Phytomanagement of Fly Ash

Phytomanagement of Fly Ash

1st Edition - March 6, 2020

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  • Author: Vimal Chandra Pandey
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128185445
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128185452

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Description

Phytomanagement of Fly Ash brings together the recent and established knowledge of different aspects of fly ash management, providing a cutting-edge synthesis of scientific and experiential knowledge on contaminated site restoration. Phytomanagement of Fly Ash provides readers with ecologically friendly and cost-effective solutions to decontaminate fly ash polluted sites, along with potential opportunities in phytoremediation that also yield biodiesel, aromatic oil, bio-fortified products and pulp-paper biomass. The book also focuses on novel topics, such as afforestation on fly ash catena, adaptive management, potential sink for carbon sequestration, and ecosystem goods and services. This book is a useful reference for environmental professionals in the coal industry, ecological planners and managers, students, practitioners and policymakers involved in phytoremediation.

Key Features

  • Provides a holistic approach to fly ash, covering the ecological, economic and social issues related to its management
  • Addresses the multiple industrial uses of fly ash
  • Includes strategies to mitigate costs related to fly ash dump restoration

Readership

Ecological engineers, environmental scientists, practitioners, policy makers, industrialists and stakeholders. Government Institutions; Private Institutions; Scientific societies; Non-governmental organizations (NGOs), Restoration companies

Table of Contents

  • 1. Fly ash properties, multiple uses, threats and management: an introduction
    2. Bioremediation of fly ash dumpsites–Holistic approach
    3. Scope of fly ash use in agriculture: Prospects and Challenges
    4. Opportunities and challenges in fly ash-aided paddy agriculture
    5. Microbial responses to fly ash aided soil
    6. Reclamation of degraded lands via fly ash application
    7. Afforestation on fly ash catena: an adaptive management
    8. Fly ash dumps: A potential sink for carbon sequestration
    9. Ecosystem goods and services of fly ash ecosystems
    10. An appraisal of phytomanagement of fly ash with economic returns

Product details

  • No. of pages: 352
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2020
  • Published: March 6, 2020
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128185445
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128185452

About the Author

Vimal Chandra Pandey

Dr. Vimal Chandra Pandey featured in the world’s top 2% scientists curated by Stanford University, United States. Dr. Pandey is a leading researcher in the field of phytomanagement of polluted sites. He has published more than 100 scientific articles/book chapters in peer-reviewed journals/books. He is also the author and editor of seven books published by Elsevier, with several more forthcoming. Dr. Pandey is Associate Editor/Editor/Board Member of the prestigious journals Land Degradation and Development; Restoration Ecology; Ecological Processes; Environment, Development and Sustainability; Ambio; Environmental Management; and Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology by Wiley/Springer.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Environmental Science, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

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