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Updated and reviewed by leading experts in the field, this revised edition offers new coverage of appropriate technology for developing countries. Stressing the practicality and appropriateness of treatment, the Sixth Edition provides realistic solutions for the practicing public health official or environmental engineer.
This volume, Environmental Engineering: Prevention and Response to Water-, Food-, Soil-, and Airborne Disease and Illness, Sixth Edition covers:
Disease transmission by contaminated water
Control of diseases of the air and land
Appropriate technology for developing countries
Environmental emergencies and emergency preparedness
CHAPTER 1 DISEASE TRANSMISSION BY CONTAMINATED WATER (Richard F. Unz).
CHAPTER 2 CONTROL OF DISEASES OF THE AIR AND LAND (Nabarun Dasgupta).
CHAPTER 3 FOODBORNE DISEASES (Nabarun Dasgupta).
CHAPTER 4 APPROPRIATE TECHNOLOGY FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES (Harvey F. Ludwig).
CHAPTER 5 ENVIRONMENTAL EMERGENCIES AND EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS (Piero M. Armenante and James P. Mack).
The Late Nelson L. Nemerow, PhD, was an environmental engineering and water consultant. He was a professor at the University of Miami and the former head of Environmental Engineering at Syracuse University. He published over 210 technical papers and twenty-three textbooks.
Franklin J. Agardy, PhD, is founding partner of Forensic Management Associates. As a civil engineering professor, he developed San Jose State's graduate program in sanitary engineering. He has written, coauthored, or coedited seven textbooks.
Patrick Sullivan, PhD, is founding partner of Forensic Management Associates. Prior to his forensics career, he was a senior environmental analyst at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology. He has written, coauthored, or coedited five textbooks.
The Late Joseph A. Salvato served as a sanitary and public health engineer consultant and assistant commissioner in the Division of Sanitary Engineering for the New York State Department of Health. He was also a Fellow of the ASCE and the APHA, and adjunct associate professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.