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Monitoring Environmental Contaminants

Monitoring Environmental Contaminants
  • Author : Steven Johnson
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2020-12-10
  • Total pages :150
  • ISBN : 9780444643360
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Summary : While existing approaches to monitoring environmental contaminants tend to focus on a small suite of contaminant types and often involve monitoring at fixed points and at fixed times, Monitoring Environmental Contaminants focuses on a wide range of new technologies and approaches available for monitoring chemical and biological contaminants in air, water, soil and food. These new methods allow the ability to monitor a wider range of contaminants at much greater and temporal resolutions. Adoption of these methods could result in a change in our understanding of how humans and ecosystems are exposed to contaminants in different environmental media. This volume in the Environmental Contaminants Series provides an overview of a wide range of monitoring approaches ranging from citizen science networks to the use of robotics and sensor networks. Monitoring Environmental Contaminants describes challenges in the adoption of some of these new approaches and methods for dealing with these challenges such as the use of mining techniques for large data. The case studies within will provide a thorough illustration for researchers, academics, and scientists involved in ecology and environmental sciences. Brings together chapters from a wide range of research in ecology and the environmental sciences Utilizes an easily understandable style that can be absorbed by a wide audience Uses case studies to illuminate the application of selected novel contamination monitoring approaches

Tools, Techniques and Protocols for Monitoring Environmental Contaminants

Tools, Techniques and Protocols for Monitoring Environmental Contaminants
  • Author : Satinder Kaur Brar,Krishnamoorthy Hegde,Vinayak Laxman Pachapur
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-06-04
  • Total pages :432
  • ISBN : 9780128146804
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Summary : Tools, Techniques and Protocols for Monitoring Environmental Contaminants describes information on the strategic integration of available monitoring methods with molecular techniques, with a focus on omics (DNA, RNA and protein based) and molecular imprinted polymer and nanomaterial based advanced biosensors for environmental applications. It discusses the most commonly practiced analytic techniques, such as HPLC, MS, GCMS and traditional biosensors, giving an overview of the benefits of advanced biosensors over commonly practiced methods in the rapid and reliable assessment of environmental contaminants. As environmental contaminants have become one of the serious concerns in terms of their rapid growth and monitoring in the environment, which is often limited due to costly and laborious methods, this book provides a comprehensive update on their removal, the challenges they create for environmental regulatory agencies, and their diverse effects on terrestrial and aquatic environments. Provides methods for assessing and monitoring environmental contaminants Includes recent advancement in molecular techniques Outlines rapid environmental monitoring methods Explains the use of biosensors for environmental monitoring Reviews monitoring methods beyond conventional analytic techniques

Protocol for Monitoring Environmental Contaminants

Protocol for Monitoring Environmental Contaminants
  • Author : William T. Route,William Bowerman,Karin Kozie
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2009
  • Total pages :46
  • ISBN : OCLC:1135800898
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Biological Monitoring of Environmental Contaminants (plants)

Biological Monitoring of Environmental Contaminants (plants)
  • Author : M. A. S. Burton
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1986
  • Total pages :247
  • ISBN : UOM:39015027087694
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Summary : Aandacht voor het gebruik van planten voor meting van milieuverontreiniging (indicatorplanten). Voorbeelden worden besproken aan de hand van een indeling op basis van de soort contaminant (zware metalen, gasvormige bestanddelen)

Monitoring Fish and Wildlife for Environmental Contaminants

Monitoring Fish and Wildlife for Environmental Contaminants
  • Author : Joel Jacknow,J. Larry Ludke,Nancy C. Coon
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1986
  • Total pages :15
  • ISBN : UIUC:30112104106650
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Atmospheric and Biological Environmental Monitoring

Atmospheric and Biological Environmental Monitoring
  • Author : Young Kim,Ulrich Platt,Man Bock Gu,Hitoshi Iwahashi
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2009-06-04
  • Total pages :311
  • ISBN : 9781402096747
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Summary : The extent of harmful effects of pollution on atmospheric, terrestrial and aquatic environments can be translated into extreme temperature changes, dirty air, clean water shortages, and increased incidence of toxicity that harms every life on earth. Within a lifetime, our environment is changing drastically. Much of the information of environmental pollution impacts needs to be studied, from the mechanism of toxic nanoparticles on the molecular level to the detection of trace gases on the satellite perspective. It is therefore essential to develop advanced monitoring techniques, e- cient process technologies and health impact assessment tools to ?ll the gaps in our scienti?c knowledge. This edition of “Atmospheric and Biological Environmental Monitoring” is a handful of recent developments and techniques from environmental scientists in well-diversi?ed ?elds. These collections of manuscripts are extracts from the recently concluded “7th International Symposium on Advanced Environmental Monitoring” organized by the ADvanced Environmental Monitoring and Research Center (ADEMRC), Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST), Korea and held on February 25–28, 2008 in Honolulu, Hawaii. The three parts highlight important aspects of emerging environmental monitoring technologies: Atmospheric Environment, Contaminants Control Process, and Environmental Toxicity Asse- ment. Observational tools presented in the ?rst part ranges from in-situ measurements to satellite remote sensing for atmospheric monitoring. Highlighted in the second part is the recently developed water quality monitoring system for lake strati?cation and membrane technologies for detection and removal of contaminants. Lastly, toxicity monitoring of endocrine disruptors and nanoparticles are highlighted in the third part with new discoveries.

