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Arsenic in Soil and Groundwater Environment: Biogeochemical Interactions, Health Effects and Remediation

Edited By: P Bhattacharya

653 pages, Figs, tabs

Elsevier

Hardback | May 2007 | #166484 | ISBN-13: 9780444518200
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About this book

This volume presents the recent developments in the field of arsenic in soil and groundwater. Arranged into nine sections, the text emphasizes the global occurrences of arsenic in the environment, particularly on its source, pathways, behavior, and effects it has on soils, plants, water, animals, and humans. It also covers the diverse issues of arsenic in the mining environment, arsenic emanating from hydrothermal springs, and the geochemical modeling of arsenic adsorption to oxide surfaces. Finally, the text includes different cost effective removal mechanisms of arsenic from drinking water using natural red earth, solar oxidation, and arsenic oxidation by ferrrate.


Contents

Preface Acknowledgements Section I: Arsenic in Soil and Groundwater: Global Occurrences Section II: Arsenic in Soil Environment Section III: Arsenic in Plant and Crops Section IV: Arsenic in Contaminated Sites, Wastes and Material Flow Section V: Health Risks of Arsenic Section VI: Arsenic Removal Mechanisms

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