Environmental Interactions of Clays: Clays and the Environment / Edition 1

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Overview

This companion volume to Velde's Origin and Mineralogy of Clays deals with the role of clays in specific environmental issues, and is unique in its subject matter. Individual chapters are written by recognized international experts in their field, and cover such subjects as radioactive waste disposal, trace metals, soil quality and productivity, pesticides, landfill, fibrous minerals and health. The approach combines reviews with current research, making it an invaluable resource for students, researchers and practitioners alike.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783540587385
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 8/13/1998
  • Edition description: 1998
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Environmental Interactions of Clays.- 2 Transport of Radionuclides in Smectite Clay.- 3 Roles of Clay and Oxide Minerals in Soils.- 4 Interactions of Non-Volatile Micro-organic Pollutants and Clay Minerals in Surficial Environments.- 5 The Biogeochemical and Ecological Significance of Interactions between Colloidal Minerals and Trace Elements.- 6 Clay Barriers in Landfills.- 7 Clay Minerals and Health.

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