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Subsurface Restoration

1st Edition

By C. H. Ward

CRC Press

500 pages

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Hardback: 9781575040608
pub: 1997-11-01

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Presenting a clear, understandable examination, this book outlines efficient, effective methods and strategies for the complex field of subsurface remediation. The editors fully assess the state-of-knowledge of subsurface science requisite for finding new solutions, providing a focused guide for advanced subsurface remediation technology. Unparalleled in scope and practicality, Subsurface Restoration assists those persons determining the extent of environmental contamination for remedial technology selection and for environmental decision-making at all levels.

Table of Contents

Regulatory Strategy

Regulatory Compliance Strategies for Subsurface Restoration

Basic Science Required for Decision Making

Geological Setting

Physical/Chemical Processes Affecting the Subsurface Fate and Transport of Synthetic Organic Materials

Hydrology and Transport Processes

Developing Rational Goals for In Situ Remedial Technologies

Microbial Processes in the Subsurface

Site Characterization

A Site Characterization Strategy Based on Data Worth

Conceptual Models of Consolidated Sedimentary Aquifers

Use of Site Characterization Data to Select Applicable Remediation Technology

Hydraulic Control for Contaminant Containment

Technologies for Contaminant Immobilization and Containment

Barrier Design and Installation: Walls and Covers

Technologies for Contaminant Removal

Removal of Nonaqueous Phase Liquids Using Surfactants

Considerations for the Design of In Situ Vapor Extraction Systems: Radius of Influence vs. Zone of Remediation

Chemically Enhanced Removal of Metals from the Subsurface

Remediation of Soils and Aquifers Contaminated with Hydrophobic Organic Chemicals: Theoretical Basis for the Use of Cosolvents

Thermal Enhanced Removal of Liquid Hydrocarbon Contaminants from Soils and Groundwater

Removal of Aqueous Phase Dissolved Contamination: Non-Chemically Enhanced Pump-and-Treat

Technologies for Contaminant Destruction

Natural Biological Attenuation of Aromatic Hydrocarbons under Anaerobic Conditions

Air Sparging: A Primer for Application and Design

Natural Biological Attenuation: Integrative Transition Zones

Recent Developments in Permeable In Situ Treatment Walls for Remediation of Contaminated Groundwater


Aerobic Cometabolism of Chlorinated Aliphatic Hydrocarbons

Natural Chemical Attenuation of Halogenated Hydrocarbon Compounds via Dehalogenation

Natural Aerobic Biological Attenuation

In Situ Transformation of Halogenated Aliphatic Compounds under Anaerobic Conditions

Enhanced Biological Electron Acceptor H202

Overview and Research Directions

Research Needs for Subsurface Remediation


Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / Water Supply