Advances in Environmental Engineering and Green Technologies (AEEGT): 138 Volumes

Advances in Environmental Engineering and Green Technologies (AEEGT): 138 Volumes

Series Editor(s): Sang-Bing Tsai (Zhongshan Institute, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China & Wuyi University, 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

Handbook of Research on Building Greener Economics and Adopting Digital Tools in the Era of Climate Change
Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos (The University of Oviedo, Spain)
Copyright © 2022. 400 pages.
Cities, economies, and societies around the world must address the urgent global challenges such as climate change or the transition towards a greener and digital ec...
Biomass and Bioenergy Solutions for Climate Change Mitigation and Sustainability
Ashok Kumar Rathoure (M/s Akone Services, India), Shankar Mukundrao Khade (Ajeenkya D Y Patil University, India)
Copyright © 2022. 340 pages.
The depletion of fossil fuels is a major issue in energy generation; hence, biomass and renewable energy sources, especially bioenergy, are the solution. The depende...
Improving Integrated Pest Management for Crop Protection and Food Security
Muhammad Haseeb (Florida A&M University, USA), Lambert H.B. Kanga (Florida A&M University, USA), Jawwad A. Qureshi (University of Florida, USA)
Copyright © 2022. 315 pages.
Integrated pest management combines biological, cultural, physical, and chemical tools to identify, manage, and reduce risk from pests that interfere with crop produ...
Geoscientific Investigations From the Indian Antarctic Program
Neloy Khare (Ministry of Earth Sciences, India)
Copyright © 2022. 305 pages.
Antarctica and the surrounding oceans are critical parts of the Earth system. The Earth’s history establishes that Antarctica’s core comprises a suite of crustal blo...
Handbook of Research on Green Technologies for Sustainable Management of Agricultural Resources
R.S. Sengar (Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology, India), Reshu Chaudhary (Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology, India), H.S. Bhadauriya (Jiwaji University, Gwalior, India)
Copyright © 2022. 637 pages.
Green technology is focused on devising environmentally-friendly (eco-friendly) agricultural practices. It plays a crucial role in dealing with food security issues...
Urban Sustainability and Energy Management of Cities for Improved Health and Well-Being
Roberto Alonso González-Lezcano (Universidad CEU San Pablo, Spain)
Copyright © 2022. 281 pages.
Global environmental challenges such as climate change, rapid urbanization, and human influence on the environment continue to grow. Many of these resulting risks le...
Optimization and Decision-Making in the Renewable Energy Industry
Figen Balo (Fırat University, Turkey), Ayşe Topal (Nigde Omer Halisdemir University, Turkey), Ezgi Demir (Sumer Robotics Engineering and Consultancy Ltd., UK), Alptekin Ulutaş (Sivas Cumhuriyet University, Turkey)
Copyright © 2022. 304 pages.
With immense consumption of resources, increased global warming, and environmental pollution, the energy sector has inevitably embraced sustainability. Countries are...
Handbook of Research on Water Sciences and Society
Ashok Vaseashta (International Clean Water Institute, USA & Transylvania University of Brasov, Romania & Academy of Sciences of Moldova, Moldova), Gheorghe Duca (Institute of Chemistry, Moldova State University, Moldova & Academy of Science of Moldova and Romanian Academy, Romania.), Sergey Travin (Federal Research Center for Chemical Physics and N. N. Semenov of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia)
Copyright © 2022. 728 pages.
Water supports three basic pillars of our life and survival: safety, security, and sustainability. Hence, it is extremely important to revisit the fundamental charac...
Prevention and Management of Soil Erosion and Torrential Floods
Slobodan Milutinović (University of Niš, Serbia), Snežana Živković (Faculty of Occupational Safety, University of Niš, Serbia)
Copyright © 2022. 335 pages.
Soil erosion and torrential floods, as destructive processes, have serious implications on the economy, society, and environment. The severity of torrential floods l...
Applications of Nature-Inspired Computing in Renewable Energy Systems
Mohamed Arezki Mellal (M'Hamed Bougara University, Algeria)
Copyright © 2022. 326 pages.
Renewable energy is crucial to preserve the environment. This energy involves various systems that must be optimized and assessed to provide better performance; howe...
