Modern Treatment Strategies for Marine Pollution

Modern Treatment Strategies for Marine Pollution

1st Edition - October 23, 2020

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  • Author: Senthil Kumar
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128222805
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128222799

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Modern Treatment Strategies for Marine Pollution provides an overview of assessment tools that identify contaminants in marine water, also discussing the latest technologies for removing these contaminants. Through templated and consistently structured chapters, the author explores the importance of seawater to our marine ecosystems and the devastating effects pollutants are causing. Sections cover the emission of toxic pollutants from industries, wastewater discharge, oil spills from boarding ships, ballast water emission, abnormal growth of algal blooms, and more. Techniques explored include huge diameter pipelines erected for removing floating debris from seawater, which is denoted as a primary idea for cleaning contaminants. The book includes numerous case studies that demonstrate how these tools can be successfully used. It is an essential read for marine ecologists and oceanographers at the graduate level and above, but is also ideal for those looking to incorporate these techniques into their own work.

Key Features

  • Presents and discusses advanced technologies used in the treatment of marine water
  • Includes case studies to show what techniques have been successful
  • Provides new information on contamination assessment and analytical protocols for identifying pollutants, which is essential for readers to use in their own work


Oceanographers and coastal scientists at postgraduate level and above. General environmental scientists

Table of Contents

  • 1. Introduction to Marine Biology
    2. Biological and Chemical impacts on Marine Biology
    3. Detection and Monitoring of Marine Pollution
    4. Oil Spill Clean-up
    5. Ballast Water Management
    6. Pesticides Clean-up
    7. Plastic litters removal
    8. Removal of toxic algal blooms from marine water
    9. Miscellaneous Technologies for removing micro-pollutants from marine environments

Product details

  • No. of pages: 212
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2020
  • Published: October 23, 2020
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128222805
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128222799

About the Author

Senthil Kumar

Dr. P. Senthil Kumar, Associate Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering, was born on 08th May, 1982 in Madurai, Tamilnadu, India. He has 13 years of teaching experience, 12 year of research experience and 1 year of industrial experience. He is a recognized Anna University Research Supervisor to guide Ph.D./M.S. candidates. Under his guidance, 07 Ph.D Scholars have completed and 10 Ph.D. scholars are currently doing their active research in the area of Waste Water Treatment and Alternative Fuels. He published more than 165 research papers in highly reputed International Journals and 80 research papers in National/International Conferences. He also published more than 80+ book chapters, publishers: Elsevier, Springer, CRC Press, etc. He organized/attended more than 100 externally/internally funded conferences /workshops / seminars at national and international level and also he had given more than 40 invited research talks in various academic / research institutions in India.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, SSN College of Engineering, India

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