Environmental contaminants : assessment and control

TitleEnvironmental contaminants : assessment and control
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2004
AuthorsVallero, DA
Pagination832 p.
Date Published08/2004
PublisherAcademic Press
Place PublishedBoston
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number9780127100579
Accession Number56363496
KeywordsENVIRONMENTAL , Environnement , Gevaarlijke , Milieuverontreiniging. , Polluants. , POLLUTION , Risicoanalyse. , Schadstoffbelastung. , Umweltaudit.
AbstractThis book provides environmental professionals with the information they need to assess environmental risks and begin cleaning up environmental problems in air, water, soil, sediment and living systems. The book provides readers with an an overview of public policy regarding waste management, and suggested solutions of ways to control and reduce risks in a number of differing situations. It also includes a series of case studies to illustrate and provide solutions to ethical dilemmas that often arise in environmental risk management.
NotesElsevier Academic Pressill. ; 24 cm.Preface -- Scientific and engineering perspectives of environmental contaminants -- Fundamentals to environmental physics -- Applied contaminant physics: fluid properties -- Environmental equilibrium, partitioning, and balances -- Movement of contaminants in the environment -- Fundamentals of environmental chemistry -- Chemical reactions in the environment -- Contaminant hazards -- Contaminant exposure and risk calculations -- Contaminant sampling and analysis -- Intervention: managing the risks of environmental contamination -- Environmental decisions and professionalism -- Epilogue: Benzene metabolism revisited.Publisher descriptionhttp://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/els051/2004559070.htmlIncludes bibliographical references and index.National bibliography no: GBA4X8045Daniel A. Vallero. More Records: Show record informationInternet resource (url)Book; Internet Resource Date of Entry: 20040827
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