Arsenic Pollution: A Global Synthesis

Arsenic Pollution: A Global Synthesis

Author(s): Peter Ravenscroft, Hugh Brammer, Keith Richards

Published Online: 30 APR 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405186025

Online ISBN: 9781444308785

DOI: 10.1002/9781444308785

About this Book

Arsenic Pollution summarizes the most current research on the distribution and causes of arsenic pollution, its impact on health and agriculture, and solutions by way of water supply, treatment, and water resource management.

  • Provides the first global and interdisciplinary account of arsenic pollution occurrences
  • Integrates geochemistry, hydrology, agriculture, and water supply and treatment for the first time
  • Options are highlighted for developing alternative water sources and methods for arsenic testing and removal
  • Appeals to specialists in one discipline seeking an overview of the work being done in other disciplines

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