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Organic Pollutants

Monitoring, Risk and Treatment

Organic pollutants cause several environmental problems if discharged to air or water body. The occurrence of organic pollutants in the ecosystem, their risk and removal methods are very important issues .This book deals with several aspects of organic pollutants, especially in the light of organic pollutants monitoring, risk assessment as well as the practical application of different techniques for removing it from the environment. The book is divided into three sections contains 9 chapters. The first section explains monitoring of organic pollutants in soil and water. The second section discusse its risk to human, soil and plants. The third section focuse on the different treatment process for the removal of organic pollutants.

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Organic PollutantsMonitoring, Risk and TreatmentEdited by Mohamed Nageeb Rashed

Published: January 30th 2013

DOI: 10.5772/55953

ISBN: 978-953-51-0948-8

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5347-4

Copyright year: 2013

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64276 Total Chapter Downloads

108 Crossref Citations

213 Web of Science Citations

326 Dimensions Citations


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1. The Comparison of Soil Load by POPs in Two Major Imission Regions of the Czech Republic

By Radim Vácha, Jan Skála, Jarmila Čechmánková and Viera Horváthova


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2. The Detection of Organic Pollutants at Trace Level by Variable Kinds of Silver Film with Novel Morphology

By Zhengjun Zhang, Qin Zhou and Xian Zhang


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3. What Do We Know About the Chronic and Mixture Toxicity of the Residues of Sulfonamides in the Environment?

By Anna Białk-Bielińska, Jolanta Kumirska and Piotr Stepnowski


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4. The Investigation and Assessment on Groundwater Organic Pollution

By Hongqi Wang, Shuyuan Liu and Shasha Du


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5. Perfluorinated Organic Compounds and Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers Compounds – Levels and Toxicity in Aquatic Environments: A Review

By Monia Renzi


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6. Application of Different Advanced Oxidation Processes for the Degradation of Organic Pollutants

By Amilcar Machulek Jr., Silvio C. Oliveira, Marly E. Osugi, Valdir S. Ferreira, Frank H. Quina, Renato F. Dantas, Samuel L. Oliveira, Gleison A. Casagrande, Fauze J. Anaissi, Volnir O. Silva, Rodrigo P. Cavalcante, Fabio Gozzi, Dayana D. Ramos, Ana P.P. da Rosa, Ana P.F. Santos, Douclasse C. de Castro and Jéssica A. Nogueira


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7. Adsorption Technique for the Removal of Organic Pollutants from Water and Wastewater

By Mohamed Nageeb Rashed


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8. Photocatalytic Degradation of Organic Pollutants in Water

By Muhammad Umar and Hamidi Abdul Aziz


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9. Advances in Electrokinetic Remediation for the Removal of Organic Contaminants in Soils

By Claudio Cameselle, Susana Gouveia, Djamal Eddine Akretche and Boualem Belhadj


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