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Organophosphorus Flame Retardants and Plasticizers
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Global consumption of organophosphorus flame retardants and plasticizers (OPs), of which some are reported to be toxic, is rapidly increasing. The levels, distribution and sources of 15 OPs were investigated in public and domestic buildings, sewage treatment plants (STPs), deposition and fish. In all sampled environments OPs were detected at relatively high levels (ppt-ppb) and public buildings tended to have higher levels than domestic buildings. OPs were poorly removed from wastewater, especially the chlorinated OPs tended to pass through the STPs without being removed or degraded. Of the total amount of OPs entering the STPs, 50% was emitted to the recipients via the effluent. Based on the findings of the studies, the total mass flow of OPs in Sweden was estimated. Finally, the exposure to OPs via inhalation was examined for five occupational groups in which aircraft technicians were significantly more exposed to OPs than other groups. This book is valuable for professionals in areas like environmental protection, environmental health and industrial hygiene. It may also be useful for manufacturers of OPs and for professionals in legislation and regulation of chemical substances.

Anbieter: buecher
Stand: 23.09.2020
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The Key: Clairvoyant Serial, Book 1 , Hörbuch, ...
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He who controls social media controls the world. A sinister force seeks to do just that, and nothing is going to stand in the way. All it needs is one final piece of the puzzle. When a disruptive pattern of social media outages escalates, bad-ass data forensics specialist Rachel Vaughn is called upon for her expertise, setting her on the hunt for an algorithmic key with the power to take down the entire global infrastructure. Guided by an otherworldly group of four, Rachel has been entrusted with the missing puzzle piece, and the bad guys know it. With Special Ops agent Grayson Blaine by her side, she outmaneuvers the enemy in what may prove to be her most dangerous assignment ever. Will Rachel find the key before the entire social media infrastructure is hijacked? And as the outages continue, can the world function without its social media fix, or is it too late? An unusual and intriguing serial that resists categorization, the Clairvoyant Serial is a modern-day morality tale about power in the age of global connection and social media influence. Carrying heavy baggage from her past, Rachel Vaughn leads the way in an intellectually challenging saga that features good versus evil along with significant moments of temptation. Part paranormal, part corporate mystery, and part thriller, the Clairvoyant Serial will take you on a crazy ride through what seems like perpetual chaos until the very end, when a final twist drives out unexpected clarity. The Key is the first installment of this five-book saga. Get your copy today.  1. Language: English. Narrator: Cindy Drago. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/130422/bk_acx0_130422_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

Anbieter: Audible
Stand: 23.09.2020
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River of Night: Black Tide Rising, Book 6 , Hör...
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A new novel in John Ringo's best-selling Black Tide Rising series. The sequel to The Valley of Shadows. Tom Smith used to be somebody. Now he's just another refugee, fleeing the smoking ruins of civilization. Well, maybe not just another refugee. Late of the Bank of the Americas where he used to be the global managing director for security, Tom and his fellow survivors watched New York City burn. His plan to the save New York long enough to find a cure for the zombie virus hadn't survived the bloody scrimmage between angry cops, cunning gangsters, and rapacious City officials. Now only millions of infected humans, driven mad by the highly infectious tailored rabies virus, inhabited the city. But Tom and some trusted allies were able to stay one step ahead and escaped offshore. Now they're holed up in a safe house in coastal Virginia and it's time to break out. Between him and his objective, one of the bank's prepared evacuation camps in the Cumberland Valley, are hundreds of miles of clogged roads, burnt-out towns, and howling mobs of infected humans who know only hunger. He must corral his motley team, complete with middle-schoolers, to navigate the treacherous landscape. And yet he feels his odds are good. But there's always someone smarter. And they like things just the way they are. Without a fat checkbook and the team of hired spec-ops mercenaries it used to bring, how will Tom Smith fend off entrepreneurial marauders, a brilliant sociopath or two, and a kill-count hungry member of the E-4 mafia? And if he pulls it off, no one is sure how they will they re-start civilization. But Tom Smith has the spark of an idea. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Tristan Morris. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/052075/bk_adbl_052075_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

