322 pages | 111 Color Illus.
This book will examine all aspects of environmental site assessment and remediation and outline the interdisciplinary skills needed to work in the field. It provides a comprehensive overview for students, environmental professionals, and real estate developers, and includes the latest environmental regulations, environmental site assessment and remediation practices, and industry standards. It examines pollution sources and the related impacts on drinking water supplies, the associated health risks, and how to protect water resources. The monitoring of surface water, groundwater, and soil is explained, as well as vapor intrusion. It will include several practical case studies throughout.
Site remediation related laws and regulations. Pollution sources and drinking water protection. Human health risk assessment in site remediation. Groundwater hydrology, soil and groundwater assessment and monitoring. Environmental Forensics technology in site assessment and remediation. Vapor intrusion. Conventional site remediation. In-situ treatment. Nano-technology in site remediation. Environmental micro-biology and bio-remediation. Environmental Statistics methods. Laboratory analytical methods. Index.