Advances in Environmental Engineering and Green Technologies (AEEGT): 59 Volumes

Series Editor(s): Sang-Bing Tsai (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China Zhongshan Institute, China), Ming-Lang Tseng (Lunghwa University of Science and Technology, Taiwan) and Yuchi Wang (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China Zhongshan Institute, China)
ISSN: 2326-9162|EISSN: 2326-9170
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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.

Topics Covered

  • Air Quality
  • Alternative Power Sources
  • Biofilters and Biofiltration
  • Cleantech
  • 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

Titles in Series

Environmental Awareness and the Role of Social Media
Sumit Narula (Amity University, India), Swapnil Rai (Amity University, India), Archana Sharma (ITM University Gwalior, India)
Copyright © 2019. 250 pages.
Social media has quickly become one of the most effective tools in reaching masses of people. As environmental issues are becoming more prevalent and frequently ackn...
Biostimulation Remediation Technologies for Groundwater Contaminants
Ashok K. Rathoure (Independent Researcher, India)
Copyright © 2018. 315 pages.
The rapid progression of technology has significantly impacted population growth, urbanization, and industrialization in modern society. These developments, while po...
Innovations and Trends in Environmental and Agricultural Informatics
Petraq Papajorgji (University of New York Tirana, Albania), Francois Pinet (Irstea Centre de Clermont-Ferrand, France)
Copyright © 2018. 340 pages.
In recent years, the role of information and communications technologies in the development of agriculture and environmental issues has received significant attentio...
Effective Solutions to Pollution Mitigation for Public Welfare
Ahmet Ozan Gezerman (Yildiz Technical University, Turkey), Burcu Didem Corbacioglu (Yildiz Technical University, Turkey), Bhola R. Gurjar (Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India)
Copyright © 2018. 180 pages.
The use of certain deterrent measures and supporting mechanisms of macroeconomic environmental policies is greatly important. As the environment continues to falter,...
Microbial Tools and Techniques for Environmental Waste Management
Vinay Mohan Pathak (Gurukul Kangri University, India), Navneet (Gurukul Kangri University, India)
Copyright © 2018. 335 pages.
The remediation of environmental pollutants has become a relevant topic within the field of waste management. Advances in biological approaches are a potential tool...
Food Systems Sustainability and Environmental Policies in Modern Economies
Abiodun Elijah Obayelu (Federal University of Agriculture – Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Nigeria)
Copyright © 2018. 371 pages.
Food security is essential to the advancement and development of economies and societies worldwide. The promotion of viable food structures is the most effective met...
Microbial Biotechnology in Environmental Monitoring and Cleanup
Pankaj (G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, India), Anita Sharma (G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, India)
Copyright © 2018. 427 pages.
Pollutants are increasing day by day in the environment due to human interference. Thus, it has become necessary to find solutions to clean up these hazardous pollut...
Handbook of Research on Renewable Energy and Electric Resources for Sustainable Rural Development
Valeriy Kharchenko (Federal Scientific Agroengineering Center VIM, Russia), Pandian Vasant (Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia)
Copyright © 2018. 535 pages.
To maintain a healthy ecosystem for contemporary society and for future generations, policies must be implemented to protect the environment. This can be achieved by...
Green Production Strategies for Sustainability
Sang-Binge Tsai (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (Zhongshan Institute), China & Civil Aviation University of China, China), Bin Liu (Shanghai Maritime University, China), Yongian Li (Nankai University, China)
Copyright © 2018. 325 pages.
When generating electronic products, manufacturing enterprises are producing pollution and waste that is harmful to the environment. As a result of this increasing e...
Innovative Strategies and Frameworks in Climate Change Adaptation: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Alexander G. Flor (University of the Philippines Open University, Philippines), Benjamina Gonzalez Flor (University of the Philippines, Philippines)
Copyright © 2018. 165 pages.
The changes the earth is currently undertaking has been at the forefront of scientific discourse in recent years. Humans as a species have needed to react to these c...
Utilizing Innovative Technologies to Address the Public Health Impact of Climate Change: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Debra Weiss-Randall (Florida Atlantic University, USA)
Copyright © 2018. 295 pages.
Climate change impacts the wellbeing of societies across the entire globe. By utilizing innovative technologies, public health can be better protected in the years t...
Economical and Technical Considerations for Solar Tracking: Methodologies and Opportunities for Energy Management
S. Soulayman (Higher Institute for Applied Sciences and Technology, Syria)
Copyright © 2018. 647 pages.
Renewable energy is a critical topic of discussion in contemporary society. With increased attention on alternative methods, solar tracking has emerged as an effecti...
Hydrology and Best Practices for Managing Water Resources in Arid and Semi-Arid Lands
