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The Utilization of Bioremediation to Reduce Soil Contamination: Problems and Solutions

Series: Nato Science Series: IV: Earth and Environmental Sciences Volume: 19

Edited By: John A Glaser and Philippe Baveye

417 pages, Figs, tabs


Paperback | Dec 2003 | #137352 | ISBN: 1402011423
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Examples discussed included landfarming, biopiling, composting, phytoremediation and mycroremediation.


Preface. Contributors. Part I: Biomass Estimation Techniques. Rapid Detection/Identification of Microbes, Bacterial Spores, Microbial Communities, and Metabolic Activities in Environmental Matrices; D.C. White, et al. Comparison of Effective Organisms in Bioremediation Processes: Potential Use of Nucleic Acid Probes to Estimate Cyanide Degradation in Situ; M. Barclay, et al. Modern Methods for Estimating Soil Microbial Biomass and Diversity: An Integrated Approach; J.A. Harris, J. Steer. Part II: Comparison of Effective Organisms in Bioremediation Process. Recent Advances in the Biodegradation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons by Mycobacterium Species; C.E. Cerniglia. Toxic Metal Contamination Treatment with Microbes; G.M. Gadd. Aerobic Biodegradation of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs): The Fate, Distribution, Kinetics and Enhancement of PCB Biodegradation Efficacy in the Bacterial Cell Suspension of Pseudomonas stutzeri; K. Dercova, et al. Adsorption of Heavy Metals to Microbial Biomass: Use of Biosorption for Removal of Metals from Solutions; P. Baldrian, J. Gabriel. Nonenzymic Degradation and Decolorization of Recalcitrant Compounds; F. Nerud, et al. The Impact of Sulfonation Pattern on Indigo Degradation by Phanerochaete chrysosporium Ligninolytic Enzymes*; H. Podgornik, A. Perdih. Screening of Fungal Strains for Remediation of Water and Soil Contaminated with Synthetic Dyes*; C. Novotny, et al. Effect of Countermeasures of Radionuclide Uptake by Agricultural Plants*; N. Goncharova, P. Kislushko. Part III: Ecotoxicology and Toxicity Monitoring of Bioremediation Measures. Low-Cost Microbiotests for Toxicity Monitoring during Bioremediation of Contaminated Sites; G. Persoone, B. Chial. Application of Bioassays for Site-Specific Risk Assessment; A.P. Loibner, et al. Effect of PAH-Contaminated Soil on some Plants and Microorganisms; B. Maliszewska-Kordybach, B. Smreczak. Development of immunomicroscopic methods for bioremediation; K.C. Ruel, J.-P. Joseleau. Ecotoxicological Evaluation of PAH-Contaminated Soil Using Earthworms*; M. Bhatt, et al. Use of Bioassays in Determining the Ecotoxicity of Industrial Soils*; M.A.T. Dela Cruz, et al. Genotoxicity Estimation in Soils Contaminated with Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons after Biodegradation*; K. Malachova, et al. Ecotoxicological Hazard Assessment of Solid-Phase Samples*; L. Pˇllumaa, A. Kahru. Monitoring of Polychlorinated Biphenyls in Slovak Freshwater Sediments: Use of Semipermeable Membrane Devices*; R. Tandlich, et al. Part IV: Application of Bioremediation to Environmental Problems. Biopiles for Remediation of Petroleum-Contaminated Soil: A Polish Case Study; T. Hazen, et al. Why mycoremediations have not yet come into practice; V. Sasek. From Laboratory to Industrial Scale: Composting of Polluted Soils from Former Coal Industry and Gas Plants: Future Research Needs; H.C. Dubourguier. Plant Biotechnology for the Removal of Organic Pollutants and Toxic Metals from Wastewaters and Contaminated Sites: Phytoremediation; T. Vanek, J.-P. Schwitzguebel. Consideration of Plant Based Remediation and Restoration of Contaminated Sites Containing Heavy Metals: The Canadian Experience; T. McIntyre. Combined Removal of Oil, Toxic Heavy Metals and Arsenic from Polluted Soil; S.N. Groudev. Landfarming Framework for Sustainable Soil Bioremediation; R.C. Sims, J.L. Sims. Spent Mushroom Substrate: White Rot Fungi in Aged Creosote-Contaminated Soil*; T. Eggen. Bioremediation of PCBs from Contaminated Soil*; K. Demnerova, et al. Problems of Soil Renovation on Former Military Sites in Lithuania*; G. Ignatavicius, P. Baltrenas. The Capacity of Agricultural Soils to Auto-Regulate Bioremediation of Olive-Mill Wastewaters*; C. Ehaliotis, et al. Accumulation of Organic Contamination in Plant roots and the Influence of Plant Rhizosphere on Removal of PAH, TPH and Heavy Oil Fraction from Soil*; A. Malachowska-Jutsz, K. Miksch. Perspectives of Stable-Isotope Approaches in Bioremediation Research*; H.H. Richnow, et al. Screening of Litter-Decomposing Fungi for Degradation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH), Phenanthrene and benzo[a]pyrene*; A. Majcherczyk, et al. Photosystem II-Based Biosensors for Phytoremediation*; M.T. Giardi, et al. Degradation of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) in Contaminated Soil with Horseradish Peroxidase and Peroxidase from White Radish Raphatus sativus*; G. Koller, M. Moder. Part V: Bioremediation Market Analysis. Successful Challenges during the Development and Application of Innovative Processes for the Bioremediation of Soils; D.E. Jerger. Current State of Bioremediation in the Czech Republic; V. Mateju. Subject Index. (*Initially given at the Workshop as a short volunteered presentation)

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