Optimal Planning of Smart Grid With Renewable Energy Resources
Naveen Jain (College of Technology and Engineering, Udaipur, India), Jai Kumar Maherchandani (College of Technology and Engineering, Udaipur, India), Navneet Kumar Agrawal (College of Technology and Engineering, Udaipur, India), Trilok Gupta (College of Technology and Engineering, Udaipur, India)
Copyright © 2022. 294 pages.
Understanding the recent developments in renewable energy is crucial for a range of fields in today’s society. As environmental awareness and the need for a more sus...
Physiology, Genomics, and Biotechnological Applications of Extremophiles
Aparna B. Gunjal (Dr. D.Y. Patil Arts, Commerce, and Science College, Pune, India), Rebecca Thombre (The University of Kent, UK & Blue Marble Space Institute of Science, USA), Javid A. Parray (Department of Higher Education, Government Degree College, Srinagar, India)
Copyright © 2022. 473 pages.
Extremophiles are organisms that are able to live in extreme conditions due to their unique physiological and genetic adaptations. Extremophiles are harnessed for th...
Modeling and Control of Static Converters for Hybrid Storage Systems
Arezki Fekik (Akli Mohand Oulhadj University, Bouira, Algeria), Nacereddine Benamrouche (University of Tizi Ouzou, Algeria)
Copyright © 2022. 355 pages.
The energy transition initiated in recent years has enabled the growing integration of renewable production into the energy mix. Microgrids make it possible to maxim...
Disruptive Technologies and Eco-Innovation for Sustainable Development
Ulas Akkucuk (Uşak University)
Copyright © 2022. 340 pages.
The rise of technology in human culture has changed almost every facet of society. Technology is especially useful regarding sustainable development. These technolog...
Handbook of Research on Strategic Management for Current Energy Investments
Serhat Yüksel (Istanbul Medipol University, Turkey), Hasan Dinçer (Istanbul Medipol University, Turkey)
Copyright © 2021. 422 pages.
Energy has a wide range of uses within a country, includin socially and economically. Providing everything from warmth and light to raw materials for industrial prod...
Handbook of Research on Microbial Remediation and Microbial Biotechnology for Sustainable Soil
Junaid Ahmad Malik (Government Degree College, Bijbehara, India)
Copyright © 2021. 806 pages.
The introduction of contaminants, due to rapid urbanization and anthropogenic activities into the environment, causes distress to the physio-chemical systems includi...
Forest Fire Danger Prediction Using Deterministic-Probabilistic Approach
Nikolay Viktorovich Baranovskiy (National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University, Russia)
Copyright © 2021. 297 pages.
Forest fires cause ecological, economic, and social damage to various states of the international community. The causes of forest fires are rather varied, but the ma...
Role of IoT in Green Energy Systems
Vasaki Ponnusamy (Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia), Noor Zaman (Taylor's University, Malaysia), Low Tang Jung (Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia), Anang Hudaya Muhamad Amin (Higher Colleges of Technology, UAE)
Copyright © 2021. 405 pages.
In the era of Industry 4.0, the world is increasingly becoming smarter as everything from mobile phones to cars to TVs connects with unique addresses and communicati...
Combating and Controlling Nagana and Tick-Borne Diseases in Livestock
Caleb Oburu Orenge (Department of Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery, Egerton University, Kenya)
Copyright © 2021. 440 pages.
African animal trypanosomosis (AAT), also called nagana, is a trans-boundary disease that has had an immense impact on cattle and is ranked among the top global catt...
Handbook of Research on Waste Diversion and Minimization Technologies for the Industrial Sector
Ashok K. Rathoure (M/s Akone Services, Lucknow, India)
Copyright © 2021. 455 pages.
Due to various issues in the world including rapid urbanization and industrial processes, waste generation has reached levels that are becoming detrimental to the en...
Artificial Intelligence and IoT-Based Technologies for Sustainable Farming and Smart Agriculture
Pradeep Tomar (Gautam Buddha University, India), Gurjit Kaur (Delhi Technological University, India)
Copyright © 2021. 400 pages.
