Reclamation of Contaminated LandBook - 2004
Reclamation of Contaminated Land takes into account thedifferent groups involved in contaminated land management andoffers a flexible learning approach based on practical experienceand research. It presents an overview of the general skills andknowledge required, encompassing both general management andregulatory practice and specific land contamination issues.
Divided into two parts, Part I discusses site characterisationand the design of site investigations, and the central role ofconceptual models and risk assessment in decision making. Part IIdiscusses how risks from contaminated land are managed and the roleof different remediation approaches to achieving this.
This book is of great value for2nd/3rd/4th year undergraduatesand MSc students in Environmental Science, EnvironmentalTechnology, Environmental Management, Geography, Geology, Estateand Land Management. It is also key reading for undergraduates andMSc students in Chemical Engineering, Civil & EnvironmentalEngineering and Environmental Chemistry, as well as professionalplanners and developers, and local authorities.