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Arsenic in the Environment Part 1: Cycling and Characterization

Edited By: JO Nriagu

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Apr 1994 | #32158 | ISBN: 0471579297
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About this book

This is a comprehensive and up-to-date investigation of a deadly toxin and its impact on ecology and human health. Part 1 contains a thorough treatment of the chemical nature of arsenic, its environmental behaviour and its measurement through contemporary analytical methods. Part 2 deals with the latest findings from a wide range of international research groups into the repercussions of arsenic exposures on human health and the ecosystem.


Contents

Arsenic - Historical Perspectives; Arsenic Distribution in Soils; Arsenic Mobilization and Bioavailability in Soil; Mobilization of Arsenic in Contaminated Waters; Removal of Arsenic in Drinking Water; Biotransformation of Arsenic in the Freshwater Environment; The Chemical Forms of Arsenic in Aquatic Organisms and Their Inter-Relationships; Arsenic in Several Chinese Estuaries and Coastal Seas; Arsenic in Vegetation of Wetlands; Arsenic Minerals Formed at Low Temperatures.

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