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The theories I have learned at university and tried to put into practice whilst on my 2nd year placement

| December 1, 2012

Introduction This assignment will discuss some of the theories I have learned at university and tried to put into practice whilst on my 2nd year placement. Social theory helps us to understand the ways of the world and how we live in it. It also provides us with different outlooks on why things happen in […]

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Environment-behaviour relationships have been systematically studied by psychologists

| December 1, 2012

Introduction Environment-behavior relationships have been systematically studied by psychologists and a discipline was produced which known as ‘environmental psychology’, however, rarely attention was directed to the retail store environment. Meanwhile, there was a growing appeal to explain the variation in buyer behaviour by situational influences due to limitations in the ability of consumer characteristics. Thus, […]

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Sedimentary rocks can become a significant reservoir for the adsorption of uranium

Sedimentary rocks can become a significant reservoir for the adsorption of uranium

| November 30, 2012

Summary Radon is an important factor that could result in health hazard by many investigations. This health hazard can be minimized by preventive measures in the North of Derbyshire area due to high level of radon concentration. In the North of Derbyshire, are the largely composed of shales and limestones  having a high level of […]

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Virtual Environments at a Geographical Scale, in either a Rural or an Urban

| November 29, 2012

Introduction To understand the word Virtual Environments, we have to go through the term Virtual Reality (VR). The term ‘VR’ means a computer simulated environments which can simulate the physical presence in places in the real world and also in the imaginary world. Most of the current virtual reality environments are firstly the visual experiences […]

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Wastewater reuse growing unprecedented populations and increasing pressure.

Wastewater reuse growing unprecedented populations and increasing pressure.

| November 28, 2012

Chapter 1 Wastewater Reuse: An Overview 1.1   Introduction Growing unprecedented populations and increasing pressure on the development of new water resources have prompted a variety of measures to reclaim, recycle and reuse wastewater over the last two or three decades. As part of this trend, some municipalities have commenced to reuse wastewater for non-potable water needs, […]

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Controlling Environmental Pollution in UK

| November 28, 2012

Introduction Environmental pollution has been a huge concern since many centuries even in a number of developed nations which were characterized by old civilizations and well settled societies that were later on modified by industrialization and modernization that brought in the need for effective waste disposal and implementation of appropriate and effective measures to reduce […]

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Can we predict which infants will grow-up to become offenders?

| November 28, 2012

Introduction The intention of this essay is to construct a discussion on if we can predict which infants will grow up to become offenders, taking into account sociological or environmental influences and also biological factors. Lombroso’s positivist theory of crime that uses scientific approach to criminality will also be used to predict which infants who […]

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Environmental protection Measures

Environmental protection Measures

| November 28, 2012

Introduction The Four Main Options for Environmental Protection 1. Legislation 2. Control by Regulatory Bodies 3. Design and Specification 4. Management  1. Legislation Cost – Is it expensive to put into practice or relatively cheap Legislation is a law or a regulation which has been produced or enacted by a legislature or another governing body […]

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Modelling of underwater acoustic communication network

Modelling of underwater acoustic communication network

| November 27, 2012

1. INTRODUCTION The research on underwater acoustic networks (UAN) is gaining attention due to their important applications for military and commercial purposes. Underwater communication applications mostly involve long term monitoring of selected ocean areas. The traditional approach for ocean bottom monitoring is to deploy underwater sensors, record the data and recover the instruments. However this […]

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The Emerging field of nanoscale science, engineering and technology

The Emerging field of nanoscale science, engineering and technology

| November 27, 2012

1.0 Introduction The Emerging field of nanoscale science, engineering and technology – that is the ability to work at the atomic, molecular and supramolecular levels, to create large structures with fundamentally new properties and functions have lead to an unrivalled understanding and control over basic building blocks of all natural and man-made things [roco]. This […]

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Valuation of contaminated land in nigeria

Valuation of contaminated land in nigeria

| November 27, 2012

ABSTRACT More and more once productive land in Lagos Metropolis and Nigeria on the whole is being rendered vacant, derelict and waste as a result of contamination.  Coloured, industrial and heavy metal-laden effluent from our textile, tannery, petrochemical and plant industries are dumped on all parts of the major cities thereby contaminating the land.

