Arsenic in the Environment / Edition 1

Arsenic in the Environment / Edition 1

by Jerome O. Nriagu
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471112313

ISBN-13: 9780471112310

Pub. Date: 06/28/1994

Publisher: Wiley

A comprehensive and up-to-date investigation of one of the deadliest toxins and its impact on ecological and human health. Part one contains a thorough treatment of the chemical nature of arsenic, its environmental behavior and its measurement through contemporary analytical methods. Part two deals with the latest findings from a wide range of international research…  See more details below

Overview

A comprehensive and up-to-date investigation of one of the deadliest toxins and its impact on ecological and human health. Part one contains a thorough treatment of the chemical nature of arsenic, its environmental behavior and its measurement through contemporary analytical methods. Part two deals with the latest findings from a wide range of international research groups into the repercussions of arsenic exposures on human health and the ecosystem.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471112310
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/28/1994
Series:
Advances in Environmental Science and Technology Series, #30
Pages:
723
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 9.57(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

Partial table of contents:
Arsenic: Historical Perspectives (J. Azcue & J. Nriagu).
Arsenic Distribution in Soils (H. Yan-Chu).
Arsenic Mobilization and Bioavailability in Soils (D. Bhumbla & R. Keefer).
Mobilization of Arsenic in Contaminated River Waters (W. Mok & C. Wai).
Removal of Arsenic in Drinking Water Treatment (M. Jekel).
Biotransformation of Arsenic in the Freshwater Environment (S. Maeda).
The Chemical Forms of Arsenic in Aquatic Organisms and Their Interrelationships (D. Phillips).
Arsenic in Several Chinese Estuaries and Coastal Seas (L. Xiankun, et al.).
Arsenic in Vegetation of Wetlands (M. Otte & W. Ernst).
Arsenic Minerals Formed at Low Temperatures (F. Schaufelberger).
Index.

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