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Phytorestoration of Abandoned Mining and Oil Drilling Sites

Phytorestoration of Abandoned Mining and Oil Drilling Sites
A Book

by Kuldeep Bauddh,John Korstad,Pallavi Sharma

  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 2020-11-27
  • Pages : 538
  • ISBN : 0128232080
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Phytorestoration of Abandoned Mining and Oil Drilling Sites presents case studies and the latest research on the most effective methods to address the large amounts of waste materials released due to mining and oil drilling. In particular, phytoremediation is described as a novel, eco-friendly, cost-effective method for extracting toxic compounds by plants for the restoration of contaminated sites. Plantings on these contaminated areas lead to the removal of toxic substances such as heavy metals and hydrocarbons, improvement in the physicochemical and biological properties of the soil, long-term forest ecosystem rehabilitation, restoration of ecosystem productivity, stability and biological diversity, and reductions in CO2. Utilizing worldwide examples, this book discusses the potential of phytoremediation as an ideal solution for sites contaminated by mining and oil drilling sites. Includes exploration of efficient plants for restoring contaminated former mining and oil drilling sites Addresses adverse impacts of toxicants released from mining activities on living organisms, including human health Presents characteristics of contaminated former mining and oil drilling sites

Phytomanagement of Polluted Sites

Phytomanagement of Polluted Sites
Market Opportunities in Sustainable Phytoremediation

by Vimal Chandra Pandey,Kuldeep Bauddh

  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 2018-11-30
  • Pages : 626
  • ISBN : 0128139137
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Phytomanagement of Polluted Sites: Market Opportunities in Sustainable Phytoremediation brings together recent and established knowledge on different aspects of phytoremediation, providing this information in a single source that offers a cutting-edge synthesis of scientific and experiential knowledge on industrially contaminated site restoration that is useful for both practitioners and scientists. The book gives interested groups, both non-profit and for-profit, methods to manage dumpsites and other contaminated areas, including tactics on how to mitigate costs and even profit from ecological restoration. Covers successful examples of turning industrially contaminated sites into ecologically healthy revenue producers Explores examples of phytomanagement of dumpsites from around the globe Provides the tools the reader needs to select specific plant species according to site specificity

Urban Water Reuse Handbook

Urban Water Reuse Handbook
A Book

by Saeid Eslamian

  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 2016-01-05
  • Pages : 1177
  • ISBN : 1482229153
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Examining the current literature, research, and relevant case studies, presented by a team of international experts, the Urban Water Reuse Handbook discusses the pros and cons of water reuse and explores new and alternative methods for obtaining a sustainable water supply. The book defines water reuse guidelines, describes the historical and curren