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Handbook of Estimation Methods for Chemical Mass Transport in the Environment

Edited By: Louis Thibodeaux and Donald Mackay

CRC Press

Hardback | Sep 2009 | #171402 | ISBN-13: 9781420047554
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Focusing on theory, correlations, and predictive methods, Handbook of Estimation Methods for Chemical Mass Transport in the Environment addresses major data requirements for assessing environmental fate, in particular rates of transport between air, water, and soil. This book presents the fundamentals of mass transport and provides detailed discussions of individual transport processes and individual mass-transport coefficients. With contributions from leading experts in each subject, it also includes tables that contain transport parameter ranges for typical, defined environmental conditions. This text is complementary to the Handbook of Property Estimation Methods for Chemicals.


Introduction: Chemical Mobility in the Environment; Louis J. Thibodeaux and Donald Mackay Mass Transport Fundamentals from an Environmental Perspective; Louis J. Thibodeaux and Donald Mackay The Fugacity Approach to Mass Transport and MTCs; Donald MacKay Flux Equations for Mass Transport Processes Across Interfaces; Louis J. Thibodeaux Estimating Molecular Diffusivities in Environmental Media; J.E. Birdwell and T.R. Marrero Deposition from the Atmosphere toWater and Soils with Aerosol Particles and Precipitation; Matthew MacLeod, Martin Scheringer, Christian Gotz, Konrad Hungerbuhler, Cliff I. Davidson, and Thomas M. Holsen Mass Transfer Between the Atmosphere and Plant Canopy Systems; Michael S. McLachlan Mass Transfer Within Surface Soils; T.E. McKone, A Fugacity Box Model; Shannon Bartelt-Hunt, Mira S. Olson, and Fred D. Tillman Transport in Surface Soils Air-Water Mass Transfer Coefficients; John S. Gulliver Deposition and Resuspension of Particles and Associated Chemical Transport Across the Sediment-Water Interface; Joseph V. DePinto, Richard D. McCulloch, Todd M. Redder,John R. Wolfe, and Timothy J. Dekker Advective Porewater Flux and Chemical Transport in Bed-Sediment; Louis J. Thibodeaux, John R.Wolfe, and Timothy J. Dekker Diffusive Chemical Transport AcrossWater and Sediment Boundary Layers; Louis J. Thibodeaux, Justin E. Birdwell, and Danny D. Reible Biotubation and Other Sorbed-Phase Transport Processes in Surface Soils and Sediments; Louis J. Thibodeaux, Gerald Matisoff, and Danny D. Reible Mass Transport from Soil to Plants; William Doucette, Eric Dettenmaier, Bruce Bugbee, and Donald Mackay Dispersion and Mass Transfer in Groundwater Near-Surface Geological Formations; Tissa H. Illangasekare, Christophe C. Frippiat, and Radek FuAiik Dust Resuspension and Chemical Mass Transport from Soil to Atmosphere; Cheryl L. McKenna-Neuman Deposition of Dissolved and Particulate-Bound Chemicals from the Surface Ocean; Rainer Lohmann and Jordi Dachs Chemical Exchange Between Snow and the Atmosphere; Torsten Meyer and Frank Wania Chemical Dynamics in Urban Areas; Miriam Diamond and Louis Thibodeaux Mixing in the Atmosphere and SurfaceWaters with Application to Compartmental Box Models; Ellen Bentzen, Matthew MacLeod, Brendan Hickie, Bojan Gasic, Konrad Hungerbuhler, and Don Mackay Environmental Mass Transfer State-of-the-Art, Deficiencies, and Future Directions; Justin E. Birdwell, Louis J. Thibodeaux, and Donald Mackay Index

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