Sediment and Dredged Material Treatment - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444519634, 9780080466682

Sediment and Dredged Material Treatment

1st Edition

Editors: Peppe Bortone
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444519634
eBook ISBN: 9780080466682
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 29th September 2006
Page Count: 222
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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"


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.


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About the Editors

Peppe Bortone Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

ARPA Emilia Romagna, Italy