As technology continues to saturate modern society, agriculture has started to adopt digital computing and data-driven innovations. This emergence of “smart” farming...
Solar Concentrating Modules With Louvered Heliostats: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Dmitry Strebkov (Federal State Budget Scientific Institution, Russia & Federal Scientific Agroengineering Center VIM, Russia), Natalya Filippchenkova (Federal State Budget Scientific Institution, Russia & Federal Scientific Agroengineering Center VIM, Russia), Anatoly Irodionov (Federal State Budget Scientific Institution, Russia & Federal Scientific Agroengineering Center VIM, Russia)
Copyright © 2021. 267 pages.
The development of solar energy is becoming increasingly widespread all over the world. One significant way to reduce the cost of energy generated by solar modules,...
Smart Agricultural Services Using Deep Learning, Big Data, and IoT
Amit Kumar Gupta (Amity University Jaipur, India), Dinesh Goyal (Poornima Institute of Engineering and Technology, India), Vijander Singh (Manipal University Jaipur, India), Harish Sharma (Rajasthan Technical University, India)
Copyright © 2021. 280 pages.
The agricultural sector can benefit immensely from developments in the field of smart farming. However, this research area focuses on providing specific fixes to par...
Eco-Friendly Energy Processes and Technologies for Achieving Sustainable Development
Mir Sayed Shah Danish (University of the Ryukyus, Japan), Tomonobu Shah Senjyu (University of the Ryukyus, Japan)
Copyright © 2021. 340 pages.
Rapid changes in technology and lifestyle have led to a dramatic increase in energy demand. Growing energy demand is the main cause of environmental pollution, but t...
Precision Agriculture Technologies for Food Security and Sustainability
Sherine M. Abd El-Kader (Electronics Research Institute, Cairo, Egypt), Basma M. Mohammad El-Basioni (Electronics Research Institute, Cairo, Egypt)
Copyright © 2021. 437 pages.
Precision agriculture integrates new technologies with the agronomic experience to intelligently manage the high spatial variability of all agricultural variables an...
Energy-Efficient Underwater Wireless Communications and Networking
Nitin Goyal (Chitkara University Institute of Engineering and Technology, Chitkara University, Punjab, India), Luxmi Sapra (Chitkara University Institute of Engineering and Technology, Chitkara University, Punjab, India), Jasminder Kaur Sandhu (Chitkara University Institute of Engineering and Technology, Chitkara University, Punjab, India)
Copyright © 2021. 339 pages.
Underwater wireless sensor networks (UWSN) are envisioned as an aquatic medium for a variety of applications including oceanographic data collection, disaster manage...
Impacts of Climate Change on Agriculture and Aquaculture
Ahmed Karmaoui (Southern Center for Culture and Sciences, Morocco), Kirby Barrick (University of Florida, USA), Michael Reed (University of Kentucky, USA), Mirza Barjees Baig (King Saud University, Saudi Arabia)
Copyright © 2021. 333 pages.
Climate change is expected to influence several productive sectors, the most significant of which is agriculture. Agriculture comprises an important sector of the gl...
Molecular Plant Breeding and Genome Editing Tools for Crop Improvement
Pradip Chandra Deka (Sir Padampat Singhania University, India)
Copyright © 2021. 489 pages.
Plant breeders have used mutagenic agents to create variability for their use in crop improvement. However, application of mutagenic agents has its own drawbacks, su...
Recent Advancements in Bioremediation of Metal Contaminants
Satarupa Dey (Shyampur Siddheswari Mahavidyalaya, India), Biswaranjan Acharya (School of Computer Engineering, KIIT University (Deemed), India)
Copyright © 2021. 363 pages.
Pollution and ways to combat it have become topics of great concern for researchers. One of the most important dimensions of this global crisis is wastewater, which...
Spatial Information Science for Natural Resource Management
Suraj Kumar Singh (Suresh Gyan Vihar University, Jaipur, India), Shruti Kanga (Suresh Gyan Vihar University, Jaipur, India), Varun Narayan Mishra (Suresh Gyan Vihar University, Jaipur, India)
Copyright © 2020. 355 pages.
Stress on natural resources has recently increased due to commercialization and the need to provide livelihoods for locals. Because they are such core parts of every...
