1st Edition

Contamination of Groundwaters

By Domy C. Adriano Copyright 1994
    539 Pages
    by CRC Press

    538 Pages
    by CRC Press

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    International experts have contributed key chapters to this major work on groundwater contamination. Section 1: Methodology and Modeling deals with both organic and inorganic contaminants, including those from agricultural operations. Section 2: Case Studies presents contamination scenarios with both inorganic and organic chemicals including agriculturally-related constituents, such as the nitrates.
    This important new publication is a welcome addition to the literature and will enhance recent information on methodology, modeling and real-world situations. It is of interest to scientists and planners in local and national government; environmental chemists, geochemists, geologists, and health and safety officers; river authorities; hydrologists; and the mining and land reclamation industries.

    Section 1: Methodology and Modeling 1. Hydrogeochemical Modeling to Predict Subsurface Transport 2. Transport of Reactive Solute in Soil and Groundwater 3. Modeling of Diffuse-Source Nitrate Transport Beneath Grazed Leguminous Pastures 4. Modeling Point Sources of Groundwater Contamination: A Review and Case Study 5. Representative Sampling of Groundwater from Boreholes 6. Modeling N and P Loads on Surface and Groundwater due to Land Use 7. Interactive Modeling of Groundwater Contamination: Visualization and Intelligent User Interfaces 8. Modeling Contaminant Transport and Biodegradation in Groundwater 9. In situ Detection of Contaminant Plumes in Groundwater by Remote Spectroscopy Section 2: Case Studies 10. Nitrates in Groundwater in the Southeastern USA 11. Residual Soil Nitrate after Application of Nitrogen Fertilizer to Crops 12. Effect of Crops and Fertilization of Crops and Fertilization Regimes on the Leaching of Solutes in an Irrigated Soil 13. Groundwater Pollution in Australian Regional Aquifers 14. Groundwater Contamination from Municipal Landfills in the USA 15. Aqueous Behavior of Elements in a Flue Gas Desulfurization Sludge Disposal Site 16. Subsurface Movement of Polychlorinated Biphenyls


    Domy C. Adriano, Alex K. Iskandar, Ishwar P. Murarka