Report examines arsenic contamination of groundwater

Research and Markets has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new report "Arsenic Contamination of Groundwater: Mechanism, Analysis, and Remediation" to their offering. Arsenic contamination has become a global phenomenon. This book includes an assessment of environmental health risks and economic impacts, and the technologies available for dealing with the problem...

DUBLIN, Ireland, Nov. 19, 2008 -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new report "Arsenic Contamination of Groundwater: Mechanism, Analysis, and Remediation" to their offering.

Arsenic contamination has become a global phenomenon. With the development of advanced technological detection tools, more affected geographical areas have been identified. The people most affected are those in the poorer socio-economic groups. This book includes an assessment of environmental health risks and economic impacts, and the technologies available for dealing with the problem. Written in a straightforward style, the book is designed to update knowledge on the dynamics of natural arsenic from the aquifers through groundwater to the food chain.

It outlines efficient techniques for arsenic removal and aims to increase awareness of the problem by administrators, policy makers and company executives With contributions from world-renowned experts in the field, this book explores developments in the transport kinetics, detection, measurement, seasonal cycling, accumulation, geochemistry, removal, and toxicology of arsenic. Finally, it provides bioremediation techniques for effective treatment of contaminated water supplies.

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