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Environmental and Pollution Science

Environmental and Pollution Science - Gerba, Charles; Pepper, Ian L.; Brusseau, Mark L. - ISBN: 9780128147191
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Bindwijze: Boek, Paperback (02-05-2019)
Genre: Milieutechniek en milieutechnische wetenschappen
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Environmental and Pollution Science, Third Edition, continues its tradition on providing readers with the scientific basis to understand, manage, mitigate, and prevent pollution across the environment, be it air, land, or water. Pollution originates from a wide variety of sources, both natural and man-made, and occurs in a wide variety of forms including, biological, chemical, particulate or even energy, making a multivariate approach to assessment and mitigation essential for success. This third edition has been updated and revised to include topics that are critical to addressing pollution issues, from human-health impacts to environmental justice to developing sustainable solutions. Environmental and Pollution Science, Third Edition is designed to give readers the tools to be able to understand and implement multi-disciplinary approaches to help solve current and future environmental pollution problems.

  • Emphasizes conceptual understanding of environmental systems and can be used by students and professionals from a diversity of backgrounds focusing on the environment
  • Covers many aspects critical to assessing and managing environmental pollution including characterization, risk assessment, regulation, transport and fate, and remediation or restoration
  • New topics to this edition include Ecosystems and Ecosystem Services, Pollution in the Global System, Human Health Impacts, the interrelation between Soil and Human Health,Environmental Justice and Community Engagement, and Sustainability and Sustainable Solutions
  • Includes color photos and diagrams, chapter questions and problems, and highlighted key words


Titel: Environmental and Pollution Science
auteur: Gerba, Charles; Pepper, Ian L.; Brusseau, Mark L.
Mediatype: Boek
Bindwijze: Paperback
Taal: Engels
Druk: 3
Aantal pagina's: 656
Uitgever: Elsevier Science
Publicatiedatum: 2019-05-02
NUR: Milieutechniek en milieutechnische wetenschappen
Afmetingen: 276 x 216
ISBN/ISBN13: 9780128147191
Intern nummer: 42734701

Biografie (woord)

Dr. Charles P. Gerba is a Professor at the University of Arizona. He conducts research on the transmission of pathogens through the environment. His recent research encompasses the transmission of pathogens by water, food and fomites; fate of pathogens in land applied wastes; development of new disinfectants; domestic microbiology and microbial risk assessment. He has been an author on more than 500 articles including several books in environmental microbiology and pollution science. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. In 1998 he received the A. P. Black Award from the American Water Works Association for outstanding contributions to water science and in 1996 he received the McKee medal from the Water Environment Federation for outstanding contributions to groundwater protection. He received the 1999 Award of Excellence in Environmental Health from National Association of County and City Health Officials.

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The much anticipated revision of this essential book on pollution and the environment, covering pollution in the air, in water, or impacting the land from fundamental knowledge to sustainable solutions


PART 1 Fundamental Concepts 1. The Extent of Global Pollution 2. Physical-Chemical Characteristics of Soils and the Subsurface 3. Physical-Chemical Characteristics of Waters 4. Physical-Chemical Characteristics of the Atmosphere 5. Microbial Characteristics of the Environment 6. Ecosystems and Ecosystem Services 7. Physical Processes Affecting Contaminant Transport and Fate 8. Chemical Processes Affecting Contaminant Transport and Fate 9. Biological Processes Affecting Contaminant Transport and Fate

PART 2 Environmental Pollution 10. The Role of Environmental Monitoring in Pollution Science 11. Physical Contaminants 12. Chemical Contaminants 13. Microbial Contaminants 14. Soil and Land Pollution 15. Subsurface Pollution 16. Surface Water Pollution 17. Atmospheric Pollution 18. Urban and Household Pollution

PART 3 Remediation, Restoration, Treatment, and Reuse 19. Soil and Groundwater Remediation 20. Ecosystem Restoration and Land Reclamation 21. Industrial and Municipal Solid Waste Treatment and Disposal 22. Municipal Wastewater Treatment 23. Land Application of Biosolids and Animal Wastes 24. Drinking Water Treatment and Water Security

PART 4 Global Systems and the Human Dimensions to Environmental Pollution 25. Pollution and Environmental Perturbations in the Global System 26. Environmental Human Health 27. Medical Geology and the Soil Health: Human Health Nexus 28. Environmental Toxicology 29. Risk Assessment 30. Environmental Laws and Regulations 31. Environmental Justice 32. Sustainable Development and Other Solutions to Pollution and Global Change 33. Epilogue: Is the Future of Pollution History?


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