2. Natural Attenuation

  1. Romeela Mohee2 and
  2. Ackmez Mudhoo3
  1. R. Ryan Dupont

Published Online: 4 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118371220.ch2

Bioremediation and Sustainability: Research and Applications

Bioremediation and Sustainability: Research and Applications

How to Cite

Dupont, R. R. (2012) Natural Attenuation, in Bioremediation and Sustainability: Research and Applications (eds R. Mohee and A. Mudhoo), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118371220.ch2

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 Civil and Environmental Engineering, Utah Water Research Laboratory, College of Engineering, Utah State University, Logan, UT, USA

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:

  • natural attenuation;
  • mass assimilation;
  • plume connection;
  • source area mass flux analysis;
  • plume stability determination

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Natural Attenuation and Sustainability Link

  • Contaminant Transformation Under Natural Site Conditions

  • Monitoring for Natural Attenuation

  • Source Area Evaluation

  • Quantitative Analysis of Natural Attenuation Data

  • Concluding Note