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The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry

Emerging and Priority Pollutants in Rivers

Bringing Science into River Management Plans

Editors: Guasch, Helena, Ginebreda, Antoni, Geiszinger, Anita (Eds.)

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The enduring changes in the aquatic environment and the increasing influx of contaminants call for novel conceptual and methodological approaches to relating chemical pollution and ecological alterations in ecosystems. This volume highlights the latest advances concerning the sampling, analyses, occurrence, bioavailability, and effects of emerging and priority pollutants in European rivers, the current status of the River Management Plans in Europe, and the applicability of the newly developed techniques for water monitoring purposes. The topics are discussed in the context of the EU Water Framework Directive, evaluating their shortcomings and providing a basis for doing away with them. Linking scientific research and river management practices, this book is an invaluable source of information for environmental chemists, aquatic scientists, ecologists and water managers.

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“‘Emerging and priority pollutants in rivers’ provide an overview of methods used for assessing water quality status. The book is clearly written and comprehensive, with a good balance between conceptual definitions and field applications. Both environmental chemists and environmental toxicologists would benefit from this valuable source of methodological information.” (Philippe Garrigues, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, Vol. 19, 2012)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)
  • Occurrence and Elimination of Pharmaceuticals During Conventional Wastewater Treatment

    Pages 1-23

    Jelić, Aleksandra (et al.)

  • Bioavailability of Organic Contaminants in Freshwater Environments

    Pages 25-53

    Akkanen, Jarkko (et al.)

  • The Use of Attached Microbial Communities to Assess Ecological Risks of Pollutants in River Ecosystems: The Role of Heterotrophs

    Pages 55-83

    Proia, Lorenzo (et al.)

  • The Use of Photosynthetic Fluorescence Parameters from Autotrophic Biofilms for Monitoring the Effect of Chemicals in River Ecosystems

    Pages 85-115

    Corcoll, Natàlia (et al.)

  • Consistency in Diatom Response to Metal-Contaminated Environments

    Pages 117-146

    Morin, Soizic (et al.)

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eBook $219.00
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Hardcover $299.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Emerging and Priority Pollutants in Rivers
Book Subtitle
Bringing Science into River Management Plans
Editors
  • Helena Guasch
  • Antoni Ginebreda
  • Anita Geiszinger
Series Title
The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry
Series Volume
19
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-25722-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-25722-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-25721-6
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-43167-8
Series ISSN
1867-979X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 270
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