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Author Kaufman, Martin M

Title Urban watersheds : geology, contamination, and sustainable development / by Martin M. Kaufman, Daniel T. Rogers, Kent S. Murray

Publ Info Boca Raton : CRC Press, [2011]
 RWU Main Library  TD657 .K38 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xx, 547 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 27 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
"This handbook presents 10 years of research on contaminants affecting lands and waters within heavily urbanized. It integrates research and professional practice from the fields of environmental geology, geochemistry, risk analysis, hydrology, and urban planning and offers knowledge on improving watershed management practices and urban development. It explains different aspects of urban land and water contamination; including sources, extents, and risks. The text includes case studies on successful and unsuccessful approaches to contaminant remediation, as well as practical methods for environmental risk assessment"-- Provided by publisher
LC subject Urban runoff -- Management
Urban watersheds -- Protection
Water -- Pollution
Sustainable development
Cities and towns -- Environmental conditions
Urban pollution
Mesh Subject Water Pollution
Water Movements
Water Supply
Water Purification
City Planning
Conservation of Natural Resources
Add Author Rogers, Daniel T. (Daniel Timothy), 1959-
Murray, Kent S
ISBN 9781439852743 (hardback)
143985274X (hardback)