Soil and Groundwater Remediation Technologies: A Practical Guide

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Soil and Groundwater Remediation Technologies: A Practical Guide Editors: Deyi Hou, Yong Sik Ok, Joerg Rinklebe, Filip M.G. Tack, Daniel Tsang Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: Taylor & Francis Ltd Pages: 338 Illustrations and other contents: 51 Tables, black and white; 30 Illustrations, color; 70 Illustrations, black and white Language: English ISBN: 9780367337407 Categories: , ,

Serious problems of environmental damage, contamination, and degradation of soil and groundwater are internationally recognized. In many countries, the management of contaminated land has matured, and it is developing in many others. This book provides a comprehensive reference work with respect to current state-of-the-art in contaminated land management, and technologies for the remediation of contaminated soil and groundwater. Topics covered include chemical and ecological risk assessment of contaminated sites, selection and technology diffusion, remediation technologies, socio-environmental management and post-remediation long-term management of contaminated sites, and soil and groundwater laws and regulations. Key Features: Discusses conventional and novel aspects of soil and groundwater remediation technologies. Includes new monitoring/sensing technologies for soil and groundwater pollution. Features a case study of remediation of contaminated sites in the old, industrial, Ruhr-area, Germany. Highlights soil washing, soil flushing, and stabilization/solidification. Presents information on emerging contaminants that exhibit new challenges. This book is designed for undergraduate and graduate courses and can be used as a handbook for researchers, policy makers and local governmental institutes. Soil and Groundwater Remediation Technologies: A Practical Guide is written by a team of leading global experts in the field.

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Author Biography

Yong Sik Ok, PhD, is a Full Professor at and Global Research Director of Korea University in Seoul, Korea. He currently serves as Director of the Sustainable Waste Management Program for the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU). Joerg Rinklebe, PhD, is Professor for Soil and Groundwater Management at the University of Wuppertal, Germany. Recently, Professor Rinklebe was elected as Vice President of the International Society of Trace Element Biogeochemistry (ISTEB). Deyi Hou, PhD, is an Associate Professor at the School of Environment of Tsinghua University. Daniel C.W. Tsang, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Honorary Associate Professor at the University of Queensland. Filip M.G. Tack, PhD, is Professor in Biogeochemistry of Trace Elements at the Department of Green Chemistry and Technology at Ghent University. He is Head of the Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry and Applied Ecochemistry of Ghent University.