Practical Handbook of Soil, Vadose Zone, and Ground-Water Contamination: Assessment, Prevention, and Remediation, Second Edition

J. Russell Boulding, Jon S. Ginn

September 17, 2003 by CRC Press
Reference - 728 Pages - 153 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781566706100 - CAT# L1610

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Features

What's New in the Second Edition:
  • Recent developments in expedited and accelerated site characterization approaches
  • Overview of planning investigations at DNAPL-contaminated sites
  • Comprehensive index of almost 600 ASTM standard guides, practices and methods useful for environmental site characterization
  • New sections exploring assessment and monitoring, direct push sensing methods, alcohol tracers, and passive diffusion sampling
  • New sections on remediation, including phytoremediation, enhanced natural attenuation, permeable reactive treatment walls, passive soil vapor extraction, and soil thermal extraction
  • Summary

    A synthesis of years of interdisciplinary research and practice, the second edition of this bestseller continues to serve as a primary resource for information on the assessment, remediation, and control of contamination on and below the ground surface.

    Practical Handbook of Soil, Vadose Zone, and Ground-Water Contamination: Assessment, Prevention, and Remediation, Second Edition includes important new developments in site characterization and soil and ground water remediation that have appeared since 1995. Presented in an easy-to-read style, this book serves as a comprehensive guide for conducting complex site investigations and identifying methods for effective soil and ground water cleanup.

    Remediation engineers, ground water and soil scientists, regulatory personnel, researchers, and field investigators can access the latest data and summary tables to illustrate key advantages and disadvantages of various remediation methods.