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Environmental studies [electronic resource] : a practioner's approach / Soli J Arceivala, Dr. Shyam R. Asolekar.

Por: Arceivala, S.J [].
Colaborador(es): Asolekar, S.R [].
Tipo de material: TextoTextoEditor: New York, N.Y. : McGraw-Hill Education LLC., c2012Descripción: xiii, 322 p. : ill., figs., tables.ISBN: 9781259006050 (print ISBN); 1259006050 (print ISBN).Tema(s): Environmental education | Sustainable development -- Study and teaching | Human ecology -- Study and teaching | Educational innovationsClasificación CDD: 363.7 Recursos en línea: Haga clic para acceso en línea Also issued in online version.
Contenidos:
A. Dedication -- B. Preface -- C. Introduction -- Recommended supplementary activities -- D. Authors' profiles -- 1. Some essentials we must know first -- Global ecosystems and fate of pollutants -- Policies and strategies for protecting the ecosystem -- Environmental quality assessment—use of criteria and standards -- Natural resources and need for conservation -- The philosophy of waste disposal—some indian standards and environmental laws -- The role of statistics -- References -- Exercise questions -- Project/assignment topics -- 2. Environmental aspects of energy production -- Emissions in traditional power generation with fossil fuels -- Emissions from industry, commerce and services -- Emissions from livestock -- Emissions from the transport sector -- Important alternative sources of energy -- Alternative sources already in use -- Alternative sources of energy ready to use -- Alternative sources of energy needing development -- References -- Exercise questions -- Project/assignment topics -- 3. Rainwater harvesting in urban and rural areas -- Rainwater harvesting in urban areas, and its hazards -- Rainwater harvesting in rural areas, and its advantages -- Some common aspects to urban and rural supplies -- Summary of recommendations -- References -- Exercise questions -- Project/assignment topics -- 4. Preventive environmental management -- The new management challenges -- Modern trends in environmental management -- Some issues in town-planning and infrastructure development -- Environmental impact assessment -- Case study: the eia of a water resources development project -- Life cycle assessment -- Case studies of lca applications -- References -- Exercise questions -- Project/assignment topics -- 5. Air quality—ambient and indoor -- Earth's atmosphere, some air pollutants and their health effects -- Some concepts from meteorology affecting air movements -- Industrial stack emissions and control strategies -- Traffic pollution and its control -- Indoor air pollution and ventilation -- Ozone depletion and acid rain -- Noise pollution -- Exercise questions -- Project/assignment topics -- 6. Water resources and supply systems -- Principles of water treatment and supply -- Drinking water quality for general consumption -- Water quality for industries and boilers -- Development of water resources—the indian scenario -- Conclusion -- References -- Exercise questions -- Project/assignment topics.
7. Wastewater treatment for pollution control -- Some concepts in wastewater management -- Objectives of treatment -- Wastewater treatment technologies, factors in choice -- Resource recovery, waste-to-energy -- Some treatment methods for domestic wastewater -- Will total sanitation ever come in our lifetime? -- Industrial waste treatment and "zero" discharge from industries -- Thermal pollution -- Marine pollution, coastal waters (crz), mangroves and wetlands -- Coastal waters and coastal regulation zone (crz) -- Common effluent treatment plants (cetps) -- References -- Illustrative example -- Project/assignment topics -- 8. Wastewater reuse for irrigation, industry and community uses -- Reuse of wastewater in india -- Reuse in irrigation, soil-crop-water balance, health hazards -- Reuse in industry -- Reuse for augmenting public water supplies -- References -- Project/assignment topics -- 9. Municipal solid wastes collection and disposal -- Overview of municipal solid wastes from urban areas in india -- Recommended disposal methods: emissions, leachates -- The old system of dumping all solid wastes in low-lying land -- The modern sanitary landfill method -- Solid wastes disposal by other methods -- Bio-methanation, compost, vermi-compost for small set-ups -- Exercises questions -- Project/assignment topics -- 10. Collection, treatment and disposal of toxic and hazardous wastes -- Overview of collection, treatment and disposal of hazardous wastes -- Treatment, storage and disposal facilities (tsdf) -- Process changes incorporating 4-r's useful in handling hw -- Remediation technologies for contaminated sites -- Collection and disposal of hospital wastes -- E-wastes and electrical equipment wastes -- References -- Exercise questions -- Project/assignment topics -- 11. Some useful initiatives -- Some corporate and community initiatives -- Low carbon and "greening" efforts at personal and community level -- "Green" buildings -- "Green" transport -- "Green" infrastructure for municipal services -- "Green" industries -- Ensuring sustainability in whatever we do -- Case studies -- Conclusion -- References -- Exercise questions -- Project/assignment topics -- 12. Work opportunities, treatment costs and funding -- Introduction -- Opportunities in the environmental field -- The new build-operate-transfer (bot) system -- Manufacturing business opportunities -- Employment opportunities -- Cost of water and waste treatment -- Funding of projects.
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

