Oil Spill Remediation: Colloid Chemistry-Based Principles and Solutions
Copyright © 2014 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Editor(s): Ponisseril Somasundaran, Partha Patra, Raymond S. Farinato, Kyriakos Papadopoulos
Published Online: 18 APR 2014 08:31PM EST
Print ISBN: 9781118206706
Online ISBN: 9781118825662
About this Book
This book provides a comprehensive overview of oil spill remediation from the perspectives of policy makers, scientists, and engineers, generally focusing on colloid chemistry phenomena and solutions involved in oil spills and their cleanup.
• First book to address oil spill remediation from the perspective of physicochemical and colloidal science
• Discusses current and emerging detergents used in clean-ups
• Includes chapters from leading scientists, researchers, engineers, and policy makers
• Presents new insights into the possible impact of oil spills on ecosystems as well as preventive measures