Arsenic Water Resources Contamination Challenges and Solutions

This edited volume brings together a diverse group of environmental science, sustainability and health researchers to address the challenges posed by global mass poisoning caused by arsenic water contamination. The book sheds light on this global environmental issue, and proposes solutions to aquati...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Fares, Ali (Editor), Singh, Sushant K. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2020, 2020
Edition:1st ed. 2020
Series:Advances in Water Security
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Chapter1: Groundwater arsenic contamination and availability of safe water for drinking in Middle Ganga Plain in India
  • Chapter2: Geomorphic controls on spatial arsenic distribution in aquifers of the Brahmaputra River floodplains
  • Chapter3: Reductive dissolution of Fe-oxyhydroxides a potential mechanism for arsenic release into groundwater in the alluvial plain of river Brahmaputra
  • Chapter4: Sources of arsenic exposure in well-nourished children
  • Chapter5: Environmental arsenic exposure and human health risk
  • Chapter6: Sustainable arsenic mitigation: problems and prospects in India
  • Chapter7: Arsenic Contamination of Soil in Relation to Water in Northeastern South Africa
  • Chapter8: Arsenic contamination of India’s groundwater: a review and critical analysis
  • Chapter9: Biosorption of Arsenic: An Emerging Eco-technology of Arsenic Detoxification in Drinking Water
  • Chapter10: Assessing and mapping human health risks due to arsenic and socioeconomic correlates for proactive arsenic mitigation
  • Chapter11: Arsenic-contaminated drinking water and the associated health effects in the Shahpur block of Bihar: a case study from five villages
  • Chapter12: Arsenic contamination of drinking water and mitigation in Pakistan: a case of Indus river basin