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Environmental Forensics: Contaminant Specific Guide

By: Robert D Morrison and Brian L Murphy

541 pages, illus

Academic Press

Hardback | Mar 2006 | #157320 | ISBN: 0125077513
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About this book

Environmental forensics is the application of scientific techniques for the purpose of identifying the source and age of a contaminant. This title is a guide for environmental scientists, engineers, consultants and industrial scientists to identify the origin and age of a contaminant in the environment and the issues involved in the process.


Contents

Introduction; Relationship to Criminal Forensics; Asbestos; Arsenic; Chlorinated Solvents; Diesel and Fuel Oil; Explosive compounds; Gasoline; Lead; Mercury; Methane; Munitions; MTBE, TBA and DIPE; Pesticides; Perchlorate; Pharmaceuticals; Polychlorinated biphenyl compounds (PCBs); Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs); Radioactive compounds; Sewage; Appendices

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By Robert D. Morrison and Brian L. Murphy
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