Environmental Contamination and Remediation Practices at Former and Present Military Bases
Environmental Contamination and Remediation Practices at Former and Present Military Bases outlines the different strategies that are useful in the investigation and subsequent remediation of military bases, Particular attention is paid to the pollution of groundwater. The book contains an excellent review of useful remediation techniques and several examples of their application to polluted military bases. Several mathematical models are demonstrated, showing their predictive value for real examples. A detailed list is given of chemical pollutants that can be found on a military base. Strategies are described for the investigation and determination of the future of a polluted military site. Examples are given, obtained from practical experience of dealing with old, contaminated sites.
Up to 2,000,000 Jews allegedly died in gas chambers in the Sobibor camp in Poland in 1942 and 1943. The corpses were allegedly buried but later incinerated on pyres. This book shows that these claims are based only on the selective use of contradictory and at times outright absurd testimonies. Archeological surveys of the camp are analyzed..."
Poirot s Early Cases Poirot
In this set of short stories Captain Hastings recounts 18 of Poirot’s early cases from the days before he was famous...
From the Ashes of Sobibor
Blatt's account of his childhood in Izbica provides a fascinating glimpse of Jewish life in Poland after the German invasion and during the period of mass deportations of Jews to the camps. Blatt's tale of escape, and of the five horrifying years spent eluding both the Nazis and later anti-Semitic Polish nationalists, is a firsthand account of one of the most terrifying and savage events of human history.
The Age of Sinan
"In this work, Gulru Necipoglu convinces us that Sinan's rich variety of mosque designs sprang from a process of negotiation between the architect and his patrons, rather than from the restless, unrestrained formal experimentation previously attributed to him. The author is the first to use a broad range of published and unpublished primary sources specifically in order to illuminate the cultural setting in which Sinan's monuments were produced and 'received'. She describes how Sinan created a layered system of mosque types, reflecting social status and territorial rank, shaped by ideas of identity, memory and decorum. Seen from this perspective, Sinan's monuments, with their highly standardized forms, used in ingeniously varied combinations, acquire dimensions of meaning that have not been recognized hitherto." "Illustrated with hundreds of specially commissioned photographs and architectural drawings, The Age of Sinan is unlikely ever to be superseded."--BOOK JACKET.
Encyclopedia of Earth and Space Science
Provides a comprehensive reference for Earth and space sciences, including entries on climate change, stellar evolution, tsunamis, renewable energy options, and mass wasting.
Food Process Design
This timely reference utilizes simplified computer strategies to analyze, develop, and optimize industrial food processes and offers procedures to assess various operating conditions, engineering and economic relationships, and the physical and transport properties of foods for the design of the most efficient food manufacturing technologies and equipment. Food Process Design discusses the integration and economic profitability of the entire food processing plant including effective use of water, energy, and raw materials; process profitability; and wastewater reduction. The book offers detailed numerical examples for major food processes including heating, cooling, freezing, and more.