Remediation Management Books

  • Contaminated Sediments: Sustainable Management and Remediation

    Twenty-three peer-reviewed papers provide the latest global information on environmentally sound solutions to the sustainable management and remediation of contaminated sediments.Papers address:Coverage of contaminated sediments by structural features or fixing agentsNeutralization by dredging, treating, and re-deposition of the sediments in ...

  • Heavy Metals in the Environment

    Offering broad coverage of both basic and advanced principals and applications, this volume provides chemical and environmental engineers with the most complete resource available on remediation of heavy metal contaminants with an emphasis on innovative and alternative approaches. It investigates a wide variety of environmental pollution sources ...

  • Remediation Hydraulics

    In situ treatments involving the arrangement of contact between prospective reactants in complex porous media require a refined understanding of solute migration. However, the tools and methods used to predict and control fluid movement in the subsurface need significant improvement. Practitioners and regulators must develop novel methods to ...

  • Investigation, Remediation and Protection of Land Resources

    Firmly based in soil science, this book addresses the fundamental science and engineering of land degradation and rehabilitation. It begins with a discussion of natural ground profiles dealing with soil science and the underlying geology, the functions of natural ground and ground engineering properties. The author then introduces three basic ...

  • Principles and Methods of Toxicology, Fifth Edition

    Founded on the paradox that all things are poisons and the difference between poison and remedy is quantity, the determination of safe dosage forms the base and focus of modern toxicology. In order to make a sound determination there must be a working knowledge of the biologic mechanisms involved and of the methods employed to define these ...

  • Dimension Stone Use in Building Construction

    Twelve peer-reviewed papers demonstrate the continuing advancement in the understanding of dimension stone used in building construction. Topics cover:Strength Testing—addresses testing to determine strength characteristics of dimension stone cladding panels. Design—covers a wide range of topics, including the advantages and ...

  • The Economics of Groundwater Remediation and Protection

    Economic literature is often too theoretical for engineers and policymakers to put into practical use, while scientific literature on the remediation of contaminated aquifers rarely considers costs and benefits. Written by a hydrogeologist and an economist, The Economics of Groundwater Remediation and Protection integrates economics and ...

  • In Situ Remediation Engineering

    In Situ Remediation Engineering provides a comprehensive guide to the design and implementation of reactive zone methods for treatment of all major classes of groundwater contamination, including hydrophobic and miscible organics, metals, and other high-solubility inorganics. It teaches the fundamentals that underlie development of cost-effective ...

  • Natural Attenuation of Contaminants in Soils

    Natural attenuation has become widely recognized as an effective and low-cost alternative to more expensive engineered remediation. However, there are uncertainties about natural attenuationvs long-term effects and risks to the environment. There is a particular need to develop a high level of understanding of the natural attenuation processes in ...

  • Contaminated Ground Water and Sediment: Modeling for Management and Remediation

    Billions of dollars are spent annually on surface and groundwater remediation, generating a demand by the public and government for effective modeling of contaminant fate and transport, with the hope that accurate models will result in the effective application of remediation efforts-and an efficient distribution of remediation ...

  • Contaminated Land Management: Ready Reference

    Since its first publication in 2002, Contaminated Land Management: Ready Reference has established itself as a widely used reference work, incorporating a major update in 2007. Covering conceptual models, investigation, sampling, risk assessment and remedy selection, this book is designed to help users formulate and execute effective ...

  • Site Auditing: Environmental Assessment of Property

    If you are involved in evaluating the environmental liabilities associated with real property transactions, this should be your first and only reference. Site Auditing will allow you to manage and reduce the costs associated with the liability for site clean-up under CERCLA and RCRA Corrective Action guidelines. Detailed flow charts and extensive ...

  • Water Resources Perspectives: Evaluation, Management and Policy

    Many countries in the world have made great efforts, to remedy the water shortage, by providing financial and technical backing, for water desalination, treatment of wastewater and improved management and conservation techniques. Water ministries, universities and research centres have supported scientific research, and applied the most recent ...

  • Environmental Law for Engineers and Geoscientists

    Today’s engineering and geoscience student needs to know more than how to design a new or remedial project or facility. Questions of law and ambiguities of terms often occur in contracts for mining, landfills, site reclamation, waste depositories, clean up sites, land leases, operating agreements, joint ventures, and other projects. Work place ...

  • Evaluation and Remediation of Low Permeability and Dual Porosity Environments

    This unique publication provides a global perspective on one of the most complex issues in hydrology: field and laboratory measurement of low permeability and dual porosity materials. Eleven peer-reviewed papers, written by an international group of experts, focus on the development of techniques to evaluate hydraulic conductivity and ...

  • Natural and Enhanced Remediation Systems

    Building on the success of bioremediation and phytoremediation technologies, Natural and Enhanced Remediation Systems explores remediation techniques that use the beneficial effects provided by Mother Nature. Written by a leader in the industry, the book provides state-of-the-art information on natural and enhanced remediation techniques such as ...

  • The Law of Environmental Justice

    Environmental justice is the idea that minority and low-income individuals, communities and populations should not be disproportionately exposed to environmental hazards, and that they should share fully in making the decisions that affect their environment. Recent judicial and administrative decisions along with the cancellation of several large ...

  • Marine Corrosion in Tropical Environments

    This unique, new ASTM publication details the latest worldwide research on atmospheric corrosion, seawater corrosion, deterioration of concrete, and underground corrosion issues pertaining to tropical environments. 21 peer-reviewed papers cover:• Mechanisms of corrosion processes.• Performance of various remedial measures to prevent ...

  • Dredging, Remediation, and Containment of Contaminated Sediments

    The first publication of its kind to focus on the problems of contaminated dredged material disposal. 22 peer-reviewed papers are presented in the following wide-ranging categories: • Sediment Characterization • Dredging Transport and Handling • Restoration/Remediation • Containment and Isolation • and Management ...

  • Economics of Poverty, Environment and Natural-Resource Use

    Reduction of poverty is a tremendous and persistent challenge for the global community. Given that the livelihood of millions is at stake, there is an urgent need to reconsider the causes of and the remedies for poverty. Poverty and its reduction are closely linked to the natural-resources base. The quality and bounty of the local environment ...

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