Advances in Environmental Research. Volume 43

Justin A. Daniels (Editor)

Series: Advances in Environmental Research
BISAC: SCI026000




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The authors of this book examine the latest developments in environmental research. Chapters include community and societal perspectives and strategies on learning to co-exist with environmental hazards; an overview of the current knowledge of biomonitoring of environmental heavy metals pollution; important insights on climate variables in water demand modelling which can be useful in conducting a more rigorous climate change impact analysis on urban water demand in other cities and regions; the applications of renewable energy in buildings and other various environments; an evaluation of SRCs as a potential carbon neutral source of biomass for energy and chemicals; a discussion on the distribution of certain chemical elements which in higher contents represent hazards to the environment and cause certain unwanted consequences on human health; and an analysis of dynamic linear modeling of homogenized monthly temperatures which demonstrated a rise in monthly temperature records with a seasonal pattern.
(Imprint: Nova)


Chapter One
Learning to Co-Exist with Environmental Hazards: Community and Societal Perspectives and Strategies
(Douglas Paton, Petra T. Buergelt, Andrew Campbell, School of Psychological and Clinical Sciences, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia, and others)

Chapter Two
Biomonitoring and Bioindicators for Environmental Pollution with Heavy Metals
(Mohamed Nageeb Rashed, Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Aswan University, Egypt)

Chapter Three
Impact of Climate Change on Urban Water Demand in Future Decades: An Australian Case Study
(Md Mahmudul Haque, Ataur Rahman, Ashantha Goonetilleke, Dharma Hagare, Golam Kibria, School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics, University of Western Sydney, Australia, and others)

Chapter Four
Application of Renewable Energy in Buildings
(Eusébio Z. E. Conceição, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Algarve, Campus of Gambelas, Faro, Portugal)

Chapter Five
An Evaluation of SRCs as a Potential Carbon Neutral Source of Biomass for Energy and Chemicals
(Abel Rodrigues, Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária,(INIAV), Portugal, João Bordado and Margarida Mateus, Chemical Engineering Department, Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal)

Chapter Six
Variability Assessment for Lithogenic and Anthropogenic Distribution of Trace and Macroelements in Water, Sediment and Soil Samples. Case Study: Bregalnica River Basin, Republic of Macedonia
(Trajče Stafilov, Biljana Balabanova, Robert Šajn,3 Duška Rokavec, Institute of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje, R. Macedonia, and others)

Chapter Seven
Dynamic Linear Modeling of Homogenized Monthly Temperature in Lisbon
(Marco Costa and Magda Monteiro, ESTGA – Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestao de Agueda, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal, and others)


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