrocatalytic Removal of Color from Water Using TiO2 and TiO2/Cu2O Thin Film Electrodes Under Low Light Intensity

  5. Mining and Environment

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      Pages 199-204

      Management of Acid Mine Drainage at Tarkwa, Ghana

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      Pages 205-215

      A Multi-disciplinary Approach to Reclamation Research in the Oil Sands Region of Canada

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