ISBN-10:
0784407401
ISBN-13:
9780784407400
Pub. Date:
01/01/2004
Publisher:
American Society of Civil Engineers
Natural Attenuation of Hazardous Wastes

Natural Attenuation of Hazardous Wastes

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ISBN-13: 9780784407400
Publisher: American Society of Civil Engineers
Publication date: 01/01/2004
Series: ASCE Book Series on Environmental and Water Resources Engineering
Pages: 252
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Contributing Authorsv
Chapter 1Introduction1
1.1Background1
1.2Definition2
1.3Government Policies and Rules2
1.4General Evaluation Strategy4
1.5Advantages and Disadvantages6
1.6Organization of book6
Chapter 2Site Characterization8
2.1Project Planning8
2.2Evaluation of Historical Data12
2.3Site Characterization Methods14
2.4Site Characterization Report25
2.5Development of a Site Conceptual Model25
Chapter 3Natural Attenuation Processes29
3.1Physical Processes29
3.2Chemical Processes58
3.3Biological Processes63
3.4Modeling of Natural Attenuation73
Chapter 4Long Term Monitoring113
4.1Introduction113
4.2Monitoring Wells114
4.3Sampling and Analysis115
4.4Contingency Plan116
Chapter 5Natural Attenuation in Soils, Sediments and Groundwater120
5.1Petroleum Hydrocarbons and MTBE120
5.2Chlorinated Solvents167
5.3Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons182
5.4Metals200
5.5Radioactive Contaminants209

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