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  1. Sustainable Practices in Geoenvironmental Engineering, Second Edition

    By Raymond N. Yong, Catherine N. Mulligan, Masaharu Fukue

    In the seven years since the publication of the first edition of Sustainable Practices in Geoenvironmental Engineering, the combination of population growth and increased exploitation of renewable and non-renewable natural resources has added increased stresses on the quality and health of the...

    Published September 25th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Environmental Soil Properties and Behaviour

    By Raymond N. Yong, Masashi Nakano, Roland Pusch

    From bridges and tunnels to nuclear waste repositories, structures require that soils maintain their design engineering properties if the structures are to reach their projected life spans. The same is true for earth dams, levees, buffers, barriers for landfills, and other structures that use soils...

    Published March 5th 2012 by CRC Press

  3. Containment of High-Level Radioactive and Hazardous Solid Wastes with Clay Barriers

    By Raymond N. Yong, Roland Pusch, Masashi Nakano

    Series: Spon Research

    One of the principal objections to or problems with the use of nuclear fuel is that a proven method for safe disposal of spent nuclear fuel has yet to be established. The central focus of most schemes underway to dispose of these high-level radioactive wastes relies on clay-based buffers and...

    Published October 6th 2009 by CRC Press

  4. Microstructure of Smectite Clays and Engineering Performance

    By Roland Pusch, Raymond N. Yong

    Series: Spon Research

    Certain wastes such as nuclear wastes, are so hazardous that their disposal creates a major challenge requiring considerable technical skill and understanding. Their effective isolation in the ground depends on the properties of the surrounding clays. This authoritative book explains the detailed...

    Published November 24th 2005 by CRC Press

  5. Natural Attenuation of Contaminants in Soils

    By Raymond N. Yong, Catherine N. Mulligan

      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

  6. Geoenvironmental Engineering

    Contaminated Soils, Pollutant Fate, and Mitigation

    By Raymond N. Yong

    Why do some contaminants remain in soils indefinitely? How much of a threat do they pose to human health or the environment? The need for effective and economic site decontamination arises daily. Geoenvironmental Engineering: Contaminated Soils, Pollutant Fate, and Mitigation discusses why soils...

    Published September 25th 2000 by CRC Press

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