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Main Title Environmental forensics fundamentals : a practical guide /
Author Petrisor, Ioana Gloria,
Publisher CRC Press,
Year Published 2014
Call Number TD193.4.P48 2014
ISBN 9781466571594 (e-book : PDF); 9781466571587 (hardback)
Subjects Environmental forensics
Internet Access
Description Access URL
Collation 1 online resource : text file, PDF
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Due to license restrictions, this resource is available to EPA employees and authorized contractors only
Contents Notes
section 1. Evidence -- section 2. Techniques -- section 3. Challenges and solutions. "This book provides state-of-the-art information in the emerging field of environmental forensics. Exemplified through real case studies, it provides an up-to-date overview of main environmental forensics techniques. Emphasizing methodologies targeting both the contaminant and the associated environmental matrix, it presents a variety of challenging situations and offers appropriate solutions through practical application of forensic techniques. The book is meant to function as a "road map" providing users with a comprehensive forensic toolkit and the knowledge of how to use it in challenging situations"-- "The information included in this book will enable any professional working within the environmental field--scientist, engineer, lawyer, regulator, or industrial site operator--to acquire the knowledge and understanding needed for the practice of environmental forensics. The book provides principles as well as detail; examples; real and hypothetical case studies; and hints to guide the reader and also equips the reader with key knowledge and strategy-building skills"--