Book 2014

Current Environmental Issues and Challenges

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ISBN: 978-94-017-8776-5 (Print) 978-94-017-8777-2 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

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    Pages 1-13

    Air Pollution and Health Effects

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    Pages 15-43

    Air Pollution from Mobile Sources: Formation and Effects and Abatement Strategies

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    Pages 45-56

    Air Quality Modelling and Its Applications

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    Pages 57-71

    Fuel Cell Technology and Materials

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    Pages 73-111

    Engineering Aspects Related to the Use of Microalgae for Biofuel Production and CO2 Capture from Flue Gases

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    Pages 113-126

    Concentrating Solar Energy Technologies

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    Pages 127-135

    Probiotics for Environmental Sanitation: Goals and Examples

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    Pages 137-157

    Dust Removal and Collection Techniques

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    Pages 159-168

    The Role of Catabolic Plasmids in Biodegradation of Petroleum Hydrocarbons

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    Pages 169-182

    On the Exploitation of Self-Propagating High-Temperature Reactions for Environmental Protection

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    Pages 183-195

    Glyphosate: Safety Risks, Biodegradation, and Bioremediation

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    Pages 197-205

    Bioleaching of Metals as Eco-friendly Technology

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    Pages 207-216

    Biodiversity

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    Pages 217-237

    Passive Sampling Technologies for the Monitoring of Organic and Inorganic Contaminants in Seawater

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    Pages 239-247

    A Review of Green Business

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    Pages 249-278

    Grid/Cloud Computing as New Paradigm for Collaborative Problem Solving and Shared Resources Management in Environmental Sciences