Bioremediation - Applied Microbial Solutions for Real-World by Atlas, Ronald M.; Philp, Jim (Eds.)

By Atlas, Ronald M.; Philp, Jim (Eds.)

Meant for either teachers and practitioners, this e-book provides details at the criminal, medical, and engineering rules in the back of bioremediation for cleansing up infected soil and groundwater resources. It encompasses a number of foreign views in detailing for commercial engineers and researchers the present applied sciences and the learn and improvement pointing to new applied sciences. This new quantity covers foundational fabric, together with the significance of bioremediation, the variety of illness stipulations less than which bioremediation applied sciences can be utilized, and the felony and regulatory drivers for making use of bioremediation. The equipment used to evaluate illness websites are particular, and concentrated chapters disguise natural, steel, soil, aquatic, and marine bioremediation. Chapters additionally supply in-depth insurance of demanding situations linked to bioremediation, together with risk-based layout standards and undertaking modeling.
entrance topic
• Preface
• desk of Contents
1. Environmental toxins and recovery: a task for Bioremediation
2. Suspicions to strategies: Characterizing infected Land
three. felony and Regulatory Frameworks for Bioremediation
four. Modeling Bioremediation of infected Groundwater
five. Bioremediation of infected Soils and Aquifers
6. tracking Bioremediation
7. Bioremediation of Marine Oil Spills
eight. Bioremediation of Metals and Radionuclides
nine. Preemptive Bioremediation: utilizing Biotechnology for fresh business items and procedures
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Biodegradation of hydrophobic pollutants may take place only in the aqueous phase; for example, naphthalene (143) is utilized by pure cultures of bacteria only in the dissolved state. Bouchez et al. (24) similarly showed that phenanthrene biodegradation occurs only in the aqueous phase. The many observations of linear growth of bacteria and yeasts on slightly soluble substrates may be ex- 40 W PHILPETAL. plained by the need for the substrates to be in the aqueous phase. In the case of the PAHs, it has been shown that linear growth is due to mass transfer limitation from the solid phase to the liquid phase (135).

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