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Hazardous Wastes: Sources, Pathways, Receptors / Edition 1
     

Hazardous Wastes: Sources, Pathways, Receptors / Edition 1

by Richard J. Watts, A. Ed. Watts
 

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ISBN-10: 0471002380

ISBN-13: 9780471002383

Pub. Date: 02/04/1998

Publisher: Wiley

A fundamental approach to the scientific principles of hazardous waste management and engineering, with the study of both currently-generated hazardous wastes and the assessment and characterization of contaminated sites.

Overview

A fundamental approach to the scientific principles of hazardous waste management and engineering, with the study of both currently-generated hazardous wastes and the assessment and characterization of contaminated sites.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471002383
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/04/1998
Pages:
784
Sales rank:
650,232
Product dimensions:
7.34(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.36(d)

Table of Contents

SOURCES.

Common Hazardous Wastes: Nomenclature, Industrial Uses, Disposal Histories.

Common Hazardous Wastes: Properties and Classification.

Source Analysis.

PATHWAYS.

Partitioning, Sorption, and Exchange at Surfaces.

Volatilization.

Abiotic and Biotic Transformations.

Contaminant Release and Transport from the Source.

RECEPTORS.

Concepts of Hazardous Waste Toxicology.

Quantitative Toxicology.

Hazardous Waste Risk Assessment.

MANAGEMENT AND DESIGN APPLICATIONS.

Approaches to Hazardous Waste Minimization, Remediation, Treatment, and Disposal.

Design of Selected Pathway Applications.

Appendices.

Index.

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