Analyzing the Physics of Radio Telescopes and Radio Astronomy
Kim Ho Yeap (Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia), Kazuhiro Hirasawa (University of Tsukuba, Japan)
Copyright © 2020. 324 pages.
In the field of astrophysics, modern developments of practice are emerging in order to further understand the spectral information derived from cosmic sources. Radio...
Climate Change and Anthropogenic Impacts on Health in Tropical and Subtropical Regions
Ahmed Karmaoui (Southern Center for Culture and Sciences, Morocco), Abdelkrim Ben Salem (Southern Center for Culture and Sciences, Morocco & Research Center of Plant and Microbial Biotechnologies, Biodiversity, and Environment (BioBio), Faculty of Sciences, Mohammed V University, Rabat, Morocco), Ashfaq Ahmad Shah (National University of Sciences and Technology, Pakistan)
Copyright © 2020. 177 pages.
Climate change and environmental pollution remain two primary areas of concern in today’s world. These detrimental influences continue to have a strong impact on var...
Physiological Aspects of Imprinting and Homing Migration in Salmon: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Hiroshi Ueda (Hokkaido University, Japan)
Copyright © 2020. 160 pages.
Salmon are one of the most popular and commonly eaten fish and are among the most important fishery resources in the world. They are born and die in fresh water but...
Waste Management Techniques for Improved Environmental and Public Health: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Sang-Bing Tsai (Zhongshan Institute, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China & Wuyi University, China), Zhengxi Yuan (Zhongshan Institute, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China), Jian Yu (Research Center for Environment and Sustainable Development of China Civil Aviation, Civil Aviation University of China, China), Xuexin Liu (Capital University of Economics and Business, China)
Copyright © 2020. 229 pages.
A central concern that has remained relevant in recent years has been the management of waste and pollution. Improper disposal methods such as open-air burning and u...
Predicting, Monitoring, and Assessing Forest Fire Dangers and Risks
Nikolay Viktorovich Baranovskiy (National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University, Russia)
Copyright © 2020. 417 pages.
To understand the catastrophic processes of forest fire danger, different deterministic, probabilistic, and empiric models must be used. Simulating various surface a...
Effects of Emerging Chemical Contaminants on Water Resources and Environmental Health
Victor Shikuku (Kaimosi Friends University College, Kenya)
Copyright © 2020. 339 pages.
A major issue that has remained prevalent in today’s modern world has been the presence of chemicals within water sources that the public uses for drinking. The asso...
Handbook of Research on Smart Computing for Renewable Energy and Agro-Engineering
Valeriy Kharchenko (Federal Scientific Agroengineering Center VIM, Russia), Pandian Vasant (Universiti Teknologi Petronas, Malaysia)
Copyright © 2020. 537 pages.
The rise in population and the concurrently growing consumption rate necessitates the evolution of agriculture to adopt current computational technologies to increas...
Handbook of Research on Emerging Developments and Environmental Impacts of Ecological Chemistry
Gheorghe Duca (Institute of Chemistry, Moldova State University, Moldova & Academy of Science of Moldova and Romanian Academy, Romania.), Ashok Vaseashta (International Clean Water Institute, USA & New Jersey City University, USA & Academy of Sciences of Moldova, Moldova)
Copyright © 2020. 649 pages.
Pollution has been a developing problem for quite some time in the modern world, and it is no secret how these chemicals negatively affect the environment. With thes...
Current State and Future Impacts of Climate Change on Biodiversity
Ashok Kumar Rathoure (Biohm Consultare Pvt Ltd, India), Pawan Bharati Chauhan (Shriram Institute for Industrial Research Delhi, India)
Copyright © 2020. 313 pages.
Understanding the balance of society and nature is imperative when researching ecosystems and their global influence. A method of studying the health of these ecosys...
Handbook of Research on Agricultural Policy, Rural Development, and Entrepreneurship in Contemporary Economies
Andrei Jean Vasile (Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiesti, Romania), Jonel Subic (Institute of Agricultural Economics, Serbia), Aleksander Grubor (University of Novi Sad, Serbia), Donatella Privitera (University of Catania, Italy)
Copyright © 2020. 573 pages.
