Remediation Design Books

  • Remediation of former Manufactured Gas Plants and Other Coal-Tar Sites

    Over the long history of former manufactured gas plants (FMGPs) and other coal-tar-producing sites, there were an enormous variety of fuel stocks used as well as many processing and disposal methods, each leading to unique waste and site circumstances. This book supplies the historical information needed to understand and accurately predict the ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Field Hydrogeology: A Guide for Site Investigations and Report Preparation

    In recent years, the focus in groundwater studies has expanded to also include groundwater contamination and remediation studies as a part of resource evaluations. While there are other books on the subject, Field Hydrogeology-A Guide for Site Investigations and Report Preparation provides the first integrated presentation of the American Society ...

  • 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 ...

  • Geoenvironmental Engineering: Principles and Applications

    Applies science and engineering principles to the analysis, design, and implementation of technical schemes to characterize, treat, modify, and reuse/store waste and contaminated media. Includes site ...

  • Office Ergonomics Safety Guide

    This on-the-job reference guide helps office employees to identify ergonomic hazards and take remedial action. It includes criteria for job design and adequate office environment, explains how to design a workstation, select and adjust an office chair and organize tasks to prevent discomfort and injury. (121 ...

  • Report 318: Remediation & Industrial Services

    The 482-page Report 318: Remediation & Industrial Services (updated for Q1 of 2010) is designed to help environmental industry executives track business trends, identify emerging sectors, and benchmark performance in this complex market. It is a comprehensive view of the remediation industry with detailed analysis and projections for all ...

  • Actinides and the Environment

    The book combines in one volume the opinions of experts regarding the interaction of radionuclides with the environment and possible ways to immobilize and dispose of nuclear waste. The relevant areas span the spectrum from pure science, such as the fundamental physics and chemistry of the actinides, geology, environmental transport ...

  • Advanced Methods for Groundwater Pollution Control

    In recent years the analysis, control, preservation, remediation and correct management of underground resources have received a growing attention in a variety of sectors, including industrial, professional and academic environments. The volume describes new developments in both applied research and design technology to maintain sustainability of ...

  • Policy Making in an Era of Global Environmental Change

    Major international, interdisciplinary research programmes are now underway to increase our understanding of how the Earth System operates and how it is changing through the effects of human activities. Although understanding and predictive capacity are still limited, scientists already agree that significant global changes must be expected ...

  • Strategic Management of Marine Ecosystems

    The demand for advanced management methods and tools for marine ecosystems is increasing worldwide. Today, many marine ecosystems are significantly affected by disastrous pollution from industrial, agricultural, municipal, transportation, and other anthropogenic sources. The issues of environmental integrity are especially acute in the ...

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