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Editors: Ahmed El Nemr (National Inst. of Oceanography and Fisheries, Alexandria, Egypt)
Book Description:
In the 21st century, the fate of the environment has become a critical issue in both developed and developing countries throughout the world. The environment is considered the surroundings in which an organism operates, including air, water, land, natural resources, flora, fauna, humans and their interrelation. Water pollution, poor air quality, global warming, acid rain, ozonosphere hole, etc., these issues are featured regularly in our newspapers, news reports and TV programs. Pollution has been used quite freely for many years without a clear definition, and it is generally accepted that environmental pollution can be defined as the contamination of air, water, or soil in such a manner as to cause real or potential harm to human health or well-being, or to damage or harm nonhuman nature without justification. The purpose of this book is to document the latest research in this field.


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Table of Contents:
Preface

The Editor

Chapter 1. Impact of Environmental Pollution, pp. 1-40 (Yuanzhi Zhang, Yufei Wang)

Chapter 2. Environmental aspects and impacts of construction industry, pp. 41-60
(Nik Norulaini Nik Ab Rahman, Fatehah Mohd Omar and Mohd Omar Ab Kadir)

Chapter 3. Radiation in the Environmental: Sources, Impact and Uses, pp. 61-72 – A Review (A.O. Mustapha)

Chapter 4. Freshwater Cyanobacterial (blue-green algae) blooms: causes, consequences and control, pp. 73-95 (N.K. Sharma, K.K. Choudhary, Rakhi Bajpai, A.K. Rai)

Chapter 5. Avian immunotoxicology: current trends and future directions, pp. 97-113 (Michael J. Quinn Jr)

Chapter 6. Unplanned urbanization and associated risk on human exposure and sustainable development--a case study, pp. 115-132
(Jahir Bin Alam)

Chapter 7. Toxic effects of lead and cadmium as industrial pollutants on the chromosome structure in model mammalian species, pp. 133-155
(M. Topashka-Ancheva, Svetla E. Teodorova)

Chapter 8. Marine Pollution in Water, Sediment and Biota, pp. 157-191
(Qing Xu, Hongyan Xi, Yuanzhi Zhang)

Chapter 9. Heavy Metal Pollution in Aquatic Environments, pp. 193-221
(Ayse Bahar Yilmaz)

Chapter 10. Heavy metal contaminations in Mediterranean sediments, pp. 223-262
(Amany El-Sikaily, Azza Khaled and Ahmed El Nemr)

Chapter 11. Cadmium and organotin pollution in an estuarine environment from argentina: an overview, pp. 263-283
(S. Botté, F. Delucchi, R.H. Freije and J.E. Marcovecchio)

Chapter 12. Antimony in urban roadside surface soils: concentration, source and mode of occurrence, pp. 285-313
(Xue-song Wang)

Chapter 13. Organochlorine pesticides, polychlorinated biphenyls and polybrominated diphenyl ethers in fresh water fish species
(Özlem Erdoĝrul)

Chapter 14. Atmospheric pollution by airborne particle dynamics in the Brussels urban environment, pp. 315-330
(Z.Y. Offer, D. Carati, L.Brenig, P.Vanderstraeten, Y. Lénelle, A. Meurrens)

Chapter 15. A cadmium standard regression line: A Possible New index for Biological Monitoring, pp. 331-338
(Mariko Mochizuki, Makoto Mori, Ryo Hondo and Fukiko Ueda)

Chapter 16. Ecological monitoring of coastal marine environment at Kalpakkam, southeast coast of India, pp. 339-407
(K.K. Satpathy, A.K. Mohanty, G. Sahu, M.V.R. Prasad, S. K. Sarkar, S. Biswas)

Chapter 17. The use of biomarkers in bivalve molluscs for the evaluation of marine environment pollution, pp. 410-429
(Juan Fernández-Tajes, Blanca Laffon and Josefina Méndez)

Chapter 18. Biomarkers overview and environmental applications, pp. 431-478
(Vincent Leignel and Justine Marchand)

Chapter 19. Bioaccumulation of Some Heavy Metals on Freshwater, pp. 479-493 Crayfish (Utku Güner)

Chapter 20. Bioaccumulation of some heavy metal by microbes, pp. 496-516
(Nermeen El-Sersy, Gehan A. Abuelela and Hanan M. Abdelnaby)

Chapter 21. The Aromatic Hydrocarbon Receptor mediated Cytochrome P450 1A induction in aquatic animals: Biomonitoring of organic pollution in Aquatic Environment, pp. 417-535(S. Arun)

Chapter 22. Heuristics Approach: Towards Sustainable Control of Environmental Pollution, pp. 537-552
(Nik Norulaini Nik Ab Rahman, Fatehah Mohd Omar, Anees Ahmad, Mohd Omar Ab Kadir)

Chapter 23. Application of Bioreactor Landfill Technology to Municipal solid Waste Management: Asian Perspective, pp. 553-568
Chart Chiemchaisri, Ruwini Weerasekara, Kurian Joseph, Sunil Kumar, (Chettiyappan Visvanathan)

Chapter 24. A New Theoretical Bases for Description of Living Matter, pp. 569-579
(Svetla E. Teodorova)

Chapter 25. Modelling local and regional boundary conditions of the geographical distribution of mosses and their metal loads in Germany, pp. 581-595
(Roland Pesch and Winfried Schröder)

Index

   Series:
      Pollution Science, Technology and Abatement
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2011 - 1st Quarter
   Pages: 7 x 10
   ISBN: 978-1-60876-487-7
   Status: AV
  
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