Anbieter: Audible
Stand: 23.09.2020
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Sixty Days and Counting: Capital Trilogy, Book ...
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By the time Phil Chase is elected president, the world's climate is far on its way to irreversible change. Food scarcity, housing shortages, diminishing medical care, and vanishing species are just some of the consequences. The erratic winter the Washington, D.C., area is experiencing is another grim reminder of a global weather pattern gone haywire: bone-chilling cold one day, balmy weather the next. But the president-elect remains optimistic and doesn't intend to give up without a fight. A maverick in every sense of the word, Chase starts organizing the most ambitious plan to save the world from disaster since FDR - and assembling a team of top scientists and advisers to implement it. For Charlie Quibler, this means re-entering the political fray full-time and giving up full-time care of his young son, Joe. For Frank Vanderwal, hampered by a brain injury, it means trying to protect the woman he loves from a vengeful ex and a rogue "black ops" agency not even the president can control - a task for which neither Frank's work at the National Science Foundation nor his study of Tibetan Buddhism can prepare him. In a world where time is running out as quickly as its natural resources, where surveillance is almost total and freedom nearly nonexistent, the forecast for the Chase administration looks darker each passing day. For as the last - and most terrible - of natural disasters looms on the horizon, it will take a miracle to stop the clock . . . the kind of miracle that only dedicated men and women can bring about. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Peter Ganim, Kim Stanley Robinson. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/000317/bk_adbl_000317_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

Anbieter: Audible
Stand: 23.09.2020
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Organophosphorus Flame Retardants and Plasticizers
49,00 € *
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Global consumption of organophosphorus flame retardants and plasticizers (OPs), of which some are reported to be toxic, is rapidly increasing. The levels, distribution and sources of 15 OPs were investigated in public and domestic buildings, sewage treatment plants (STPs), deposition and fish. In all sampled environments OPs were detected at relatively high levels (ppt-ppb) and public buildings tended to have higher levels than domestic buildings. OPs were poorly removed from wastewater, especially the chlorinated OPs tended to pass through the STPs without being removed or degraded. Of the total amount of OPs entering the STPs, 50% was emitted to the recipients via the effluent. Based on the findings of the studies, the total mass flow of OPs in Sweden was estimated. Finally, the exposure to OPs via inhalation was examined for five occupational groups in which aircraft technicians were significantly more exposed to OPs than other groups. This book is valuable for professionals in areas like environmental protection, environmental health and industrial hygiene. It may also be useful for manufacturers of OPs and for professionals in legislation and regulation of chemical substances.

Anbieter: Dodax
Stand: 23.09.2020
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Sixty Days and Counting
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By the time Phil Chase is elected president, the world's climate is far on its way to irreversible change. Food scarcity, housing shortages, diminishing medical care, and vanishing species are just some of the consequences. The erratic winter the Washington, D.C., area is experiencing is another grim reminder of a global weather pattern gone haywire: bone-chilling cold one day, balmy weather the next. But the president-elect remains optimistic and doesn't intend to give up without a fight. A maverick in every sense of the word, Chase starts organizing the most ambitious plan to save the world from disaster since FDR-and assembling a team of top scientists and advisers to implement it. For Charlie Quibler, this means reentering the political fray full-time and giving up full-time care of his young son, Joe. For Frank Vanderwal, hampered by a brain injury, it means trying to protect the woman he loves from a vengeful ex and a rogue 'black ops” agency not even the president can control-a task for which neither Frank's work at the National Science Foundation nor his study of Tibetan Buddhism can prepare him. In a world where time is running out as quickly as its natural resources, where surveillance is almost total and freedom nearly nonexistent, the forecast for the Chase administration looks darker each passing day. For as the last-and most terrible-of natural disasters looms on the horizon, it will take a miracle to stop the clock . . . the kind of miracle that only dedicated men and women can bring about.

