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Determination of Metals and Anions in Soils, Sediments and Sludges

By T R Crompton Copyright 2001
    774 Pages
    by CRC Press

    776 Pages
    by CRC Press

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    Determination of Metals and Anions in Soils, Sediments and Sludges is the first volume which comprehensively discusses the range of methods currently available for the analysis of metals and anions in soils, river and marine sediments and industrial sludges. There are specialist chapters on sampling, pollutant accumulation in sediments and bioaccumulation from soils to crops. A particular feature of this volume is its coverage of solid sewage, which is increasingly being applied to land as a fertilizer. An essential reference for chemists and toxicologists involved in water resource management, agrochemistry, fisheries and public health.

    1. Introduction. 2. Determination of Metals in Soils. 3. Determination of Metals in Non-Saline Sediments. 4. Determination of Metals in Marine Sediments. 5. Determination of Metals in Estuarine Sediments. 6.Determination of Metals in Sludges. 7. Determination of Anions in Soil. 8. Determination of Anions in Non-Saline Sediments. 9. Determination of Anions in Sludges. 10. Sampling Procedures. 11. Accumulation Process Processes in Sediments. 12. Disposal of Wastes to Land. 13. Relationship between Metal Content of Soil and Crops Grown on Soil. Index.


    T. R. Crompton