Environmental technology resources handbook /
Daniel W. Gottlieb.
Boca Raton, Fla. : Lewis Publishers, c2003.
216 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
1566705665 (alk. paper)
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Boca Raton, Fla. : Lewis Publishers, c2003.
1566705665 (alk. paper)
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UTM copy includes revised index.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Appeared in Choice on 2003-04-01:
Gottlieb intends that this work help researchers find the proper technology to solve environmental problems. Internet resources, which make up the majority of the citations, are grouped into four categories--control, remediation, assessment, and prevention. The citations summarize what is available on the Web site, list main resources offered, and give contact information. The premise is interesting--making it possible to locate the most important element of a particular Web site without having to wade through the site itself. The work's strongest element is its gathering many important, carefully studied Internet resources in one useful source. Since Web sites are revamped or discontinued with such speed, this work will become obsolete very quickly. Although it is more difficult to find the information, OCLC's WorldCat also abstracts most of the sites included and provides some of the same information. The shelf life of this work coupled with its high price will make it most useful to those libraries with very large environmental studies and environmental engineering programs. ^BSumming Up: Recommended. Upper-division undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and environmental practitioners. J. C. Stachacz Dickinson College
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This handbook guides the user to hundreds of technologies, practices, partnership opportunities, and funding resources. Presented in non-technical language, it covers hundreds of publicly available resources for pollution prevention, control, remediation, and assessment. Environmental Technology Resources Handbook will help you: REDUCE-time, effort, and money to search for innovative technologies LOCATE-federal dollars to support development of innovative technologies ANTICIPATE-environmental compliance problems by early adoption of technology UNDERSTAND-the process of forming partnerships to develop or market your "green" products or solutions PARTICIPATE-in verifying technologies under development. The Handbook is a highly cost-effective tool for environmental policymakers, corporate EHS personnel, engineers, consultants, governmental program managers, technology vendors, international development assistance professionals, and academics teaching environmental courses. Environmental Technology Resources Handbook indexes information by key words, 12 technology and environmental media areas, 15 types of resources offered, and major industry and government sectors. Contacts, including URLs, e-mail addresses, and phone and fax numbers allow you to access more detailed information.
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Daniel Gottlieb's handbook shows the reader how to search efficiently for the most useful information and technical assistance when assessing, solving or researching problems and dealing with issues related to environmenal technologies.
Table of Contents
Forces Driving Environmental Technology
How to Find TFES Resources
Mapping the Environmental Technology Jungle
Interagency Programs
Federal Agencies
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Other Federal Agencies
Regional, State and Local
NGOs, Nonprofits, and Professional Societies
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