Urban Land: Degradation - Investigation - Remediation

Urban Land: Degradation - Investigation - Remediation

by Dieter D. Genske

Paperback(Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2003)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642078613
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 12/16/2010
Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2003
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 10.63(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

I Degradation.- 1 Impacts.- 2 The Impact of Producing Goods.- 3 The Impact of Disposing Waste.- 4 The Impact of Extracting Resources.- 5 The Impact of Warfare.- II Investigation.- 6 Site Investigation Strategy.- 7 Desk Study.- 8 Field Reconnaissance.- 9 Field Investigation.- III Remediation.- 10 Restoring Urban Land Versus Brownfield Aesthetics.- 11 Remediating Industrial Wasteland.- 12 Waste disposals.- 13 Remediating Sites of Resource Extraction.- 14 Remediating Sites of Warfare.- 15 Sustainable Urban Land Recycling.- References.- Appendices.- Appendix I — Tools of Statistics.- Appendix II — Contaminants in Soils.- Appendix III — Principles of Bioremediation.- Appendix IV — Subject index.- Appendix V — Locations.

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