Perchlorate: Environmental Occurrence, Interactions and Treatment

Hardcover | March 16, 2006

EditorBaohua Gu, John D. Coates

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Provides a detailed description of perchlorate chemistry and recent advances in innovative remediation technologies for perchlorate contamination and their pros and consAdditionally, the first book to describe the natural occurrence of perchlorate and its unique isotopic signatures for environmental forensics and its detection in the environment, particularly the real-time analysis using surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy

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Provides a detailed description of perchlorate chemistry and recent advances in innovative remediation technologies for perchlorate contamination and their pros and consAdditionally, the first book to describe the natural occurrence of perchlorate and its unique isotopic signatures for environmental forensics and its detection in the e...

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Perchlorate anion is a widespread, environmentally persistent contaminant recently discovered in U.S. groundwater and drinking water supplies that affect tens of millions of people. This book will summarize the most current knowledge and understandings of the extent of perchlorate contamination, chemical behavior, and recent developmen...

Baohua Gu is a research scientist at Oak Ridge National laboratory since 1993. He has been a researcher for the past 18 years who has published over 50 refereed articles His research highlights include biogeochemical processes, nano-scale complexity at mineral-water interface, and molecular and interfacial mechanisms controlling the re...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:424 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.27 inPublished:March 16, 2006Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0387311149

ISBN - 13:9780387311142

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How perchlorate is made, its chemistry and behavior in the environment.- The extent and known sources of perchlorate contamination problems in the United States and abroad.- An overview on the formation and occurrence of perchlorate in nature and its unique isotopic signatures that may be used for environmental forensics between man-made and natural perchlorates.- Recent advances in perchlorate detection, particularly in situ, real-time measurements using surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy.- The most recent development in innovative remediation technologies for perchlorate contamination and their pros and cons.