By Chin Wei Tan, Kok Hong Tan, Yit Thai Ong, Abdul Rahman Mohamed (auth.), Eric Lichtfouse, Jan Schwarzbauer, Didier Robert (eds.)
Environmental chemistry is a quick constructing technological know-how aimed toward decoding primary mechanisms ruling the behaviour of pollution in ecosystems. utilising this data to present environmental concerns results in the remediation of environmental media, and to new, low power, low emission, sustainable tactics. Nanotechnology purposes for replacement energies reminiscent of solar energy, gas cells, hydrogen and lithium batteries are reviewed within the first part. fresh investigations on carbon nanotubes, nanocatalysts and cyclodextrins reveal unparalleled suggestions to watch and fresh pollution akin to greenhouse gases, heavy metals, insecticides, pathogens happening in water, air and soil. the second one part reports the hazards for human healthiness of severe pollution comparable to endocrine disruptors, dioxins and heavy metals contaminating seafood and sediments. An exhaustive evaluation of DDT isomers unearths unforeseen mechanisms of DDT move to fishes. A bankruptcy on pollutant geochronology utilizing river sedimentary information presents novel insights on pollutants heritage because the starting of the anthropocene.
This booklet might be a invaluable resource of knowledge for engineers and scholars constructing novel utilized strategies to observe and fresh pollution in air, wastewater, soils and sediments.