Promoting rural entrepreneurship is a necessary step to limit the negative effects of classical agricultural policy based on a linear process and attracting secondar...
Technological Developments in Food Preservation, Processing, and Storage
Seydi Yıkmış (Tekirdağ Namık Kemal Üniversitesi, Turkey)
Copyright © 2020. 256 pages.
In recent years, professionals have combined nutrition, health, and engineering sciences to develop new technologies within the food industry. As we are beginning to...
Handbook of Research on Resource Management for Pollution and Waste Treatment
Augustine Chioma Affam (University College of Technology Sarawak, Malaysia), Ezerie Henry Ezechi (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia)
Copyright © 2020. 795 pages.
It is necessary to understand the extent of pollution in the environment in terms of the air, water, and soil in order for both humans and animals to live healthier...
Handbook of Research on Globalized Agricultural Trade and New Challenges for Food Security
Vasilii Erokhin (Harbin Engineering University, China), Tianming Gao (Harbin Engineering University, China)
Copyright © 2020. 574 pages.
Free trade promotes economic growth through international competition and the efficient allocation of resources while also helping to stabilize food supplies between...
Sustainable Waste Management Challenges in Developing Countries
Agamuthu Pariatamby (Sunway University, Malaysia), Fauziah Shahul Hamid (University of Malaya, Malaysia), Mehran Sanam Bhatti (University of Malaya, Malaysia)
Copyright © 2020. 586 pages.
As global waste generation increases at a rapid rate, there is a dire need for waste management practices such as collection, disposal, and recycling to protect from...
Nano-Phytoremediation Technologies for Groundwater Contaminates: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Khushboo Chaudhary (Banasthali University, Tonk Newai, India), Suphiya Khan (Banasthali University, India), Pankaj Kumar Saraswat (ICAR, Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Tamenglong District, Manipur, India)
Copyright © 2020. 198 pages.
In the modern world, industries and factories are rising exponentially. This has led to the mass cultivation of non-biodegradable products, like heavy metals, that h...
Implementation and Evaluation of Green Materials in Technology Development: Emerging Research and Opportunities
M.T. Mastura (Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka, Malaysia), S.M. Sapuan (Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia)
Copyright © 2020. 174 pages.
Due to legal and consumer demands, eco-friendly resources that comply with environmental concerns while maintaining or improving performance are highly sought amongs...
Modern Techniques for Agricultural Disease Management and Crop Yield Prediction
N. Pradeep (Bapuji Institute of Engineering and Technology, India), Sandeep Kautish (Lord Buddha Education Foundation, Nepal & Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation, Malaysia), C.R. Nirmala (Bapuji Institute of Engineering and Technology, India), Vishal Goyal (Punjabi University, Patiala, India), Sonia Abdellatif (Seoul National University, South Korea)
Copyright © 2020. 291 pages.
Since agriculture is one of the key parameters in assessing the gross domestic product (GDP) of any country, it has become crucial to transition from traditional agr...
Global Food Politics and Approaches to Sustainable Consumption: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Luke Amadi (University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria), Fidelis Allen (University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria)
Copyright © 2020. 242 pages.
Food production and consumption processes are largely governed via control mechanisms that affect food accessibility and environmental efficiency. Food resource marg...
Novel Advancements in Electrical Power Planning and Performance
Smita Shandilya (Sagar Institute of Research, Technology and Science, India), Shishir Kumar Shandilya (Vellore Institute of Technology, India), Tripta Thakur (Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, India), Atulya K. Nagar (Liverpool Hope University, UK)
Copyright © 2020. 388 pages.
As the demand for efficient energy sources continues to grow, electrical systems are becoming more essential to meet these increased needs. Electrical generation and...
Fuzzy Expert Systems and Applications in Agricultural Diagnosis
A.V. Senthil Kumar (Hindusthan College of Arts and Science, India), M. Kalpana (Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, India)
Copyright © 2020. 335 pages.
Decision-making is a frequent problem in today’s financial, business, and industrial world. Thus, fuzzy expert systems are increasingly being used to solve decision-...
