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Sediment Quality and Impact Assessment of Pollutants Damia Barcelo

Sediment Quality and Impact Assessment of Pollutants

Damia Barcelo

Published January 10th 2010
ISBN : 9781280729171
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333 pages
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Volume 1 of the Sustainable Management of Sediment Resources mini-series is the first attempt to fill many of these gaps in knowledge and also in practice. The volume includes sections on:* Sampling* Characterization of contaminants in sedimentsMoreVolume 1 of the Sustainable Management of Sediment Resources mini-series is the first attempt to fill many of these gaps in knowledge and also in practice. The volume includes sections on:* Sampling* Characterization of contaminants in sediments being bioavailability the main issue* Chemical analysis* Biological analysis* Effect directed analysis and toxicity* Identification evaluation* Benthos sediment quality assessment* Modelling of pollutant fate and behaviour* Sediment quality guidelinesThis first volume is applicable to a wide audience, from students at the graduate level, to experienced researchers and laboratory personnel in academia, industry and government.This volume also available as part of a 4-volume set, ISBN 0444519599. Discount price for set purchase.* A broad overview on sediment quality and impact assessment of pollutants* Suitable for both newcomers to the field of sediment treatment and specialists alike* Outlines practical examples of methods used in sediment quality analysis