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Environmental pollution

  • Groundwater Geochemistry and Isotopesby Ian Clark

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 119.95

    Understand the Environmental Processes That Control Groundwater Quality The integration of environmental isotopes with geochemical studies is now recognized as a routine approach to solving problems of natural and contaminated groundwater quality. Advanced sampling and analytical methods are readily accessible and affordable, providing abundant... more...

  • Environmental Applications of Instrumental Chemical Analysisby Mahmood Barbooti

    Apple Academic Press 2015; US$ 149.95

    This book is a comprehensive review of the instrumental analytical methods and their use in environmental monitoring site assessment and remediation follow-up operations. The increased concern about environmental issues such as water pollution, air pollution, accumulation of pollutants in food, global climate change, and effective remediation... more...

  • The Elements of Environmental Pollutionby John Rieuwerts

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    Environmental pollution is one of humanity?s most pressing issues and will remain so for the foreseeable future. Anthropogenic activity is disturbing natural cycles and generating pollutants that are altering the atmosphere, accumulating in the food chain and contaminating the world?s soils, rivers and oceans. Human health and ecosystems continue... more...

  • Phytoremediationby Guy R. Lanza; Lee Newman

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 209.00

    This text details the plant-assisted remediation method, ?phytoremediation?, which involves the interaction of plant roots and associated rhizospheric microorganisms for the remediation of soil contaminated with high levels of metals, pesticides, solvents, radionuclides, explosives, crude oil, organic compounds and various other contaminants. Each... more...

  • Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs): Analytical Techniques, Environmental Fate and Biological Effectsby Eddy Y Zeng

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 255.00

    This book focuses on those organic chemicals that are regulated by the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs). as well as organic chemical with the attributes of being persistent, bioaccumulative, and toxic to ecosystem and human beings, criteria used by the Stockholm Convention for screening POP candidates. Because of the unfavourable... more...

  • Green Chemistry for Dyes Removal from Waste Waterby Sanjay K. Sharma

    Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00

    The use of synthetic chemical dyes in various industrial processes, including paper and pulp manufacturing, plastics, dyeing of cloth, leather treatment and printing, has increased considerably over the last few years, resulting in the release of dye-containing industrial effluents into the soil and aquatic ecosystems. The textile industry generates... more...

  • Treatment Wetlands for Environmental Pollution Controlby Hanna Obarska-Pempkowiak; Magdalena Gajewska; Ewa Wojciechowska; Janusz Pempkowiak

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 99.00

    The aim of this book is to present an overview of the state of the art with regard to the function, application and design of TWSs in order to better protect surface water from contamination. Accordingly, it also presents applications of constructed wetlands with regard to climatic and cultural aspects. The use of artificial and natural treatment... more...

  • Feasibility Analysis for Sustainable Technologiesby Scott Herriott

    Business Expert Press 2014; US$ 19.95

    Feasibility Analysis for Sustainable Technologies will lead you into a professional feasibility analysis for a renewable energy or energy efficiency project. The analysis begins with an understanding of the basic engineering description of technology in terms of capacity, efficiency, constraints, and dependability. It continues in modeling the... more...

  • Environmental Transport Phenomenaby A. Eduardo Sez; James C. Baygents

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 119.95

    Series Preface Preface Authors Introduction Scope and Motivation Mass Conservation and Macroscopic Mass Balances The Principle of Conservation of Mass and the Total Mass Balance Macroscopic Mass Balance for a Chemical Species in a Mixture Diffusive Transport: Introductory Concepts Diffusion Fundamentals Diffusion as a Mass... more...

  • Phytoremediationby Abid A. Ansari; Sarvajeet Singh Gill; Ritu Gill; Guy R. Lanza; Lee Newman

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 189.00

    This text details the plant-assisted remediation method, ?phytoremediation?, which involves the interaction of plant roots and associated rhizospheric microorganisms for the remediation of soil and water contaminated with high levels of metals, pesticides, solvents, radionuclides, explosives, nutrients, crude oil, organic compounds and various other... more...