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Bioremediation and Sustainability: Research and Applications / Edition 1

Bioremediation and Sustainability: Research and Applications / Edition 1

by Romeela Mohee, Ackmez Mudhoo


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ISBN-13: 9781118062845
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/27/2012
Pages: 438
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Romeela Mohee, PhD, is Professor of Environmental Engineering inthe Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering at theUniversity of Mauritius. She obtained her PhD at the University ofMauritius in 1998, and her primary research interests are in wastecontainment, solid waste management and treatment by anaerobicdigestion and composting, beneficial reuse of waste materials, andheat and mass transfer modeling. An eminent internationalconsultant in environmental science and energy issues, Dr. Moheehas authored or contributed to over 70 international publicationson waste biotreatment, including four books and numerous conferencepapers and consultancy reports.

Ackmez Mudhoo, MPhil, is Lecturer in the Department of Chemicaland Environmental Engineering at the University of Mauritius. Hismain research interests encompass the design of composting systems,analysis of composting processes, and the biological treatment ofsolid wastes and wastewater. He has dozens of international journalpublications and conference papers to his credit. He is also a peerreviewer on numerous journals, and is the editor-in-chief for twointernational research journals.

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List of Contributors

Chapter 1. Elements of Sustainability and Bioremediation
Ackmez Mudhoo and Romeela Mohee

Chapter 2. Natural Attenuation
R. Ryan Dupont

Chapter 3. Anaerobic Digestion Processes
Steven I. Safferman, Dana M. Kirk Louis L. Faivor, WeiWu-Haan

Chapter 4. Biosurfactants: Synthesis, Properties andApplications in Environmental Bioremediation
Ramkrishna Sen, Ackmez Mudhoo and Gunaseelan, D.

Chapter 5. Phytoremediation: An Efficient Approach forBioremediation of Organic and Metallic Ions Pollutants
Divya Gupta, Lalit Kumar Singh, Ashish Deep Gupta and VikashBabu

Chapter 6. Bioleaching
Leo G. Leduc and Garry D. Ferroni

Chapter 7. Biosorption of Heavy Metals – NewPerspectives
Teresa Taveres and Hugo Figueiredo

Chapter 8. Biofiltration: Essentials, Research andApplications
Smita Raghuvanshi, Subhajit Majumder and Suresh Gupta

Chapter 9. Modeling and Implementation of SustainableRemediation Based on Bioventing
Hillel Rubin, Eran Rubin, and Holger Schüttrumpf

Chapter 10. Bioremediation of Xenobiotics
Kamal Saxena, Gajendra Kumar Aseri, Ashish Deep Gupta and VikashBabu


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