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Management of Contaminated Site Problems, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Kofi Asante-Duah
May 01, 2019

This book will outline the strategies used in the investigation, characterization, management, and restoration and remediation for various contaminated sites. It will draw on real-world examples from across the globe to illustrate remediation techniques and discuss their applicability. It will...

Modern Soil Microbiology, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Jan Dirk van Elsas, Jack T. Trevors, Alexandre Soares Rosado, Paolo Nannipieri
April 24, 2019

The living soil is crucial to photosynthesis, biogeochemical cycles, global food production, climate change, biodiversity, and plant and animal health. In the past decade, scientists have made significant advances in soil microbiology research. While the basic principles are now better understood,...

Bioremediation of Agricultural Soils

1st Edition

Juan C. Sanchez-Hernandez
March 13, 2019

The quality of agricultural soils are always under threat from chemical contaminants, which ultimately affect the productivity and safety of crops. Besides agrochemicals, a new generation of substances invades the soil through irrigation with reclaimed wastewater and pollutants of organic origin...

Revival: Principles of Animal Extrapolation (1991)

1st Edition

Edward J. Calabrese
January 29, 2019

Principles of Animal Extrapolation addresses the conceptual basis for animal extrapolation and provides an abundance of documentation that illustrates how these principles may be applied in the selection of the more appropriate models and in the interpretation of toxicological studies. The book...

Engineering Tools for Environmental Risk Management: 4. Risk Reduction Technologies and Case Studies

1st Edition

Katalin Gruiz, Tamás Meggyes, Éva Fenyvesi
January 17, 2019

The four volumes of the book series "Engineering Tools for Environmental Risk Management" deal with environmental management, assessment & monitoring tools, environmental toxicology and risk reduction technologies. This last volume focuses on engineering solutions usually needed for industrial...

Emerging Contaminants Handbook

1st Edition

Caitlin H. Bell, Margaret Gentile, Erica Kalve, Ian Ross, John Horst, Suthan Suthersan
January 16, 2019

The term "emerging contaminants" and its multiple variants has come to refer to unregulated compounds discovered in the environment that are also found to represent a potential threat to human and ecological receptors. Such contaminants create unique and considerable challenges as the push to...

Aquatic Ecosystems in a Changing Climate

1st Edition

Donat-P Häder, Kunshan Gao
December 17, 2018

Global climate change affects productivity and species composition of freshwater and marine aquatic ecosystems by raising temperatures, ocean acidification, excessive solar UV and visible radiation. Effects on bacterioplankton and viruses, phytoplankton and macroalgae have farreaching consequences...

Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review, Volume 56

1st Edition

S. J. Hawkins, A. J. Evans, A.C. Dale, L. B. Firth, I. P. Smith
November 30, 2018

Key features: ·  Explores the implications of long-term climate change for biogeography and ecological processes in the Southern Ocean   ·  Updates knowledge of symbiotic polychaetes in light of the last 20 years of research  ·  Considers the adaptions and environments of...

EMF Effects from Power Sources and Electrosmog

1st Edition

William J. Rea
November 20, 2018

The field of electromagnetic sensitivity is the new epidemic of the 21st century, and can cause disease of the automatic nerve system in any part of the body. This is as a result of chemical sensitivity, in which over 80,000 chemicals are involved, resulting in innumerable combinations. A cursory...

Determination of Target Xenobiotics and Unknown Compound Residues in Food, Environmental, and Biological Samples

1st Edition

Tomasz Tuzimski, Joseph Sherma
October 24, 2018

Xenobiotics are chemical compounds foreign to a given biological system. In animals and humans, xenobiotics include drugs, drug metabolites, and environmental pollutants. In the environment, xenobiotics include synthetic pesticides, herbicides, and industrial pollutants. Many techniques are used in...

Integrated Life-Cycle and Risk Assessment for Industrial Processes and Products

2nd Edition

Guido Sonnemann, Michael Tsang, Marta Schuhmacher
October 24, 2018

Life-cycle assessment is a methodology used to evaluate the environmental impacts of a product, process, or service during its life cycle, and risk assessment is a tool to evaluate potential hazards to human health and the environment introduced by pollutant emissions. The United Nations...

Recent Advances in Environmental Management

1st Edition

Ram Naresh Bharagava
October 08, 2018

This book focuses on the toxicity of various organic and inorganic pollutants, their eco-toxicological effects and eco-friendly approaches for remediation of environmental pollutants. Extensive focus has been relied on the recent advances in ecofriendly approaches such as bioremediation and...

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