Environmentally Devastated Areas in River Basins in Eastern Europe

Overview

This book addresses managerial and technical aspects of the contamination of river basins in the former Soviet Union and Central Europe, and confronts them with case studies on similar problems in Western Europe and the United States. It describes the actual prevailing conditions and discusses the main lines of strategies, practices, and techniques that are essential for remediation.
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Overview

This book addresses managerial and technical aspects of the contamination of river basins in the former Soviet Union and Central Europe, and confronts them with case studies on similar problems in Western Europe and the United States. It describes the actual prevailing conditions and discusses the main lines of strategies, practices, and techniques that are essential for remediation.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783642722684
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 12/6/2011
  • Series: Nato Science Partnership Subseries: 2 (closed) , #45
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1998
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 386
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.83 (d)

Table of Contents

General Consideration.- Scientific and Technological Policy of Ministry of Sciences of Russian Federation in Application to Water Treatment. Target Federal Program. Revival of the Volga. River Basins and Their Characterization.- River Basin Management in the Upper and Middle Odra River. Water Quality and Environmental Degradation in the Tom River Basin (Western Siberia). Danube Environmental Programme on the Hron River Basin (Slovakia). Global Regularities in the Occurence of the Environmentally Devastated Urban Areas as Fundamental Basis for Urbo-Monitoring. Principles of Integrated Water Management for the Revival of Old Industrial Areas. Pollution Potentials of Storm Runoff from Urban and Industrial Areas. Assessment of Pollution Hazards in the Estarreja Aquifer (Portugal) Remediation Strategies. Some Experiences in Rehabilitation of Urban Drainage Infrastructure and Sewage Treatment Systems in Germany. Use of Remote Sensing and GIS for Environment Modelling and Monitoring. Deterioration of the Water Quality in the River Simav by Industrial Activities. Technical Aspects of Rehabilitation.- Technical Aspects of Soil Sanitation. Solution to the Problematics of Dredged Materials in the Port of Antwerp. Treatment of Contaminated Dredged Sediments: the Dutch Approach. Thermal Treatment Methods for Contaminated Dredged Sludges. An Integrated Approach in Urban Drainage Infrastructure Design and Performance Assessment. Waste Treatment in Moscow. Environmental Pollution by Mining in Colorado. Removal of Heavy Metal Ions From Industrial Waste Waters. Conclusions.- Rehabilitation of Environmentally Devastated River Basins
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