Emerging Contaminants in the Terrestrial-Aquatic-Atmosphere Continuum

By Gwenzi, Willis

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Emerging Contaminants in Terrestrial and Aquatic Environments: Occurrence, Health Risks, and Mitigation provides the latest information on the synthesis of the occurrence, behavior, human health risks and mitigation of emerging contaminants in developing countries. First highlighting sources, industrial applications, key drivers and regulatory frameworks, the book then goes on to discuss the nature of emerging contaminants, including organic (e.g., pharmaceuticals), inorganic (e.g., rare earth elements) and biological agents (e.g., antimicrobial resistance). It then presents the dissemination, environmental behavior, and fate in terrestrial and aquatic systems as well as the human and ecological exposure pathways, health risks, and more. Offering a transdisciplinary approach that brings together perspectives and contributions from experts in environmental sciences, hydrology, environmental engineering, ecotoxicology, chemistry, material sciences, and legal and policy aspects, the book provides an approachable and flexible resource for researchers and upper-level students with diverse academic backgrounds. Adopts a lifecycle perspective by including industrial applications, behavior and fate and human health risks and removal Focuses on developing regions and covers a wide range of emerging contaminants, including those often overlooked in earlier books such as rare earth elements and antimicrobial resistance Presents a clear understanding of the contrasts between developed and developing countries with respect to emerging contaminants and their health risks and mitigation, including water and wastewater treatment systems commonly used in developing countries Covers human and ecological health risks in developing countries

Product details

EAN

9780323903448

Format

ebook

Author

Gwenzi, Willis

Category

Publisher

Elsevier Science

Pages

434

Language

eng

Imprint

Elsevier

Published Date

2022-05-06

Published Country

US

EAN 9780323903448
Format Ebook
Author Gwenzi, Willis
Category
Publisher Elsevier Science
Pages 434
Language eng
Imprint Elsevier
Published Date 2022-05-06
Published Country US

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