Biophysico-Chemical Processes of Heavy Metals and Metalloids in Soil Environments
Antonio Violante, FASA, FSSSA, is Professor of Soil Chemistry in the Department of Soil, Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, Italy. Dr. Violante has authored or coauthored more than 150 refereed research articles, book chapters, and invited reviews, and has coedited six books.
Pan Ming Huang, PhD, FAAAS, FASA, FCSSS, FSSSA, FWIF, is Professor Emeritus of Soil Science at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon, Canada. Dr. Huang has authored over 300 refereed articles and book chapters, written two books, edited seventeen others, and served on many editorial boards. He received the Distinguished Researcher Award from the University of Saskatchewan and the Soil Science Research Award from the Soil Science Society of America.
Geoffrey Michael Gadd, PhD, DSc, FIBiol, FLS, FRSE, is the Head of the Division of Molecular and Environmental Microbiology at the University of Dundee, Scotland. Professor Gadd has published over 190 refereed papers, over twenty edited books, and over forty book chapters. He has received the Berkeley Award and the Benefactor's Medal of the British Mycological Society, the Charles Thom Award of the Society for Industrial Microbiology, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology.
“Overall, this is a useful reference book for researchers and postgraduate students working in the area of metal/metalloid contamination in soil. Its strength is in environmental chemistry.” (European Journal of Soil Science, 1 June 2009)“The book is a comprehensive resource for environmental, agricultural, horticultural, and industrial researchers and scientists. It is also an excellent reference for regulators and practitioners in soil and environmental sciences and graduate students in related courses.” (APADE, 2009)
"This book is an important contribution to the literature on soil contamination by metals and its remediation." (Journal of Hazardous Materials, April 2008)
"It can be a very useful guide to the PhD students and scientists interests in environmental science and engineering, soil chemistry, mineralogy, biochemistry and microbiology as well as plant nutrition and physiology in relation with soil and biophysico-chemical processes." (Environmental Engineering and Management Journal)
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