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Anthropogenic compounds

Anthropogenic compounds Author O. Hutzinger
ISBN-10 3540111085
Release 1982
Pages 210
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Emerging Contaminants from Industrial and Municipal Waste

Emerging Contaminants from Industrial and Municipal Waste Author Damià Barceló
ISBN-10 9783540792093
Release 2008-11-04
Pages 284
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This book focuses on innovative treatment technologies for the elimination of emerging contaminants in wastewater and drinking water treatment processes. The book also discusses sources and occurrence of emerging contaminants in municipal and industrial waste, giving an overview of state-of-the-art analytical methods for their identification. Further important aspects covered include the acute and chronic effects and overall impact of emerging contaminants on the environment.



Environmental Consequences of War and Aftermath

Environmental Consequences of War and Aftermath Author Tarek A. Kassim
ISBN-10 9783540879633
Release 2009-03-24
Pages 325
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and used in munitions. Rather the requirements for the agent’s military effects took precedence. In addition, the interaction among the political, technical, and legal challenges connected with the known or possible risks posed by CW agents is complex and sometimes not well understood. This is usually because technical considerations, when acted on, are almost invariably informed by political ones, such as various legal requirements. The book contains nine chapters covering different aspects of the research on environmental consequences of war and its aftermath and covers in one additional chapter more general issues such as prevention of war and its environmental c- sequences, the legal, political, and technical background to selected environmental and human health effects of CW agents, and the atmospheric transport and depo- tion of persistent organic pollutants under warfare conditions to more specific ones related to two main tragic examples: the war in the Balkans and the Gulf War. Aspects of the war in the Balkans cover contamination by heavy metals in Serbian national parks, the impact of NATO strikes on the Danube river basin, and the problems associated with transuranium elements. The Gulf War in Kuwait covers other problems related to the impact of oil contamination, the impact on grou- water resources, and the soil damage of ground fortifications among other envir- mental and health problems.



Biosensors for the Environmental Monitoring of Aquatic Systems

Biosensors for the Environmental Monitoring of Aquatic Systems Author Damià Barceló
ISBN-10 9783540362531
Release 2009-05-27
Pages 278
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sector. This ensured eventual transfer of the technology demonstrated at the wo- shops and Technical Meetings to marketable devices. BIOSET provided assistance for researchers from European laboratories to meet to exchange ideas, use equ- ment, and establish a basis for new joint projects. The secretariat of the Concerted Action BIOSET supported the Technical Meetings. There were three Technical Meetings held, two in Berlin in 1997 and 1998, and the third in Barcelona, in April 2000. The goal of these technical meetings was to join different research and industrial teams to evaluate the performance of their biosensor technology in field conditions with common and standardized surface and waste waters. As a result of these field experiments, the additional information that biosensors can offer to environmental monitoring was also evaluated. Thus, these three Technical Meetings were useful accompanying measures and practical additions to the currently organized yearly workshops. The concerted action BIOSET was f- lowed by the SENSPOL network. The 1st SENSPOL Workshop was held on the 9–11 May 2001 on Sensing Technologies for Contaminated Sites and Groundwater at the University of Alcala. There was one special Workshop on “Genotoxicity Biosensing (TECHNOTOX)” supported by the European Commission DG XII D-1 and BIOSET in the year 2000. The TECHNOTOX meeting at the Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO) in Mol was organized by Phillippe Corbisier (VITO), Peter-D. Hansen (TU Berlin) and Damia Barcelo (CSIC Barcelona).



Anthropogenic compounds

Anthropogenic compounds Author Rudolf Anliker
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105031391472
Release 1980
Pages 274
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An important purpose of The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry is to aid the understanding of distribution and chemical reaction processes which occur in the environment. It is designed to serve as an important source for environmental scientists and decision-makers in industry, governmental and regulatory bodies. "Volume 3, Part E" of this series is dedicated to organometallic compounds, aluminium and to chemicals used in the rubber industry.



