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Remediation and Management of Degraded Lands

Proceedings
Edited By: MH Wong, JWC Wong and AJM Baker
364 pages, Figs, tabs
Publisher: CRC Press
Remediation and Management of Degraded Lands
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Remediation and Management of Degraded Lands presents the program of the first International Conference on the Remediation and Management of Degraded Lands. The book has three sections: mine management and rehabilitation, the management of derelict lands, and soil contamination and reclamation. The 34 chapters present a proactive, solution based approach to the rehabilitation of our natural resources.

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Sustainable Mine Rehabilitation * Re-establishment of Native Flora Habitats on Coal Mine Rehabilitation Areas * Remediation of Land Following Open-Cut Coal Mining * Restoration of Opencast Coal * Land Reclamation After Open-Pit Mineral Extraction * Lignite Surface Mining and Reclamation * Rehabilitation of Abandoned Bentonite Mined Lands * Paper Mill Sludge as a Revegetation Tool in Sandpit Rehabilitation * Impact of Rare-Earth Mining on the Environment and the Effects of Ecological Recovery Measures on Soils * Rehabilitation of Copper Mine Tailings. Direct Revegetation of Salt-Affected Gold Ore Refining Residue * Acid Mine Drainage Issues and Control Strategies * Economic Mine Closure, Reclamation and Cost Management * Nitrogen in the Remediation of Degraded Land. Diagnosis and Prognosis of Soil Fertility Constraints for Land Restoration * Land Degradation and Its Control Strategies * Restoration of Degraded Lands in Hong Kong * Reforestation in the Countryside of Hong Kong * The Role of Plantations in Restoring Degraded Lands in Hong Kong * Trees and Greening of Hong Kong's Urban Landscape: Subaerial and Soil Constraints * Field Evaluation of Tree Species for Afforestation of Barren Hill Slopes * Relationship Between Biofuel Harvesting and Upland Degradation * Assessing Remedial Technologies for Metal-Contaminated Sites * Effect of Heavy Metal * Colonization of Iron- and Zinc-Contaminated Dumped Filtercake Waste * Study on the Effectiveness of EDTA/HCI on the Removal of Pb, Cd, Cu, and Ni Soil * Landfill Leachate Used as Irrigation Water * Growth and Mineral Nutrition of Casuarina Equisetifolia * A Constructed Wetland. Vermitechnology * Pig-on-Litter Compost and Anaerobically Digested Sewage Sludge for the Growth of Edible Crops.

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Proceedings
Edited By: MH Wong, JWC Wong and AJM Baker
364 pages, Figs, tabs
Publisher: CRC Press
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