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Metal Speciation and Contamination of Soil



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ISBN 9780873716970
Published November 29, 1994 by CRC Press
384 Pages

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Book Description

Metal Speciation and Contamination of Soil provides a thorough overview of the biogeochemical processes governing the behavior, transport, and bioavailability of heavy metals in contaminated soils and suggests alternative approaches for effective remediation. This important new book contains contributions from experts in various disciplines who explore the issues from theoretical, experimental, and pragmatic perspectives. Topics include redox chemistry, kinetics of metal reactions, spectroscopic characterization of metal ion reactions at surface, modeling hydrologic transport phenomena and colloid-associated transport of metals through the soil profile to ground water, and remediation alternatives.

Table of Contents

Land Contamination by Metals-Global Scope and Magnitude of Problem, U. Förstner
Kinetics of Metal Sorption Reactions, D.L. Sparks
Implications of Complexation, Sorption, and Dissolution Kinetics for Metal Transport in Soils, J.G. Hering
Colloidal Transport of Metal Contaminants in Groundwater, L. Liang and J.F. McCarthy
Redox Reactions in Phyllosilicates and Their Effects on Metal Transport, J.W. Stucki, G.W. Bailey, and H. Gan
Detection of Anionic Sites on Bacterial Walls, Their Ability to Bind Toxic Heavy Metals and Form Sedimentable Flocs and Their Contribution to Mineralization in Natural Freshwater Environments, T.J. Beveridge, S. Schultze-Lam, and J.B. Thompson
Trace Metal Chemical Reactions in Groundwater: Parameterizing Coupled Chemistry Transport Models, T.L. Theis and R. Iyer
Assessment of Metal Mobility in Soil-Methodological Problems, W.W. Wenzel and W.E.H. Blum
Vibrational and NMR Probe Studies of SAz-1 Montmorillonite, C.T. Johnston, W.L. Earl, and C. Erickson
Treatment of Soils Contaminated with Heavy Metals, R.W. Peters and L. Shem
Effect of Mine Waste on Element Speciation in Headwater Streams, M.C. Amacher, R.W. Brown, R.C. Sidle, and J. Kotuby-Amacher
Assessment of Metal Contaminants Dispersed in the Aquatic Environment, J. Liu, H. Tang, Y. Lin, and M. Mao
Application of Inorganic-Contaminated Groundwater to Surface Soils and Compliance with Toxicity Characteristic (TCLP) Regulations, C.L. Bergren, M.A. Flora, J.L. Jackson, and E.M. Hicks
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