Soils and Groundwater Pollution and Remediation by P.M. Huang
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Soils and Groundwater Pollution and Remediation
By P.M. Huang

Soils and Groundwater Pollution and Remediation

Asia, Africa, and Oceania

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Soils and Groundwater Pollution and Remediation by P.M. Huang

Book Description

The increasing population densities of Asia, Africa and Oceania are in conflict with the ecosystem. A growing demand for food and fiber causes agriculture to rely heavily upon chemical fertilization, herbicides and pesticides. Rising industrial output creates higher contamination from cadmium, lead, selenium, and other metals. Soils and Groundwater Remediation explores the toxic levels of metals, radionuclides, inorganics, and anthropogenic organic compounds found in the soils and groundwater of Asia, Africa and Oceania. This 14 chapter book reviews the distribution, transformation, and dynamics of the pollutants. The authors also reflect on the impact of Acid-rain. The contributors to this book are well-known scientists from Japan, China, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Australia, and Kenya. The authors address their findings to researchers, educators, government regulators, and students. As the title suggests, the book is ultimately concerned with remediation. Huang and Iskandar feel "the potential for restoring ecosystem health ...in these areas is enormous." The contributions of Soils and Groundwater Remediation will bring science closer to achieving that possibility.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781566704526
ISBN-10: 1566704529
Format: Hardback
(254mm x 178mm x 23mm)
Pages: 400
Imprint: CRC Press Inc
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 29-Jul-1999
Country of Publication: United States

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