Advances in Environmental Research. Volume 36


Justin A. Daniels (Editor)

Series: Advances in Environmental Research
BISAC: SCI026000

This series covers leading-edge research focusing on the environment, including current research data on solar energy for buildings; sustainable development and environmentally friendly energy systems in Sudan; landscape matrix fragmentation effect on virgin forest and managed forest birds; the challenges of reaching sustainable future cutting cycles; photocatalytic application of TiO2 nanotube arrays for water treatment; ecologo-geographical lower zoning of boreal forest territories; remediation technologies for phosphate removal from wastewater; plant density, plant growth retardants and cotton yield and its fiber properties; activated carbon for dyes adsorption in aqueous solution; and silver nanoparticles as a biocide for water treatment applications.
(Imprint: Nova)


Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 – Solar Energy for Buildings: Clean Energies Utilisation and Development (pp. 1-50)
Abdeen M. Omer (Energy Research Institute (ERI), Forest Road West, Nottingham, United Kingdom)

Chapter 2 – Sustainable Development and Environmentally Friendly Energy Systems in Sudan (pp. 51-94)
Abdeen Mustafa Omer (Energy Research Institute (ERI), Forest Road West, Nottingham, United Kingdom)

Chapter 3 – Landscape Matrix Fragmentation Effect on Virgin Forest and Managed Forest Birds: A Multi-Scale Study (pp. 95-112)
Esa Huhta and Jukka Jokimäki (Finnish Forest Research Institute, Northern Finland Regional Unit, Rovaniemi, Finland)

Chapter 4 – Logging in the Brazilian Amazon Forest: The Challenges of Reaching Sustainable Future Cutting Cycles (pp. 113-138)
Gustavo Schwartz and José do Carmo A. Lopes (Embrapa Eastern Amazon, Belém, PA, Brazil)

Chapter 5 – Photocatalytic Application of TiO2 Nanotube Arrays for Water Treatment (pp. 139-168)
Jian Jun Liao and Shiwei Lin (College of Information Science and Technology, Hainan University, Haikou, China, and others)

Chapter 6 – Ecologo-Geographical Lower Zoning of Boreal Forest Territories (pp. 169-176)
E. I. Kuzmenko (Irkutsk, Russia)

Chapter 7 – Remediation Technologies for Phosphate Removal from Wastewater: An Overview (pp. 177-200)
Ravindra Kumar Gautam, Sushmita Banerjee, Pavan Kumar Gautam and M. C. Chattopadhyaya (Environmental Chemistry Research Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, University of Allahabad, Allahabad, India)

Chapter 8 – Plant Density, Plant Growth Retardants and Cotton Yield and Its Fiber Properties (pp. 201-216)
Zakaria M. Sawan (Cotton Research Institute, Agricultural Research Center, Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation, Giza, Egypt)

Chapter 9 – Activated Carbon for Dyes Adsorptionn in Aqueous Solution (pp. 217-234)
See Ming Twang, Lee Lin Zhi, Muhammad Abbas Ahmad Zaini, Quah Zhi Yong and Aw Yeong Pei Yee (Centre of Lipids Engineering & Applied Research (CLEAR), Faculty of Chemical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia)

Chapter 10 – Silver Nanoparticles As a Biocide for Water Treatment Applications (pp. 235-246)
Renat R. Khaydarov and Rashid A. Khaydarov (Institute of Nuclear Physics, Uzbekistan Academy of Sciences, Tashkent, Uzbekistan)


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