Causes and Effects

Causes and Effects

River Pollution

1st Edition - January 1, 1962

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  • Author: Louis Klein
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483162607

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River Pollution 2: Causes and Effects deals mainly with the causes of river pollution and the nature of the various kinds of pollution and their effects upon rivers. This book is an updated version of the first eight chapters of Aspects of River Pollution (first published early in 1957). Owing to the rapid development of the subject and the ever-increasing amount of literature devoted to it, some sections have been virtually rewritten, much new matter has been added, and minor alterations made throughout the text. This book begins with a review of the long history of river pollution, which can be traced back to ancient civilizations. Separate chapters deal with legal aspects of river pollution; the nature and effects of river pollution; the causes of river pollution; and uses of river water. Subsequent chapters cover the biochemical and physicochemical aspects of river pollution; the impact of river pollution on fishes; and biological aspects of river pollution.

Table of Contents

  • Foreword to 1st Edition of 'Aspects of River Pollution'


    Preface to 1st Edition of 'Aspects of River Pollution'


    1 Historical Introduction

    2 Legal Aspects of River Pollution

    3 Nature and Effects of Pollution

    4 Causes of River Pollution

    5 Uses of River Water

    6 Biochemical and Physico-Chemical Aspects of River Pollution

    7 Fish and River Pollution

    8 Biological Aspects of River Pollution

    Author Index

    Subject Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 470
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 1962
  • Published: January 1, 1962
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483162607

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Louis Klein

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