Environmental Chemistry

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Chromatographic Analysis of the Environment: Mass Spectrometry Based Approaches, Fourth Edition

Leo M.L. Nollet, Dimitra A. Lambropoulou
February 22, 2017

This detailed handbook covers different chromatographic analysis techniques and chromatographic data for compounds found in air, water, and soil, and sludge. The new edition outlines developments relevant to environmental analysis, especially when using chromatographic mass spectrometric techniques...

Environmental Chemistry, Tenth Edition

Stanley Manahan
February 16, 2017

With clear explanations, real-world examples and updated questions and answers, the tenth edition of Environmental Chemistry emphasizes the concepts essential to the practice of environmental science, technology and chemistry while introducing the newest innovations in the field. The author follows...

Occurrence, Toxicity & Analysis of Toxic Compounds in Oceanic Biota

Thomas Roy Crompton
October 14, 2016

The presence of concentrations of organic substances and cations in sea water is a matter of increasing concern to the water industry, environmentalists and the general public alike. There is a threat of possible health hazards to both human, fish and crustacea. Occurrence, Toxicity and Analysis of...

Contaminated Sediments in Freshwater Systems

Frank R. Spellman
September 13, 2016

Assessment of freshwater sediments can determine whether chemical concentrations are sufficient to cause adverse effects on aquatic organisms or organisms higher in the food chain, including humans. This book presents methods for assessing sediments and includes an integration of physical, chemical...

Soil Phosphorus

Rattan Lal, B. A. Stewart
August 26, 2016

Phosphorus is an essential plant nutrient, but global population growth has dramatically reduced the availability of phosphorus fertilizer resources. Despite this scarcity, there remain numerous problems associated with the excessive and inappropriate use of phosphorus leading to non-point source...

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...

Ecotoxicology and Chemistry Applications in Environmental Management

Sven Erik Jorgensen
July 18, 2016

Ecotoxicology and Chemistry Applications in Environmental Management describes how to set up an integrated, holistic approach to addressing ecotoxicological problems. It provides detailed explanations in answer to questions like "Why is it necessary to apply an integrated approach?" and "How does...

Green Organic Chemistry and its Interdisciplinary Applications

Vera M. Kolb
May 18, 2016

Green Organic Chemistry and Its Interdisciplinary Applications covers key developments in green chemistry and demonstrates to students that the developments were most often the result of innovative thinking. Using a set of selected experiments, all of which have been performed in the laboratory...

Fluoride in Drinking Water: Status, Issues, and Solutions

A.K. Gupta, S. Ayoob
April 20, 2016

Explore the Health Effects of Fluoride Pollution Fluoride in Drinking Water: Status, Issues, and Solutions establishes the negative impacts of naturally occurring fluoride on human health and considers the depth and scope of fluoride pollution on an international scale. The book discusses current...

Quantum Nanochemistry, Volume Five: Quantum Structure-Activity Relationships (Qu-SAR)

Mihai V. Putz
March 24, 2016

Volume 5 of the 5-volume Quantum Nanochemistry focuses on modeling and predicting of the enzyme kinetics and quantitative structure-activity relationships. It reveals the quantum implications to bio-organic and bio-inorganic systems, to enzyme kinetics, and to pharmacophore binding sites of...

Innovative Materials and Methods for Water Treatment: Solutions for Arsenic and Chromium Removal

Marek Bryjak, Nalan Kabay, Bernabe L. Rivas, Jochen Bundschuh
February 17, 2016

Due to increasing demand for potable and irrigation water, water suppliers have to use alternative resources. They either have to regenerate wastewater or deal with contaminated surface water. This book brings together the experiences of various experts in preparing of innovative materials that are...

Analysis of Oceanic Waters and Sediments

Thomas Roy Crompton
February 01, 2016

The presence of concentrations of organic substances and cations in seawater is a matter of increasing concern to the water industry, environmentalists and the general public alike. It poses a threat of possible health hazards for humans, fish and crustacea. Until fairly recently, the analysis of...