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Author Wong, Ming Hung
Title Environmental Contamination : Health Risks and Ecological Restoration
Imprint Baton Rouge : Taylor & Francis Group, 2012
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Note Front Cover -- Contents -- Preface -- Editor -- Contributors -- Chapter 1 - Environmental Contamination: Health Risks and Ecological Restoration -- Chapter 2 - Health Impacts of Toxic Chemicals in the Pearl River Delta: The Need for Healthcare Reform? -- Chapter 3 - Heavy Metal Overloads and Autism in Children from Mainland China and Hong Kong: A Preliminary Study -- Chapter 4 - Endocrine-Disrupting Contaminants and Their Effects on Reproductive and Developmental Health -- Chapter 5 - Assessing Health Risks from Arsenic Intake by Residents in Cambodia -- Chapter 6 - Pragmatic Approach for Health Risk Assessment of Bauxite Tailing Waste Materials -- Chapter 7 - Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers in China: Sources, Trends, and Their Adverse Impacts on Human Health -- Chapter 8 - Removal of Persistent Organic Pollutants and Compounds of Emerging Concern in Public-Owned Sewage Treatment Works: A Review -- Chapter 9 - Inverse Relationship between Urinary Retinol-Binding Protein, Beta-2-Microglobulin, and Blood Manganese Levels in School-Age Children from an E-Waste Recycling Town -- Chapter 10 - Mitigating Environmental and Health Risks Associated with Uncontrolled Recycling of Electronic Waste: Are International and National Regulations Effective? -- Chapter 11 - Decision-Making Support Tools for Managing Electronic Waste -- Chapter 12 - Biomethylation of Arsenic in Contaminated Soils -- Chapter 13 - Handling Copper: A Paradigm for the Mechanisms of Metal Ion Homeostasis -- Chapter 14 - Plant Selenium Metabolism: Genetic Manipulation, Phytotechnological Applications, and Ecological Implications -- Chapter 15 - Microbial Transformation of Phthalate Esters: Diversity of Hydrolytic Esterases -- Chapter 16 - Mixed Contamination of Polyaromatic Hydrocarbons and Metals at Manufactured Gas Plant Sites: Toxicity and Implications to Bioremediation
Chapter 17 - Toxicity and Bioavailability of Heavy Metals and Hydrocarbons in Mangrove Wetlands and Their Remediation -- Chapter 18 - Origin of Paddy Fields and Functions for Environmental Remediation in the Urbanized Areas of Yangtze River Delta -- Chapter 19 - Remediation and Reuse of Stormwater by Ecotechnology -- Chapter 20 - Phytostabilization for Sustainable End-Use of Arsenic-Rich Mine Tailings in the Victorian Goldfields, Australia -- Chapter 21 - Field Application of the Stabilization Process for Arsenic-Contaminated Soil -- Chapter 22 - Bioavailability of Metals and Arsenic on Brownfield Land: Remediation or Natural Attenuation for Risk Minimization? -- Back Cover
"This book immediately places the readers at the scientific and practical forefronts of health risk and ecological restoration research, and is a resource for designing and implementing research programs related to toxic chemicals."-Ecotoxicology (2013) 22:1183-1184
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Wong, Ming Hung Environmental Contamination : Health Risks and Ecological Restoration Baton Rouge : Taylor & Francis Group,c2012 9781439892381
Subject Pollution -- Congresses.;Restoration ecology -- Congresses
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