Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Environmental Monitoring

"Environmental Monitoring" is a book designed by InTech - Open Access Publisher in collaboration with scientists and researchers from all over the world. The book is designed to present recent research advances and developments in the field of environmental monitoring to a global audience of scientists, researchers, environmental educators, administrators, managers, technicians, students, environmental enthusiasts and the general public. The book consists of a series of sections and chapters addressing topics like the monitoring of heavy metal contaminants in varied environments, biolgical monitoring/ecotoxicological studies; and the use of wireless sensor networks/Geosensor webs in environmental monitoring.

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Environmental MonitoringEdited by Ema Ekundayo

Published: November 4th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/1121

ISBN: 978-953-307-724-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6071-7

Copyright year: 2011

Books open for chapter submissions

89012 Total Chapter Downloads

43 Crossref Citations

54 Web of Science Citations

83 Dimensions Citations


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1. Analysis of Environmental Samples with Yeast-Based Bioluminescent Bioreporters

By Melanie Eldridge, John Sanseverino, Gisela de Arãgao Umbuzeiro and Gary S. Sayler


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2. Physical Mechanisms of “Poisoning” the Living Organism by Heavy Metals

By G.P. Petrova


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3. Histological Biomarker as Diagnostic Tool for Evaluating the Environmental Quality of Guajará Bay – PA - Brazil

By Caroline da Silva Montes, José Souto Rosa Filho and Rossineide Martins Rocha


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4. Air Pollution Analysis with a Possibilistic and Fuzzy Clustering Algorithm Applied in a Real Database of Salamanca (México)

By B. Ojeda-Magaña, R. Ruelas, L. Gómez-Barba, M. A. Corona-Nakamura, J. M. Barrón-Adame, M. G. Cortina-Januchs, J. Quintanilla-Domínguez and A. Vega-Corona


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5. Real-Time In Situ Measurements of Industrial Hazardous Gas Concentrations and Their Emission Gross

By F.Z. Dong, W.Q. Liu, Y.N. Chu, J.Q. Li, Z.R. Zhang, Y. Wang, T. Pang, B. Wu, G.J. Tu, H. Xia, Y. Yang, C.Y. Shen, Y.J. Wang, Z.B. Ni and J.G. Liu


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6. Geochemical Application for Environmental Monitoring and Metal Mining Management

By Chakkaphan Sutthirat


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7. Determination of Fluoride and Chloride Contents in Drinking Water by Ion Selective Electrode

By Amra Bratovcic and Amra Odobasic


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8. Environmental Background Radiation Monitoring Utilizing Passive Solid Sate Dosimeters

By Hidehito Nanto, Yoshinori Takei and Yuka Miyamoto


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9. PILS: Low-Cost Water-Level Monitoring

By Samuel Russ, Bret Webb, Jon Holifield and Justin Walker


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10. An Innovative Approach to Biological Monitoring Using Wildlife

By Mariko Mochizuki, Chihiro Kaitsuka, Makoto Mori, Ryo Hondo and Fukiko Ueda


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11. Public Involvement as an Element in Designing Environmental Monitoring Programs

By William T. Hartwell and David S. Shafer


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12. Monitoring Lake Ecosystems Using Integrated Remote Sensing / Gis Techniques: An Assessment in the Region of West Macedonia, Greece

By Stefouli Marianthi, Charou Eleni and Katsimpra Eleni


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13. Landscape Environmental Monitoring: Sample Based Versus Complete Mapping Approaches in Aerial Photographs

By Habib Ramezani, Johan Svensson and Per-Anders Esseen


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14. Real-Time Monitoring of Volatile Organic Compounds in Hazardous Sites

By Gianfranco Manes, Giovanni Collodi, Rosanna Fusco, Leonardo Gelpi, Antonio Manes and Davide Di Palma


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15. Land Degradation of the Mau Forest Complex in Eastern Africa: A Review for Management and Restoration Planning

By Luke Omondi Olang and Peter Musula Kundu


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16. Concepts for Environmental Radioactive Air Sampling and Monitoring

By J. Matthew Barnett


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17. Multisyringe Flow Injection Analysis for Environmental Monitoring: Applications and Recent Trends

By Marcela A. Segundo, M. Inês G. S. Almeida and Hugo M. Oliveira


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18. Photopolymerizable Materials in Biosensorics

By Nickolaj Starodub


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19. Visual Detection of Change Points and Trends Using Animated Bubble Charts

By Sackmone Sirisack and Anders Grimvall


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20. Environmental Monitoring of Opportunistic Protozoa in Rivers and Lakes: Relevance to Public Health in the Neotropics

By Sônia de Fátima Oliveira Santos, Hugo Delleon da Silva, Carlos Eduardo Anunciação and Marco Tulio Antonio García-Zapata


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21. Biosensor Arrays for Environmental Monitoring

By Wei Song, Si Wei, Hong-Xia Yu, Maika Vuki and Danke Xu


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22. Environmental Monitoring Supported by the Regional Network Infrastructures

By Elisa Benetti, Chiara Taddia and Gianluca Mazzini


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23. ICT for Water Efficiency

By Philippe Gourbesville


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24. Monitoring Information Systems to Support Adaptive Water Management

By Raffaele Giordano, Giuseppe Passarella and Emanuele Barca


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25. Autonomous Decentralized Control Scheme for Long-Term Operation of Large Scale and Dense Wireless Sensor Networks with Multiple Sinks

By Akihide Utani


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26. Collaborative Environmental Monitoring with Hierarchical Wireless Sensor Networks

By Qing Ling, GangWu and Zhi Tian


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27. Environmental Monitoring WSN

By Ittipong Khemapech


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28. Standardised Geo-Sensor Webs for Integrated Urban Air Quality Monitoring

By Bernd Resch, Rex Britter, Christine Outram, Xiaoji Chen and Carlo Ratti


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