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Groundwater Geochemistry: Fundamentals and Applications to Contamination

By: William J Deutsch

221 pages, Illus, figs, tabs

Lewis Publishers

Hardback | Sep 2003 | #138040 | ISBN: 156670619X
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This new edition of a bestseller has been completely updated, with particular emphasis placed on natural attenuation of organic and inorganic contaminants.


GROUNDWATER GEOCHEMISTRY FUNDAMENTALSThe Aquifer Geochemical SystemGroundwater SolutionChemical Reactions and the Equilibrium ConstantSoil/Rock CompositionWater/Rock Processes Controlling Solution CompositionSolution, Redox, and Gas Exchange ProcessesAqueous ComplexationOxidation/Reduction ProcessesSolution/Gas InteractionsWater/Rock InteractionsAdsorption/DesorptionMineral Precipitation/DissolutionReaction RatesDevelopment of Conceptual Geochemical ModelsModeling Data RequirementsElements of a Conceptual ModelGeochemical Modeling MethodsComputer Codes for Geochemical ModelingMass Balance Modeling CodesEquilibrium Speciation/Solubility Modeling CodesEquilibrium Mass Transfer Modeling CodesMass TransportGeochemical Modeling LimitationsGENERAL GEOCHEMICAL APPLICATIONSGeochemical ModelsMobility of Iron in the Natural EnvironmentModeling Calcite Mineral Precipitation in Response to Groundwater HeatingModeling the Aeration of GroundwaterGeochemistry of Contaminant MobilityContaminant-Induced DisequilibriumSolubility Limits on Contaminant Concentration in GroundwaterMineral Equilibria of ContaminantsAdsorption/Desorption Impact on Contaminant MigrationContaminant Migration SummaryGeochemistry of RestorationNatural RestorationGeochemical Principles of Aquifer RestorationApplied Restoration TechniquesGeochemical Enhancements to Pump-and-Treat RestorationSimulating the Geochemistry of RestorationGeochemistry and the Design of Sampling ProgramsTemperatureHydrogen Ion Activity (pH)Redox Potential (Eh)Dissolved GasesAlkalinityMajor Cation and AnionsMinor and Trace Dissolved ConstituentsReactive Solid PhasesAPPLICATIONS OF GEOCHEMISTRY TO SPECIFIC TYPES OF CONTAMINANTS AND CONTAMINATED ENVIRONMENTSPractical Applications: LandfillsGeochemical EnvironmentSampling ConsiderationsGeochemical Reaction ModelingContaminant MobilityRemediationPractical Applications: Metals ContaminationGeochemical EnvironmentSampling ConsiderationsGeochemical Reaction ModelingContaminant MobilityRemediationGeochemistry of Acid Mine WasteAcid-Generating and -Neutralizing ProcessesAcidic EnvironmentsSampling ConsiderationsGeochemical ModelingContaminant TransportRemediationGeochemistry of Organic Compound ContaminationRepresentative Types of Organic ContaminationSampling ConsiderationsGeochemical ModelingContaminant TransportRemediationAppendix A: Solid Phases that Limit Groundwater ConcentrationsIndex

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