Introduction to Environmental Forensics (Hardback)
  • Introduction to Environmental Forensics (Hardback)
zoom

Introduction to Environmental Forensics (Hardback)

(author), (author)
£57.99
Hardback Published: 03/10/2001
  • Not available

This product is currently unavailable.

  • This item has been added to your basket
Environmental forensics is a relatively new specialty that seeks to answer questions about environmental contamination: Whose contamination is it? When did it occur? How did it occur? and What are the consequences and extent of liability? This practical book outlines the advantages and disadvantages of various techniques that can be used to answer these questions and allocate responsibility. "Introduction to Environmental Forensics" provides the first complete, scientific review of this emerging field and helps readers unravel the complexities of environmental pollution cases. It outlines techniques for identifying the source of a contaminant release, when the release occurred, and the extent of human exposure.Written by leading experts in environmental investigations, the text provides detailed information on chemical "fingerprinting" techniques applicable to ground water, soils, sediments, and air, plus an in-depth look at petroleum hydrocarbons. "Introduction to Environmental Forensics" gives the environmental scientist, engineer, and attorney a complete toolbox for conducting forensic investigations. It demonstrates the range of scientific analyses that are available to answer questions of environmental liability and support a legal argument, and provides several examples and case studies to illustrate how these methods are applied.The book's multidisciplinary approach will also appeal to practitioners, including chemists, hydrogeologists, soil scientists, statisticians, and air modelers. It offers practical approach which outlines various environmental forensic techniques. Multidisciplinary - will appeal to practitioners including chemists, hydrogeologists, soil scientists, statisticians and air modelers. It provides detailed information on chemical "fingerprinting" techniques applicable to ground water, soils, sediments and air, plus an in-depth look at petroleum hydrocarbons.

Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
ISBN: 9780125113557
Weight: 1504 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 34 mm

You may also be interested in...

The Great Stink of London
Added to basket
The Earth: A Very Short Introduction
Added to basket
The Little Red Book of Acoustics
Added to basket
Introduction To Air Pollution Science
Added to basket
London's Sewers
Added to basket
Sewers for Adoption
Added to basket
WRC
£15.00
Paperback
The 'One Planet' Life
Added to basket
Sustainability: The Basics
Added to basket
The Fluoride Deception
Added to basket
Environmental Science For Dummies
Added to basket

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.