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Chemical Bioavailability in Terrestrial Environments

Chemical Bioavailability in Terrestrial Environments Book
Author : N.A
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2011-08-31
ISBN : 9780080557755
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book begins with an overview of current thinking on bioavailability, its definition, cutting-edge research in speciation and advancement in tools for assessing chemical bioavailability in the terrestrial environment. The second section of the book focuses on the role of chemical speciation in bioavailability. Section three addresses bioavailability and ecotoxicity of contaminants and leads into the next section on bioavailability of nutrients and agrichemicals. Subsequent sections provide an overview of tools currently being used and new cutting-edge techniques to assess contaminant bioavailability. The last section of the book builds on previous sections in relating bioavailability to risk assessment and how this could be used for managing risks associated with contaminated land. Provides the latest information on developing concepts and definitions of bioavailability Includes a discussion of bioavailability and ecotoxicity of contaminants and bioavailability of nutrients and agrichemicals for applications in agriculture Analyzes tools for assessing bioavailability and the role of bioavailability in risk assessment and remediation

Trace Elements in Terrestrial Environments

Trace Elements in Terrestrial Environments Book
Author : Domy C. Adriano
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2013-03-19
ISBN : 0387215107
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

A comprehensive reference handbook on the important aspects of trace elements in the land environment. Each chapter addresses a particular element and gives a general introduction to their role in the environment, where they come from, and their biogeochemical cycles. In addition to a complete updating of each of the element chapters, this new edition has new chapters devoted to aluminum and iron, soil contamination, remediation and trace elements in aquatic ecosystems. In short, an essential resource for environmental scientists and chemists, regulators and policy makers.

Advances in Agronomy

Advances in Agronomy Book
Author : N.A
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2013-01-08
ISBN : 0124077986
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Advances in Agronomy continues to be recognized as a leading reference and a first-rate source for the latest research in agronomy. As always, the subjects covered are varied and exemplary of the myriad of subject matter dealt with by this long-running serial Maintains the highest impact factor among serial publications in agriculture Presents timely reviews on important agronomy issues Enjoys a long-standing reputation for excellence in the field

Diversity of Ecosystems

Diversity of Ecosystems Book
Author : Mahamane Ali
Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
Release : 2012-04-27
ISBN : 9535105728
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The ecosystems present a great diversity worldwide and use various functionalities according to ecologic regions. In this new context of variability and climatic changes, these ecosystems undergo notable modifications amplified by domestic uses of which it was subjected to. Indeed the ecosystems render diverse services to humanity from their composition and structure but the tolerable levels are unknown. The preservation of these ecosystemic services needs a clear understanding of their complexity. The role of research is not only to characterise the ecosystems but also to clearly define the tolerable usage levels. Their characterisation proves to be important not only for the local populations that use it but also for the conservation of biodiversity. Hence, the measurement, management and protection of ecosystems need innovative and diverse methods. For all these reasons, the aim of this book is to bring out a general view on the function of ecosystems, modelling, sampling strategies, invading species, the response of organisms to modifications, the carbon dynamics, the mathematical models and theories that can be applied in diverse conditions.

Handbook of Soil Acidity

Handbook of Soil Acidity Book
Author : Zdenko Rengel
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2003-01-17
ISBN : 9780203912317
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This handbook offers effective strategies to modify and adjust crop production processes to decrease the toxicity of soil contaminants, balance soil pH, improve root growth and nutrient uptake, and increase agricultural yield. The Handbook of Soil Acidity provides methods to, measure soil acidity, determine the major causes of soil acidification, c

Bioavailability of Metals in Terrestrial Ecosystems

Bioavailability of Metals in Terrestrial Ecosystems Book
Author : Herbert Ellis Allen
Publisher : S E T A C Foundation for
Release : 2001
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Terrestrial ecosystems: an overview. Speciation of metals in soils. Bioavailability of metals to terrestrial plants. Bioavailability of metals to soil microbes. Bioavailability of metals to soil invertebrates. Recommendations for regulatory programs and research.

Bioavailability Toxicity and Risk Relationship in Ecosystems

Bioavailability  Toxicity  and Risk Relationship in Ecosystems Book
Author : R Naidu,V.V.S.R Gupta,Steve Rogers
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2003-01-03
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Potato is the most significant non-cereal crop. Much attention has been paid to this commercially important crop. The aim of this volume is to capture the recent advances made in improving potatoes using traditional breeding methods as well as genetic engineering technology. The book provides a critical appraisal of the state-of-the-art finding on this crop.

