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Sediments contamination and sustainable remediation

Author: Catherine N Mulligan; Masaharu Fukue; Yoshio Sato
Publisher: London : IWA Pub. ; Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©2010.
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Focuses on sediment management for the purpose of environmental cleanup or management. This book discusses the contamination of sediments resulting from discharge of pollutants, excessive nutrients,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mulligan, Catherine N.
Sediments contamination and sustainable remediation.
London : IWA Pub ; Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2009038395
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine N Mulligan; Masaharu Fukue; Yoshio Sato
ISBN: 9781420062236 1420062239
OCLC Number: 607553255
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 305 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction to Sediment Contamination and ManagementIntroductionSustainable Development and the Aquatic GeoenvironmentSources of PollutantsManagement of Contaminated SedimentsNatural Mitigation ProcessesBioaccumulation of ContaminantsSustainable Sediment Management PracticesConcluding RemarksReferencesIntroduction to SedimentsIntroductionDefinition of SedimentsTypes of SedimentsBenthosUses of Sediments and WaterManagement of SedimentsConcluding RemarksReferencesContaminant-Sediment InteractionsIntroductionFactors Influencing Contaminant-Sediment InteractionsSorption of Pollutants and Partition CoefficientsBiotransformation and Degradation of Organic Chemicals and Heavy MetalsInteraction of Contaminants, Organisms, and SedimentsChemical Reactions, Geochemical Speciation, and Transport PredictionsConcluding RemarksReferencesRemediation Assessment, Sampling, and MonitoringIntroductionCleanup Goals and Background ValuesSamplingAnalysis and EvaluationCase StudiesConcluding RemarksReferencesNatural Recovery of Contaminated SedimentsIntroductionNatural Recovery Processes of SedimentsEvaluation of the Natural Recovery of SedimentsModels for Natural RemediationRegulatory FrameworkProtocols Developed for Monitored Natural RecoveryCase Studies of Natural RecoveryEnhanced Natural RecoveryConcluding RemarksReferencesIn Situ Remediation and Management of Contaminated SedimentsIntroductionIn Situ CappingRehabilitation of the Coastal Marine EnvironmentChemical Remediation TechnologiesBiological Remediation TechnologiesCreation of Seaweed SwardsCase Studies of RemediationConcluding RemarksReferencesDredging and the Remediation of Dredged Contaminated SedimentsIntroductionSustainable Dredging StrategiesPhysical Remediation TechnologiesChemical/Thermal RemediationBiological RemediationBeneficial Use of SedimentsConfined DisposalComparison between Treatment TechnologiesCase Studies of RemediationConcluding RemarksReferencesManagement and Evaluation of Treatment Alternatives for SedimentsIntroductionGeneric FrameworkRemediation ObjectivesLines of EvidenceEvaluation of the Management AlternativesSelection of TechnologiesManagement PlanSustainable RemediationStrategy for Remediated Sediment SustainabilityConcluding RemarksReferencesCurrent State and Future DirectionsIntroductionDisposal at SeaBeneficial Use of Dredged MaterialsSustainability EvaluationCase Study of Lachine CanalBarriers to Technology Development and ImplementationCurrent Needs and Future DirectionsConcluding RemarksReferencesAppendix A: Sediment Quality Guidelines from Environment Canada and MDDEP, 2008Appendix B: London Convention and Protocol: Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter, 1972Appendix C: Prediction of Sediment Toxicity Using Consensus Based Freshwater Sediment Quality Guidelines: USGS. 2000Appendix D: International Sediment Quality CriteriaIndex
Responsibility: Catherine Mulligan, Masaharu Fukue, Yoshio Sato.


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