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Natural Wetlands for Wastewater Treatment in Cold Climates


Series: Advances in Ecological Sciences Volume: 12

Edited By: U Mander and P Jenssen

300 pages, B/w photos, diags, figs, tabs, maps

WIT Press

Hardback | Dec 2002 | #123389 | ISBN: 1853128597
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Presents 13 up-to-date contributions about the potential, and use of, natural wetland ecosystems for wastewater treatment in cold climate areas.


Preface Chapter 1 Low temperature effects on pollutant removal at Minot's wetland Chapter 2 Wetland Oxelosund, Sweden - the first five years of operation Chapter 3 Use of the overland flow wetland treatment system for the purification of runoff water from peat mining areas - the service life of the system Chapter 4 Spatial modeling of nutrient reduction in the natural wetlands of the Liaohe delta, China Chapter 5 Wetlands for treatment of polluted waters: Swedish experiences Chapter 6 Vegetation development, nutrient removal and trace gas fluxes in constructed Typha wetlands Chapter 7 N2O und N2 fluxes from reflooded fen peatlands with and without wetland plants in lab model experiments Chapter 8 Response of a natural river valley wetland to supplementary runoff and pollutant load from urban wastewater discharge Chapter 9 Bioplato technology for ecological rehabilitation of eutrophied water bodies Chapter 10 Landscape analysis for implementing ecological engineering methods for wastewater treatment Chapter 11 Siting and sizing of (re)constructed wetlands for watershed planning and management Chapter 12 Biological removal of heavy metals from wastewater sludge Chapter 13 Behavioural and physiological responses of two benthic invertebrates in bioassay of the sublethal effects of coastal pollution

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