Chapter 1.5. Biosensors and Biological Monitoring for Assessing Water Quality

  1. Philippe Quevauviller3,
  2. Olivier Thomas4 and
  3. André van Der Beken5
  1. Carmen Rebollo1,
  2. Juan Azcárate1 and
  3. Yolanda Madrid2

Published Online: 10 JAN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470058725.ch5

Wastewater Quality Monitoring and Treatment

Wastewater Quality Monitoring and Treatment

How to Cite

Rebollo, C., Azcárate, J. and Madrid, Y. (2006) Biosensors and Biological Monitoring for Assessing Water Quality, in Wastewater Quality Monitoring and Treatment (eds P. Quevauviller, O. Thomas and A. v. Der Beken), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470058725.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 3

    European Commission, DG Environment (BU9 3/142), Rue de la Loi 200, 1049, Brussels, Belgium

  2. 4

    Environment and Sustainable Development Institute, Sherbrooke University, 2500 bld de l'Université, Local A6-1021, Sherbrooke, Quebec, J1K 2R1, Canada

  3. 5

    Department of Hydrology and Hydraulic Engineering, Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium

Author Information

  1. 1

    Ayuntamiento de Madrid, Departamento de Aguas y Saneamiento, C/Barceló, 6 1°, 28004 Madrid, Spain

  2. 2

    Departamento de Química Analítica, Facultad de Ciencias Químicas, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Ciudad Universitaria s/n, 28040 Madrid, Spain

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 JAN 2007
  2. Published Print: 17 NOV 2006

Book Series:

  1. Water Quality Measurements

Book Series Editors:

  1. Philippe Quevauviller

Series Editor Information

  1. European Commission, DG Environment (BU9 3/142), Rue de la Loi 200, 1049, Brussels, Belgium

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471499299

Online ISBN: 9780470058725

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • wastewater treatment procedure (WWTP);
  • water quality assessing biosensors and biological monitoring;
  • biocatalytic-based biosensors;
  • immunosensors as biosensors for environmental applications;
  • biosensors and genetically engineered micro-organisms (GEMs);
  • organic load estimation in conventional wastewater treatment;
  • biological monitoring in wastewater management field;
  • immunoassays and bioaffinity-based biosensors;
  • algae monitoring biosensors

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Biosensors

  • Biological Monitoring

  • Future Trends

  • References