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Pollution Control and Waste Management in Developing Countries

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A comprehensive, practical view of environmental management, this book records the experience gained through regional seminars in Africa over several years. It uses real examples to illustrate the points it makes. Subjects covered are: air pollution; coastal and marine pollution; managing domestic, industrial, mining, biomedical, nuclear and radioactive waste; solid waste re-use and recycling; waste water treatment; bioremediation; microbiological assessment and monitoring of pollutants; laboratory waste management; moving hazardous waste between nations; best practice for building a distributed waste network.



The book will be of tremendous benefit to policy-makers, non-governmental organisations, intergovernmental organisations, university and research institutions as well as concerned citizens.

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Indicators of Environmental Pollution from a Scientific Perspective: The Role of Remotely Sensed Data in Environmental Management

This chapter considers first, an overview of available remotely sensed imagery and further looks into some uses/limitations from the perspective of pollution detection and monitoring. This is followed by an overview of projects involving environmental change with emphasis on environmental change in Botswana. Finally, some of the causes of environmental change are considered in the context of global warming.

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