Handbook of Research on Environmental and Human Health Impacts of Plastic Pollution
Khursheed Ahmad Wani (Government Degree College Bijbehara, India), Lutfah Ariana (Indonesian Institute of Sciences, Indonesia), S.M. Zuber (Government Degree College Bijbehara, India)
Copyright © 2020. 600 pages.
Due to the non-biodegradability of plastic substances, coupled with poor waste management practices, plastic pollution has become a major environmental issue within...
Decision Support Methods for Assessing Flood Risk and Vulnerability
Ahmed Karmaoui (Southern Center for Culture and Sciences (SCCS), Morocco)
Copyright © 2020. 332 pages.
Each year, floods cause an enormous amount of global economic and social damage, impacting transportation systems, water supplies, agriculture, and health. Response...
Handbook of Research on Energy-Saving Technologies for Environmentally-Friendly Agricultural Development
Valeriy Kharchenko (Federal Scientific Agroengineering Center VIM, Russia), Pandian Vasant (Universiti Teknologi Petronas, Malaysia)
Copyright © 2020. 554 pages.
World population growth and the related increase in the demand for food and other goods has intensified agricultural production throughout the world. Some of today&#...
Hydrology and Water Resources Management in Arid, Semi-Arid, and Tropical Regions
Christopher Misati Ondieki (Kenyatta University, Kenya), Johnson Utu Kitheka (South Eastern Kenya University, Kenya)
Copyright © 2019. 356 pages.
Hydrology is a key influence on water security, environmental sustainability, agricultural production, energy, and transport, especially in unique environments such...
Global Perspectives on Air Pollution Prevention and Control System Design
G. Venkatesan (Anna University, India), Jaganthan Thirumal (Anna University, India)
Copyright © 2019. 345 pages.
Once pollutants are released into the atmosphere, they cannot be removed easily nor can the reaction with atmospheric constituents be ceased. However, through enhanc...
Retrofitting for Optimal Energy Performance
Adrian Tantau (Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania)
Copyright © 2019. 339 pages.
Retrofitting expresses, in a traditional approach, the process of improving something after it has been manufactured, constructed, or assembled. These systems integr...
Advanced Design of Wastewater Treatment Plants: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Athar Hussain (Ch. Brahm Prakash Government Engineering College, India), Ayushman Bhattacharya (Ch. Brahm Prakash Government Engineering College, India)
Copyright © 2019. 350 pages.
With the advancement of new technologies, existing wastewater treatment units need to be reexamined to make them more efficient and to release the load currently pla...
Advanced Multi-Criteria Decision Making for Addressing Complex Sustainability Issues
Prasenjit Chatterjee (MCKV Institute of Engineering, India), Morteza Yazdani (Universidad Loyola Andalucía, Spain), Shankar Chakraborty (Jadavpur University, India), Dilbagh Panchal (Dr. B. R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology (NIT) Jalandhar, India), Siddhartha Bhattacharyya (RCC Institute of Information Technology, Kolkata, India)
Copyright © 2019. 360 pages.
Sustainability issues have gained more importance in contemporary globalization, pushing decision makers to find a systematic mathematical approach to conduct analys...
Amelioration Technology for Soil Sustainability
Ashok K. Rathoure (M/s Akone Services, Lucknow, India)
Copyright © 2019. 280 pages.
Soil erosion is a complex process that depends on soil properties, ground slope, vegetation, and rainfall amount and intensity. Erosion can be significantly reduced...
Advanced Agro-Engineering Technologies for Rural Business Development
Valeriy Kharchenko (Federal Scientific Agroengineering Center VIM, Russia), Pandian Vasant (University of Technology Petronas, Malaysia)
Copyright © 2019. 484 pages.
Developing countries need access to the technological advancements of the modern world in order to apply these advancements to their small-scale operations. Applying...
Spatial Planning in the Big Data Revolution
Angioletta Voghera (Politecnico di Torino, Italy), Luigi La Riccia (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)
Copyright © 2019. 359 pages.
Through interaction with other databases such as social media, geographic information systems have the ability to build and obtain not only statistics defined on the...
