From the Back Cover
[Reviewer quotes. Editor: please supply credentials for Weight. Changes to Rafson quote okay??] 'A reference book that covers all the bases.' --Willis D. Weight, 'Fills a need ... an awesome accomplishment.' --Harold Rafson, author of Brownfields and Odor and VOC Control THE PREMIER REFERENCE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PROFESSIONALS Standard Handbook of Environmental Health, Science, and Technology With Dr. Jay H. Lehr's monumental Standard Handbook of Environmental Health, Science, and Technology, you can solve problems, make decisions, and find answers on matters that span environmental disciplines, whether the topic is mathematical modeling or plant pathology. This inclusive and authoritative volume gives you instant access to procedures, tools, and data used by all the major environmental professions—it’s the perfect resource for biologists, hydrologists, geologists, engineers, chemists, and toxicologists. The first and only resource to bring comprehensive coverage of environmental sciences and technologies under one roof, the Standard Handbook of Environmental Health, Science, and Technology offers you the key to the methods and expertise of more than 100 environmental authorities. This unique volume also gives you dozens of charts; tables; graphs; sampling, testing, and monitoring methods; models; formulas; and illustrations—all designed to assist you in finding quick answers to on-the-job questions. This distinguished compendium can help you: Manage today's complex environmental tasks. Organize and prioritize project requirements. Solve cross-disciplinary conflicts and dilemmas. Coordinate your work with that of colleagues. Find answers to queries in any environmental area. Discover crossover strategies, links, and possibilities for cooperation among specialties. Understand the methods and requirements of other environmental disciplines. Expand and extend your own expertise and proficiencies. The Standard Handbook of Environmental Health, Science, and Technology provides an insider's look at the roles and methods of every important discipline in the field, plus analyses of the techniques, assets, and aims that unite them. Many environmental scientists have contributed to this book and it offers more than facts and data It also gives you insights, inspiration, and possibilities for cross-fertilization that cannot be found in any other source. It's a landmark work for committed environmental professionals of every stripe. Assessments Audits Biology Calculation Methods Chemistry Contaminants Control Techniques Effects Engineering Equipment Fate and Transport Geology Global Perspectives Hydrology Maintenance Management Mathematical Modeling Monitoring Place Scale Plant Pathology Pollution Prevention Regulation Risk Assessment Sampling Sensitive Systems Site Scale Statistics Testing Toxicity Toxicology Transport Mechanisms Treatment And more
About the Author
Jay H. Lehr, Ph.D., is the country's most frequently quoted authority on groundwater hydrology and hydrogeology. Additionally, he is a prolific author and the Senior Scientist at Environmental Education Enterprises (E3), one of the nation’s largest environmental short-course providers. Lehr served on the faculty of the University of Arizona and The Ohio State University, and was editor of the prestigious journal Ground Water, for 25 years. He played a significant role in the development of many of the United States’ primary environmental laws.