Christopher Misati Ondieki (Kenyatta University, Kenya), Johnson U. Kitheka (South Eastern Kenya University, Kenya)
Copyright © 2018. 266 pages.
The management of water resources is extremely important for survival. Depending on the climate, certain regions require different strategies to maintain sustainable...
Computational Techniques for Modeling Atmospheric Processes
Vitaliy Prusov (University of Kyiv, Ukraine), Anatoliy Doroshenko (National Academy of Sciences, Ukraine)
Copyright © 2018. 460 pages.
Meteorology has made significant strides in recent years due to the development of new technologies. With the aid of the latest instruments, the analysis of atmosphe...
Advanced Nanomaterials for Water Engineering, Treatment, and Hydraulics
Tawfik A. Saleh (King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia)
Copyright © 2017. 384 pages.
While nanotechnology has been a booming research field for years, the study of how it can be used alongside water engineering has not been deeply explored. By examin...
Handbook of Research on Inventive Bioremediation Techniques
Jatindra Nath Bhakta (University of Kalyani, India)
Copyright © 2017. 624 pages.
The rapid progression of technology has significantly impacted population growth, urbanization, and industrialization in modern society. These developments, while po...
Handbook of Research on Entrepreneurial Development and Innovation Within Smart Cities
Luisa Cagica Carvalho (Universidade Aberta, Portugal & CEFAGE - Universidade de Évora, Portugal)
Copyright © 2017. 661 pages.
While the population continues to grow and expand, many people are now making their homes in cities around the globe. With this increase in city living, it is becomi...
Applied Environmental Materials Science for Sustainability
Takaomi Kobayashi (Nagaoka University of Technology, Japan)
Copyright © 2017. 416 pages.
The growing presence of biomass and waste has caused significant changes to the environment. With the ubiquity of these materials, there is an increasing need for pr...
Environmental Issues Surrounding Human Overpopulation
Rajeev Pratap Singh (Banaras Hindu University, India), Anita Singh (University of Allahabad, India), Vaibhav Srivastava (Banaras Hindu University, India)
Copyright © 2017. 325 pages.
There are many factors to be considered when examining the current state of environmental problems in the modern world. By addressing these causes, the preservation...
Reconsidering the Impact of Climate Change on Global Water Supply, Use, and Management
Prakash Rao (Symbiosis International University, India), Yogesh Patil (Symbiosis International University, India)
Copyright © 2017. 430 pages.
Changes in the planet’s climate in recent years have led to significant impacts on natural resources and ecosystems. New strategies must be adopted in order to suppo...
Environmental Sustainability and Climate Change Adaptation Strategies
Wayne Ganpat (The University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago), Wendy-Ann Isaac (The University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago)
Copyright © 2017. 406 pages.
The existence of the human race has created inevitable effects on our surrounding environment. To prevent further harm to the world’s ecosystems, it becomes imperati...
Technologies for the Treatment and Recovery of Nutrients from Industrial Wastewater
Ángeles Val del Río (University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain), José Luis Campos Gómez (University Adolfo Ibáñez, Chile), Anuska Mosquera Corral (University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain)
Copyright © 2017. 391 pages.
The production of wastewater from various human and industrial activities has a harsh impact on the environment. Without adequate treatment, the disposal of this was...
Agricultural Development and Food Security in Developing Nations
Wayne G. Ganpat (The University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago), Ronald Dyer (Grenoble School of Management, France), Wendy-Ann P. Isaac (The University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago)
Copyright © 2017. 370 pages.
The development of sustainable agricultural systems is an imperative aspect of any country, but particularly in the context of developing countries. Lack of progress...
Oceanographic and Marine Cross-Domain Data Management for Sustainable Development
Paolo Diviacco (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale (OGS), Italy), Adam Leadbetter (Marine Institute, Ireland), Helen Glaves (British Geological Survey, UK)
Copyright © 2017. 425 pages.
As human activity makes a greater impact on the environment, sustainability becomes an increasingly imperative goal. With the assistance of current technological inn...
Examining the Development, Regulation, and Consumption of Functional Foods
Sailas Benjamin (University of Calicut, India)
Copyright © 2017. 344 pages.
The promotion of proper nutrition can assist in disease prevention and help to ensure an overall healthy lifestyle. Certain natural or processed foods are particular...
Applying Nanotechnology for Environmental Sustainability
Sung Hee Joo (University of Miami, USA)
Copyright © 2017. 558 pages.
Nanomaterials have been used for years in industries such as consumer products, textile production, and biomedicine, yet the literature outlining their use in enviro...
Exploring the Nutrition and Health Benefits of Functional Foods
Hossain Uddin Shekhar (University of Dhaka, Bangladesh), Zakir Hossain Howlader (University of Dhaka, Bangladesh), Yearul Kabir (University of Dhaka, Bangladesh)
Copyright © 2017. 523 pages.