Anthropogenic Compounds

Anthropogenic Compounds Author Han Dop
ISBN-10 UVA:X004612718
Release 1980
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The Handbook Of Environmental Chemistry

The Handbook Of Environmental Chemistry Author Otto Hutzinger
ISBN-10 3540511261
Release 1989-12-31
Pages 240
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New Types of Persistent Halogenated Compounds

New Types of Persistent Halogenated Compounds Author Jaakko Paasivirta
ISBN-10 9783540489153
Release 2008-01-26
Pages 366
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Environmental Chemistry is a relatively young science. Interest in this subject, however, is growing very rapidly and, although no agreement has been reached as yet about the exact content and limits of this interdisciplinary discipline, there appears to be increasing interest in seeing environmental topics which are based on chemistry embodied in this subject. One of the first objectives of Environ mental Chemistry must be the study of the environment and of natural chemical processes which occur in the environment. A major purpose of this series on Environmental Chemistry, therefore, is to present a reasonably uniform view of various aspects of the chemistry of the environment and chemical reactions occurring in the environment. The industrial activities of man have given a new dimension to Environ mental Chemistry. We have now synthesized and described over five million chemical compounds and chemical industry produces about hundred and fifty million tons of synthetic chemicals annually. We ship billions of tons of oil per year and through mining operations and other geophysical modifications, large quantities of inorganic and organic materials are released from their natural deposits. Cities and metropolitan areas of up to 15 million inhabitants produce large quantities of waste in relatively small and confined areas. Much of the chemical products and waste products of modern society are released into the environment either during production, storage, transport, use or ultimate disposal. These released materials participate in natural cycles and reactions and frequently lead to interference and disturbance of natural systems.



Contaminant Hydrogeology

Contaminant Hydrogeology Author Christopher M. Palmer
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105002888902
Release 1989
Pages 286
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Continuing Education Manual on Contaminant Hydrogeology

Continuing Education Manual on Contaminant Hydrogeology Author Christopher M. Palmer
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105017681672
Release 1993
Pages 373
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Environmental Photochemistry

Environmental Photochemistry Author Pierre Boule
ISBN-10 3540002693
Release 2005
Pages 489
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Photochemical reactions play a major role in the environment including a wide range of reactions in the atmosphere, natural waters, soil and living organisms. This new volume on Environmental Photochemistry up-dates the previous edition with chapters on basic aspects including concepts of photochemical transformations and mechanistic photochemical processes in the atmosphere and water. In addition a range of applications are also detailed such as advanced photochemical oxidation processes for water and air treatment as well as applications of photocatalysis for surface treatment and nuclear fuel reprocessing. The new edition provides a critical up to date overview of the most important research in the field of environmental photochemistry.



PAHs and Related Compounds

PAHs and Related Compounds Author Alasdair N. Neilson
ISBN-10 9783540496977
Release 2013-11-11
Pages 414
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Environmental Chemistry is a relatively young science. Interest in this subject, however, is growing very rapidly and, although no agreement has been reached as yet about the exact content and limits of this interdisciplinary discipline, there appears to be increasing interest in seeing environmental topics which are based on chemistry embodied in this subject. One of the first objectives of Environ mental Chemistry must be the study of the environment and of natural chemical processes which occur in the environment. A major purpose of this series on Environmental Chemistry, therefore, is to present a reasonably uniform view of various aspects of the chemistry of the environment and chemical reactions occurring in the environment. The industrial activities of man have given a new dimension to Environ mental Chemistry. We have now synthesized and described over five million chemical compounds and chemical industry produces about hundred and fifty million tons of synthetic chemicals annually. We ship billions of tons of oil per year and through mining operations and other geophysical modifications, large quantities of inorganic and organic materials are released from their natural deposits. Cities and metropolitan areas of up to 15 million inhabitants produce large quantities of waste in relatively small and confined areas. Much of the chemical products and waste products of modern society are released into the environment either during production, storage, transport, use or ultimate disposal. These released materials participate in natural cycles and reactions and frequently lead to interference and disturbance of natural systems.



