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Hazardous Waste : Sources Pathways Receptors

Hazardous Waste : Sources Pathways Receptors - 98 edition

Hazardous Waste : Sources Pathways Receptors - 98 edition

ISBN13: 9780471002383

ISBN10: 0471002380

Hazardous Waste : Sources Pathways Receptors by Richard J. Watts - ISBN 9780471002383
Edition: 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published:
International: No
Hazardous Waste : Sources Pathways Receptors by Richard J. Watts - ISBN 9780471002383

ISBN13: 9780471002383

ISBN10: 0471002380

Edition: 98

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Summary

A fundamental approach to the scientific principles of hazardous waste management and engineering, with the study of both currently-generated hazardous wastes and the assessment and characterization of contaminated sites.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

SOURCES.

Common Hazardous Wastes: Nomenclature, Industrial Uses, Disposal Histories.
Common Hazardous Wastes: Properties and Classification.
Source Analysis.

PATHWAYS.

Partitioning, Sorption, and Exchange at Surfaces.
Volatilization.
Abiotic and Biotic Transformations.
Contaminant Release and Transport from the Source.

RECEPTORS.

Concepts of Hazardous Waste Toxicology.
Quantitative Toxicology.
Hazardous Waste Risk Assessment.

MANAGEMENT AND DESIGN APPLICATIONS.

Approaches to Hazardous Waste Minimization, Remediation, Treatment, and Disposal.
Design of Selected Pathway Applications.

Appendices.
Index.