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Managing Contaminated Sites: Problems Diagnosis and Development of Site Restoration

Handbook / Manual

By: DK Asante-Duah

238 pages, Figs, tabs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 1996 | #54103 | ISBN: 0471966339
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Emphasises problem diagnosis/characterisation and the development of site restoration and corrective action clean-up programmes. The focus of the book is to synthesise technically sound principles and techniques that can be applied globally to contaminated sites in different regions of the world.


PROBLEM DIAGNOSIS. Investigating Potentially Contaminated Sites. Contaminant Fate and Transport in the Environment. Conceptualization of Contaminated Sites. Elements of a Site Characterization Activity. Risk Assessment as a Diagnostic Tool. DEVELOPMENT OF SITE RESTORATION. Development of Risk-Based Site Restoration Goals. Site Restoration Techniques. Corrective Measure Evaluation Tools. Evaluation of Site Restoration Options. Development of a Site Restoration Plan for a Contaminated Site Problem: An Illustrative Example. Design of Corrective Action Response Programs. Additional Bibliography. Recommended Scientific Journals. Appendices. Index.

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