Microorganisms for Sustainability

Environmental Contaminants: Ecological Implications and Management

Editors: Bharagava, Ram Naresh (Ed.)

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  • Provides a detailed overview of natural and anthropogenic sources of various toxic environmental contaminants, their toxicological effects in environments, humans, animals and plants as well as their management (biodegradation and bioremediation) and approaches for the cleanup of contaminated environments
  • Includes various emerging and eco-friendly waste management approaches and their useful byproducts
  • Is a valuable resource for students, scientists and researchers in microbiology, biotechnology, environmental sciences
  • Offers insights into the ecological & health implications, as well as the management and challenges of various environmental contaminants
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As we know, rapid industrialization is a serious concern in the context of a healthy environment. Various physico-chemical and biological approaches for the removal of toxic pollutants are available, but unfortunately these are not very effective. Biological approaches using microorganisms (bacterial/fungi/algae), green plants or their enzymes to degrade/detoxify environmental contaminants such as endocrine disrupting chemicals, toxic metals, pesticides, dyes, petroleum hydrocarbons and phenolic compounds are eco-friendly and low cost. This book provides a much-needed, comprehensive overview of the various types of contaminants, their toxicological effects on the environment, humans, animals and plants as well as various eco-friendly approaches for their management (degradation/detoxification). As such it is a valuable resource for a wide range of students, scientists and researchers in microbiology, biotechnology, environmental sciences.


About the authors

Dr. Ram Naresh Bharagava was born in 1977. He received his B.Sc. degree (1998) in Zoology, Botany and Chemistry from the University of Lucknow, India, and M.Sc. degree (2004) in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology from Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture & Technology (GBPUAT), India. He received his Ph.D. degree (2010) in the area of Microbiology jointly from Environmental Microbiology Division, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)-Indian Institute of Toxicology Research (IITR), Lucknow and Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India. He was a Junior Research Fellow (JRF) during his Ph.D., and passed the CSIR-National Eligibility Test (NET) twice and the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) once. He has written one book entitled “Bacterial Metabolism of Melanoidins from distillery Effluent” and edited six books entitled “Bioremediation of Industrial Pollutants”, “Environmental Pollutants and their Bioremediation Approaches”, Ecofriendly and Emerging Approaches for Waste Minimization”, “Recent Trends in Environmental Management and Bioremediation of Industrial Waste for Environmental Safety: Industrial Waste and Its Management (Volume I & II). He has also authored and coauthored numerous research/review papers and two book reviews in respected national and international journals. He has also written several chapters for national and international edited books as well as a number of scientific articles, and has presented papers at national and international con­ferences. Further, he is a reviewer for various national and interna­tional journals. After a postdoctoral appointment at CSIR-IITR, Lucknow, he joined Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar (Central) University, where he is currently an Assistant Professor of Microbiology and actively engaged in teaching at postgraduate and doctoral level as well as research on various Government of India (GOI) sponsored research projects in the field of Environmental Toxicology and Bioremediation. His major areas of research are the biodegradation and bioremediation of environmental pollutants in industrial wastewaters, metagenomics and wastewater microbiology. He is a member of the Academy of Environmental Biology (AEB), Association of Microbiologists of India (AMI), and Biotech Research Society (BRSI), Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA), India.


Table of contents (14 chapters)

Table of contents (14 chapters)
  • Agro-industrial Wastes: Environmental Toxicology, Risks, and Biological Treatment Approaches

    Pages 1-23

    Silva Vilar, Débora (et al.)

  • Remediation and Management of Petrochemical-Polluted Sites Under Climate Change Conditions

    Pages 25-47

    Gupta, Pankaj Kumar (et al.)

  • Phycoremediation: Role of Algae in Waste Management

    Pages 49-82

    Rao, Polur Hanumantha (et al.)

  • Aspects of CO2 Injection in Geological Formations and Its Risk Assessment

    Pages 83-100

    Shachi, (et al.)

  • Microbial Degradation of Polyaromatic Hydrocarbons

    Pages 101-117

    Kadri, Tayssir (et al.)

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eBook 83,29 €
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Hardcover 135,19 €
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  • Due: November 26, 2019
  • ISBN 978-981-13-7903-1
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Environmental Contaminants: Ecological Implications and Management
Editors
  • Ram Naresh Bharagava
Series Title
Microorganisms for Sustainability
Series Volume
14
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-13-7904-8
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-7904-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-13-7903-1
Series ISSN
2512-1901
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 340
Number of Illustrations
43 b/w illustrations, 29 illustrations in colour
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