Anbieter: Orell Fuessli CH
Stand: 23.09.2020
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Steel Jungle
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Jim Thurman never thought he'd find himself at the center of an international plot to control America's oil market. It's 1990 and the mindset of the global giant Titan Oil is that terrorism only happens overseas. Protecting its people and flagship refinery in Grainger City is the last thing to be concerned with, even though the refinery supplies the largest daily percentage of gasoline to the nation. But when a terrorist group attacks the refinery to destroy it and unleash a lethal chemical, it's up to Thurman to stop them. Thurman, former Marine and Vietnam veteran, had left police work for better pay in Titan Oil's refinery security. That was when he had a wife and son. When they died, so did his sanity. To retain what's left, he decides to leave it all behind and start a new life without the scars. He'll resign and say goodbye to the refinery, but more importantly, to his fellow veterans working in the refinery, the 'War Dogs.' His departure is delayed when a rogue black ops mercenary, Adam Murdock, attacks the refinery with a team of terrorists known as the 'Serpent and the Sword.' Their stated sympathies are with the Middle East and unless their demands are met they will destroy the refinery and release its stockpile of lethal hydrofluoric acid on the surrounding population. Yet Murdock intends to destroy the refinery regardless of the demands. That is what his employer paid him to do. The Director of the CIA knew, yet hid the attack information in hopes of elevating his agency's future power. Venezuela wants to leave OPEC and be America's primary supplier. Hiring Adam Murdock was the answer. Lay blame on the Middle East, turn America against OPEC, and Venezuela reaps the oil rewards. The Director never counted on Alexandra McCall, an agent within his agency, leaking the information to the National Security Council. With terrorists slaughtering employees and setting explosives to destroy the massive refinery, Jim Thurman realizes he must fight alone. But his blooded brothers, the War Dogs, choose to make the last stand with him-even at the cost of their lives for an ungrateful corporation... A rogue black ops agent. A ruthless terrorist group's takeover of a refinery. An intelligence agency director that knows the truth but hid the report. The global oil giant that believes everything is second to profit. A country wanting to break away from OPEC and take America's oil market with it. The potential release of a lethal chemical on a city - and one man with a handful of Vietnam veterans to make a last stand against the insanity and prevent doomsday. STEEL JUNGLE is the nightmare no one wants to consider. Reality is laid bare in this raw-nerved, fast-paced, hard-hitting thriller.

Anbieter: Orell Fuessli CH
Stand: 23.09.2020
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Sixty Days and Counting
9,99 € *
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By the time Phil Chase is elected president, the world's climate is far on its way to irreversible change. Food scarcity, housing shortages, diminishing medical care, and vanishing species are just some of the consequences. The erratic winter the Washington, D.C., area is experiencing is another grim reminder of a global weather pattern gone haywire: bone-chilling cold one day, balmy weather the next. But the president-elect remains optimistic and doesn't intend to give up without a fight. A maverick in every sense of the word, Chase starts organizing the most ambitious plan to save the world from disaster since FDR-and assembling a team of top scientists and advisers to implement it. For Charlie Quibler, this means reentering the political fray full-time and giving up full-time care of his young son, Joe. For Frank Vanderwal, hampered by a brain injury, it means trying to protect the woman he loves from a vengeful ex and a rogue 'black ops” agency not even the president can control-a task for which neither Frank's work at the National Science Foundation nor his study of Tibetan Buddhism can prepare him. In a world where time is running out as quickly as its natural resources, where surveillance is almost total and freedom nearly nonexistent, the forecast for the Chase administration looks darker each passing day. For as the last-and most terrible-of natural disasters looms on the horizon, it will take a miracle to stop the clock . . . the kind of miracle that only dedicated men and women can bring about.

Anbieter: Thalia AT
Stand: 23.09.2020
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Sixty Days and Counting
16,90 CHF *
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By the time Phil Chase is elected president, the world's climate is far on its way to irreversible change. Food scarcity, housing shortages, diminishing medical care, and vanishing species are just some of the consequences. The erratic winter the Washington, D.C., area is experiencing is another grim reminder of a global weather pattern gone haywire: bone-chilling cold one day, balmy weather the next. But the president-elect remains optimistic and doesn't intend to give up without a fight. A maverick in every sense of the word, Chase starts organizing the most ambitious plan to save the world from disaster since FDR-and assembling a team of top scientists and advisers to implement it. For Charlie Quibler, this means reentering the political fray full-time and giving up full-time care of his young son, Joe. For Frank Vanderwal, hampered by a brain injury, it means trying to protect the woman he loves from a vengeful ex and a rogue 'black ops” agency not even the president can control-a task for which neither Frank's work at the National Science Foundation nor his study of Tibetan Buddhism can prepare him. In a world where time is running out as quickly as its natural resources, where surveillance is almost total and freedom nearly nonexistent, the forecast for the Chase administration looks darker each passing day. For as the last-and most terrible-of natural disasters looms on the horizon, it will take a miracle to stop the clock . . . the kind of miracle that only dedicated men and women can bring about.

Anbieter: Orell Fuessli CH
Stand: 23.09.2020
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