1. Elements of Sustainability and Bioremediation

  1. Romeela Mohee2 and
  2. Ackmez Mudhoo3
  1. Ackmez Mudhoo and
  2. Romeela Mohee

Published Online: 4 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118371220.ch1

Bioremediation and Sustainability: Research and Applications

Bioremediation and Sustainability: Research and Applications

How to Cite

Mudhoo, A. and Mohee, R. (2012) Elements of Sustainability and Bioremediation, in Bioremediation and Sustainability: Research and Applications (eds R. Mohee and A. Mudhoo), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118371220.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Professor, Department of Chemical and Environmental, Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Mauritius, Réduit, MAURITIUS

  2. 3

    Lecturer, Department of Chemical and Environmental, Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Mauritius, Réduit, MAURITIUS

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Mauritius, Réduit, Mauritius

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 26 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118062845

Online ISBN: 9781118371220

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Keywords:

  • heavy metals;
  • environmental pollution;
  • biotreatment variants;
  • bioremediation technologies;
  • anaerobic digestion processes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Sustainability, Remediation and Biotechnology Link

  • Environmental Pollution and Biotreatment Variants

  • Main Features of Bioremediation

  • In Situ Bioremediation Technologies

  • Ex Situ Bioremediation

  • Biosorption of Heavy Metals

  • Factors Influencing Bioremediation Rates

  • Trends in Bioremediation Research

  • Concluding Note

  • Acknowledgements