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The Economics of Groundwater Remediation and Protection

Handbook / Manual

By: Paul E Hardisty, J Smith and E Ozdemiroglu

200 pages, Col & b/w illus

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 2004 | #151808 | ISBN: 1566706432
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The Economics of Groundwater Remediation and Protection introduces economics and cost-benefit analysis as fundamental tools in remedial decision-making for contaminated aquifers, and in developing optimal protection strategies for groundwater resources. The authors provide a thorough introduction of the concepts of groundwater flow and contaminant transport, and illustrations of the types of risks and impacts caused. The text contains a detailed step-by-step methodology for remedial decision-making, allowing readers to work towards optimal remedial objectives and selection of least-cost alternatives. The authors use real world examples from their personal experience to illustrate the methodologies and put the issues into perspective.


Background. The Issues. Remedial Decision-Making. Applications. Conclusions and Recommendations.

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