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Bioremediation and Sustainability: Research and Applications



Bioremediation and Sustainability: Research and Applications

Romeela Mohee, Ackmez Mudhoo

ISBN: 978-1-118-37125-1 April 2012 438 Pages


Bioremediation and Sustainability is an up-to-date and comprehensive treatment of research and applications for some of the most important low-cost, "green," emerging technologies in chemical and environmental engineering. 





List of Contributors

Chapter 1. Elements of Sustainability and Bioremediation
Ackmez Mudhoo and Romeela Mohee

Chapter 2. Natural Attenuation
R. Ryan Dupont

Chapter 3. Anaerobic Digestion Processes
Steven I. Safferman, Dana M. Kirk Louis L. Faivor, Wei Wu-Haan

Chapter 4. Biosurfactants: Synthesis, Properties and Applications in Environmental Bioremediation
Ramkrishna Sen, Ackmez Mudhoo and Gunaseelan, D.

Chapter 5. Phytoremediation: An Efficient Approach for Bioremediation of Organic and Metallic Ions Pollutants
Divya Gupta, Lalit Kumar Singh, Ashish Deep Gupta and Vikash Babu

Chapter 6. Bioleaching
Leo G. Leduc and Garry D. Ferroni

Chapter 7. Biosorption of Heavy Metals – New Perspectives
Teresa Taveres and Hugo Figueiredo

Chapter 8. Biofiltration: Essentials, Research and Applications
Smita Raghuvanshi, Subhajit Majumder and Suresh Gupta

Chapter 9. Modeling and Implementation of Sustainable Remediation Based on Bioventing
Hillel Rubin, Eran Rubin, and Holger Schüttrumpf

Chapter 10. Bioremediation of Xenobiotics
Kamal Saxena, Gajendra Kumar Aseri, Ashish Deep Gupta and Vikash Babu