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Advances in Trace Elements in the Environment


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The nature of trace elements in the environment depends largely on their interactions in the soil, water and air. Understanding the fate and transport of trace elements in the environment is essential for humans and animals, plants, water bodies, and soils. This series provides timely information on the biological, chemical, and physical processes governing the interactions of trace elements in the environment. Such knowledge is needed for minimizing the negative impact of trace elements on soil and water quality, plants, and human health. Books from this series are of value to industrial and mining engineers, government regulators, scientists, and consultants in the environmental arena.

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Nickel in Soils and Plants

Nickel in Soils and Plants

Forthcoming

Christos Tsadilas, Jörg Rinklebe, Magdi Selim
August 23, 2018

Nickel (Ni), the fifth common element on the earth is widespread in the environment. Recently Ni has been proved essential for normal growth of many organisms, and at the same time Ni can become toxic to organisms when high in concentration. In several parts of the world, high Ni concentrations are...

Phosphate in Soils: Interaction with Micronutrients, Radionuclides and Heavy Metals

Phosphate in Soils: Interaction with Micronutrients, Radionuclides and Heavy Metals

H. Magdi Selim
July 26, 2017

Edited by One of the Best Specialists in Soil Science Recent studies reveal that Phosphorus (P) in the form of phosphate, a macronutrient essential for plant growth, and crop yields can influence the bioavailability, retention, and mobility of trace elements, metal(loid)s, and radio nuclides in...

Trace Elements in Waterlogged Soils and Sediments

Trace Elements in Waterlogged Soils and Sediments

Jörg Rinklebe, Anna Sophia Knox, Michael Paller
July 18, 2016

Many wetlands around the world act as sinks for pollutants, in particular for trace elements. In comparison to terrestrial environments, wetlands are still far less studied. A collaborative effort among world experts, this book brings the current knowledge concerning trace elements in temporary...

Permeable Reactive Barrier: Sustainable Groundwater Remediation

Permeable Reactive Barrier: Sustainable Groundwater Remediation

Ravi Naidu, Volker Birke
December 20, 2014

Remediation of groundwater is complex and often challenging. But the cost of pump and treat technology, coupled with the dismal results achieved, has paved the way for newer, better technologies to be developed. Among these techniques is permeable reactive barrier (PRB) technology, which allows...

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