Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Heavy Metals

Edited by Hosam El-Din M. Saleh

Egyptian Atomic Energy Authority

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Fundamental societal changes resulted from the necessity of people to get organized in mining, transporting, processing, and circulating the heavy metals and their follow-up products, which in consequence resulted in a differentiation of society into diversified professions and even societal strata. Heavy metals are highly demanded technological materials, which drive welfare and progress of the human society, and often play essential metabolic roles. However, their eminent toxicity challenges the field of chemistry, physics, engineering, cleaner production, electronics, metabolomics, botany, biotechnology, and microbiology in an interdisciplinary and cross-sectorial manner. Today, all these scientific disciplines are called to dedicate their efforts in a synergistic way to avoid exposure of heavy metals into the eco- and biosphere, to reliably monitor and quantify heavy metal contamination, and to foster the development of novel strategies to remediate damage caused by heavy metals.

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Heavy MetalsEdited by Hosam El-Din M. Saleh

Published: June 27th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.71185

ISBN: 978-1-78923-361-2

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-360-5

Copyright year: 2018

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7661 Total Chapter Downloads

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1. Introductory Chapter: Introducing Heavy Metals

By Martin Koller and Hosam M. Saleh

681

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2. Cadmium Iodate Syntheses and Characterization

By Zoulikha Hebboul

193

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3. Removal of Heavy Metals Using Bentonite Clay and Inorganic Coagulants

By Oupa I. Ntwampe and Kapil Moothi

327

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4. Strategic Design of Heavy Metals Removal Agents through Zeta Potential Measurements

By Eduardo Alberto López-Maldonado and Mercedes Teresita Oropeza-Guzmán

201

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5. Short-Term Response of Plants Grown under Heavy Metal Toxicity

By Prasann Kumar and Shweta Pathak

256

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6. Impact of Heavy Metals on Forest Ecosystems of the European North of Russia

By Irina Lyanguzova, Vasily Yarmishko, Vadim Gorshkov, Natalie Stavrova and Irina Bakkal

209

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7. Environmental Contamination by Heavy Metals

By Vhahangwele Masindi and Khathutshelo L. Muedi

1971

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8. Estimate of Heavy Metals in Soil Using Combined Geochemistry and Field Spectroscopy in Miyi Mining Area

By Jian Ji, Fang Yao, Chen Qian-Yu and Tian Heng-Yu

217

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9. Tempospatial Distribution, Gas: Solid Partition, and Long- Range Transportation of Atmospheric Mercury at an Industrial City and Offshore Islands

By Yi-Hsiu Jen and Chung-Shin Yuan

192

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10. Phytoremediation of Arsenic Contaminated Water

By Randhir Kumar and Tarun Kumar Banerjee

214

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11. Phytoremediation and Physiological Effects of Mixed Heavy Metals on Poplar Hybrids

By Romika Chandra and Kang Hoduck

208

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12. Phytoremediation: Halophytes as Promising Heavy Metal Hyperaccumulators

By Kamal Usman, Mohammad A. Al-Ghouti and Mohammed H. Abu- Dieyeh

485

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13. Assessment of Heavy Metals in Landfill Leachate: A Case Study of Thohoyandou Landfill, Limpopo Province, South Africa

By Joshua N. Edokpayi, Olatunde S. Durowoju and John O. Odiyo

276

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14. The Thermodynamics of Heavy Metal Sorption onto Lignocellulosic Biomass

By Carlos Escudero-Oñate and Isabel Villaescusa

232

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15. Removal of Heavy Metals Using Adsorption Processes Subject to an External Magnetic Field

By Ma. del Rosario Moreno Virgen, Omar Francisco González Vázquez, Virginia Hernández Montoya and Rigoberto Tovar Gómez

331

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16. Biosorbents in the Metallic Ions Determination

By Absolon C. da Silva Júnior, Alessa G. Siqueira, Carolina A. de Sousa e Silva, Jordana de Assis N. Oliveira, Nívia M.M. Coelho and Vanessa Nunes Alves

239

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17. Heavy Metals in Urban Dust

By Fumiyuki Nakajima and Rupak Aryal

263

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18. Health Risk Assessment of Heavy Metals on Primary School Learners from Dust and Soil within School Premises in Lagos State, Nigeria

By Olatunde S. Durowoju, Joshua N. Edokpayi, Oluseun E. Popoola and John O. Odiyo

341

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19. Heavy Metal in Urban Soil: Health Risk Assessment and Management

By Fei Li

267

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20. Heavy Metal Pollution of Ecosystem in an Industrialized and Urbanized Region of the Republic of Azerbaijan

By Fagan Aliyev, Hadiya Khalilova and Farhad Aliyev

252

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21. Heavy Metal Pollution as a Biodiversity Threat

By Efraín Tovar-Sánchez, Isela Hernández-Plata, Miguel Santoyo Martínez, Leticia Valencia-Cuevas and Patricia Mussali Galante

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