Kinetics of Soil Chemical Processes

Kinetics of Soil Chemical Processes Book
Author : Donald L. Sparks
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2013-10-22
ISBN : 1483289192
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The kinetics of reactions in soil and aquatic environments is a topic of extreme importance and interest. To properly understand the fate of applied fertilizers, pesticides, and organic pollutants with time, and to thus improve nutrient availability and the quality of our groundwater, one must study kinetics. This is the first compre Demonstrates different kinetic methodologies Shows how reactions on soil and soil constituents can be measured by utilizing different techniques Describes rates and mechanisms of interactions with pesticides and organic pollutants with soil Covers the kinetics of chemical weathering Discusses how to use mathematical modeling and computer simulation to model kinetic reactions

Dynamics and Bioavailability of Heavy Metals in the Rootzone

Dynamics and Bioavailability of Heavy Metals in the Rootzone Book
Author : H. Magdi Selim
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2011-03-15
ISBN : 9781439826232
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Concerns regarding heavy metal contamination in terrestrial ecosystems have prompted increasing efforts on limiting their bioavailability in the root zone. The complexity of the hydrologic system gives rise to the need for understanding the fate and transport of trace elements in the soil-water-plant environment. Dynamics and Bioavailability of Heavy Metals in the Rootzone provides a multidisciplinary approach with emphasis on geohydrology, plant and soil science, and environmental chemistry. The primary focus of this book is on different approaches that describe the dynamics of heavy metals in the soil system. These approaches are key to providing direct information on the concentration of heavy metals and hence on their transport, toxicity, and bioavailability. The book includes chapters covering equilibrium and kinetic models of heavy metal interactions as well as non-equilibrium transport models. It also discusses chemical processes controlling soil solution concentrations and modeling of heavy metals adsorption. Addressing the biological component of heavy metal dynamics, this work examines rhizosphere microorganisms and phytoremediation. Colloid-associated transport, which can result in groundwater contamination, is discussed in relation to reclaimed mine sites. The authors also present an overview of recent advancements in the biogeochemistry of trace elements and their environmental implications. Additional chapters include examination of various natural environments including runoff waters at the watershed scale, heavy metal transformation in wetlands, dynamics of trace metals in frequently flooded soils, and effects on crops in biosolid-amended soils. Reliable assessment of potential risks resulting from the transport of trace elements in the soil environment requires the examination of complex chemical and biological interactions due to the heterogeneous nature of soils. This text describes the current state of the art in this field and explores innovative experimental and theoretical/modeling approaches that will enhance this knowledge. The book provides a coherent presentation of recent advances in techniques, modeling, and dynamics and bioavailability of heavy metals in the root zone.

Bioavailability of Organic Xenobiotics in the Environment

Bioavailability of Organic Xenobiotics in the Environment Book
Author : P. Baveye,J.-C. Block,V.V. Goncharuk
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2013-03-14
ISBN : 9401592357
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In the continuing fight against organic environmental xenobiotics, the initial success attributed to bioremediation has paled, in part due to the low availability of xenobiotics entrapped within a soil or sediment matrix. This has generated a very significant wave of interest in the bioavailability issue. However, much experimental evidence is puzzling or contradictory, mechanistic theories are embryonic, and implications for the practice of bioremediation or concerning the natural fate of xenobiotics are still tentative. The debate in Europe and the USA is vigorous. Eastern Europe, following the liberalisation of the economy and political life, is evolving in a similar direction. In many cases, however, limited access to literature sources, severe language barriers, and the lack of a strong pluridisciplinary tradition are hampering the adoption of state of the art techniques. Originally intended to allow scientists in East European countries to become acquainted with the key aspects of the bioavailability debate that is unfolding in the scientific literature in the West, and with its implications for bioremediation efforts, the present book presents a very complete coverage of the theoretical and practical aspects of the (limited) bioavailability of organic xenobiotics in the environment.

Ecological Risk Assessment of Contaminants in Soil

Ecological Risk Assessment of Contaminants in Soil Book
Author : N.M. Van Straalen,Hans Løkke
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2012-12-06
ISBN : 1461563615
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Many industrialized and developing countries are faced with the assessment of potential risks associated with contaminated land. A variety of human activities have left their impacts on soils in the form of elevated and locally high concentrations of potential toxicants. In several cases sources have not yet been stopped and contamination continues. Decisions on the management of contaminated sites and on the regulation of chemicals in the terrestrial environment require information on the extent to which toxicants adversely affect the life support function of soils. Ecological insights into the soil as an ecosystem may support such decisions. This book reviews the latest ecological principles that should be considered in this respect.

