Emerging Organic Contaminants in Sludges Analysis, Fate and Biological Treatment

There are a growing number of new chemicals in the environment that represent an ascertained or potential risk. Many of them can be found in sewage sludge and are the subject of this volume. Experts in the field highlight their occurrence and fate, risks of biosolid use, advanced chemical analysis m...

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Other Authors: Vicent, Teresa (Editor), Caminal, Glòria (Editor), Eljarrat, Ethel (Editor), Barceló, Damià (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013, 2013
Edition:1st ed. 2013
Series:The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction to Organic Contaminants in Soil – Concepts and Risks
  • Analysis of Emerging Contaminants in Sewage Sludge
  • Fate of Emerging Contaminants During Aerobic and Anaerobic Sludge Treatment
  • Biodegradation of Emerging Organic Contaminants by Composting
  • Fungal-Mediated Degradation of Emerging Pollutants in Sewage Sludge
  • Biodegradation of Pharmaceuticals by Fungi and Metabolites Identification
  • UV Filters Biodegradation by Fungi, Metabolites Identification and Hormonal Activity Assessment
  • Biodegradation of Technical Products of Brominated Flame Retardant by Fungi
  • Conclusions and Future Trends