This book offers authoritative and comprehensive coverage of the origin and generation of energy wastes and their effect on the global marine environment. As part of a continuing successful series, it identifies and characterizes fuels and their wastes. Covers the problem of fuel waste transportation,the CO2 problem, nuclear power plant wastes, the physical, chemical, and biological effects of drilling fluids released into the ocean from offshore exploratory drilling, coal wastes, and more. Features tables, illustrations, and an up-to-date bibliography.
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd