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Volume 9 focuses on natural and anthropogenic environmental contaminants and their implications for human health and the environment. Environmental impacts on soils, groundwater, freshwater, the oceans and atmosphere are examined in the context of both inorganic geochemistry (metals, metalloids, radioactive compounds, mineral dusts, dissolved salts, acidification) and organic geochemistry (halogenated and non-halogenated hydrocarbons, volatile organic compounds, fuel oxygenates, pesticides, nutrients). Issues of risk, toxicity and exposure assessment; contaminant fate and transport; remediation and disposal; and source identification are examined in this context. Reprinted individual volume from the acclaimed Treatise on Geochemistry, (10 Volume Set, ISBN 0-08-043751-6, published in 2003)

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780080446431
ISBN-10: 0080446434
Format: Paperback
(240mm x 165mm x 32mm)
Pages: 648
Imprint: Elsevier Science Ltd
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Publish Date: 4-Apr-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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