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knowledge about Solar Power and advantages of using natural energy

| November 27, 2012

Abstract This report is about Solar Power. Reader would be interested in reading this report because nowadays natural energy is very important and its’ importance increases every day. In report are included advantages, types, future and history of solar power. As well reader will find information about how solar thermal power works and what is […]

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Risk Assessment of a Wind farm

Risk Assessment of a Wind farm

| November 24, 2012

  1.0 Introduction 1.1 Preamble This section of the report presents the background of the wind farm project, in particular offshore wind farm development, objectives, scope of work and the layout of the thesis

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In what way is post-modernity effecting people’s sense of community, identity and belonging?

| November 24, 2012

Introduction The nature and impact of modernity upon our traditional sense of community, Identity and belonging is often at the forefront of contemporary sociological debate. Existing content for the discussions and debates on globalisation and questions of identity will often refer one might suggest sceptically, to a “crisis of modernity” (Hooker, R. 1996 1) in […]

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Can Brownfield Sites Become Multi-functional Landscapes?

Can Brownfield Sites Become Multi-functional Landscapes?

| November 23, 2012

1.Introduction The focus of this study is to investigate ways in which Brownfield sites can be developed to create sustainable, multifunctional public open spaces that don’t suppress natural processes.  The investigation will centre on:- the importance of Brownfield sites; sustainable and viable development; and relevant case studies. 

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Developing a thermodynamic equation of state for CO2/water/salt fluid mixture using SAFT and Molecular Dynamics.

| November 22, 2012

Previous Research Track Record Christopher Jumbo, the principal investigator in this research project, is an MSc postgraduate student of Environment and Sustainable Technology in the School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Sciences (CEAS) at the University of Manchester. He completed his undergraduate degree programme in 2009 and holds a BSc degree (with first class distinction […]

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Critical Analysis on Nuclear Energy Development

| November 21, 2012

Introduction Radiation is a form of energy and different types of radiation have different amounts of energy. If radioactive waste gets out of its safe container and in to the environment it could contaminate the wildlife and people.    A type of radiation is nuclear energy.  Nuclear energy was discovered by lots of different people but […]

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Crisis Communication During Volcanic Emergencies: Japanese Earthquake

Crisis Communication During Volcanic Emergencies: Japanese Earthquake

| November 20, 2012

Abstract: Increased exposure to volcanic hazard, particularly at Japan, is driving an urgent and growing need for improved communication between monitoring scientists, emergency managers and the media, in advance of and during volcanic crises. The findings of the Japan volcano surveys point up the critical importance, More than a week after the nation of Japan […]

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Use of Phytoremediation in Salt Pollution. A case of Indah Water Konsortium (IWK)

Use of Phytoremediation in Salt Pollution. A case of Indah Water Konsortium (IWK)

| November 16, 2012

CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION  1.1  Background Contaminations of soil especially from Indah Water Konsortium (IWK) by heavy metals are one of the results of human activities. It is one of the serious environmental issues in the world. The heavy metals usually comes from mining activities, smelting of metallic ferrous, electroplating, pesticides and fertilizer applications, municipal waste […]

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Gas Chromatography for Environmental Analysis

Gas Chromatography for Environmental Analysis

| November 14, 2012

Abstract The conventional one-dimensional gas chromatography (1D-GC) compared to a comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography (GC×GC) which provides the highest capacity, improved resolution and many of sensitivity. Additionally, it was create two-dimensional structure chromatogram, which is the proof of assistance in the composite class. Samples can often be minimized or even eliminated in some cases for […]

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