Since the publication of the first edition there have been numerous developments on sustainability assessment tools and practices. The new edition has four new chapters regarding monitoring and assessment, more details on treatment technologies, both in situ and ex situ, and discussions on the...
To Be Published September 30th 2014 by CRC Press
Research Trends and Applications
Microbially derived surfactants, called biosurfactants, provide a promising alternative to synthetic surfactants, displaying better availability and being generally nontoxic and biodegradable. Biosurfactants also have the advantage of diverse chemical properties and the potential to be less...
Published February 10th 2014 by CRC Press
Although valuable resources in river basins and other aqueous environments, sediments often receive much less attention from researchers, policymakers, and other professionals than other components of the ecosystem. Until now. Highlighting the important role that sediments play in the...
Published December 16th 2009 by CRC Press
Industrialization, urbanization, agriculture, and resource exploitation are activities associated with a developing society. Geoenvironmental Sustainability focuses on such a society's geoenvironment and the natural capital that defines it. The book explains these elements in systematic detail,...
Published July 27th 2006 by CRC Press
Natural attenuation has become widely recognized as an effective and low-cost alternative to more expensive engineered remediation. However, there are uncertainties about natural attenuation√s long-term effects and risks to the environment. There is a particular need to develop a high level...
Published December 15th 2003 by CRC Press