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Strategies for Bioremediation of Organic and Inorganic Pollutants

Maria S. Fuentes, Verónica L. Colin, Juliana M. Saez
January 15, 2018

Increased awareness surrounding environmental protection has prompted the development of more ecofriendly technologies. This book provides useful information on technologies based upon the use of biological agents for environmental clean-up, including bacteria, yeast, fungi, algae, and plants. Some...

Heavy Metals in the Environment: Microorganisms and Bioremediation

Edgardo R. Donati
January 05, 2018

This book serves as a knowledge bank for researchers and graduate students in microbiology, chemistry, and environmental sciences, among others. It focuses on heavy metal in the environment and describes methodologies to immobilize and mobilize heavy metals. It also provides case studies which may...

Ecological Risk Assessment: Innovative Field and Laboratory Studies

Lawrence V. Tannenbaum
December 20, 2017

This book will present a detailed analysis of how some current ecological risk assessment (ERA) studies fall short of their intended mark. It will discuss the limitations of these studies and explain how sometimes their premises are fundamentally flawed, thus producing data that is not particularly...

Aquatic Toxicology: Molecular, Biochemical, and Cellular Perspectives

Donald C. Malins
December 18, 2017

Aquatic Toxicology examines research findings on the chronic effects of pollutants on aquatic species. Understanding these chronic effects is vital to determining the impact of small concentrations of pollutants on aquatic life in rivers, estuaries, lakes, and coastal waters. Featuring research...

Sediment Toxicity Assessment

G.Allen Burton
December 13, 2017

Sediment Toxicity Assessment provides the latest information regarding how to evaluate sediment contamination and its effects on aquatic ecosystems. It presents an integrated ecosystem approach by detailing effective assessment methods, considerations, and effects to each major component of marine...

Cadmium in the Environment

Lars Friberg
December 08, 2017

The focus of this report is upon information essential to the understanding of the toxic action of cadmium and the relationship between dose (exposure) and effects on human beings and animals. The therapy of cadmium poisoning has not been discussed.This review on cadmium in the environment has been...

Techniques for Measurement and Removal of Dioxins and Furans

Vaishali Shahare
December 06, 2017

This book is a well organised treatise on identification and measurement of dioxins and furan in the environment. It focuses on their source, fate, behaviour, analytical techniques for measurement, and removal/control methods. Although there are numerous publications that address this subject,...

Eco-Engineered Bioreactors: Advanced Natural Wastewater Treatment

James Higgins, Al Mattes, William Stiebel, Brent Wootton
December 05, 2017

This book provides a comprehensive understanding of a highly innovative method of natural wastewater treatment using advanced in-groundbioreactors called Eco-Engineered Bioreactors (EEBs), and traces their evolution from the earliest aerated gravel bed versions once known as Engineered Wetlands (...

Bioaccumulation of Xenobiotic Compounds

Des W. Connell
November 29, 2017

One of the very few - if not only - books written exclusively related to this topic. This book comprehensively outlines the principles governing the accumulation of chemicals from the environment by organisms. Packed with tables and diagrams, this work reviews the experimental data available on...

Chemical Dynamics in Freshwater Ecosystems

Frank A.P.C. Gobas
November 29, 2017

Chemical Dynamics in Freshwater Ecosystems reviews the processes that control the distribution and impacts of chemical substances discharged into freshwater aquatic environments. The book focuses on the relationships between chemical emissions and the resulting ambient concentration in water,...

Toxicology Biological Monitoring of Metals in Humans

Bonnie L. Carson
November 29, 2017

As one of many tasks of an analytical chemistry program sponsored by the office of Pesticides and Toxic Substances, Field Studies Branch, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) (EPA Prime Contract No. 68-02-3938), Midwest Research Institute (MRI) prepared these summaries of the mammalian...

Ecosystems and Human Health: Toxicology and Environmental Hazards, Third Edition

Richard B. Philp
November 22, 2017

Since the second edition of this text was published, many new environmental incidents have occurred, including another nuclear disaster, a mine disaster in the United States, and the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Updated throughout the text, Ecosystems and Human Health: Toxicology and Environmental...

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