Environmental Consulting Fundamentals: Investigation, Remediation, and Brownfields Redevelopment, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Benjamin Alter

CRC Press
July 31, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 416 Pages - 182 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138613201 - CAT# K389345

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Summary

Written by an environmental consultant with more than 20 years of experience and based on a course he taught for 10 years, Environmental Consulting Fundamentals: Investigation, Remediation, and Brownfields Redevelopment, Second Edition introduces the basic building blocks of environmental consulting. It emphasizes the thought processes that go into designing an environmental study, interpreting the data, and selecting the next step – be it further investigation or remediation.

This new edition is revised and updated with regard to recent technological advances and regulatory changes. It covers the latest environmental issues, including emerging contaminants, includes an expanded discussion on ecological investigations and on vapor intrusion investigation and remediation, and adds a new chapter on brownfields redevelopment. It also includes problems and questions to be used for homework assignments or classroom discussions, and provides guidelines that useful for both students and practicing professionals.

A primer for those interested in a career in this dynamic, multidisciplinary field, this is also a handy reference for practicing consultants. Combining theory and practical advice, it provides an accessible introduction to the type of projects you may encounter as an environmental consultant.

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