Management of Contaminants of Emerging Concern (CEC) in Environment

Management of Contaminants of Emerging Concern (CEC) in Environment

1st Edition - March 12, 2021

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  • Authors: Pardeep Singh, Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain, Sanchayita Rajkhowa
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128222645
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128222638

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Management of Contaminants of Emerging Concern (CEC) in Environment provides information about new concepts and latest developments in origin, reaction pathways, transportation, transformation products, identification, and adverse effects of CEC, as well as recent remediation technologies and tools for CEC. The book explores processes such as nanotechnology for the degradation of CEC by using various heterogeneous catalysts. The chapters incorporate both theoretical and practical aspects and can serve as a baseline for future studies. So, Management of Contaminants of Emerging Concern (CEC) in Environment is an indispensable resource for university students, teachers, and researchers, especially those working in the area of remediation and management of contaminants of emerging concern.

Key Features

  • Takes a holistic approach, focusing on the origin of contaminants, type of contaminants, remediation technologies, regulations and legal aspects
  • Applies chemical, physical and biological processes for the treatment of emerging contaminants
  • Written by a team of internationally reputed and rising researchers

Readership

Chemical engineers, environmental engineers and scientist, scholars working on the management and remediation of hazardous waste; scientist working in fields of environmental management and remediation; civil engineers working on waste treatment

Table of Contents

  • 1. Impact and issues of Organic Pollutants

    2. Pharmaceutical Ingredients

    3. Personal Care Products

    4. Veterinary Medicines

    Section 2

    5. Physical Treatment technologies

    6. Bio-based Treatment technologies

    Section 3

    7. Removal of organic dyes from industrial waste using low cost adsorbants

    8. Investigating the problem of Crop Residue Burning in an Indo-Gangetic Plain – A Risk to Air Quality

    9. Fluoride contamination in underground water and its treatment

    10. Occurrence, Distribution and Fate of Emerging Persistent Organic Pollutants in the Environment

    11. Atmospheric Brown Carbon: Sources, Chemistry and Impact

    12. Microplastics as an emerging contaminant in environment: Occurrence, distribution and management strategy

    13. Appraisal of groundwater chemistry and Holocene aquifer for arsenic mobilization in groundwater from Bengal basin: A study for safe water supply option

    14. Nanoscale Zero Valent Iron (nZVI): A promising nanoparticle for environmental contamination remediation

    15. Occurrence of Steroidal Hormone in Environment

    16. Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) and health Impact

Product details

  • No. of pages: 490
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2021
  • Published: March 12, 2021
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128222645
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128222638

About the Authors

Pardeep Singh

Dr. Pardeep Singh is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Environmental Science, PGDAV College, University of Delhi, in New Delhi, India. He obtained his PhD at the Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University) Varanasi. Dr. Singh has published more than 65 papers in international journals in the fields of waste management, environmental pollution, and agricultural nanotechnology, and has co-edited 30 books.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Studies, PGDAV College, University of Delhi, New Delhi, India

Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain

Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain
Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain, PhD is an Adjunct Professor, Academic Advisor and Lab Director in the Department of Chemistry & Environmental Sciences at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, New Jersey, USA. His research is focused on Application of Nanotechnology & Advanced Materials, in environment and analytical chemistry and various Industries. Dr. Hussain is the author of numerous papers in peer-reviewed journals as well as prolific author and editor of several (around 100) scientific monographs and books in his research areas.

Affiliations and Expertise

Adjunct Professor and Director of Chemistry and EVSc Labs, Department of Chemistry and Environmental Sciences, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, NJ, USA

Sanchayita Rajkhowa

Dr. Sanchayita Rajkhowa, is currently working as Assistant Professor (Department of Chemistry, Jorhat Institute of Science & Technology, Jorhat, Assam, India) and has obtained her doctorate degree from North Eastern Hill University, Shillong in the year 2017. Her research is focused on surface chemistry, surfactants, carbohydrate chemistry and their impact on drug discovery and development. Dr. Rajkhowa has published several research papers in journals of both international and national repute as well as book chapters in her research areas with international publishers.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Jorhat Institute of Science and Technology, Assam, Jorhat, India

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