Applications and Results of Analytical Methods Used in Monitoring Environmental Contaminants

Applications and Results of Analytical Methods Used in Monitoring Environmental Contaminants
  • Author : GR. Dubay,MA. Ribick,LM. Smith,DL. Stalling
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1981
  • Total pages :21
  • ISBN : OCLC:1251660342
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Summary : Techniques being developed to purify, fractionate, and classify complex organic chemical residues will simplify the detection of these residues and provide more comprehensive data about them. These techniques include an integrated series of chromatographic processes, new technology in mass spectrometry, advances in glass capillarygas chromatography, and chemical derivatization.

Environmental Monitoring and Characterization

Environmental Monitoring and Characterization
  • Author : Janick Artiola,Ian L. Pepper,Mark L. Brusseau,Elsevier (Amsterdam).
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2004-06-24
  • Total pages :410
  • ISBN : 0120644770
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Biological Monitoring of Environmental Contaminants

Biological Monitoring of Environmental Contaminants
  • Author : Yusaf Samiullah
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1990
  • Total pages :767
  • ISBN : UOM:39015027087702
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Monitoring Environmental Contaminants in the Northern Gulf of Alaska : Workshop and Literature Compilation : Restoration Project 00567, Final Report Draft

Monitoring Environmental Contaminants in the Northern Gulf of Alaska : Workshop and Literature Compilation : Restoration Project 00567, Final Report Draft
  • Author : Hills, Susan,University of Alaska, Fairbanks. Institute of Marine Science,University of Alaska, Fairbanks. School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2001
  • Total pages :360
  • ISBN : OCLC:1007726901
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2nd World Water Congress

2nd World Water Congress
  • Author : IWA Programme Committee
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2002-05-31
  • Total pages :143
  • ISBN : UVA:X004641257
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Summary : The International Water Association's 2nd World Water Congress held in Berlin in October 2001 was, like its predecessor, a resounding and well attended success. At the centre of its programme were over three hundred oral presentations addressing the drinking water, sanitation, stormwater and environmental needs of communities worldwide. From the large number of oral presentations, after full peer review, 17 papers dealing with aspects of the monitoring and behaviour of various forms of environmental contaminants have been selected for this issue. Topics include: water quality monitoring and pollution accidents; biomonitoring and emerging pollutants (including pharmaceuticals and endocrine disruptors); and pathogen behaviour in the environment. With some of the world's leading experts as authors, highlighting the latest research results and their practical applications, these proceedings are an essential compilation of the latest advances in our knowledge of the behaviour of pathogenic microbes and chemicals in the environment and methods for their monitoring. SPECIAL 2ND WORLD WATER CONGRESS PACKAGE - 50% DISCOUNT

Biomarkers of Environmental Contamination

Biomarkers of Environmental Contamination
  • Author : 0 McCarthy
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2018-01-18
  • Total pages :467
  • ISBN : 9781351078719
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Summary : How can biological markers help assess and predict human health risks? Find out the answers to this question and others in this timely new book examining the use of biological markers in animals and plants for evaluating the ecological and health effects of environmental contamination. The book explains the concept of environmental sentinels, presents example of field studies and discusses the utility of biomarkers within a risk analysis paradigm. Anyone who needs to know how to assess and predict environmental contamination should consider this book essential reading.

Sampling and Monitoring of Environmental Contaminants

Sampling and Monitoring of Environmental Contaminants
  • Author : R. Barth,Andrew Topper
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1993-07-01
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : 0070051534
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Environmental Contaminants

Environmental Contaminants
  • Author : Daniel Vallero
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2010-08-05
  • Total pages :832
  • ISBN : 9780080470351
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Summary : Environmental Contaminants serves as a tool for environmental professionals to produce technically sound and reproducible scientific evidence. It identifies ways to clean up environmental problems in air, water, soil, sediment and living systems. Ethical issues, environmental management, and professionalism, and environmental economic problems are illustrated to assist the reader in understanding and applying quantitative analysis of environmental problems. Real life solutions for practicing environmental professionals. Example problems, sidebars, and case studies to illustrate ethical issues, environmental economic problems, and environmental management. Explanation of scientific principles and concepts needed for risk assessment, waste management, contaminant transport, environmental hydrogeology, and environmental engineering & chemistry. A fully supportive glossary, appendices and tables throughout the text contain physical, chemical and biological resources necessary for all environmental practitioners.