Antifouling Paint Biocides

Antifouling Paint Biocides Author Ioannis K. Konstantinou
ISBN-10 3540314040
Release 2006-02-22
Pages 266
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Contamination of the aquatic environment by antifouling compounds has been a topic of increasing importance during the last few years. This book describes advances in antifouling paint biocides, and provides thorough evaluation of research and information on occurrence and levels, environmental fate, analytical techniques and methods for the monitoring and control, environmental modeling, ecotoxicological effects and risk assessment placing emphasis on the knowledge acquired over the last decade.



Environmental chemistry

Environmental chemistry Author Stanley E. Manahan
ISBN-10 0873712382
Release 1984
Pages 612
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Environmental chemistry and chemical hazards. The properties and composition of natural waters. Redox equilibria in natural waters. Complexation in natural waters and wastewaters. Microorganisms: the catalysts of aquatic chemical reactions. Liquid-solid-gas interactions in aquatic chemistry. Water polution. Water treatment. Environmental chemical analysis. Environmental chemistry of the geosphere and soil. The nature and composition of the atmosphere. Gaseous inorganic pollutants and oxides in the atmosphere. Particulate matter in the atmosphere. Photochemical smog. Organic pollutants in the atmosphere. Atmospheric monitoring. Natural resources and energy. Environmental biochemistry and chemical toxicology. The nature and sources of hazardous wastes. Environmental chemistry of hazardous wastes. Answers to odd-numbered questions and problems.



An Introduction to Environmental Chemistry

An Introduction to Environmental Chemistry Author Julian E. Andrews
ISBN-10 9781118685471
Release 2013-04-25
Pages 320
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This introductory text explains the fundamentals of the chemistry of the natural environment and the effects of mankind's activities on the earth's chemical systems. Retains an emphasis on describing how natural geochemical processes operate over a variety of scales in time and space, and how the effects of human perturbation can be measured. Topics range from familiar global issues such as atmospheric pollution and its effect on global warming and ozone destruction, to microbiological processes that cause pollution of drinking water deltas. Contains sections and information boxes that explain the basic chemistry underpinning the subject covered. Each chapter contains a list of further reading on the subject area. Updated case studies. No prior chemistry knowledge required. Suitable for introductory level courses.



Persistent Organic Pollutants

Persistent Organic Pollutants Author Heidelore Fiedler
ISBN-10 3540437282
Release 2002-11-27
Pages 445
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Since the mid 1990s, legal action to eliminate persistent organic pollutants (POPs) has started resulting in a global Convention on POPs, the Stockholm Convention, and a regional Protocol under the Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution (UN-ECE LRTAP Convention). POPs are characterized by long half-lives, persistence in the environment, they undergo long-range transport, accumulate in the environment and in biota, and they are toxic. The combination of these characteristics makes them a threat at the global level. This book makes the reader familiar with the goals of these two conventions, lays out characteristics of these compounds, presents results from case studies and addresses inventories, levels in humans and the environment as well as technologies to destroy them.



Wastewater Reuse and Current Challenges

Wastewater Reuse and Current Challenges Author Despo Fatta-Kassinos
ISBN-10 9783319238920
Release 2016-01-28
Pages 261
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This volume discusses the current challenges related to the reuse of wastewater. It reviews the analytical methodologies for evaluating emerging contaminants and their transformation products, the sensitivity of various bioassays for assessing the biological effects of treated wastewater, and the bioavailability and uptake of organic contaminants during crop irrigation. It describes in detail the physicochemical and microbiological alterations in soil resulting from irrigation with treated urban wastewater, and discusses our current understanding of antibiotic resistance in wastewater treatment plants and in downstream environments. The book also includes an analysis of the effect of wastewater entering drinking water sources and production, and provides updated information on wastewater reuse for irrigation in North Africa. It presents an important integration tool for water recovery, known as water pinch analysis, and finally showcases two other examples of reuse – one in the paper industry and one in landfill management. It is of interest to experts from various fields of research, including analytical and environmental chemistry, toxicology and environmental and sanitary engineering.