1st Edition

Fundamentals and Applications of Bioremediation
Principles, Volume I




ISBN 9781566763080
Published September 30, 1997 by CRC Press
765 Pages

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FROM THE INTRODUCTION
This three-volume set, Bioremediation: Principles and Practice, provides state of the art description of advances in pollution treatment and reduction using biological means; identify and address, at a fundamental level, broad scientific and technological areas that are unique to the subject or theme and that must be understood if advances are to be made; and provide a comprehensive overview of new developments at the regulatory, desk-top, bench-scale, pilot scale, and full-scale levels. The set covers all media-air, water, and soil/sediment-and blends the talents, knowledge, and know-how of academic, industrial, governmental, and international contributors.

The set addresses the removal of both hazardous and nonhazardous contaminants from the liquid, solid, and gas phase using biological processes. This includes the biological treatment of wastes of municipal and industrial origin; bioremediation of leachates, soils, and sediments; and biofiltration for contaminated gases.

Table of Contents

Volume I. Fundamentals of Bioremediation
How the Law Drives Site Clean-ups
Thomas D. Lupo and Lisa L. Harris
Basic Equations of Flow and Transport in Porous Media
S. Majid Hassanizadeh and William G. Gray
Fundamental Concepts for Numerical Simulation of Contaminant Transport and Biodegradation
Mike Celia
Modeling of Cometabolism for the In-situ Biodegradation of Trichloroethylene and Other Chlorinated Aliphatic Hydrocarbons
Lewis Semprini
Fundamentals and Modeling Aspects of Bioventing
C. M. Tellez, A. Aguilar-Aguila, R. G. Arnold, and R. Z. Guzman
Analysis of Biomediation in Organic Soils
Daniel M. White and Robert L. Irvine
Microscale Heterogeneities in Soil Properties and Their Effects on Contaminant Sorption and Bioavailability
Walter J. Weber, Jr., Thomas M. Young, and Astrid Hillers
Interactions Between Organic Contaminants and Soils Which Affect Bioavailability
Daniel P. Cassidy and Robert L. Irvine
Microorganisms and Their Role in Soil
Ludwig Davids, Hans-Curt Flemming, and Peter Wilderer
Mechanisms of Organic Pollutant Transportation and Degradation by Microorganisms
Michaels D. Aitken
Molecular Probes and Biosensors in Bioremediation and Site Assessment
Gary S. Sayler, Udaykumar Matrubutham, Fu-Min Menn, Wade H. Johnson, and Raymond D. Stapleton
Designing Metabolic Pathways for the Biodegradation of Halogenated Compounds
Lawrence P. Wackett
Membrane Technology Fundamentals for Bioremediation
John Pellegrino and Subhas K. Sikdar
Biofilm Process Fundamentals
Zbigniew Lewandowski and Alfred B. Cunningham
Aeration through Gas-Permeable Membranes in Sequencing Batch Biofilm Reactors
Robert Chozick and R. L. Irvine
Fundamentals of Bioremediation Treatability Studies
Steve Safferman
Biodegradation of Vapor Phase Contaminants
Kerry Kinney, William P. Wright, P. Y. Chang, and Edward D. Schroeder
In-situ Bioremediation Process Engineering Concepts
A. B. Cunningham and P. J. Sturman
Test Systems for Balancing and Optimizing the Biodegradation of Contaminated Soils: A German Perspective
Karen Hupe, J.-C. Luth, Jorn Heerenklage, and Rainer Stegmann
Surfactant Enhanced Aquifer Remediation: Fundamental Processes and Practical Applications
Kurt D. Pennell and Linda Abriola ISBN: 1-56676-308-8, August 1997, 800 pages, 6X9, hardcover. $164.95
Volume II. Biodegradation Technology Developments
Growth and Control of Filamentous Microbes in Wastewater Management Systems
Steven C. Chiesa
Enhanced Biological Phosphorus Removal Process
M. Beccari, R. Passino, R. Ramadori, and M. C. Tomei
Perspectives on the Use of White Rot Fungi in Bioremediation Technologies
John A. Bumpus
Pollution and Bioremediation of Soils in Arid Zones
Aharon Abelovich and Zeev Ronen
The Effect of Salt on Biological Treatment
Craig R. Woolard and Asher Brenner
A Potential Bioremediation Role for Photosynthetic Bacteria
Pin-Ching Maness and Paul F. Weaver
Plant-Based Bioremediation
L. C. Davis, M. K. Banks, A. P. Schwab, Muralidharan Narayanan, L. E. Erickson, and J. C. Tracy
Environmental Fate of Antibiotics Used in Aquaculture
Jairaj V. Pothuluri, Mohamed Nawaz, and Carl Cerniglia