Environmental Soil Chemistry

Environmental Soil Chemistry Book
Author : Donald L. Sparks
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2013-10-22
ISBN : 1483289206
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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As the author states in his Preface, this book is written at a time when scientific and lay communities recognize that knowledge of environmental chemistry is fundamental in understanding and predicting the fate of pollutants in soils and waters, and in making sound decisions about remediation of contaminated soils. Environmental Soil Chemistry presents the fundamental concepts of soil science and applies them to environmentally significant reactions in soil. Clearly and concisely written for undergraduate and beginning graduate students of soil science, the book is likewise accessible to all students and professionals of environmental engineering and science. Chapters cover background information useful to students new to the discipline, including the chemistry of inorganic and organic soil components, soilacidity and salinity, and ion exchange and redox phenomena. However, discussion also extends to sorption/desorption, oxidation-reduction of metals and organic chemicals, rates of pollutant reactions as well as technologies for remediating contaminated soils. Supplementary reading lists, sample problems, and extensive tables and figures make this textbook accessible to readers. Key Features * Provides students with both sound contemporary training in the basics of soil chemistry and applications to real-world environmental concerns * Timely and comprehensive discussion of important concepts including: * Sorption/desorption * Oxidation-reduction of metals and organics * Effects of acidic deposition and salinity on contaminant reactions * Boxed sections focus on sample problems and explanations of key terms and parameters * Extensive tables on elemental composition of soils, rocks and sediments, pesticide classes, inorganic minerals, and methods of decontaminating soils * Clearly written for all students and professionals in environmental science and environmental engineering as well as soil science

Carbon and Nitrogen in the Terrestrial Environment

Carbon and Nitrogen in the Terrestrial Environment Book
Author : R. Nieder,D.K. Benbi
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2008-05-30
ISBN : 1402084331
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Carbon and Nitrogen in the Terrestrial Environment is a comprehensive, interdisciplinary description of C and N fluxes between the atmosphere and the terrestrial biosphere; issues related to C and N management in different ecosystems and their implications for the environment and global climate change; and the approaches to mitigate emission of greenhouse gases. Drawing upon the most up-to-date books, journals, bulletins, reports, symposia proceedings and internet sources documenting interrelationships between different aspects of C and N cycling in the terrestrial environment, Carbon and Nitrogen in the Terrestrial Environment fills the gap left by most of the currently available books on C and N cycling. They either deal with a single element of an ecosystem, or are related to one or a few selected aspects like soil organic matter (SOM) and agricultural or forest management, emission of greenhouse gases, global climate change or modeling of SOM dynamics.

Handbook of Soil Sciences

Handbook of Soil Sciences Book
Author : Pan Ming Huang,Yuncong Li,Malcolm E. Sumner
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2011-11-17
ISBN : 1439803080
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

An evolving, living organic/inorganic covering, soil is in dynamic equilibrium with the atmosphere above, the biosphere within, and the geology below. It acts as an anchor for roots, a purveyor of water and nutrients, a residence for a vast community of microorganisms and animals, a sanitizer of the environment, and a source of raw materials for co

Advanced Environmental Monitoring

Advanced Environmental Monitoring Book
Author : Young Kim,Ulrich Platt
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2007-10-31
ISBN : 1402063644
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book deals with recent developments and applications of environmental monitoring technologies, with emphasis on rapidly progressing optical and biological methods. Written by worldwide experts, this book will be of interest to environmental scientists in academia, research institutes, industry and the government.

Biophysico Chemical Processes of Heavy Metals and Metalloids in Soil Environments

Biophysico Chemical Processes of Heavy Metals and Metalloids in Soil Environments Book
Author : Antonio Violante,Pan Ming Huang,Geoffrey M. Gadd
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2007-11-27
ISBN : 9780470175477
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Written by a multidisciplinary group of soil and environmental scientists, Biophysico-Chemical Processes of Heavy Metals and Metalloids in Soil Environments provides the scientific community with a critical qualitative and quantitative review of the fundamentals of the processes of pollutants in soil environments. The book covers pollutants' speciation, mobility, bioavailability and toxicity, and impacts on development of innovative restoration strategies. In addition, the development of innovative remediation strategies for polluted soils is covered.