Publisher description for Reactivity and transport of heavy metals in soils / H. Madgi Selim, Michael C. Amacher.

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The fate of heavy metal particles in the environment is important because they tend to be reactive, mobile, and highly toxic. Reactivity and Transport of Heavy Metals in Soils examines the sometimes complex interactions that occur between metals and the soil they occupy. It discusses basic kinetic concepts and covers the predictability and consequences of metal-soil interactions. This practical guide presents and explains heavy metal issues crucial to hazardous waste site cleanup, including:

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Soils -- Heavy metal content.
Heavy metals -- Environmental aspects.
Soils -- Solute movement.