Integrated Environmental Modeling: Pollutant Transport, Fate, and Risk in the Environment / Edition 1

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Overview

Pollutants move into and through the three basic natural "media" (air, water, soil) in a variety of ways, and often move through one medium and into another. Integrated Environmental Modeling teaches environmental model development, implementation, and testing in a unified manner, applicable to all three natural media.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471359531
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/1/2005
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 688
  • Sales rank: 1,075,739
  • Product dimensions: 6.48 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 1.49 (d)

Meet the Author

Anu Ramaswami, PhD, is an Associate Professor ofEnvironmental Engineering in the Civil Engineering Department ofthe University of Colorado at Denver. She serves on the editorialboard of the International Journal of Phytoremediation and chairsthe technical advisory board of Engineers WithoutBorders–USA.

Jana B. Milford, Phd, is an Associate Professor ofMechanical Engineering at the University of Colorado at Boulder.She recently served on the National Research Council Committee onAir Quality Management in the United States, and is a member of theeditorial advisory board for the Journal Environmental Science& Technology.

Mitchell J. Small, Phd, is the H. John Heinz IIIProfessor of Environmental Engineering at Carnegie MellonUniversity, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is a Fellow of the Societyfor Risk Analysis and serves as an associate editor for theJournal Environmental Science & Technology.

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Table of Contents

Dedication.

Acknowledgments.

Preface.

1. Introduction to Modeling the Transport and Transformation ofContaminants in the Environment.

2. Nature of Environmental Pollutants.

3. Intermedia Contaminant Transfer: Equilibrium Analysis.

4. Kinetics of Intermedia Pollutant Transfer.

5. Transport Fundamentals.

6. Overview of Numerical Methods in Environmental Modeling.

7. Overview of Probabilistic Methods and Tools for Modeling.

8. Models of Transport in Air.

9. Models of Transport in Soil and Groundwater.

10. Models of Transport in Surface Water.

11. Atmospheric Transformation and Loss Processes.

12. Modeling Chemical Transformations in Water.

13. Exposure and Risk Assessment.

14. Tools for Evaluation, Analysis, and Optimization ofEnvironmental Models.

Bibliography.

Index.

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