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This third edition of the book has been completely re-written, providing a wider scope and enhanced coverage. It covers the general principles of the natural occurrence, pollution sources, chemical analysis, soil chemical behaviour and soil-plant-animal relationships of heavy metals and metalloids, followed by a detailed coverage of 21 individual elements, including: antimony, arsenic, barium, cadmium, chromium, cobalt, copper, gold, lead, manganese, mercury, molybdenum, nickel, selenium, silver, thallium, tin, tungsten, uranium, vanadium and zinc. The book is highly relevant for those involved in environmental science, soil science, geochemistry, agronomy, environmental health, and environmental engineering, including specialists responsible for the management and clean-up of contaminated land.
Full Product DetailsAuthor: Brian J. Alloway
Edition: 3rd ed. 2013
ISBN 10: 9400744692
Publication Date: 18 July 2012
Audience: Professional and scholarly , Professional & Vocational
Publisher's Status: Active
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From the reviews of the third edition: This book should be available to every environmental scientist for reference purposes. ... Heavy Metals in Soils delivers what it promises: a broad general coverage of the significant heavy metals and metalloids in soil ... . The coverage of the major heavy metals is thorough, and the historical background provided for each is fascinating. ... This book would be valuable for a wide audience as a quick source of information ... . Summing Up: Highly recommended. Upper-division undergraduates through professionals. (M. S. Coyne, Choice, Vol. 50 (7), March, 2013)
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