Arsenic in Soil and Groundwater Environment

Written By Prosun Bhattacharya
Arsenic in Soil and Groundwater Environment
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 29 June 2007
  • ISBN : 9780080522906
  • Pages : 684 pages
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Download or read book entitled Arsenic in Soil and Groundwater Environment by author: Prosun Bhattacharya which was release on 29 June 2007 and published by Elsevier with total page 684 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. This volume presents the recent developments in the field of arsenic in soil and groundwater. Arranged into nine sections, the text emphasizes the global occurrences of arsenic in the environment, particularly on its source, pathways, behavior, and effects it has on soils, plants, water, animals, and humans. It also covers the diverse issues of arsenic in the mining environment, arsenic emanating from hydrothermal springs, and the geochemical modeling of arsenic adsorption to oxide surfaces. Finally, the text includes different cost effective removal mechanisms of arsenic from drinking water using natural red earth, solar oxidation, and arsenic oxidation by ferrrate. Written in simple English, and few technical terms, the book is designed to create interest within the countries with occurrences of arsenic in drinking water with · an update the current status of knowledge on the dynamics of natural arsenic from the aquifers through groundwater to food chain and efficient techniques for arsenic removal. · serve as a standard text book for graduate, postgraduate students and researchers in the field of Environmental Sciences and Hydrogeochemistry as well as researchers, environmental scientists and chemists, toxicologists, medical scientists and even for general public seeking an in-depth view of arsenic which had been classed as a carcinogen. · bring awareness, among administrators, policy makers and company executives, on the problem and to improve the international cooperation

Arsenic in Soil and Groundwater Environment

Arsenic in Soil and Groundwater Environment
  • Author : Prosun Bhattacharya,Arun B. B. Mukherjee,Jochen Bundschuh,Ron Zevenhoven,Richard H. Loeppert
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2007-06-29
  • Total pages : 684
  • ISBN : 9780080522906
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Summary : This volume presents the recent developments in the field of arsenic in soil and groundwater. Arranged into nine sections, the text emphasizes the global occurrences of arsenic in the environment, particularly on its source, pathways, behavior, and effects it has on soils, plants, water, animals, and humans. It also covers ...

Arsenic in soil and groundwater environment biogeochemical interactions health effects and remediation

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  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Total pages : 653
  • ISBN : 9780080522906
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Managing Arsenic in the Environment

Managing Arsenic in the Environment
  • Author : R. Naidu
  • Publisher : CSIRO PUBLISHING
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Total pages : 656
  • ISBN : 9780080522906
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Summary : "Arsenic is one of the most toxic and carcinogenic elements in the environment. This book brings together the current knowledge on arsenic contamination worldwide, reviewing the field, highlighting common themes and pointing to key areas needing future research. Contributions discuss methods for accurate identification and quantification of individual arsenic species ...

In Situ Remediation of Arsenic Contaminated Sites

In Situ Remediation of Arsenic Contaminated Sites
  • Author : Jochen Bundschuh,Hartmut M. Holländer,Lena Qiying Ma
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-10-30
  • Total pages : 208
  • ISBN : 9780080522906
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Summary : Providing an introduction, the scientific background, case studies and future perspectives of in-situ arsenic remediation technologies for soils, soil water and groundwater at geogenic and anthropogenic contaminated sites. The case studies present in-situ technologies about natural arsenic, specifically arsenate and arsenite, but also about organic arsenic compounds. This work covers ...

Soil and Groundwater Remediation Technologies

Soil and Groundwater Remediation Technologies
  • Author : Yong Sik Ok,Jörg Rinklebe,Deyi Hou,Daniel C.W. Tsang,Filip M.G. Tack
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2020-04-14
  • Total pages : 338
  • ISBN : 9780080522906
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Summary : This book offers various soil and water treatment technologies due to increasing global soil and water pollution. In many countries, the management of contaminated land has matured, and it is developing in many others. Topics covered include chemical and ecological risk assessment of contaminated sites; phytomanagement of contaminants; arsenic removal; ...

Environmental Chemistry of Arsenic

Environmental Chemistry of Arsenic
  • Author : William T. Frankenberger, Jr
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2001-12-04
  • Total pages : 412
  • ISBN : 9780080522906
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Summary : With contributions from world-renowned experts in the field, this book explores developments in the transport kinetics, seasonal cycling, accumulation, geochemistry, transformation, and toxicology of arsenic. It details advances in the prevention and control of arsenic and arsenic compounds in the air, soil, and water and offers analytical methods for the ...

Arsenic in Groundwater

Arsenic in Groundwater
  • Author : M. Manzurul Hassan
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-03-08
  • Total pages : 351
  • ISBN : 9780080522906
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Summary : Arsenic-contaminated groundwater is considered one of the world’s largest environmental health crises, as more than 300 million people in more than one-third of countries worldwide are at risk of groundwater arsenic poisoning. This book addresses how arsenic in groundwater impacts human health by using the frameworks of natural sciences, social ...

