Chemistry And Water: The Science Behind Sustaining The World's Most Crucial Resource

Paperback | November 25, 2016

bySatinder Ahuja

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After air, water is the most crucial resource for human survival. To achieve water sustainability, we will have to deal with its scarcity and quality, and find ways to reclaim it from various sources. Chemistry and Water: The Science Behind Sustaining the World's Most Crucial Resource applies contemporary and sophisticated separation science and chromatographic methods to address the pressing worldwide concerns of food production, efficient energy use, and potable, readily available fresh water across global communities. Edited and authored by world-leading analytical chemists, the book presents the latest developments in research on a broad range of topics, including water quality and pollution, water treatment technologies and practices, water shortage and energy production, water quality and energy production, challenges to achieving sustainable water supplies, water reclamation techniques, and wastewater reuse. Explores the role water plays to assure our survival and maintain life Contains more than 75 figures and illustrations that aid in the retention of key concepts Multi-authored and edited by world leaders in chemistry and water research Addresses the use of the nexus of food, energy, and water to ensure sustainability

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After air, water is the most crucial resource for human survival. To achieve water sustainability, we will have to deal with its scarcity and quality, and find ways to reclaim it from various sources. Chemistry and Water: The Science Behind Sustaining the World's Most Crucial Resource applies contemporary and sophisticated separation s...

Dr. Satinder Ahuja is a leading expert on improving water quality. He earned his PhD in analytical chemistry from the University of the Sciences, Philadelphia. He worked for Novartis Corp. in various leadership positions for over 25 years while simultaneously teaching and guiding research as an adjunct professor at Pace University for ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:November 25, 2016Publisher:Elsevier Science & TechLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128093307

ISBN - 13:9780128093306

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Table of Contents

1. Overview
Satinder Ahuja
2. Water scarcity in a warming world
David Michel
3. Water resources and ecosystem services, with examples from Panama, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, and the US
Matthew Larsen
4. Foundations of water quality monitoring
Donna N. Myers
5. Monitoring inorganic compounds
Chris Pohl
6. Ion chromatography instrumentation for water analysis
Kannan Srinivasan
7. Can inconguent studies effectively characterize long-term water quality?
Julie Peller
8. Water quality and sustainability in India: Challenges and opportunities
Rakesh Kumar Sharma
9. Comparative analysis of existing water resources data in the Western Balkan States of Serbia, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Bosnia and Herzegovina
Kiril D. Hristovski
10. Challenges and solutions to water issues in Singapore
Adil Dhalla
11. Water consumption by various modes of energy production and their impact on water quality
David Bromley
12. Challenges and solutions to water problems in Africa
Shem O. Wandiga
13. Challenges and solutions to water problems in the Middle East
Yehuda Shevah
14. Water purification systems
Linda Sue Smith
15. Contaminated irrigation water and the associated human risks
Tsanangurayi Tongesayi
16. Effect of upflow velocity on nutrient recovery from swine
Ralf Ruffel Mercado Abarca
17. Need for nutrient recovery to protect sensitive water supplies
Lee Blaney
18. Drought-inspired water use in wine production
James Seiber
19. The science behind achieving the sustainable development goals (SDGs): Water treatment
Jamie Bartram
20. Impact of climate change on water
Aminul Islam