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Risk-Based Contaminated Land Investigation and Assessment

By: Judith Petts, Tom Cairney and Mike Smith

334 pages, Illus

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 1997 | #82504 | ISBN: 0471966088
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About this book

This book examines the principles, issues and practice of site investigation and assessment for contaminated land. It balances discussion of fundamental concepts, principles and requirements with discussion of practical problems of assessing contaminated sites.


Contents

Contaminated Land Risk Management: Policies and Issues. Contaminated Land Risk Assessment: An Overview. Site Investigation in Risk Assessment: An Overview. Preliminary Investigations for Hazard Identification. Site Investigation in Risk Assessment: Soil Contamination. Investigation of the Water Environment. Gas and Vapour Invesitgations. Qualitative Risk Assessment. Risk Ranking and Semi-Quantified Assessment. Site-Specific, Quantified Risk Assessment. Risk Assessment and Comtaminated Land: Conclusions. References. Index.

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