Remediation of Heavy Metals in the Environment - Advances in Industrial and Hazardous Wastes Treatment (Hardback)Jiaping Paul Chen (editor), Lawrence K. Wang (editor), Yung-Tse Hung (editor), Nazih K. Shammas (editor), Mu Hao S. Wang (editor)
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This book provides in-depth coverage of environmental pollution sources, waste characteristics, control technologies, management strategies, facility innovations, process alternatives, costs, case histories, effluent standards, and future trends in waste treatment processes. It delineates methodologies, technologies, and the regional and global effects of important pollution control practices. It focuses on toxic heavy metals in the environment, various heavy metal decontamination technologies, brownfield restoration, and industrial, agricultural, and radioactive waste management. It discusses the importance of metals such as lead, chromium, cadmium, zinc, copper, nickel, iron, and mercury.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Number of pages: 528
Weight: 1179 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 33 mm
"This book is simple yet comprehensive enough for you to understand quickly remediation of heavy metals in the environment. As an environmental engineer, you must squeeze a space for this book in your crowded bookshelves."
- Fan Xiaojun, Sino-French Water Development Co. Ltd, Macau SAR, China
"The book is rich in information on the hazardous effects of many heavy metal ions that are present in water and the methods developed recently to remove those metals from the drinking water."
- Takeshi Matsuura, University of Ottawa, Canada