Phytoremediation: Transformation and Control of Contaminants (Environmental Science and Technology: A Wiley-Interscience Series of Texts and Monograph

Phytoremediation: Transformation and Control of Contaminants (Environmental Science and Technology: A Wiley-Interscience Series of Texts and Monograph

By: Steven C. McCutcheon (author), Jerald L. Schnoor (author)Hardback

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Phytormediation is an exciting new method for controlling and cleaning up hazardous wastes using green plants. This book is the first to compile the state of the science and engineering arts in this rapidly advancing field. Phytormediation: * Approaches the subject from the perspectives of biochemistry, genetics, toxicology, and pathway analysis.* Is written by two of the premier experts in the field.

About Author

STEVEN C. McCUTCHEON, PhD, PE, is one of the leading experts in the world in phytoremediation. He currently works at the U.S. EPA National Exposure Research Laboratory in Athens, Georgia. JERALD L. SCHNOOR, PhD, PE, DEE, is Foundation Distinguished Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Iowa.


Series Preface. Preface. Contributors. Editorial Review Board. SECTION I: OVERVIEW OF SCIENCE AND APPLICATIONS. 1. Overview of Phytotransformation and Control of Wastes (S.C. McCutcheon and J.L. Schnoor). 2. Uptake and Metabolism of Organic Compounds: Green-Liver Model (J.G. Burken). 3. Making Phytoremediation a Successful Technology (N. Marmiroli and S.C. McCutcheon). SECTION II: FUNDAMENTALS OF PHYTOTRANSFORMATION AND CONTROL OF CONTAMINANTS. 4. Some Fundamental Advances for Xenobiotic Chemical (J.-P. Schwitzguebel and T. Vanek). 5. Enzymes Used by Plants and Microorganisms to Detoxify Organic Compounds (N.L. Wolfe and C.F. Hoehamer). 6. Plant Tolerances to Contaminants (V.F. Medina, et al.). 7. Root Development and Rooting at Depths (M.C. Negri, et al.). 8. Measuring and Modeling Tree and Stand Level Transpiration (J.M. Vose, et al.). SECTION III: SCIENCE AND PRACTICE FOR AROMATIC, PHENOLIC, AND HYDROCARBON CONTAMINANTS. 9. Transforming of Organic Contaminants by Different Plant Systems (H. Harms, et al.). 10. Ecology of Rhizosphere Bioremediation (P.E. Olson, et al.). 11. Biodegradation of Petroleum Hydrocarbons in the Rhizosphere (S.L. Hutchinson, et al). SECTION IV: TRTANSFORMATION AND CONTROL OF EXPLOSIVES. 12. Role of Plants in the Transformation of Explosives (M. Subramanian and J.V. Shanks). 13. Transformation Kinetics of Trinitrotoluene Conversion in Aquatic Plants (M.E. Jacobson, et al.). 14. Proof of Phytoremediation for Explosives in Water and Soil (S.C. McCutcheon, et al.). 15. Phytorestoration at the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant (P.L. Thompson, et al.). SECTION V: FATE AND CONTROL OF CHLORINATED SOLVENTS AND OTHER HALOGENATED COMPOUNDS. 16. Sequestration and Transformation of Water Soluble Halogenated Organic Compounds Using Aquatic Plants, Algae, and Microbial Mats (V.A. Nzengung, et al.). 17. Fate of Trichloroethylene in Terrestrial Plants (T.Q. Shang, et al.). 18. Uptake, Metabolism, and Phytovolatilization of Trichloroethylene by Indigenous Vegetation: Impact of Precipitation (W.J. Doucette, et al.). 19. Multiple-Process Assessment for a Chlorinated-Solvent Plume (S.M. Eberts, et al.). 20. Five-Year Pilot Study: Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland (S.R. Hirsch, et al.). SECTION VI: MODELING, DESIGN, AND FIELD PILOT TESTING. 21. Modeling and Design of Phytoremediation (L.C. Davis, et al.). 22. Hydrologic Feasibility Assessment and Design in Phytoremediation (J.W. Weaver, et al.). 23. Waste Management Using Trees: Wastewater, Leachate, and Groundwater Irrigation (J.L. Jordahl, et al.). 24. Salt Tolerant Plants to Concentrate Saline Waste Streams (M.C. Negri, et al.). SECTION VII: LATEST ADVANCES. 25. Metabolism and Genetics of Atmospheric Nitrogen Dioxide Control Using Pollutant-Philic Plants (H. Morikawa, et al.). 26. Treatment of Atmospheric Halogenated Hydrocarbons by Plants and Fungi (P.M. Jeffers and C.D. Liddy). 27. Phytoremediation of Methyl Tertiary-Butyl Ether (S.K. Winnike-McMillan, et al.). 28. Phytoremediation of Cyanide-Polluted Soils (S.A.J. Trapp and H. Christiansen). 29. Phytoremediation of Perchlorate (V.A. Nzengung and S.C. McCutcheon). 30. Databases and Protocol for Plant and Microorganism Selection: Hydrocarbons and Metals (T.C. McIntyre). 31. Field Evaluation of Phytotechnologies (S.A.Rock). Index of Name of Plants. Index. AC

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  • ISBN13: 9780471394358
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1024
  • ID: 9780471394358
  • weight: 1350
  • ISBN10: 0471394351

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