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Selenium in the Environment

1st Edition

June 10, 1994

Discusses the biochemical and geological cycling of selenium (Se), its worldwide distribution, and the factors controlling its fate and transport within and between major environmental media, presenting a global assessment of selenium's complex environmental behaviour. The focus of this work is...

Soil Erosion Research Methods

2nd Edition

Soil and Water Conservation Society (U. S.), R. Lal
May 01, 1994

This new edition of Soil Erosion Research Methods retains the themes and layout of the first edition. However, most chapters have been revised and some additional chapters have been added. There are new chapters on modeling wind and water erosion. Extensive revisions and updating have been done in...

Description and Sampling of Contaminated Soils: A Field Guide

2nd Edition

J. Russell Boulding
March 29, 1994

This second edition of EPA's bestselling book, Description and Sampling of Contaminated Soils: A Field Guide, Second Edition, has been revised and significantly expanded over the original edition. An ideal reference for anyone involved in site investigations, this guide describes how to determine...

Assessment and Remediation of Petroleum Contaminated Sites

1st Edition

G. Mattney Cole
March 24, 1994

Federal regulations have required thousands of underground storage tanks (USTs) to be dug up and removed or replaced. The contamination of soil and ground water from leaking USTs has become widespread and has produced an overwhelming number of sites that require remediation. Assessment and...

Biochemistry of Metal Micronutrients in the Rhizosphere

1st Edition

John Manthey, David E. Crowley, Douglas G. Luster
March 22, 1994

Biochemistry of Metal Micronutrients in the Rhizosphere focuses on chemical factors and biological activities that control the uptake and translocation of essential metal micronutrients by plants and microorganisms. Emphasis is placed on current proposals describing the roles of microorganisms in...

Computer Simulation Analysis of Biological and Agricultural Systems

1st Edition

Barney K. Huang
March 22, 1994

Computer Simulation Analysis of Biological and Agricultural Systems focuses on the integration of mathematical models and the dynamic simulation essential to system analysis, design, and synthesis. The book emphasizes the quantitative dynamic relationships between elements and system responses....

Bioremediation of Chlorinated and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Compounds

1st Edition

Battelle Memorial In
February 28, 1994

This timely reference presents the state of the art of the emerging and rapidly changing field of bioremediation of chlorinated solvents, PCBs, and other chlorinated compounds, as well as PAHs, both in situ and on site. This landmark publication reports significant advances in bioremediation, with...

Handbook of Sampling Methods for Arthropods in Agriculture

1st Edition

Larry P. Pedigo, G. David Buntin
December 17, 1993

Handbook of Sampling Methods for Arthropods in Agriculture offers a comprehensive look at the principles and practicality of developing accurate sampling programs for arthropod pests and their arthropod enemies. The book examines developments in sampling populations and reviews sampling plans that...

Ecotoxicology of Soil Organisms

1st Edition

Herman Eijsackers, Fred Heimbach, Marianne H. Donker
December 09, 1993

This book provides a comprehensive examination of all aspects of the ecotoxicology of soil organisms. The book explains how contaminants reach the soil, traces their transport through the soil, and then moves on to examine the effects of contaminants on different groups of soil organisms (e.g.,...

Hydrocarbon Contaminated Soils, Volume III

1st Edition

Paul T. Kostecki, Edward J. Calabrese
September 09, 1993

The analysis of contaminated soils is a fairly new field that is growing at an incredible rate. To keep you abreast of the vast amount of new information being generated, this important volume presents leading-edge technology in analysis from some of the world's leading technical experts on the...

Historical Geography of Crop Plants: A Select Roster

1st Edition

Jonathan D. Sauer
June 04, 1993

Historical Geography of Crop Plants is devoted to a variety of staple and food crops, as well as fodder, fiber, timber, rubber, and other crops. The origins and histories of many of these crops have been clarified only recently by new research. The book has been arranged alphabetically by family...

Soil Biochemistry: Volume 8

1st Edition

May 13, 1993

Stressing the potential application of biochemical processes in soil to environmental biotechnology, this state-of-the-art reference considers the vital role that such biochemical processes have in the environment - emphasizing the activity of micro-organisms in soil.;An up-to-date analysis of...