A. Dedication -- B. Preface -- C. Introduction -- Recommended supplementary activities -- D. Authors' profiles -- 1. Some essentials we must know first -- Global ecosystems and fate of pollutants -- Policies and strategies for protecting the ecosystem -- Environmental quality assessment—use of criteria and standards -- Natural resources and need for conservation -- The philosophy of waste disposal—some indian standards and environmental laws -- The role of statistics -- References -- Exercise questions -- Project/assignment topics -- 2. Environmental aspects of energy production -- Emissions in traditional power generation with fossil fuels -- Emissions from industry, commerce and services -- Emissions from livestock -- Emissions from the transport sector -- Important alternative sources of energy -- Alternative sources already in use -- Alternative sources of energy ready to use -- Alternative sources of energy needing development -- References -- Exercise questions -- Project/assignment topics -- 3. Rainwater harvesting in urban and rural areas -- Rainwater harvesting in urban areas, and its hazards -- Rainwater harvesting in rural areas, and its advantages -- Some common aspects to urban and rural supplies -- Summary of recommendations -- References -- Exercise questions -- Project/assignment topics -- 4. Preventive environmental management -- The new management challenges -- Modern trends in environmental management -- Some issues in town-planning and infrastructure development -- Environmental impact assessment -- Case study: the eia of a water resources development project -- Life cycle assessment -- Case studies of lca applications -- References -- Exercise questions -- Project/assignment topics -- 5. Air quality—ambient and indoor -- Earth's atmosphere, some air pollutants and their health effects -- Some concepts from meteorology affecting air movements -- Industrial stack emissions and control strategies -- Traffic pollution and its control -- Indoor air pollution and ventilation -- Ozone depletion and acid rain -- Noise pollution -- Exercise questions -- Project/assignment topics -- 6. Water resources and supply systems -- Principles of water treatment and supply -- Drinking water quality for general consumption -- Water quality for industries and boilers -- Development of water resources—the indian scenario -- Conclusion -- References -- Exercise questions -- Project/assignment topics.

7. Wastewater treatment for pollution control -- Some concepts in wastewater management -- Objectives of treatment -- Wastewater treatment technologies, factors in choice -- Resource recovery, waste-to-energy -- Some treatment methods for domestic wastewater -- Will total sanitation ever come in our lifetime? -- Industrial waste treatment and "zero" discharge from industries -- Thermal pollution -- Marine pollution, coastal waters (crz), mangroves and wetlands -- Coastal waters and coastal regulation zone (crz) -- Common effluent treatment plants (cetps) -- References -- Illustrative example -- Project/assignment topics -- 8. Wastewater reuse for irrigation, industry and community uses -- Reuse of wastewater in india -- Reuse in irrigation, soil-crop-water balance, health hazards -- Reuse in industry -- Reuse for augmenting public water supplies -- References -- Project/assignment topics -- 9. Municipal solid wastes collection and disposal -- Overview of municipal solid wastes from urban areas in india -- Recommended disposal methods: emissions, leachates -- The old system of dumping all solid wastes in low-lying land -- The modern sanitary landfill method -- Solid wastes disposal by other methods -- Bio-methanation, compost, vermi-compost for small set-ups -- Exercises questions -- Project/assignment topics -- 10. Collection, treatment and disposal of toxic and hazardous wastes -- Overview of collection, treatment and disposal of hazardous wastes -- Treatment, storage and disposal facilities (tsdf) -- Process changes incorporating 4-r's useful in handling hw -- Remediation technologies for contaminated sites -- Collection and disposal of hospital wastes -- E-wastes and electrical equipment wastes -- References -- Exercise questions -- Project/assignment topics -- 11. Some useful initiatives -- Some corporate and community initiatives -- Low carbon and "greening" efforts at personal and community level -- "Green" buildings -- "Green" transport -- "Green" infrastructure for municipal services -- "Green" industries -- Ensuring sustainability in whatever we do -- Case studies -- Conclusion -- References -- Exercise questions -- Project/assignment topics -- 12. Work opportunities, treatment costs and funding -- Introduction -- Opportunities in the environmental field -- The new build-operate-transfer (bot) system -- Manufacturing business opportunities -- Employment opportunities -- Cost of water and waste treatment -- Funding of projects.

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