Environmental Quality and Human Health

Harriet Mills (Editor)

Series: Environmental Research Advances
BISAC: SCI026000



Volume 10

Issue 1

Volume 2

Volume 3

Special issue: Resilience in breaking the cycle of children’s environmental health disparities
Edited by I Leslie Rubin, Robert J Geller, Abby Mutic, Benjamin A Gitterman, Nathan Mutic, Wayne Garfinkel, Claire D Coles, Kurt Martinuzzi, and Joav Merrick


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This book focuses on environmental quality and human health. The first chapter included therein is an assessment of indoor environment quality and its impact on schoolwork performance. The importance of thermal comfort in the indoor environment cannot be underestimated, especially in educational buildings. In the second chapter, the mobility, safety, health and protection of the environment with regards to automobile pollution is reviewed.

Next, research on industrial wastewater, subject to strict environmental regulations which makes its adequate management a key issue, is expanded upon by the authors. Finally, a review on the actual state of the art of the treatment and disposal of the olive mill effluents (OME) from both the two-phase and three-phase systems by membranes is addressed.
(Imprint: Novinka)


Chapter 1
Assessment of Indoor Environment Quality and Schoolwork Performance in University Buildings
(Ioan Sarbu and Cristian Pacurar, Department of Buildings Services Engineering, Polytechnic University Timisoara, Romania)
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Chapter 2
Mobility, Sustainable Development and Safety: Stakes to be Reconciled
(Sandrine Gaymard, LUNAM Université, University of Angers, Laboratoire de Psychologie des Pays de la Loire (LPPL) UPRES EA, Maison de la Recherche Germaine Tillion, France)

Chapter 3
Industrial Wastewater Purification by means of Ion Exchange Technology: Olive Mill Effluents like Case of Study
(M.D. Víctor-Ortega, J.M. Ochando-Pulido and A. Martinez Ferez, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Granada, Granada, Spain)

Chapter 4
The Environmental Challenge of the Effluents By-Produced in Olive Oil Industries: A Treatment Solution by The use of Membrane Technology
(J. M. Ochando-Pulido, M.D. Víctor-Ortega and A. Martinez Ferez, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Granada, Granada, Spain)


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