Monitoring Environmental Contaminants in the Northern Gulf of Alaska

Monitoring Environmental Contaminants in the Northern Gulf of Alaska
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2001
  • Total pages :293
  • ISBN : LCCN:2006415266
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Summary : This document consists of the following elements: a report on a workshop to develop recommendations about long-term monitoring of contaminants in the Gulf of Alaska, a 63-page bibliography about marine pollutants in the northern Gulf of Alaska and areas affected by the Exxon Valdez oil spill, and a 274-page version of the same bibliography containing abstracts for most of the entries.

Inorganic Contaminants of Surface Water

Inorganic Contaminants of Surface Water
  • Author : James W. Moore
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012-12-06
  • Total pages :334
  • ISBN : 9781461230045
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Summary : This series is dedicated to serving the growing community of scholars and practitioners concerned with the principles and applications of environ mental management. Each volume is a thorough treatment of a specific topic of importance for proper management practices. A fundamental ob jective of these books is to help the reader discern and implement man's stewardship of our environment and the world's renewable resources. For we must strive to understand the relationship between man and nature, act to bring harmony to it, and nurture an environment that is both stable and productive. These objectives have often eluded us because the pursuit of other in dividual and societal goals has diverted us from a course of living in balance with the environment. At times, therefore, the environmental manager may have to exert restrictive control, which is usually best applied to man, not nature. Attempts to alter or harness nature have often failed or backfired, as exemplified by the results of imprudent use of herbicides, fertilizers, water, and other agents. Each book in this series will shed light on the fundamental and applied aspects of environmental management. It is hoped that each will help solve a practical and serious environmental problem.

Atmospheric and Biological Environmental Monitoring

Atmospheric and Biological Environmental Monitoring
  • Author : Young Kim,Ulrich Platt,Man Bock Gu,Hitoshi Iwahashi
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2009-06-29
  • Total pages :311
  • ISBN : 1402096739
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Summary : The extent of harmful effects of pollution on atmospheric, terrestrial and aquatic environments can be translated into extreme temperature changes, dirty air, clean water shortages, and increased incidence of toxicity that harms every life on earth. Within a lifetime, our environment is changing drastically. Much of the information of environmental pollution impacts needs to be studied, from the mechanism of toxic nanoparticles on the molecular level to the detection of trace gases on the satellite perspective. It is therefore essential to develop advanced monitoring techniques, e- cient process technologies and health impact assessment tools to ?ll the gaps in our scienti?c knowledge. This edition of “Atmospheric and Biological Environmental Monitoring” is a handful of recent developments and techniques from environmental scientists in well-diversi?ed ?elds. These collections of manuscripts are extracts from the recently concluded “7th International Symposium on Advanced Environmental Monitoring” organized by the ADvanced Environmental Monitoring and Research Center (ADEMRC), Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST), Korea and held on February 25–28, 2008 in Honolulu, Hawaii. The three parts highlight important aspects of emerging environmental monitoring technologies: Atmospheric Environment, Contaminants Control Process, and Environmental Toxicity Asse- ment. Observational tools presented in the ?rst part ranges from in-situ measurements to satellite remote sensing for atmospheric monitoring. Highlighted in the second part is the recently developed water quality monitoring system for lake strati?cation and membrane technologies for detection and removal of contaminants. Lastly, toxicity monitoring of endocrine disruptors and nanoparticles are highlighted in the third part with new discoveries.

Maternal and Cord Blood Monitoring for Environmental Contaminants

Maternal and Cord Blood Monitoring for Environmental Contaminants
  • Author : Northwest Territories. Department of Health and Social Services
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1998
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : OCLC:1015649481
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Guidelines for Biological Monitoring of Environmental Contaminants Using Plants

Guidelines for Biological Monitoring of Environmental Contaminants Using Plants
  • Author : M. A. S. Burton,Global Environment Monitoring System. Monitoring and Assessment Research Centre
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1989
  • Total pages :22
  • ISBN : OCLC:24004132
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Biological monitoring of environmental contaminants (plants) : a technical report. Executive summary

Biological monitoring of environmental contaminants (plants) : a technical report. Executive summary
  • Author : M. A. Burton
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1986
  • Total pages :5
  • ISBN : OCLC:631756597
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Environmental Contaminants

Environmental Contaminants
  • Author : Tarun Gupta,Avinash Kumar Agarwal,Rashmi Avinash Agarwal,Nitin K. Labhsetwar
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2017-11-28
  • Total pages :431
  • ISBN : 9789811073328
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Summary : This book addresses the measurement of environmental contaminants in water, air, and soil. It also presents modifications of and improvements to existing control technologies for remediation of environmental contaminants. It covers improved designs of wastewater systems and innovations in designing newer membranes for water treatment. In addition, it includes two separate sections on the modelling and control of different existing and emerging pollutants. It covers major topics such as: pharmaceutical wastes, paper and pulp waste, poly aromatic hydrocarbons, mining dust, bioaerosols, endosulphan, biomass combustion, and landfill design aspects. It also features chapters on environmental exposure and modelling of aerosol deposition within human lungs. The content of this book will be of interest to researchers, professionals, and policymakers whose work involves environmental contaminants and related solutions.