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Online ISBN: 9780471478447
About this Book
Discover the Key to Life on Earth with an In-Depth Look at the World’s Most Important Natural Resource
What separates Earth from every other planet is the existence of water. This five-volume set takes an in-depth exploration of this natural resource to provide a better understanding of its scientific and technological aspects. The Water Encyclopedia presents the reader with a comprehensive depository of the most current cutting-edge information available today. Leading experts in water-related fields offer their insight into a variety of different topics including water quality, wastewater, ground water, surface water, oceans, industrial water, water chemistry, drinking water, ultrapure water, and water resources.
Covering topics in a clear and authoritative manner, this detailed reference also offers:
- Discussions on the role of water in science, engineering and society
- Concise entries with cross-referencing to related longer pieces, making it easy for you to quickly find the information you need
- Expert narrative on all water related subjects
- A practical treatment of critical concepts
Because of the wide range of topics covered, the Water Encyclopedia is an excellent resource for wastewater, drinking water, and groundwater professionals, hydrologists, water chemists, oceanographers, earth scientists, geologists, chemical engineers, process engineers, and meteorologists.