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Soil and Groundwater Remediation: Asia, Africa, Oceania


By: PM Huang

Lewis Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1999 | #103525 | ISBN: 084934106X
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Soil and Groundwater Remediation explores the toxic levels of metals, radionnuclides, inorganics, and anthropogenic organic compounds found in the soils and groundwater of Asia, Africa and Oceania. This 14 chapter book reviews the distribution, transformation, and dynamics of the pollutants. The authors also reflect on the impact of acid-rain.


Environmental impacts of heavy metals in agroecosystems and amelioration strategies in Oceania, K.G. Tiller, M.J. Mclaughlin, and A.H.C. Roberts; environmental concerns of pesticides in soil and groundwater and mangement strategies in Oceania, B.K.G..Theng, R.S. Kookana; metal pollution of soil and groundwater and remediation strategies in Japan, M. Chino; impact of radionuclides on soil, groundwater and crops and radionuclide cleanup in Japan, S. Uchida and Y. Ohmomo; effect of other anthropogenic organic compounds on the quality of soil and groundwater and remediation strategies in Japan; O. Nakasugi and T. Hirata; heavy metal pollution in soils and its remedial measures and restoration in China, H.K. Wang; environmental impacts of metals and other inorganics on soil and groundwater in China, G.X. Xing and H.M. Chen; environmental problems induced by acid rain in soil and groundwater and management strategies in China, G. Ji, J. Wang, and X. Zhang; dynamics, fate, and toxicity of pesticides in soil and groundwater and remediation strategies in China, D. Cai and Z. Zhu; perspectives of environmental pollution in densely populated area - the case of Hong Kong, M.S. Yang and M.H. Wong; environmental impacts and management Strategies of trace metals in soil and groundwater in the Republic of Korea, J.E. Yang, Y.K. Kim, and Y.H. Park; transport, residues and toxicological problems of agrochemicals in agroecosystems and remediation plan in the Republic of Korea, K.S. Lee and B.H. Song; toxic metals and agrochemicals in soils in Malaysia - current problem and mitigation plans, Y.M. Khanif, I.C. Fauziah, and J. Shamshuddin; status of cadmium, lead, and selenium in the soils of selected African countries and perspectives on their effects on human and environmental health , B. Waiyaki.

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