1st Edition

Subsurface Restoration



ISBN 9781575040608
Published November 1, 1997 by CRC Press
500 Pages

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Book Description

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
Bioventing
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
Index

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