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Reclamation of Contaminated Land

Nathanail, C. Paul; Bardos, R. Paul 
John Wiley & Sons  2004  



Hardcover  250 Pages  ISBN 9780471985600      £100.00


Softcover  250 Pages  ISBN 9780471985617      £35.00
Land contamination is of global concern with many of the world's industries potentially harming the environment and human health. Along with rapidly changing policy and technological developments, this is an interdisciplinary area in which successful contaminated land management depends on the expertise of and interaction between a number of scientific and engineering disciplines.

Reclamation of Contaminated Land takes into account the different groups involved in contaminated land management and offers a flexible learning approach based on practical experience and research. It presents an overview of the general skills and knowledge required, encompassing both general management and regulatory practice and specific land contamination issues.

Divided into two parts, Part I discusses site characterisation and the design of site investigations, and the central role of conceptual models and risk assessment in decision making. Part II discusses how risks from contaminated land are managed and the role of different remediation approaches to achieving this.

From the contents

Preface.

Acknowledgement.

1. International Policy.

2. UK Policy.

3. Chemistry for Contaminated Land.

4. Geology for Contaminated Land.

5. Site Characterisation and the Conceptual Model.

6. Risk-based Approach to Contaminated Land Management.

7. Risk Management.

8. Remediation Approaches.

9. Treatment Techniques.

10. Remediation Application.

Index.

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