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Environmental Chemistry of Arsenic

1st Edition

Edited by Jr, William T. Frankenberger

CRC Press

412 pages

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pub: 2001-12-04
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With contributions from world-renowned experts in the field, this book explores developments in the transport kinetics, seasonal cycling, accumulation, geochemistry, transformation, and toxicology of arsenic. It details advances in the prevention and control of arsenic and arsenic compounds in the air, soil, and water and offers analytical methods

Table of Contents

Arsenic Poisoning Through the Ages. Analytical Methods for the Determination of Arsenic and Arsenic Compounds in the Environment. Arsenic Compounds in the Environment. Arsenic Speciation in the Environment and Humans. Bioavailability and Risk of Arsenic Exposure by the Soil Ingestion Pathway. Aspects of Arsenic Chemistry in Relation to Occurrence, Health, and Treatment. Biogeochemical Controls on Arsenic Occurrence and Mobility in Water Supplies. Arsenic (V)/(III) Cycling in Soils and Natural Waters: Chemical and Microbiological Processes. Metal-Oxide Adsorption, Ion Exchange, and Coagulation-Microfiltration for Arsenic Removal from Water. Arsenic Metabolism: Resistance, Reduction, and Oxidation. Bacterial Respiration of Arsenate and Its Significance in the Environment. Unique Modes of Arsenate Respiration by Chrysiogenes arsenatis and Desulfomicrobium sp. str. Ben-RB. Bacterial Oxidation of As(III) Compounds. Characteristics of Newly Discovered Arsenite-Oxidizing Bacteria. Oxidation of Arsenite by Alcaligenes faecalis. Volatilization of Arsenic. Index.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI013010
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Analytic
SCI026000
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
TEC003000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General