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Main Title Methods in environmental forensics /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Mudge, Stephen M.
Publisher CRC Press,
Year Published 2009
OCLC Number 214066895
ISBN 9780849350078; 0849350077
Subjects Environmental forensics ; Environmental offenses ; Forensic sciences ; Kriminalteknik ; Miljèofèororeningar
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJAM HWTIC TD193.4.M48 2009 HWTIC Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 09/13/2013
ELAM  TD193.4.M48 2009 Region 5 Library/Chicago,IL 09/30/2019
ELBM  TD193.4.M48 2009 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 06/27/2017 STATUS
ERAM  TD193.4 .M48 2009 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 06/29/2009
Collation xvi, 386 pages, 2 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Introduction to Environmental Forensics and its Applications. The Importance of Site History: the First Tool of the Environmental Forensics Team. The Role Digital Imaging and Interpretation in Environmental Forensics. Overview of Soil Gas, Soil andGroundwater Data. Chemical Fingerprinting of Hydrocarbons. Stable Isotopes and Biomarkers in Forensic Geochemistry. Chlorinated Solvents: History, Chemistry, and Utilization for Source Identification and Age Dating. The Use of Molecular Microbiology inEnvironmental Forensics. Subsurface Models Used in Environmental Forensics. Forensic Air Dispersion Modeling. Statistical Analyses and Receptor Models in Environmental Forensics. Data Validation for Litigation. Overview of EnvironmentalLegislation-Experience of the US and EU. "This book organizes the work of leading international experts who demonstrate the most effective techniques for determining the source of environmental contaminations. The text reviews those scientific methods that have been used with success in environmental forensic investigations. This volume gives forensic chemists, investigators, and attorneys the tools needed to solve mysteries of toxic devastation and build cases that will establish the accountability of those responsible."--Jacket.