Growing awareness and an increased focus on environmental issues such as climate change, energy use, and loss of non-renewable resources have brought about a greater need for research that provides potential solutions to these problems. Research in environmental science and engineering continues to play a vital role in uncovering new opportunities for a "green" future.
The Advances in Environmental Engineering and Green Technologies (AEEGT) book series is a mouthpiece for research in all aspects of environmental science, earth science, and green initiatives. This series supports the ongoing research in this field through publishing books that discuss topics within environmental engineering or that deal with the interdisciplinary field of green technologies.
Titles in Series
Ashok K. Rathoure (Vardan Environet Guargaon, India), Vinod K. Dhatwalia (Uttaranchal University, India)
Copyright © 2016. 290 pages.
Bioremediation is an emerging field of environmental research. The objective of a bioremediation process is to immobilize contaminants (reactants) or to transform th...
Vasaki Ponnusamy (Quest International University Perak, Malaysia), Noor Zaman (King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia), Tang Jung Low (Universiti Teknologi Petronas, Malaysia), Anang Hudaya Muhamad Amin (Multimedia University, Malaysia)
Copyright © 2016. 290 pages.
The need for sustainable sources of energy has become more prevalent in an effort to conserve natural resources, as well as optimize the performance of wireless netw...
Hamidi Abdul Aziz (School of Civil Engineering, Engineering Campus, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia & Solid Waste Management Cluster, Engineering Campus, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia), Salem Abu Amr (School of Civil Engineering, Engineering Campus, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia)
Copyright © 2016. 395 pages.
Municipal solid waste (MSW) disposal is an ever-increasing problem in many parts of the world, especially in developing countries. To date, landfilling is still the...
Jun Zhou (School of Information and Communication Technology, Griffith University, Australia), Xiao Bai (School of Computer Science and Engineering, Beihang University, China), Terry Caelli (Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Melbourne, Australia)
Copyright © 2016. 408 pages.
Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) together play an important role in the processes involved in environmental informatics due to their pervasive, non-des...
Lynn Wilson (SeaTrust Institute, USA), Carolyn Stevenson (SeaTrust Institute/Open College@Kaplan University, USA)
Copyright © 2016. 306 pages.
Addressing global climate change is a monumental battle that can only be fought by the leaders of tomorrow, but future leaders are molded through education and shape...
Luciano Mescia (Politecnico di Bari, Italy), Onofrio Losito (Politecnico di Bari, Italy), Francesco Prudenzano (Politecnico di Bari, Italy)
Copyright © 2015. 496 pages.
Wearable electronics, wireless devices, and other mobile technologies have revealed a deficit and a necessity for innovative methods of gathering and utilizing power...
Ivelina Zlateva (Independent Researcher, Bulgaria), Violin Raykov (Institute of Oceanology, Bulgaria), Nikola Nikolov (Technical University of Varna, Bulgaria)
Copyright © 2015. 456 pages.
There is overwhelming evidence that marine resources are being overexploited throughout the world. In an effort to conserve the natural resources of the world’s ocea...
Maria del Socorro García Cascales (Technical University of Cartagena, Spain), Juan Miguel Sánchez Lozano (University Centre of Defence at the Spanish Air Force Academy, Technical University of Cartagena, Spain), Antonio David Masegosa Arredondo (University of Granada, Spain), Carlos Cruz Corona (University of Granada, Spain)
Copyright © 2015. 408 pages.
As the climate and environment continue to fluctuate, researchers are urgently looking for new ways to preserve our limited resources and prevent further environment...
Michael Yastrebenetsky (State Scientific and Technical Centre for Nuclear and Radiation Safety, Ukraine), Vyacheslav Kharchenko (National Aerospace University- KhAI, Ukraine, and Centre for Safety Infrastructure-Oriented Research and Analysis, Ukraine)
Copyright © 2014. 470 pages.
Accidents and natural disasters involving nuclear power plants such as Chernobyl, Three Mile Island, and the recent meltdown at Fukushima are rare, but their effects...
Bo Xing (University of Pretoria, South Africa), Wen-Jing Gao (Meiyuan Mould Design and Manufacturing Co., Ltd, China)
Copyright © 2014. 348 pages.
In attempts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, many alternatives to manufacturing have been recommended from a number of international organizations. Although chall...
Oladokun Sulaiman Olanrewaju (University Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia), Abdul Hamid Saharuddin (University Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia), Ab Saman Ab Kader (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia), Wan Mohd Norsani Wan Nik (University Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia)
Copyright © 2014. 338 pages.
Water covers more than 70% of the Earth’s surface, making maritime influences an important consideration in evaluating modern global economic systems. Therefore, the...
Andrei Jean-Vasile (Petroleum - Gas University of Ploiesti, Romania), Turek Rahoveanu Adrian (Institute of Research for Agricultural Economics and Rural Development, Romania), Jonel Subic (Institute of Agricultural Economics, Belgrade, Serbia), Dorel Dusmanescu (Petroleum - Gas University of Ploiesti, Romania)
Copyright © 2013. 390 pages.
The development of a green and sustainable economy continues to grow in awareness and popularity due to its promotion of a more comprehensive way of achieving econom...
Naima Kaabouch (University of North Dakota, USA), Wen-Chen Hu (University of North Dakota, USA)
Copyright © 2012. 469 pages.
It is more important than ever to be concerned with energy related efforts, especially on what we as individuals can do now to help protect our future. With research...
- Air Quality
- Alternative Power Sources
- Biofilters and Biofiltration
- Contaminated Site Remediation
- Electric Vehicles
- Green Technology
- Green Transportation
- Industrial Waste Management and Minimization
- Policies Involving Green Technologies and Environmental Engineering
- Pollution Management
- Radioactive Waste Treatment
- Renewable Energy
- Sustainable Communities
- Waste Management
- Water Supply and Treatment