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Title Natural resources and control processes / Lawrence K. Wang, Mu-Hao Sung Wang, Yung-Tse Hung, Nazih K. Shammas, editors
Published Switzerland : Springer, 2016

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Description 1 online resource (xii, 633 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Handbook of environmental engineering ; volume 17
Handbook of environmental engineering ; v. 17.
Contents Preface; Contents; Editors and Contributors; Chapter 1: Management of Livestock Wastes for Water Resource Protection; 1 Introduction; 1.1 Federal Regulations; 1.2 State Regulations; 2 Wastewater Characteristics; 2.1 General Characteristics of Wastewater; 2.1.1 Terminology; 2.1.2 Wastewater Characteristics; 2.2 Milk House Wastewater Characteristics; 2.2.1 Treatment of Milk House Wastewater; 2.2.2 Conservation; 3 Waste Treatment; 3.1 Anaerobic Digestion; 3.1.1 Types of Anaerobic Digesters; 3.2 Constructed Wetlands; 3.2.1 Description; 3.2.2 Constructed Wetland Types
3.2.3 Constructed Wetland Design3.3 Lagoons; 3.3.1 Anaerobic Lagoons; 3.3.2 Aerobic Lagoons; 3.3.3 Facultative Lagoons; 3.4 Thermal and Biological Chemical Treatment for Biogas Production; 3.4.1 Description; 3.4.2 Pyrolysis; 3.4.3 Direct Liquefaction; 3.4.4 Gasification; 3.5 Composting; 3.6 Vermicomposting; 3.7 Summary; 4 Land Application of Livestock Wastes; 4.1 Description; 4.2 Manure Handling Equipment; 4.2.1 Solid Manure; 4.2.2 Semisolid Manure; 4.2.3 Liquid Manure; 4.3 Time of Application; 4.4 Rate of Application; 4.5 Summary; 5 Storage of Livestock Wastes; 5.1 Description
5.2 Storage Time5.3 Facilities to Store Livestock Waste; 5.3.1 Solid Manure Storage; 5.3.2 Semisolid Manure Storage; 5.3.3 Liquid Manure Storage; 5.4 Storage Area Design; 5.5 Summary; 6 Feedlot Runoff Control Systems; 6.1 Description; 6.2 Runoff Control Systems; 6.2.1 Description; 6.2.2 Clean Water Diversion; 6.2.3 Discharge Runoff Control; 6.2.4 Vegetative Filter Strips; 6.3 Summary; 7 Odors and Gases; 7.1 Odors: Origin and Nature; 7.2 Sources of Odors; 7.3 Odor Prevention; 7.3.1 Animal Nutrition Management; 7.3.2 Manure Treatment and Handling; 7.3.3 Waste Treatment Methods
7.3.4 Livestock Operations Management7.3.5 Summary; 7.4 Greenhouse Gas Emissions; 8 Pathogens in Livestock Industries; 9 Livestock Waste Management Computer Software; 10 Conclusion; References; Chapter 2: Application of Natural Processes for Environmental Protection; 1 Aquaculture Treatment: Water Hyacinth System; 1.1 Description; 1.2 Applications; 1.3 Limitations; 1.4 Design Criteria; 1.5 Performance; 2 Aquaculture Treatment: Wetland System; 2.1 Description; 2.2 Constructed Wetlands; 2.3 Applications; 2.4 Limitations; 2.5 Design Criteria; 2.6 Performance; 3 Evapotranspiration System
3.1 Description3.2 Applications; 3.3 Limitations; 3.4 Design Criteria; 3.5 Performance; 3.6 Costs; 4 Land Treatment: Rapid Rate System; 4.1 Description; 4.2 Applications; 4.3 Limitations; 4.4 Design Criteria; 4.5 Performance; 4.6 Costs; 5 Land Treatment: Slow Rate System; 5.1 Description; 5.2 Applications; 5.3 Limitations; 5.4 Design Criteria; 5.5 Performance; 5.6 Costs; 6 Land Treatment: Overland Flow System; 6.1 Description; 6.2 Application; 6.3 Limitations; 6.4 Design Criteria; 6.5 Performance; 6.6 Costs; 7 Subsurface Infiltration; 7.1 Description; 7.2 Applications; 7.3 Limitations
Summary This edited book has been designed to serve as a natural resources engineering reference book as well as a supplemental textbook. This volume is part of the Handbook of Environmental Engineering series, an incredible collection of methodologies that study the effects of pollution and waste in their three basic forms: gas, solid, and liquid. It complements two other books in the series including Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering and Integrated Natural Resources Management that serve as a basis for advanced study or specialized investigation of the theory and analysis of various natural resources systems. This book covers the management of many waste sources including those from agricultural livestock, deep-wells, industries manufacturing dyes, and municipal solid waste incinerators. The purpose of this book is to thoroughly prepare the reader for understanding the sources, treatment and control methods of toxic wastes shown to have harmful effects on the environment. Chapters provide information on some of the most innovative and ground-breaking advances in waste characterization, control, treatment and management from a panel of esteemed experts
Notes Includes index
Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed August 23, 2016)
Subject Environmental engineering.
Pollution
Environmental protection.
Conservation of natural resources.
Environmental science, engineering & technology.
Water supply & treatment.
Pollution & threats to the environment.
Waste management.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Environmental -- General.
Conservation of natural resources.
Environmental engineering.
Environmental protection.
Pollution.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Wang, Lawrence K., editor.
Wang, Mu Hao Sung, 1942- editor.
Hung, Yung-Tse, editor.
Shammas, Nazih K., editor.
ISBN 9783319268002
3319268007