Treatment of Mixtures of Hazardous Organics and Toxic Metals
Kimberly L. Ogden, Gregory Ogden, Nancy N. Sauer, James Brainard, and Pat J. Unkefer
Advanced Biodegradation Systems for Recalcitrant Organics
Ron Unterman, Gene Bowlen, Mary DeFlaun, Brian Folsom, Mike Shannon, Rob Steffen, and Paul Tonga
Anaerobic Reductive Dechlorination of Perchloroethylene(PCE)
P. J. Hirl and R. L. Irvine
Anaerobic and Aerobic Degradation of Chlorinated Aliphatic Compounds
H. David Stensel
Biofiltration for Treatment of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) in Air
Rakesh Govind and Dollaf F. Bishop
Current Aspects on Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Biodegradation Processes
Jairaj V. Pothuluri and Carl Cerniglia
Specific Approaches to Bioremediation
Richard Humbert, Aaron P. Withington, Rebecca J. Richter, Meggan S. Chadsey, Nicholas McEwen, James Gray, Jimmie C. Lara, James T. Staley, Wan-Fen Li, Lucio G. Costa, Michael J. Harrington, Larry Thomas, R. T. Herrington, Gregory Sayles, John Haines, and Clement E. Furlong
Biotransformation and Bioremediation of Munitions and Explosives
David L. Kaplan
Biological Detoxification of Organophosphorus Agricultural Neurotoxins
Janet Grimsely, Vipin K. Rastogi, and James R. Wild
Neutralization and Biodegradation of Sulfur Mustard
Steven Harvey
Expanded-Bed GAC Anaerobic Bioreactors: An Innovative Technology for Treating Hazardous and Inhibitory Wastes
Makram T. Suidan and Richard C. Brenner
The Development of the Anaerobic Sequencing Batch Reactor
Lloyd Ketchum and James P. Earley ISBN: 1-56676-530-7, September 1997, 712 pages, 6X9, hardcover. $164.95
Volume III. Bioremediation Technologies
Section I. International Bioremediation Agenda
Bioremediation Risk Assessment: Merging Human Health and Ecological Methods
David Reisman, Larry Claxton, and James E. Harvey
Bioremediation in Canada
Suzanne Lesage
Bioremediation for Hazardous Waste Management: The Indian Scenario
Rishi Shankar, Hemant Purohit, and P. K. Khanna
Bioremediation Research and Development in Israel
Shevah M. Waldman and A. Adin
Current Status of Soil Pollution and Bioremediation in Japan
Yasuhiro Okubo and Osami Yagi
Status and Scope of Bioremediation
Karen Pearce and Rolf A. Oellermann
Bioremediation R&D Planning in the U. K.
Philip Caunt and Michael Holroyd
II. Pilot, Full-Scale and Commercial Demonstration
Regulatory Issues Applying to Bioremediation as a Risk Reduction Technology
Kate Devine and Peter LaGoy
Landfarming: A Practical Guide
Robert L. Kelley, Bill Y. Liu, and Vipul Srivastava
Field-Scale Use of White Rot Fungi for Soil Remediation in Finland
Michael Holroyd and P. Caunt
Oil Spill Remediation on Coastal Shorelines: A Critique
Albert D. Venosa
Experience with In-situ Microbial Anaerobic Reductive Dechlorination
Ralph E. Beeman, Ronald J. Buchanan, Jr., Alfred A. Biehl, Michael D. Lee, and John T. Leetham
Acceleration of PCB Biodegradation In Situ: A Field Study in the Hudson River
Frank J. Mondello, M. R. Harkness, J. B. McDermott, D. A. Abramowicz, J. J. Salvo, W. P. Flanagan, M. L. Stephens, R. J. May, J. H. Lobos, M. K. M. Carroll, M. J. Brennan, A. A. Bracco, K. M. Fish, G. L. Warner, P. R. Wilson, D. K. Dietrich, D. T. Lin, C. B. Morgan, and W. L. Gately
The Lasagna Process for In-situ Bioremediation of Low-Permeability Soils
S. V. Ho, C. J. Athmer, J. M. Brackin, P. H. Brodsky, M. A. Heitkamp, P. H. Sheridan, and D. Weber
Vertical Circulation Flows for In-situ Bioremediation in Aquifers
J. Stamm
Slurry-Phase Bioremediation of Hazardous Materials: Bio-Slurry Reactor Application
Bill Y. Liu, Salil Pradhan, and Vipul Srivastava
Full-Scale Slurry-Phase Biological Treatment of Wood-Preserving Wastes at a Superfund Site
Douglas E. Jerger
Biofilters in Practice
Gero Leson
Metal Biosorbents from Waste Fungal Biomass: A New Bio-Remedial Material for Control of Heavy Metal Pollution
K. M. Paknikar, P. R. Puranik, A. D. Agate, and S. R. Naik
Removal of Heavy Metals and Sulfate From Contaminated Groundwater Using Sulfate-Reducing Bacteria: Development of a Commercial Process
L. J. Barnes
Biotreatment of Aqueous Wastes from Pesticide Manufacture Using Sequencing Batch Reactors (SBR) with PAC
Arthur Binder, Lloyd C. Edmonds, Donald R. Wilcox, and Karl A. Wilks

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