Juana B. Eweis
WCB/McGraw-Hill, 1998 - Technology & Engineering - 296 pages
The use of biological methods and processes for the remediation of contaminated soils and aquifers is the focus of this text, which emphasizes the characteristics of organic compounds and factors which make organics amenable to biological treatment.
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The Soil Environment
Fate and Transport
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