Bioremediation: Applied Microbial Solutions for Real-world Environmental Cleanup
Ronald M. Atlas, Jim Philp
ASM Press, 2005 - Science - 366 pages
Annotation Bioremediation: Applied Microbial Solutions for RealWorld Environmental Cleanup is a fascinating examination of research and its realworld application. Intended for both academics and practitioners, the book presents information on the legal, scientific, and engineering principles behind bioremediation for cleaning up contaminated soil and groundwater sources.Provides global perspective in coverage of a broad range of bioremediation technologies including bioinjection, bioaugmentation, and phytoremediationOffers viewpoints from contributors who are recognized leaders in their fieldsPresents over 130 figures including highquality line drawingsExamines practical examples of bioremediation application, including relevant case studiesDiscusses the interactions of legal, scientific, and engineering principles behind use of bioremediation for cleanup of contaminated land and aquifers.
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