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Metals in the Environment

Analysis by Biodiversity (Books in Soils, Plants, and the Environment)

by Prasad

  • 95 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by CRC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Applied ecology,
  • Chemical pollution,
  • Environmental Engineering & Technology,
  • Life Sciences - Biochemistry,
  • Ecology,
  • Industrial Pollutants,
  • Science,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Life Sciences - Ecology,
  • Earth Sciences - General,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Science / Earth Sciences,
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Metals

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages504
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8124700M
    ISBN 100824705238
    ISBN 109780824705237

      The most commonly found heavy metals in waste water include arsenic, cadmium, chromium, copper, lead, nickel, and zinc, all of which cause risks for human health and the environment (Lambert et al., ). Heavy metals enter the surroundings by natural means and Cited by:   Excessive levels of heavy metals can be introduced into the environment, for example, by industrial waste or fertilizers. Soil represents a major sink for heavy metals ions, which can then enter the food chain via plants or leaching into groundwater. In Heavy Metal Ions in the Environment, the author looks at where heavy metals ions come from, how they interact with the environment and how.

    Heavy metals are naturally occurring elements that have a high atomic weight and a density at least 5 times greater than that of water. Their multiple industrial, domestic, agricultural, medical and technological applications have led to their wide distribution in the environment; raising concerns over their potential effects on human health and the by: The process of extracting metals from their ores can be time-consuming, costly, and harmful to the environment. Other less reactive metals such as gold and platinum can be found naturally as native metal. The issue here is that there is a finite or limited supply of these metals on earth.

    Cambridge Core - Natural Resource Management, Agriculture, Horticulture and forestry - Trace Metals in the Environment and Living Organisms - by Philip S. RainbowCited by: 3. Looks at how metals are made from the Earth's minerals, the many different ways metals are used, and how the environment is affected by the extraction and refining of metals and their nonbiodegradable end-products. Metals are used to build a multitude of things, from Pages:


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Book Description. A successful modern heavy metal control program for any industry will include not only traditional water pollution control, but also air pollution control, soil conservation, site remediation, groundwater protection, public health management, solid waste disposal, and combined industrial-municipal heavy metal waste management.

This text presents contemporary analytical techniques for the determination of heavy metals in air particles, water, soil and biological samples. It details experimental studies to reduce the occurance of disease, remediate contaminated sites and establish acceptable range of oral intakes (AROI) guidelines.

Plant Metal Interaction: Emerging Remediation Techniques covers different heavy metals and their effect on soils and plants, along with the remediation techniques currently available.

As cultivable land is declining day-by-day as a result of increased metals in our soil and water, there is an urgent need to remediate these effects. The Metals and Environment Symposium was to provide a forum for the review, discussion and informed Metals in the Environment book of the environmental issues related to the production, use, recycle or disposal of metals, from national and international perspectives.

The four themes of the Symposium, which are the subject of the papers in the Proceedings Volume, were:Author: J.M. Skeaff. Metals are present naturally in the environment and can be introduced through human activities such as the manufacture of metal goods, processing of metal ores and through a wide range of industrial and agricultural activities.

Some metals are essential to plants and animals, but all metals are potentially toxic at high enough doses. The environment and its compartments have been severely polluted by heavy metals. This has compromised the ability of the environment to foster life and render its intrinsic values.

Heavy metals are known to be naturally occurring compounds, but anthropogenic activities introduce them in large quantities in different environmental compartments.

This leads to the environment’s ability to Cited by: Book Description. Microbiology for Minerals, Metals, Materials and the Environment links chemical, metallurgical, and other metal inherent systems with microbes, and analyzes the interdependence between them.

Specifically intended to underscore the importance of microbes in environmental remediation in the mining industries, this text offers a basic and conceptual understanding of the role.

Get this from a library. Metals and the environment. [Kathryn Whyman; Louise Nevett; Simon Bishop] -- Looks at how metals are made from the Earth's minerals, the many different ways metals are used, and how the environment is affected by the extraction and refining of metals and their.

The 15th International Conference on Heavy Metals in the Environment (ICHMET) was held from September 19 to 23, at the Gdańsk University of Technology, Poland. This volume contains a sampling from the more than papers submitted for presentation at the : Paperback.

Contributors focus on the hazards posed by heavy metals present in the aquatic environment and how to control them. This text consists of 45 chapters divided into eight sections.

This book assesses the environmental impact of heavy metals found in the aquatic environment; the economic impact of removing them from waste effluents; and the costs. Highly interdisciplinary in orientation, this book is a comprehensive guide to academics, students and professionals working in a number of different scientific fields, who are interested in topics related to platinum metal emissions in the environment.

Purchase Hazardous Metals in the Environment, Volume 12 - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNMetals around us --Where are metals found. --Mining for metal --Iron --Making steel --Aluminium --Copper and its alloys --Mercury, liquid metal --Precious metals --Shaping metals --Cutting and joining --The environment --Modern metals --Metal deposits.

Series Title: Resources (London, England) Responsibility: Kathryn Whyman. This book serves as a knowledge bank for researchers and graduate students in microbiology, chemistry, and environmental sciences, among others.

It focuses on heavy metal in the environment and describes methodologies to immobilize and mobilize heavy metals. It also provides case studies which may be of particular interest to persons in by: 1.

Purchase Heavy Metals in the Environment: Origin, Interaction and Remediation, Volume 6 - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBN  A summary of data on heavy metal accumulation, biomonitoring, toxicity and tolerance, metal contamination and pollution in the environment, and the importance of biodiversity for environmental monitoring and cleanup of metal-contaminated and polluted by: metals, transition metals, noble metals, platinum metals, rare metals, rare earth metals, actinide metals and light metals [5].

The heavy metal pollution in the environment originates. Inthe Swedish Metal Information Task Force (MITF) engaged the Environmental Research Group (MFG) to update previous monographs on copper, zinc and major alloying metals (such as chromium, nickel and molybdenum) in society and in the environment.

This book presents new. The present book ‘Heavy Metals in Environment’ reflects the impact assessment of industrial effluents on quality characteristics of groundwater, surface water, agricultural soil and crop Author: Pawan Kumar Bharti.

The definitive overview of the science and metallurgy of aluminum, magnesium, titanium and beryllium alloys, this is the only book available covering the background materials science, properties, manufacturing processes and applications of these key engineering metals in a single accessible volume.

@article{osti_, title = {Phytoremediation: A novel strategy for the removal of toxic metals from the environment using plants}, author = {Salt, D E and Blaylock, M and Kumar, N. P.B.A.}, abstractNote = {Toxic metal pollution of waters and soils is a major environmental problem, and most conventional remediation approaches do not provide acceptable solutions.Among the most harmful and dangerous non-metal compounds are nitrogen oxides, sulfur dioxide, carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, and hydrogen sulfide.

These can cause devastating effects to human beings, plants, animals and the environment. Metals are generally less harmful, although lead is extremely toxic. Hydrogen sulfide is a highly toxic gas.Special attention is given to radiocesium released into the environment as a result of nuclear weapons testing and the Chernobyl accident inand alkali metals, potassium (K), rubidium (Rb), and cesium ( Cs), whose chemical behavior can be expected to be similar to Cs.