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Environmental Chemistry for a Sustainable World, Volume 2: Remediation of Air and Water Pollution

  • Presents novel nanotechnologies for sustainable fuels and environmental protection
  • Lists innovative methods to clean water, soil and air polluted by heavy metals, endocrine disruptors and pharmaceuticals
  • Offers applied methods for professionals, textbook-type reviews for students and relevant information for use in lectures by teachers

Series: Environmental Chemistry for a Sustainable World Volume: 2

By: Eric Lichtfouse(Editor), Jan Schwarzbauer(Editor), Didier Robert(Editor)

546 pages, 40 colour & 91 b/w illustrations, tables


Paperback | Jan 2014 | #218427 | ISBN-13: 9789400791961
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NHBS Price: £129.99 $172/€147 approx
Hardback | Nov 2011 | #192834 | ISBN-13: 9789400724389
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About this book

Environmental chemistry is a fast emerging discipline aiming at understanding the fate of pollutants in ecosystems and at designing novel processes that are safe for humans and ecosystems. Past pollution should be cleaned. Future pollution should be predicted and avoided. Chapters review nanotechnology for pollution detection and remediation; health risks caused by endocrine disruptors and heavy metals, and applied techniques to clean water, soil and air. Uncommon but visionary topics include social chemistry, chiral pharmaceuticals and DDT, and geochronology of pollutants.


Section 1. Air and water pollution
Section 2. Remediation

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