Description

This volume contains chapters spanning from the role of geochemistry in the environment in general to specific investigations on site characterization (sampling strategy, analytical procedures and problems). Specific articles deal with health problems related to environment pollution, waste disposal, data base management, and provide illustrations of specific case histories of site characterization and remediation of brownfield sites.

Key Features

* Comprehensive analysis providing background information ranging from geochemistry in general to specific investigations * Provides practical insight through case study material * Informs and updates students and practitioners on hot topics, latest trends and developments

Readership

All students and professionals working in the field on enviromental pollution, site characterization and remediation (geochemists, geologists, agronomists, environmental scientists, risk assessors, and environmental regulators).

Details

No. of pages:
350
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
Print ISBN:
9780444531599
Electronic ISBN:
9780080558950

About the authors

B. De Vivo

Affiliations and Expertise

Universita di Napoli Federico II, Naples, Italy

Harvey Belkin

Affiliations and Expertise

United States Geological Survey, Reston, VA, USA

Annamaria Lima

Affiliations and Expertise

Universita di Napoli Federico II, Naples, Italy