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Management of Contaminated Site Problems

1st Edition

By Kofi Asante-Duah

CRC Press

432 pages

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Hardback: 9781566700795
pub: 1995-12-05
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For all aspects of managing contaminated sites - from diagnosis and site characterization to the development and implementation of site restoration programs - Management of Contaminated Site Problems provides you with all the tools and techniques you need. This excellent new resource on understanding and managing environmental contamination problems in general, and contaminated sites in particular, represents a collection and synthesis of modern issues. It defines common procedures used in the planning, development, and evaluation of corrective measures for potentially contaminated sites and facilities. It also includes example analyses and workplans for evaluating and implementing corrective measures.

Table of Contents


Diagnostic Assessment of Contaminated Site Problems

Site Characterization Activities at Contaminated Sites

Corrective Action Assessment of Contaminated Site Problems

Risk Assessment Applications to Contaminated Site Problems

Risk-Based Cleanup Criteria for Contaminated Site Problems

A Synopsis of Contaminated Site Restoration Methods and Technologies

Management Strategies for Contaminated Site Problems

Appendices: Abbreviations and Acronyms; Glossary; Important Fate and Transport Properties of Environmental Contaminants; Health and Safety Requirements for the Investigation of Contaminated Sites; Selected Environmental Models and Databases; Equations for Estimating Potential Receptor Exposures to Site Contaminants; Carcinogen Identification and Classification; Derivation of Toxicity Parameters Used in Human Health Risk Assessment; Equations for Calculating Carcinogenic Risks and Noncarcinogenic Hazard Indices; Equations for Developing Risk-Based Site Restoration Goals; Units and Measurements


Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW / Environmental
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Chemical & Biochemical