Publisher description for Chemical analysis of contaminated land / edited by K. Clive Thompson and C. Paul Nathanail.

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A one-stop resource, this book explores how to choose the appropriate analyses, provides relevant strategies for carrying out analyses, and discusses methods of interpreting results within the new risk-based legislative framework for contaminated land. The book addresses all aspects of the analysis, from delivery of samples to the laboratory to the presentation of results to clients. The editors provide concentrated, tabular data, highlight problems of analysis, and propose solutions. Special features include coverage of asbestos and techniques of ecotoxicity measurement. It is for environmental professionals responsible for analyzing potentially contaminated samples.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Soils -- Analysis.
Soil pollution.
Land degradation.