C.H.I.P.S. HOME PAGE
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE CATALOG
TITLE LIST
MANUAL ORDER FORM
ONLINE ORDER FORM
QUESTIONS COMMENTS

Forensics Book from C.H.I.P.S.

Environmental Forensics
edited by R. E. Hester

Environmental Forensics contains authoritative articles by a number of the leading practitioners across the globe in the field and covers some of the main techniques and areas to which environmental forensics are being applied.

Environmental Forensics includes:

  • Source identification issues
  • Microbial techniques
  • Metal contamination and methods of assigning liability
  • The use of isotopes to determine sources and their applications
  • Molecular biological methods
  • Hydrocarbon fingerprinting techniques
  • Oil chemistry and key compound ID
  • The emerging role of environmental forensics in groundwater pollution

Contents

Environmental Forensics and the Importance of Source Identification

  1. The Legislative Framework for Environmental Forensics
  2. Source Identification
  3. Tools for Source Apportionment
Microbial Techniques for Environmental Forensics

  1. Traditional Microbial Forensics
  2. Emerging Microbial Analyses
  3. PCR-based DNA Fingerprinting Techniques
  4. Limitations of PCR- based Methodologies
  5. Forensic Interpretation of Profiles
Spatial Considerations of Stable Isotope Analyses in Environmental Forensics

  1. A Background in Stable Isotopes
  2. The Stable Isotopes of Water
  3. Spatial Forensic Applications Based on H and O Isotopes
  4. Opportunities to Examine C and N Isotopes on a Spatial Basis
Diagnostic Compounds for Fingerprinting Petroleum in the Environment

  1. Diagnostic Compounds
Perchlorate - Is Nature the Main Manufacturer?

  1. Environmental Forensic Investigation of Perchlorate
Tracking Chlorinated Solvents in the Environment

  1. The State of Knowledge
  2. Sources and Uses
  3. Traits and Environmental Behavior
  4. Significance of Environmental Forensics for Site Remediation
  5. Forensic Techniques for Tracking the Source and Age of Chlorinated Solvents
Groundwater Pollution: The Emerging Role of Environmental Forensics

  1. The Fundamental Questions
  2. Subsurface Forensic Models
  3. Examples of Some Important and Challenging Specific Questions

Index

click here to see books videos cd-roms of related interest

ORDER NOW

Environmental Forensics
edited by R. E. Hester
2008 175 pages $99.00 + shipping
Texas residents please add 6.75 % sales tax

Go to Top of Page

copyright © 1997-2009 Culinary and Hospitality Industry Publications Services