Reviews of Environmental Contamination Volume 197

Reviews of Environmental Contamination Volume 197
  • Author : Hemda Garelick,Huw Jones
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2008-12-10
  • Total pages : 194
  • ISBN : 9780080522906
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Summary : Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology attempts to provide concise, critical reviews of timely advances, philosophy and significant areas of accomplished or needed endeavor in the total field of xenobiotics, in any segment of the environment, as well as toxicological implications....

The Taiwan Crisis a showcase of the global arsenic problem

The Taiwan Crisis  a showcase of the global arsenic problem
  • Author : Jiin-Shuh Jean,Jochen Bundschuh,Chien-Jen Chen,How-Ran Guo,Chen-Wuing Liu,Tsair-Fuh Lin,Yen-Hua Chen
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2011-03-03
  • Total pages : 234
  • ISBN : 9780080522906
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Summary : In the 1950s, the residents of the southwestern coastal areas of Taiwan suffered greatly from Blackfoot disease (BFD) due to the consumption of arsenic-contaminated groundwater. Groundwater with high levels of arsenic in southwestern and northeastern Taiwan received much attention. After arsenic-safe tap water was utilized for drinking instead of groundwater ...

Environmental Arsenic in a Changing World

Environmental Arsenic in a Changing World
  • Author : Yongguan Zhu,Huaming Guo,Prosun Bhattacharya,Arslan Ahmad,Jochen Bundschuh,Ravi Naidu
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2019-08-23
  • Total pages : 644
  • ISBN : 9780080522906
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Summary : The Congress "Arsenic in the Environment" offers an international, multi- and interdisciplinary discussion platform for research and innovation aimed towards a holistic solution to the problem posed by the environmental toxin arsenic, with significant societal impact. The Congress has focused on cutting edge and breakthrough research in physical, chemical, toxicological, ...

Extent of Arsenic Contamination and Its Impact on the Food Chain and Human Health in the Eastern Ganges Basin

Extent of Arsenic Contamination and Its Impact on the Food Chain and Human Health in the Eastern Ganges Basin
  • Author : N. Rajmohan,Sanmugam Ahembaranathan Prathapar
  • Publisher : IWMI
  • Release Date : 2014-01-01
  • Total pages : 52
  • ISBN : 9780080522906
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Summary : Exposure to arsenic and the use of arsenic-contaminated groundwater in agriculture causes serious health issues. Complete or partial contamination of groundwater is reported worldwide, especially in the Eastern Gangetic Basin (EGB). This study aims to create an overall assessment of arsenic contamination in the EGB based on existing literature, demarcate ...

Arsenic Contamination of Groundwater

Arsenic Contamination of Groundwater
  • Author : Satinder Ahuja
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2008-10-03
  • Total pages : 418
  • ISBN : 9780080522906
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Summary : Provides a viable reference, describing the state-of-knowledge on sources of arsenic contamination in ground water, which affects about 100 million people worldwide. With contributions from world-renowned experts in the field, this book explores developments in the transport kinetics, detection, measurement, seasonal cycling, accumulation, geochemistry, removal, and toxicology of arsenic. Includes compelling ...

Arsenic in Ground Water

Arsenic in Ground Water
  • Author : Alan H. Welch,Kenneth G. Stollenwerk
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis US
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Total pages : 475
  • ISBN : 9780080522906
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Summary : This book consolidates much of what is known about the geochemistry of arsenic and provides new information on relationships between high concentrations of arsenic in ground water and geochemical environments. The subject matter of this book ranges in scope from molecular-scale geochemical processes that affect the mobility of arsenic in ...

Arsenic and Fluoride Contamination

Arsenic and Fluoride Contamination
  • Author : Abida Farooqi
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-06-23
  • Total pages : 147
  • ISBN : 9780080522906
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Summary : This book presents an up-to-the-minute overview of arsenic and fluoride pollution of soil and groundwater in Pakistan. It includes the author’s doctoral dissertation on Lahore as a case study and describes the mechanism of pollution on the basis of the findings in that area. The book highlights the concrete ...

Natural Arsenic in Groundwater

Natural Arsenic in Groundwater
  • Author : J. Bundschuh,P. Bhattacharya,D. Chandrasekharam
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2005-01-06
  • Total pages : 356
  • ISBN : 9780080522906
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Summary : Arsenic contamination has become a global phenomenon. With the development of advanced technological detection tools, more geographical areas have been identified. The people most affected are those in the poorer socio-economic groups. The research articles in this book have been contributed by scientists working in areas severely a...