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Dealing with Contaminated Sites: From Theory towards by Frank A. Swartjes (auth.), Frank A. Swartjes (eds.)

By Frank A. Swartjes (auth.), Frank A. Swartjes (eds.)

This usual paintings on infected website administration covers the complete chain of steps eager about infected website administration, from sampling to remediation. an immense concentration during the booklet has been on threat evaluation. furthermore, the publication will contain in-depth theories on soil illness, in addition to delivering percentages for sensible functions. greater than sixty of the world’s best specialists from Europe, the us, Australia and Canada have contributed to this publication. The twenty-five chapters during this ebook provide suitable info for skilled scientists, scholars, experts and regulators, in addition to for ‘new avid gamers’ in infected web site management.

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Moreover, this chapter describes Risk Management, this is the process that brings contaminated sites back into beneficial use. The four major protection targets are human health, the soil ecosystem, the groundwater and Food Safety. Specific attention will be given in this chapter to a wide variety of topics including public and political awareness, soils, local and diffuse contaminated sites, contaminants, background concentrations, emissions to soil, site characterisation, land use, Soil Quality Standards, Brownfields, cost-benefit analyses, Risk Perception and Risk Communication, sustainability, and the actors involved in contaminated site management.

1 Principles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 The Concept of Risk . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Procedure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Reliability . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Risk Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Scope . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 The Source . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Procedures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Remediation Technologies .

3 a schematization of the contaminated site management framework that is followed in this book, roughly in accordance with the highly influential report on Risk Assessment by the US National Research Council (US National Research Council 1983), has been illustrated in a simple graph. The first step in this contaminated site management framework is problem definition (aka: issue framing). The second step is Risk Assessment, which 12 Fig. 3 The contaminated site management framework, as followed in this book (roughly in accordance with US National Research Council 1983).

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