By Pedro J. Alvarez,Walter A. Illman
Natural attenuation is quickly changing into a frequent method of deal with groundwater and soil infection by way of harmful components in petroleum-product releases and leachate from dangerous waste websites and landfills. This e-book presents, below one conceal, the present methodologies wanted by way of groundwater scientists and engineers of their efforts to judge subsurface infection difficulties, to estimate danger to human healthiness and ecosystems via mathematical versions, and to layout and formulate acceptable remediation strategies.
Incorporating the authors' vast backgrounds as educators, researchers, and specialists in environmental biotechnology and hydrogeology, the textual content emphasizes new innovations and up to date advances within the technology, including:
- Quantification of the function of microbes in common attenuation
- Biodegradation and chemical transformation principles
- Immobilization and section change
- Biotransformation mechanisms
- Groundwater circulation and contaminant transport
- Analytical versions for contaminant delivery and response processes
- Numerical modeling of contaminant delivery, transformation, and degradation
Detailed descriptions of primary procedures, characterization methods, and analytical and numerical tools tied to correct real-world purposes make Bioremediation and typical Attenuation: technique basics and Mathematical Models either a well timed path textual content in hydrogeology and environmental engineering and a important reference for a person within the groundwater or hazard overview professions.
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Bioremediation and Natural Attenuation: Process Fundamentals and Mathematical Models (Environmental Science and Technology: A Wiley-Interscience Series of Texts and Monographs) by Pedro J. Alvarez,Walter A. Illman