Publisher description for Environmental impacts of smelters / edited by Jerome O. Nriagu.

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Counter Both a survey and a remedial effort, this work focuses on pollution by smelters of the surrounding aquatic ecosystems. Contributors examine the chemical and biological effects of smelter pollutants -- particularly their impact on lake acidification -- and supply models for quantifying the effects of smelter emissions. Rehabilitative measures for the acid-stressed lakes are also presented.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Smelting furnaces Environmental aspects, Water Pollution Environmental aspects, Water pollutants Toxicity