Publisher description for Mobility and degradation of organic contaminants in subsurface environments / Warren J. Lyman, Patrick J. Reidy, Benjamin Levy.


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This book identifies the most important "rules" governing transport, partitioning, retention and transformation of leaked motor fuels in the underground environment. It examines micro-scale fate and transport processes as a means toward promoting a better understanding of larger scale movement of contaminants. Environmental scientists, engineers, consultants, and managers will find Mobility and Degradation of Organic Contaminants in Subsurface Environments to be a useful technical handbook. Less experienced users will appreciate its in-depth explanations of the fate and transport processes vital to effective remedial response. More experienced users will use the book as a source of information, data and equations to support quantitative assessments of pollutant fate and transport.




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Oil pollution of soils.
Oil pollution of water.
Petroleum products -- Underground storage -- Environmental aspects.
Oil storage tanks -- Environmental aspects.
Transport theory.