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Title Soils and groundwater pollution and remediation : Asia, Africa, and Oceania / edited by P.M. Huang, I.K. Iskandar
Published Boca Raton, Fl. : Lewis Publishers, 2000


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Description xiii, 386 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents 1. Environmental Impacts of Heavy Metals in Agroecosystems and Amelioration Strategies in Oceania / K. G. Tiller, M. J. McLaughlin and A. H. C. Roberts -- 2. Environmental Concerns of Pesticides in Soil and Groundwater and Management Strategies in Oceania / B. K. G. Theng, R. S. Kookana and A. Rahman -- 3. Metal Pollution of Soil and Groundwater and Remediation Strategies in Japan / M. Chino -- 4. Impact of Radionuclides on Soil, Groundwater, and Crops and Radionuclide Cleanup in Japan / S. Uchida and Y. Ohmomo -- 5. Effect of Anthropogenic Organic Compounds on the Quality of Soil and Groundwater and Remediation Strategies in Japan / O. Nakasugi and T. Hirata -- 6. Heavy Metal Pollution in Soils and Its Remedial Measures and Restoration in Mainland China / H. K. Wang -- 7. Environmental Impacts of Metal and Other Inorganics on Soil and Groundwater in China / G. X. Xing and H. M. Chen -- 8. Environmental Problems in Soil and Groundwater Induced by Acid Rain and Management Strategies in China / G. L. Ji, J. H. Wang and X. N. Zhang -- 9. Dynamics, Fate, and Toxicity of Pesticides in Soil and Groundwater and Remediation Strategies in Mainland China / D. J. Cai and Z. L. Zhu -- 10. Perspectives of Environmental Pollution in Densely Populated Areas: The Case of Hong Kong / M. S. Yang and M. H. Wong -- 11. Environmental Impacts and Management Strategies of Trace Metals in Soil and Groundwater in the Republic of Korea / J. E. Yang, Y. K. Kim and J. H. Kim / [et al.] -- 12. Transport, Residues, and Toxicological Problems of Agrochemicals in Agroecosystems and a Remediation Plan in the Republic of Korea / K. S. Lee and B. H. Song -- 13. Toxic Metals and Agrochemicals in Soils in Malaysia: Current Problems and Mitigation Plans / Y. M. Khanif, I. C. Fauziah and J. Shamshuddin -- 14. Status of Cadmium, Lead, and Selenium in the Soils of Selected African Countries and Perspectives of Their Effects on Human and Environmental Health / B. Waiyaki
Summary "Soils and Groundwater Pollution and Remediation explores the toxic levels of metals radionuclides inorganics, and anthropogenic organic compounds found in the soils and groundwater of Asia, Africa, and Oceania. This 14-chapter book reviews the distribution, transformation and dynamics of the pollutants. The authors also reflect on the impact of acid rain."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Groundwater -- Pollution -- Asia.
Groundwater -- Pollution -- Oceania.
Groundwater -- Purification -- Asia.
Soil pollution -- Africa.
Soil pollution -- Asia.
Soil pollution -- Oceania.
Soil remediation -- Asia.
Author Huang, P. M.
Iskandar, I. K. (Iskandar Karam), 1938-
LC no. 98008491
ISBN 1566704529