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Geoenvironmental Engineering

Out of Print

Series: Developments in Geotechnical Engineering

By: Abdel MO Mohamed and Hogan E Antia

707 pages, Figs, tabs

Elsevier

Hardback | Dec 1998 | #85396 | ISBN: 0444898476
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Contents

Geoenvironmental engineering in a global environment - scope of environmental problems; sustainable development - approaches to sustainable development; sources, characters and management of wastes - sources of wastes; soil system - soil phases; soil-water-pollutant interactions - adsorption mechanisms; fate and effects of pollutants - pollutant pathways; site investigation - site investigation approach; geostatistics - data analysis concepts; subsurface pollutant transport - modelling processs; risk assessment - basic elements of human health risk; risk management - elements of a risk management programme; surface control systems - groundwater extraction - well hydraulics; subsurface control systems - alternatives to groundwater extraction - slurry walls; covering systems - functions of covering systems; lining systems -classification of lining systems; soil vapour extraction -technology description; solvent extraction processes - process description; surfactant extraction processes - surfactant properties; electrochemical remediation - conduction of electricity; solidification/stabilization processes - s/s processes; bioremediation - soil biomass; case study - history of the hypothetical site.

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