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Pollution of the environment by metals

Jonathan Michael Horner

Pollution of the environment by metals

by Jonathan Michael Horner

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Winner of the Yorkshire and Humberside Pollution Advisory Council essay competition.

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  Several heavy metals are found naturally in the earth crust and are exploited for various industrial and economic purposes. Among these heavy metals, a few have direct or indirect impact on the human body. Some of these heavy metals such as copper, cobalt, iron, nickel, magnesium, molybdenum, chromium, selenium, manganese and zinc have functional roles which are essential for . cal and metals industries, which are linked directly and indirectly to pollution from pesticides, synthetic organic chemicals, fertilizers, heavy metals, and the generation of hazardous wastes. Most pollutants are of concern because of their chemical activity, whether it be toxic effects on living organisms or damage to buildings and corrosion of.

The book includes principal works on exposure and risk assessment of heavy metal environmental pollution; Features the results of original studies on the adverse effects of heavy metals on child mental development; Covers contemporary methodologies for chemical analyses in the environment and in humans; see more benefits. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

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Environmental Risk Assessment of Soil Contamination provides a wide depiction of current research in soil contamination and risk assessment, encompassing reviews and case studies on soil pollution by heavy metals and organic pollutants. The book introduces several innovative approaches for soil remediation and risk assessment, including advances in phytoremediation and.

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Environmental pollution is one of humanity’s most pressing issues and will remain so for the foreseeable future. Anthropogenic activity is disturbing natural cycles and generating pollutants that are altering the atmosphere, accumulating in the food chain and contaminating the world’s soils, rivers and oceans.

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