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Main Title Environmental deterioration and contamination : problems and their management /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Gruiz, Katalin,
Meggyes, Tamas,
Fenyvesi, Éva,
Publisher CRC Press,
Year Published 2014
Call Number QH541.15.E267E68 2014
ISBN 9781315778785 (e-book : PDF); 9781317697510 (e-book: PDF); 9781317697497 (e-book: Mobi); 9781317697503 (e-book: ePub); 9781138001541 (hardback)
Subjects Ecosystem services ; Ecosystem services--Social aspects ; Ecosystem services--Government policy ; Pollutants ; Environmental risk assessment ; Environmental management
Internet Access
Description Access URL
Collation 1 online resource : text file, PDF.
"A Balkema book." Includes bibliographical references and index.
Due to license restrictions, this resource is available to EPA employees and authorized contractors only
Contents Notes
1. Environmental problems : an overview / K. Gruiz -- 2. Threat by chemical substances : legislation, production, use and waste / K. Gruiz -- 3. Abandoned and contaminated land / K. Gruiz -- 4. Environmental risk of chemical agriculture / A. Anton, G. Fekete, B. Darvas & A. Sz?k?cs -- 5. Environmental risk of mining / E. Vaszita -- 6. Environmental risk of waste and its management / K. Gruiz & O. Klebercz -- 7. Management of abandoned and contaminated land / Y. Spira, K. Gruiz, N. Uzinger & A. Anton -- 8. Environmental risks and impacts / K. Gruiz -- 9. Risk management of chemicals and contaminated land : from planning to verification / K. Gruiz, B. S?ra & E. Vaszita -- 10. Site-specific risk assessment and management of point and diffuse sources / K. Gruiz, E. Vaszita & A. Clement -- 11. Scientific and engineering improvement of environmental risk management / K. Gruiz -- 12. Managing environmental knowledge and the necessary IT tools / Z. Siki & K. Gruiz. "Industrial, agricultural, residential land uses and the connected discharge of chemical substances cause environmental problems world-wide. This volume provides an overview on the behavior and function of the healthy environment, the capacity of the ecosystem to serve humanity and compensate for adverse changes. The prime contributors to these changes such as production and use of chemical substances, abandoned and contaminated land, chemical agriculture, mining and the complex waste problem are introduced. The focus of this book is environmental knowledge and its conscious and structured application in environmental management and decision making"--