Clean Soil and Safe Water

Clean Soil and Safe Water

by Francesca F. Quercia
     
 

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This book addresses questions of relevance to governments and industry in many countries around the world, in particular concerning the link between contaminated-land-management programs and the protection of drinking water resources and the potential effects of climate changes on the availability of these same resources. On the “problem” side, it

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This book addresses questions of relevance to governments and industry in many countries around the world, in particular concerning the link between contaminated-land-management programs and the protection of drinking water resources and the potential effects of climate changes on the availability of these same resources. On the “problem” side, it reports and analyzes methodologies and experiences in monitoring and characterization of drinking water resources (at basin, country and continental scales), pollution prevention, assessment of background quality and of impacts on safety and public health from land and water contamination and impacts of climate change. On the “solution” side, the book presents results from national cleanup programs, recent advances in research into groundwater and soil remediation techniques, treatment technologies, research needs and information sources, land and wastewater management approaches aimed at the protection of drinking water.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789400722422
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
12/23/2011
Series:
NATO Science for Peace and Security Series C: Environmental Security
Edition description:
2012
Pages:
299
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

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