Trace Metals in a Tropical Mangrove Wetland: Chemical Speciation, Ecotoxicological Relevance and Remedial Measures

Trace Metals in a Tropical Mangrove Wetland: Chemical Speciation, Ecotoxicological Relevance and Remedial Measures

by Santosh Kumar Sarkar

Hardcover(1st ed. 2018)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789811027925
Publisher: Springer Singapore
Publication date: 08/10/2017
Edition description: 1st ed. 2018
Pages: 247
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Dr. Santosh Kumar Sarkar, Professor of Marine Science, University of Calcutta, has over 30 years of research experience in marine and estuarine ecology, biology and geochemistry. He has authored more than 70 peer-reviewed scientific articles and several book chapters and also edited a book. He has been the Principal Investigator for 12 national projects in India and 7 international collaborative research projects. He has engaged in collaborative research work with renowned research institutes around the globe, namely, the Institute Rudjer Boskovic, Croatia; University of Genoa and University of Milan, Italy ; IPIMAR/INRB IP, Portugal ; University of Edinburgh, British Geological Survey, UK; University of Wuppertal, Germany; CSIRO, Adelaide, Australia; Masaryk University, Czech Republic and Fluminense Federal University,Brazil. He published the book “Loricate Ciliate Tintinnids in a Tropical Mangrove Wetland: Diversity, Distribution and Impact of Climate Change” with Springer in 2014, as well as another book titled “Marine Organic Micropollutants: A Case Study of the Indian Sundarban Mangrove Wetland” with Springer (forthcoming).

Table of Contents

1. Introduction.- 2. Materials and Methods.- 3. Trace Element Contamination in Surface Sediment of Sundarban Wetland.- 4. Total and Acid-leachable Trace Metals in Surface Sediments along Hooghly (Gangels) River Estuary, India.- 5. Bioaccumulation of Trace Metals in Macrozoobenthos of Sundarban Wetland.- 6. Geochemical Speciation and Risk Assessment of Trace Metals in Sediments of Sundarban Wetland.- 7. Organotin Compounds in Surficial Sediments of Sundarban Wetland and Adjacent Coastal Regions.- 8. Arsenic Speciation in Sediments and Representative Biota of Sundarban Wetland.- 9. Phytoremediation of Trace Metals by Mangrove Plants in Sundarban Wetland.

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