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  • Past and Present Water Column Anoxiaby Lev N. Neretin

    Springer 2006; US$ 179.00

    Contains papers partly based on presentations by 60 scientists attending a NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Past and Present Water Column Anoxia in Sevastopol, Ukraine. They address the entire range of oxygen-deficient conditions and reflect the complexity of the issues governing the formation and persistence of such conditions. more...

  • Perchlorateby Baohua Gu; John D. Coates

    Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2006; US$ 149.00

    Perchlorate is a widespread, environmentally persistent contaminant discovered in US groundwater and drinking water supplies. This book summarizes the knowledge and understandings of the extent and potential sources of perchlorate contamination, its behavior, exposure pathways in the environment, toxicology and risk assessment, and more. more...

  • Oil Spills First Principlesby B. Ornitz?; M. Champ

    Elsevier Science 2002; US$ 285.00

    Marine oil spills are no longer considered unavoidable "accidents" resulting from adverse environmental conditions or functions of catastrophic events. More than 80% of all spills are the result of "human error". The focus of the current legal, regulatory, and convention framework affecting the transportation of oil by ship reflects a recent change... more...

  • Monitors of Organic Chemicals in the Environmentby Kees Booij; James N. Huckins; Jimmie D. Petty

    Springer 2006; US$ 119.00

    Aimed at the scientists involved in research concerning environmental contaminants as well as natural resource managers and regulatory agencies, this book talks about a technology and its application to monitoring, exposure assessment and mitigation/remediation of environmental pollution. It is suitable as a text in graduate level courses. more...

  • Groundwater Vulnerability Assessment and Mappingby Andrzej J. Witkowski; Andrzej Kowalczyk; Jaroslav Vrba

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 154.95

    This volume presents the contemporary issues surrounding groundwater pollution risk assessment and the application of vulnerability and risk assessment maps for the effective protection and management of aquifers. Numerous new and improved approaches to intrinsic and specific vulnerability assessment (modified DRASTIC, GOD, VULK, VURAAS) are described,... more...

  • Remediation Hydraulicsby Fred C. Payne; Joseph A. Quinnan; Scott T. Potter

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 159.95

    In situ treatments involving the arrangement of contact between prospective reactants in complex porous media require a refined understanding of solute migration. However, the tools and methods used to predict and control fluid movement in the subsurface need significant improvement. Practitioners and regulators must develop novel methods to achieve... more...

  • Water Management at Abandoned Flooded Underground Minesby Christian Wolkersdorfer

    Springer 2008; US$ 269.00

    Switching off the pumps of a mine is one of the last steps in the lifetime of a surface or underground mine. As the water in the open space raises, the water might become contaminated with different pollutants and eventually starts to flow in the open voids. This book addresses the processes related to mine abandonment from a hydrogeological perspective.... more...

  • Groundwater Chemicals Desk Reference, Fourth Editionby John H. Montgomery

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 325.00

    Building on the foundation set by its best-selling predecessors, the Groundwater Chemicals Desk Reference, Fourth Edition is both a broad, comprehensive desk reference and a guide for field research. This fourth edition contains more than 1,700 additional references, including adsorption data for more than 800 organic compounds and metals, solubility... more...

  • Sediment and Contaminant Transport in Surface Watersby Wilbert Lick

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 159.95

    Contaminated bottom sediments and their negative impacts on water quality are a major problem in surface waters throughout the United States as well as in many other parts of the world. Even after elimination of the primary contaminant sources, these bottom sediments will be a main source of contaminants for many years to come. In order to determine... more...

  • Arsenic Contamination of Groundwaterby Satinder Ahuja

    Wiley 2008; US$ 192.00

    Provides a viable reference, describing the state-of-knowledge on sources of arsenic contamination in ground water, which affects about 100 million people worldwide. With contributions from world-renowned experts in the field, this book explores developments in the transport kinetics, detection, measurement, seasonal cycling, accumulation, geochemistry,... more...