Health and nutrition have become global focal points as the population continues to grow exponentially. While providing food for the global population is crucial, it...
Smart Cities as a Solution for Reducing Urban Waste and Pollution
Goh Bee Hua (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Copyright © 2016. 362 pages.
The exponential growth of urban settings has led to an increase in pollutants and waste management issues around the world. As the environment continues to falter un...
Food Science, Production, and Engineering in Contemporary Economies
Andrei Jean-Vasile (Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiesti, Romania)
Copyright © 2016. 473 pages.
As the population of the world continues to surge upwards, it is apparent that the global economy is unable to meet the nutritional needs of such a large populace. I...
Smart Grid as a Solution for Renewable and Efficient Energy
Ayaz Ahmad (COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan), Naveed Ul Hassan (LUMS School of Science & Engineering, Pakistan)
Copyright © 2016. 415 pages.
As the need for proficient power resources continues to grow, it is becoming increasingly important to implement new strategies and technologies in energy distributi...
Biologically-Inspired Energy Harvesting through Wireless Sensor Technologies
Vasaki Ponnusamy (Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia), Noor Zaman (King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia), Tang Jung Low (Universiti Teknologi Petronas, Malaysia), Anang Hudaya Muhamad Amin (Multimedia University, Malaysia)
Copyright © 2016. 318 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...
Handbook of Research on Waste Management Techniques for Sustainability
Ulas Akkucuk (Bogazici University, Turkey)
Copyright © 2016. 438 pages.
Sustainability is a growing area of research in ecology, economics, environmental science, business, and cultural studies. Specifically, sustainable waste disposal a...
Control and Treatment of Landfill Leachate for Sanitary Waste Disposal
Hamidi Abdul Aziz (Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia), Salem Abu Amr (Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia)
Copyright © 2016. 459 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...
Toxicity and Waste Management Using Bioremediation
Ashok K. Rathoure (Vardan Environet Guargaon, India), Vinod K. Dhatwalia (Uttaranchal University, India)
Copyright © 2016. 421 pages.
Bioremediation is an emerging field of environmental research. The objective of a bioremediation process is to immobilize contaminants (reactants) or to transform th...
Handbook of Research on Climate Change Impact on Health and Environmental Sustainability
Soumyananda Dinda (Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University, India)
Copyright © 2016. 711 pages.
Climate change is not only one of the greatest threats to modern civilization; it is also a great challenge to economic development in the 21st century. Global warmi...
Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition in Environmental Informatics
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. 407 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...
Promoting Climate Change Awareness through Environmental Education
Lynn Wilson (SeaTrust Institute, USA), Carolyn Stevenson (SeaTrust Institute/Open College@Kaplan University, USA)
Copyright © 2016. 305 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...
Handbook of Research on Uncovering New Methods for Ecosystem Management through Bioremediation
Shivom Singh (ITM University Gwalior, India), Kajal Srivastava (G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, India)
Copyright © 2015. 638 pages.
Maintaining and preserving the environment is a crucial consideration in an era where climate change and rising sea levels are common knowledge. It is important for...
Green Services Engineering, Optimization, and Modeling in the Technological Age
Xiaodong Liu (Edinburgh Napier University, UK), Yang Li (British Telecom, UK)
Copyright © 2015. 319 pages.
Concerns surrounding environmental sustainability have led to an increase of interest in environmentally-friendly systems. In the ICT realm, attention has been large...
Innovative Materials and Systems for Energy Harvesting Applications
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...
Handbook of Research on Social, Economic, and Environmental Sustainability in the Development of Smart Cities
Andrea Vesco (Istituto Superiore Mario Boella, Italy), Francesco Ferrero (Istituto Superiore Mario Boella, Italy)
Copyright © 2015. 518 pages.
As population growth accelerates, researchers and professionals face challenges as they attempt to plan for the future. Urban planning is a significant component in...
Progressive Engineering Practices in Marine Resource Management
Ivelina Zlateva (Independent Researcher, Bulgaria), Violin Raykov (Institute of Oceanology, Bulgaria), Nikola Nikolov (Technical University of Varna, Bulgaria)
Copyright © 2015. 455 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...
Promoting Sustainable Practices through Energy Engineering and Asset Management
Vicente González-Prida (University of Seville, Spain), Anthony Raman (NTEC Tertiary Group, New Zealand)
Copyright © 2015. 402 pages.
Green technologies and energy-efficient practices have become two of the most prevalent issues in global society. However, many countries still lack the technology o...
Handbook of Research on Advancements in Environmental Engineering
Nediljka Gaurina-Medjimurec (University of Zagreb, Croatia)
Copyright © 2015. 660 pages.
