Michael Aide

Southeast Missouri State University United States of America

Dr. Michael Aide received a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and Mathematics from the University Wisconsin-Madison, USA, and a Ph.D. in Soil Chemistry from Mississippi State University, USA. He has been an educator and agronomic-soil researcher at Southeast Missouri State University, USA, since 1982. His research interests include the growth and development of rice in integrated systems involving soil fertility, water management, and mitigation of arsenic uptake. Rice research has permitted his travel to southeastern Asia, Central America, and Egypt. Dr. Aide is a certified soil scientist who has investigated rare earth elements in soils, attempting to utilize them to indicate parent material uniformity and the fate/transport. His professional affiliations include the Soil Science Society America and the Soil and Water Conservation Society.

Michael Aide

3books edited

14chapters authored

Latest work with IntechOpen by Michael Aide

Rare Earth Elements - Emerging Advances, Technology Utilization, and Resource Procurement illustrates the global interest in rare earth elements. The section on “Emerging Advances and Technology” presents research on the usage of rare earth elements in emerging technologies involving medicine, digital technology, mineral processing, and chemistry. The section on “Utilization and Resource Procurement” focuses on the global issues of pollution because of rare earth mining. The research presented underlies the rapid development of emerging technologies that require rare earth elements and the social issues that arise because of these technologies.

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