Handbook of Research on Advancements in Environmental Engineering

Handbook of Research on Advancements in Environmental Engineering

Nediljka Gaurina-Medjimurec (University of Zagreb, Croatia)
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Release Date: November, 2014|Copyright: © 2015 |Pages: 660
ISBN13: 9781466673366|ISBN10: 1466673362|EISBN13: 9781466673373|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-7336-6

Description

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 activities and the rapidly growing world population. The integration of environmental science with engineering principles has been introduced as a means of long-term sustainable development.

The Handbook of Research on Advancements in Environmental Engineering creates awareness of the role engineering plays in protecting and improving the natural environment. Providing the latest empirical research findings, this book is an essential reference source for executives, educators, and other experts who seek to improve their project’s environmental costs.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Air Pollution Control
  • Climate Change
  • Environmental Cost
  • Recycling
  • Renewable Resources
  • Risk Management of Natural Hazards
  • Soil Contamination
  • Waste Disposal
  • Water Pollution

Reviews and Testimonials

The world population is greatly increasing and countries are rapidly industrializing. This is putting pressure on the air, water, and land resources on which we depend. In order to provide for future generations there is a growing understanding that engineering principles must be integrated with environmental science. This book, designed for executives, educators, and researchers, seeks to provide information about the importance of integrating protection of our natural resources and environment into our business and government practices and own personal lives. Specific topics covered include air pollution control, climate change, recycling, and soil contamination.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Nediljka Gaurina-Medjimurec is a Professor in the Faculty of Mining, Geology and Petroleum Engineering at University of Zagreb specializing in drilling, drilling fluids, wellbore stability, cementing, and environmental protection in petroleum engineering. She holds a BS and PhD degree in petroleum engineering from the University of Zagreb, and MS degree in petroleum engineering from the University of Belgrade. She is a certified petroleum engineer. She has published over hundred technical and scientific papers. She was head of Petroleum Engineering Department from 1996-1998, and Vice Dean for Finance and Administration of Faculty of Mining, Geology and Petroleum Engineering from 2005-2009. She is a member of Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), Croatian Academy of Engineering (HATZ), and Croatian Academy of Science and Art (HAZU) - Scientific Council for Oil.

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