Aquatic Humic Substances: Influence on Fate and Treatment of Pollutants (Advances in Chemistry Series No 219)

Aquatic Humic Substances: Influence on Fate and Treatment of Pollutants (Advances in Chemistry Series No 219)

By: Patrick MacCarthy (editor), I. H. Suffet (editor)Hardback

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Here is a cohesive compilation of recent research results into the many aspects of water purification. Major sections cover the characterization and environmental impact of aquatic humic substances, their reactions in natural water and sediments, and their influences on water treatment. Topics examined include hazardous waste chemicals, water solubility enhancement, sorption, metal speciation, and photochemistry. Specific types of treatment processes are also described.

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Contents

Introduction: Aquatic Humic Substances and Their Influence on the Fate and Treatment of Pollutants ; Chemical Degradation of Humic Substances for Structural Characterization ; Implications of Mixture Characteristics on Humic-Substance Chemistry ; Characterization of a Stream Sediment Humin ; The Nature of Commercial Humic Acids ; Analysis of Humic Substances Using Flow Field-Flow Fractionation ; Interactions of Hazardous-Waste Chemicals with Humic Substances ; The Effect of Humic Substances on the Treatment of Drinking Water ; Separation of Humic Substances and Anionic Surfactants from Ground Water by Selective Adsorption ; Binding of Nonpolar Pollutants to Dissolved Organic Carbon: Environmental Fate Modeling ; Water-Solubility Enhancement of Nonionic Organic Contaminants ; Sorption of Chlorinated Hydrocarbons in the Water Column by Dissolved and Particulate Organic Material ; Charge-Transfer Interaction Between Dissolved Humic Materials and Chloranil ; Sorption of Organochlorines by Lake Sediment Porewater Colloids ; Sorption of Benzidine, Toluidine, and Azobenzene on Colloidal Organic Matter ; Effect of Dissolved Organic Matter on Extractiiencies: Organochlorine Compounds from Niagara River Water ; The Effects of Humic Acid on the Adsorption of Tetrachlorobiphenyl by Kaolinite ; Methods for Dissolving Hydrophobic Compounds in Water: Interactions with Dissolved Organic Matter ; Bioavailability and Toxicity of Metals and Hydrophobic Organic Contaminants ; Effects of Humic Substances on Metal Speciation ; Geochemistry of Dissolved Chromium-Organic Substance Complexes in Narragansett Bay Interstitial Waters ; Influences of Natural Organic Matter on Abiotic Hydrolysis of Organic Contaminants in Aqueous Systems: A Critical Review ; Sunlight-Induced Photochemistry of Humic Substances in Natural Waters: Major Reactive Species ; Aquatic Humic Substances as Sources and Sinks of Photochemically Produced Transient Reactants ; Coagulation Process for Removal of Humic Substances from Drinking Water ; Reactions Between Fulvic Acid and Aluminum: Effects on the Coagulation Process ; Aluminum and Iron(III) Chemistry: Some Implications for Organic Substance Removal ; The Effects of Humic Substances on Particle Formation, Growth, and Removal During Coagulation Using Aluminum Sulfate ; Evaluation of Extent of Humic-Substance Removal by Coagulation ; Characteristics of Humic Substances and Their Removal Behavior in Water Treatment ; Effects of Humic Background on Granular Activated Carbon Treatment Efficiency ; Frontal Chromatographic Concepts to Study Competetive Adsorption between Humic Substances and Halogenated Organic Substances in Drinking Water ; Adsorption of Micropollutants on Activated Carbon ; Activated-Carbon Adsorption of Organic Pollutants ; Removal of Humic Material by Conventional Treatment and Carbon ; The Fate and Removal of Radioactive Iodine in the Aquatic Environment ; Catalytic-Competition Effects of Humic Substances on Photolytic Ozonation of Organic Compounds ; The Effect of Ozonation and Chlorination on Humic Substances in Water ; Chlorinated Humic Acid Mixtures Establish Criteria for Detection of Disinfection Byproducts in Drinking Water ; Removal of Aquatic Humus by Ozonation and Activated-Carbon Adsorption ; Effects of Humic Substances on Membrane Processes ; Removal of Humic Substances by Membrane Processes ; Dissolved Organic Components in Process Water at the Los Bancos Desalting Facility ; Mechanistic Interactions of Aquatic Organic Substances with Anion-Exchange Resins ; Removal of Humic Substances by Ion Exchange

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/12/1988
  • ISBN13: 9780841214286
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 898
  • ID: 9780841214286
  • weight: 1348
  • ISBN10: 084121428X

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