The protection of clean water, air, and land for the habitation of humans and other organisms has become a pressing concern amid the intensification of industrial ac...
Soft Computing Applications for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency
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...
Nanotechnology Applications for Improvements in Energy Efficiency and Environmental Management
M. A. Shah (National Institute of Technology, Srinagar, India), M. A. Bhat (Department of Bio-Medical Engineering, Sathyabama University, India), J. Paulo Davim (University of Aveiro, Portugal)
Copyright © 2015. 478 pages.
As nanoscale research continues to advance, scientists and engineers are developing new applications for many different disciplines, including environmental remediat...
Optimum Design of Renewable Energy Systems: Microgrid and Nature Grid Methods
Shin’ya Obara (Kitami Institute of Technology, Japan)
Copyright © 2014. 430 pages.
The management of global warming is a relevant issue throughout the world and has experts of various fields considering various methods to control Earth’s atmospheri...
Nuclear Power Plant Instrumentation and Control Systems for Safety and Security
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...
Green Technology Applications for Enterprise and Academic Innovation
Ezendu Ariwa (University of Bedfordshire, UK)
Copyright © 2014. 335 pages.
In the age of corporate responsibility, green technology and sustainability continue to grip the consciousness of business and academic institutions. However, develo...
Computational Intelligence in Remanufacturing
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...
Risk Analysis for Prevention of Hazardous Situations in Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering
Davorin Matanovic (University of Zagreb, Croatia), Nediljka Gaurina-Medjimurec (University of Zagreb, Croatia), Katarina Simon (University of Zagreb, Croatia)
Copyright © 2014. 433 pages.
The accelerated growth of the world population creates an increase of energy needs. This requires new paths for oil supply to its users, which can be potential hazar...
Marine Technology and Sustainable Development: Green Innovations
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...
Sustainable Technologies, Policies, and Constraints in the Green Economy
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...
Energy-Aware Systems and Networking for Sustainable Initiatives
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...
Green and Ecological Technologies for Urban Planning: Creating Smart Cities
Ozge Yalciner Ercoskun (Gazi University, Turkey)
Copyright © 2012. 404 pages.
Ecological and technological (eco-tech) planning provides a possible response to the essential issues of sustainability and rehabilitation in rapidly growing urban s...
Environmental Modeling for Sustainable Regional Development: System Approaches and Advanced Methods
Vladimír Olej (University of Pardubice, Czech Republic), Ilona Obršálová (University of Pardubice, Czech Republic), Jirí Krupka (University of Pardubice, Czech Republic)
Copyright © 2011. 492 pages.
Understanding the advancement of sustainable development is critical to managing human activities to avoid the overexploitation of resources and pollution of the env...
Decision Support Systems in Agriculture, Food and the Environment: Trends, Applications and Advances
Basil Manos (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece), Nikolaos Matsatsinis (Technical University of Crete, Greece), Konstantinos Paparrizos (University of Macedonia, Greece), Jason Papathanasiou (University of Macedonia, Greece)
Copyright © 2010. 554 pages.
As national and international concern over sustainable resources becomes more prevalent, the need for decision support systems (DSS) increases. The applicable uses o...
Rethinking Sustainable Development: Urban Management, Engineering, and Design
Tan Yigitcanlar (Queensland University of Technology, Australia)
Copyright © 2010. 416 pages.
In an atmosphere where civilization is progressing and becoming more aware of the consequences of careless development decisions, rethinking sustainable development–...
Sustainable Urban and Regional Infrastructure Development: Technologies, Applications and Management
Tan Yigitcanlar (Queensland University of Technology, Australia)
Copyright © 2010. 416 pages.
The concept of ‘sustainability’ has been pushed to the forefront of policy-making and politics as the world wakes up to the impacts of climate change and the effects...

Editor(s) Biography

Sang-Bing Tsai is currently a researcher and visiting professor at Nankai University and Shanghai Maritime University. He is both Technology Management and Business Management PhD. His major is computer science. He has published many research articles in SCI / SSCI journals, including Journal of Global Information Management, International Journal of Web Services Research, Advances in Mechanical Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Systems Man Cybernetics-Systems, Plos One, Environment and Planning B-Planning & Design, Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, etc. His recent research interests in Information Management, Web Service Management, Computer Science, Fuzzy System and Applied Mathematics. He is on the SSCI/SCI/EI International Journal editorial team as an editor; Journal of Global Information Management (Associate Editor) (SSCI); Sustainability (Lead Guest Editor) (SSCI); SpringerPlus (Editor) (SCI); International Journal of Knowledge Management (International Advisory Board Editor) (EI); and International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education (International Advisory Board Editor) (EI).