Sediment and Dredged Material Treatment forms the second volume in the SEDNET mini-series, Sustainable Management of Sediment Resources. The volume asks "How can you achieve sustainable sediment treatment?". In fact, before this question can be answered, many steps have to be considered beforehand. This book tackles the questions and issues which arise when looking at the various steps involved. This volume is applicable to a wide audience, from students at the graduate level, to experienced researchers and laboratory personnel in academia, industry and government. This volume also available as part of a 4-volume set, ISBN 0444519599. Discount price for set purchase.

Key Features

* Gives a broad overview on sediment treatment with a European perspective * Suitable for those new to sediment treatment as well as specialists in the field * Provides an overview on the costs involved in sediment treatment


Graduate-level students, experienced researchers, laboratory personnel in academia, industry and government.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Sediment Treatment – A General Introduction
Chapter 2: Sediment Management of Nations in Europe
Chapter 3: Overview on Treatment and Disposal Options
Chapter 4: Description of the Available Technology for Treatment and Disposal of Dredged Material
Chapter 5: Beneficial Use
Chapter 6: Assessment of Treatment and Disposal Options
Chapter 7: Applications of the Principles of Life-Cycle-Assessment to Evaluate Contaminated Sediment Treatment Chains
Chapter 8: Costs of Treatment Chains
Chapter 9: Cases Studies
Chapter 10: Summary "Treatment and Disposal of Dredged Material"


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