Ecocatalysis - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781785480300, 9780081004753

Ecocatalysis

1st Edition

A New Integrated Approach to Scientific Ecology

Authors: Claude Grison Vincent Escande Jacques Biton
eBook ISBN: 9780081004753
Hardcover ISBN: 9781785480300
Imprint: ISTE Press - Elsevier
Published Date: 1st July 2015
Page Count: 100
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Description

Reconquest of biodiversity; remediation of degraded and anthropic areas, prevention of environmental health risks; eco-innovation; Green industry ... The current French ambitions are closely related to an interdisciplinary approach to scientific ecology, all of which participate in the expected industrial renewal.

Ecocatalysis
explores the unusual combination of phytotechnologies adapted to pollution, ecological rehabilitation of polluted sites and enhancement of these processes through innovative green chemistry, all of which contribute to the development of scientific priorities; economic, ecological innovation and current environmental, of biomass conversion and transition from fossil fuels to renewable.

Readership

Environmental engineers, chemical engineers, industrial engineers, scientists, biochemists, facility managers.
Advanced undergraduate and post-graduates in the fields of Chemistry, Chemical technology, Chemical Engineering, Environment technology. Elective in Biocatalysis/Biotransformation

Table of Contents

  • Introduction: Toward an Ecology of Industrial Pollution?
  • 1. A New Approach to Multi-Site and Multi-Scale Rehabilitation by Phytoextraction
    • Abstract
    • 1.1 Remedial phytoextraction on a highly contaminated former mining site: pilot site at “Les Avinières”
    • 1.2 Phytoextraction on Caledonian mining sites currently in use: toward productive rehabilitation
  • 2. From Phytoextraction to Green Chemistry and Vice Versa via Ecocatalysis
    • Abstract
    • 2.1 Ecocatalysis, starting point for a new green chemistry?
    • 2.2 Some concrete examples of ecocatalysis
  • Conclusion
    • What is the overall outcome? What does the future hold?
  • Bibliography
  • Index

Details

No. of pages:
100
Language:
English
Copyright:
© ISTE Press - Elsevier 2015
Published:
Imprint:
ISTE Press - Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780081004753
Hardcover ISBN:
9781785480300

About the Author

Claude Grison

Claude Grison is Professor of Bioorganic Chemistry at the University of Montpellier in France and at the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS).She is a pioneer in turning plants and metallic waste into a resource through innovative technologies, namely “ecocatalysis”.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Montpellier, France

Vincent Escande

Vincent Escande is Research Associate at CNRS. His research interests cover green chemistry and organic synthesis.

Affiliations and Expertise

Research Associate, CNRS, Montpellier, France

Jacques Biton

Jacques Biton is Director of Stratoz laboratories. His past research has included topics in enzymology and cell-based assays.

Affiliations and Expertise

Direcotr, Stratoz laboratories, Paris, france