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Nitrates in Groundwater - Larry W. Canter

Nitrates in Groundwater

Hardcover Published: 6th September 2003
ISBN: 9780873715690
Number Of Pages: 288

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This time-saving book provides extensive coverage of all important aspects of nitrates in groundwater, ranging from prevention to problem assessment to remediation. It begins by highlighting the nitrogen cycle and related health concerns, providing both background information and a unique perspective on health issues. It then analyzes subsurface processes and the factors and practices that affect them. It thoroughly reviews aquifer vulnerability mapping, an emerging new management tool, and contains a nitrate pollution index that can be used in evaluating actual or potential nitrate pollution from agricultural areas. Best Management Practices are described and evaluated, and possible treatment measures are also explored. Thoroughly researched and well-organized, Nitrates in Groundwater provides a vivid snapshot of the status of nitrates in groundwater today.

The Nitrogen Cycle
The Nitrogen Cycle in Soil and Groundwater
Sources of Nitrate to Groundwater
National Survey of Nitrates (and Pesticides) in Drinking Water Wells
Health Concerns Related to Nitrates
Influence of Subsurface Processes
Nitrogen Transformations
Nitrogen Transport And Fate
Factors Influencing Nitrogen Leaching from Fertilizers
Usage of Laboratory Studies
Illustrations of Nitrate Pollution of Groundwater
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ISBN: 9780873715690
ISBN-10: 0873715691
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 6th September 2003
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.15  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.59
Edition Number: 1

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