Global Initiatives for Waste Reduction and Cutting Food Loss
Aparna B. Gunjal (Dr. D.Y. Patil Arts, Commerce, and Science College, Pune, India), Meghmala S. Waghmode (Annasaheb Magar Mahavidyalaya, India), Neha N. Patil (Annasaheb Magar Mahavidyalaya, India), Pankaj Bhatt (Dolphin (P.G) College of Biomedical and Natural Sciences Dehradun, India)
Copyright © 2019. 328 pages.
The world population is expected to increase exponentially within the next decade, which means that the food demand will increase and so will waste production. There...
Climate Change and Its Impact on Ecosystem Services and Biodiversity in Arid and Semi-Arid Zones
Ahmed Karmaoui (Southern Center for Culture and Sciences (SCCS), Morocco)
Copyright © 2019. 408 pages.
Ecosystems provide services that are crucial and beneficial to the human population. The management and conservation of these services can assure the wellbeing of th...
Green Public Procurement Strategies for Environmental Sustainability
Rajesh Kumar Shakya (The World Bank, USA)
Copyright © 2019. 228 pages.
This title is an IGI Global Core Reference for 2019 as it was edited by an e-procurement expert who has conducted research and worked for the World Bank, United Stat...
Handbook of Research on Global Environmental Changes and Human Health
Kholoud Kahime (Cadi Ayyad University, Morocco), Moulay Abdelmonaim El Hidan (Ibn Zohr University, Morocco), Omar El Hiba (Chouaib Doukkali University, Morocco), Denis Sereno (University of Montpellier, France), Lahouari Bounoua (NASA, USA)
Copyright © 2019. 653 pages.
The faster climate change affects the globe, the faster individuals will see the negative consequences, which include the decline of general human health. Comprehens...
Applications of Image Processing and Soft Computing Systems in Agriculture
Navid Razmjooy (Independent Researcher, Belgium), Vania Vieira Estrela (Fluminense Federal University, Brazil)
Copyright © 2019. 337 pages.
The variety and abundance of qualitative characteristics of agricultural products have been the main reasons for the development of different types of non-destructiv...
Green Finance for Sustainable Global Growth
Sang-Bing Tsai (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China Zhongshan Institute, China & Civil Aviation University of China, China & WUYI University, China), Chung-Hua Shen (Shih-Chien University, Taiwan), Hua Song (Renmin University of China, China), Baozhuang Niu (South China University of Technology, China)
Copyright © 2019. 397 pages.
Businesses working under green finance models consider the potential environmental impact in investment and financing decisions and merge the potential return, risk,...
Building Sustainability Through Environmental Education
Lynn A. Wilson (SeaTrust Institute, USA), Carolyn N. Stevenson (Purdue University Global, USA)
Copyright © 2019. 335 pages.
Global climate change will alter the environmental forces of today and increasingly affect weather patterns, rises in temperature, and government policies for decade...
Unique Sequence Signatures in Plant Lipolytic Enzymes: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Nihed Ben Halima (University of Sfax, Tunisia)
Copyright © 2019. 197 pages.
Lipids are biomolecules that constitute a significant amount of biomass in the earth, and plant lipids are rapidly growing in interest due to their roles in improvin...
Handbook of Research on the Adverse Effects of Pesticide Pollution in Aquatic Ecosystems
Khursheed Ahmad Wani (Government Degree College Bijbehara, India), Mamta (Jiwaji University, India)
Copyright © 2019. 538 pages.
Certain types of pesticides are widely used in agriculture in all parts of the world due to their relatively low cost, broad spectrum of activity, and high efficienc...
Advanced Methodologies and Technologies in Engineering and Environmental Science
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
Copyright © 2019. 506 pages.
The ever-increasing awareness and growing focus on environmental issues such as climate change and energy use is bringing about an urgency in expanding research to p...
Harnessing Marine Macroalgae for Industrial Purposes in an Australian Context: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Göran Roos (Economic Development Board of South Australia, Australia), Anthony Cheshire (Balance Carbon Pty Ltd, Australia), Sasi Nayar (South Australian Aquatic Sciences Centre, Australia), Steven M. Clarke (South Australian Research and Development Institute, Australia), Wei Zhang (Flinders University, Australia)
Copyright © 2019. 291 pages.
