Radioactivity in the Environment Volume 14: Remediation of Contaminated Environments
This book on Remediation of Contaminated Environments covers a wide spectrum of issues such as characterization of contaminated sites before and after remediation, safety requirements, remediation planning, effectiveness of individual measures in different environments, social, ethical and economic considerations, etc. It describes modern decision-aiding technologies and environmental decision-support systems that can be used effectively in remediation planning and organization. A review of potentially effective remediation measures is given for different categories of contaminated environments and contaminants. Associated side-effects (environmental and social) are also considered.