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The Restoration and Management of Derelict Land: Modern Approaches

Edited By: Anthony D Bradshaw and Ming H Wong

World Scientific Publishing

Paperback | Feb 2003 | #141481 | ISBN: 9812382534
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About this book

The book deals with relevant topics such as restoration ecology; restoration planning; ecological and ecotoxilogical risk assessment; management and adaptive management; restoration in the broader context of sustainable development; as well as case studies and examples related to the Asia region.


Contents

Basic principles: health risk assessment, J.C. Ng; physical limitations, L.C. Bell; problems of toxicities, Z.H. Ye; the significance of microbes, A.G. Khan. Practical techniques: remediation of chemical limitations, L.C. Bell; the development of nitrogen capital, A.D. Bradshaw; the handling of microbes, A.G. Khan; modern approaches to landfills, N.M. Dickinson. Present situations: ecosystem degradation and restoration ecology in China, H. Ren and S.L. Peng; reclamation after tin mining land in Malaysia, C.P. Lee and E.B. Yeap; metal mine tailings in China, L. Gao; control of land degradation in Sri Lanka, R.B. Mapa. A framework for the process of rehabilitation and restoration of degraded land. (Part contents)

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