In today’s environmental and economic climate, it is important for businesses to drive development towards sustainable and zero-waste industries, responsibly leverag...
Transitioning Island Nations Into Sustainable Energy Hubs: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Catalina Spataru (UCL Energy Institute, UK)
Copyright © 2019. 172 pages.
Many islands currently rely on heavy fuel oil as their primary energy source. As the issue of pollution and climate change became a reality, many countries, includin...
Recent Challenges and Advances in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering
T.G. Sitharam (Indian Institute of Science, India), J. S. Vinod (University of Wollongong, Australia)
Copyright © 2019. 315 pages.
Solid design and craftsmanship are a necessity for structures and infrastructures that must stand up to natural disasters on a regular basis. Continuous research dev...
Agrifood Economics and Sustainable Development in Contemporary Society
Gabriel Popescu (Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Romania)
Copyright © 2019. 401 pages.
Food sustainability is essential to the advancement and development of economies and societies worldwide. However, there is an ongoing lack of progress in this field...
Smart Farming Technologies for Sustainable Agricultural Development
Ramesh C. Poonia (Amity University Jaipur, India), Xiao-Zhi Gao (University of Eastern Finland, Finland), Linesh Raja (Amity University Jaipur, India), Sugam Sharma (Iowa State University, USA), Sonali Vyas (Amity University Jaipur, India)
Copyright © 2019. 308 pages.
In order to meet food needs, farmers need to integrate the latest technologies enabling them to make more informed decisions. Smart Farming Technologies for Sustaina...
Advanced Oxidation Processes (AOPs) in Water and Wastewater Treatment
Hamidi Abdul Aziz (Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia), Salem S. Abu Amr (Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Copyright © 2019. 501 pages.
Population growth and industrial development have increased the amount of wastewater generated by urban areas, and one of the major problems facing industrialized na...
Nanotechnology Applications in Environmental Engineering
Rabia Nazir (Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research Laboratories Complex, Pakistan)
Copyright © 2019. 469 pages.
Nanotechnology is the twenty-first century revolution that has impacted each and every aspect of life despite its small size. As nanoscale research continues to adva...
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. 252 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...
Advanced Treatment Techniques for Industrial Wastewater
Athar Hussain (Chaudhary Brahm Prakash Government Engineering College, India), Sirajuddin Ahmed (Jamia Millia Islamia, India)
Copyright © 2019. 303 pages.
A heavy backlog of gaseous, liquid, and solid pollution has resulted from a lack of development in pollution control. Because of this, a need for a collection of ori...
Biostimulation Remediation Technologies for Groundwater Contaminants
Ashok K. Rathoure (Independent Researcher, India)
Copyright © 2018. 355 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 (Canadian Institute of Technology, Tirana, Albania), Francois Pinet (Irstea Centre de Clermont-Ferrand, France)
Copyright © 2018. 317 pages.
In recent years, the role of information and communications technologies in the development of agriculture and environmental issues has received significant attentio...
Handbook of Research on Microbial Tools for Environmental Waste Management
Vinay Mohan Pathak (Gurukul Kangri University, India), Navneet (Gurukul Kangri University, India)
Copyright © 2018. 496 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...
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. 274 pages.
The use of certain deterrent measures and supporting mechanisms of macroeconomic environmental policies is greatly important. As the environment continues to falter,...
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. 672 pages.
This title is an IGI Global Core Reference for 2019 as it is one of the best-selling reference books of 2018 within the Environmental, Agricultural, and Physical Sci...
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 Utu 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.
This title is an IGI Global Core Reference for 2019 as it covers the inevitable impact of climate change continues to evolve as the global population increases, buil...
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.
This title is an IGI Global Core Reference for 2019 as it is one of the best-selling reference books within the Environmental, Agricultural, and Physical Sciences su...
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.
This title is an IGI Global Core Reference for 2019 as it was edited by an award-winning scholar, Dr. Sung Hee Joo from the University of Miami, USA, addressing the...
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.
This reference book is an IGI Global Core Reference for 2019 as it was edited by a well-known environmental scholar from the National University of Singapore (NUS),...
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...
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...
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...
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 & National University of Distance Education, 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 A. 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).