Solutions to Environmental Problems Involving Nanotechnology and Enzyme Technology

Solutions to Environmental Problems Involving Nanotechnology and Enzyme Technology
Author: Alka Dwevedi
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 199
Release: 2018-12-06
ISBN 10: 0128131241
ISBN 13: 9780128131244
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Solutions to Environmental Problems Involving Nanotechnology and Enzyme Technology Book Review:

Nanotechnology and Enzyme Technology Combined to Address Environmental Problems discusses how nanotechnology and enzyme technology work independently and together to help researchers and environmental professionals learn about this revolutionary and cross-disciplinary field. Nanotechnology has provided a range of nanomaterials, some of which are helpful in the protection of the environment and climate. They can be used to improve durability against mechanical stress, help in cleaning, enhance energy efficiency as insulation, save energy consumption during transportation due to catalytic properties, and more. This book highlights this technology as it continues to provide solutions for various environmental problems. Covers air and water pollution remediation in the developing field of combining nanotechnology with enzyme technology Reviews the sustainability potentials of combining nanotechnology and enzyme technology, including energy production Applies current research and utilization to a variety of environmental issues, including pollution and energy production

Nanomaterials for Air Remediation

Nanomaterials for Air Remediation
Author: Abdeltif Amrane,Aymen Amine Assadi,Phuong Nguyen-Tri,Tuan Anh Nguyen,Sami Rtimi
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 420
Release: 2020-01-22
ISBN 10: 0128188227
ISBN 13: 9780128188224
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanomaterials for Air Remediation Book Review:

Nanomaterials for Air Remediation provides a comprehensive description of basic knowledge and current research progress in the field of air treatment using nanomaterials. The book explores how nanomaterials are used in various air remediation techniques, including advanced oxidation processes, biological processes, and filtration. It also covers their combined use as nanocatalysts, nanoantibiotics, nanoadsorbents, nanocontainers, nanofiltrations and nanosensors. Major challenges to using nanomaterials for improving air quality on a mass scale, both practical and regulatory, are also presented. This is an important resource for materials scientists and environmental engineers who are looking to understand how nanotechnology is used to enhance air quality. Includes coverage of a wide range of nanomaterials, from biochemical to chemical materials, and nanomaterials supported photocatalysts Discusses how the properties of nanomaterials are being used to make more efficient air purification systems and products Assesses the practical and regulatory challenges of using different types of nanomaterials for air remediation

Nanomaterials

Nanomaterials
Author: R. Praveen Kumar,B. Bharathiraja
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 864
Release: 2021-05-19
ISBN 10: 0128224312
ISBN 13: 9780128224311
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanomaterials Book Review:

Nanomaterials: Application in Biofuels and Bioenergy Production Systems looks at how biofuels and bioenergy can be part of the "sustainable" solution to the worlds energy problems. By addressing bioenergy products compared to their fossil energy counterparts, covering research and development in biofuels applied with nanomaterials this book analyzes the future trends and how biofuels and bioenergy can contribute to its optimization. Starting from fundamentals up to synthesis, characterization and applications of nanomaterials in biofuels and bioenergy production systems, the chapters include the procedures needed for introducing nanomaterials in these specific sectors along with the benefits derived from their applications. Including the hazards and environmental effects of nanomaterials in bioenergy applications, sustainability issues and a techno-economic analysis of the topic, this book provides researchers in bioscience, energy & environment and bioengineering with an up to date look at the full life cycle assessment of nanomaterials in bioenergy. Provides a one stop solution manual for applications of nanomaterials in bioenergy and biofuels Includes biofuel applications with compatible global application case studies Addresses the demand for environmental and techno-economic analysis of nanomaterials applications

Polymeric Supports for Enzyme Immobilization

Polymeric Supports for Enzyme Immobilization
Author: Alka Dwevedi
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 188
Release: 2021-06-22
ISBN 10: 0128192070
ISBN 13: 9780128192078
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Polymeric Supports for Enzyme Immobilization Book Review:

Enzyme immobilization has been approached for finding solutions for various critical problems associated with industries, medicine, environment, agriculture, etc. Especially since last decades, several innovative researches have come up to look for enhancing catalytic efficiency, reusability of immobilized enzyme and longer stability by introducing range of immobilizing supports, supports modifiers through introduction of several chemical agents (non-toxic) and adopting innovative enzyme immobilization methods. In the present book, polymeric supports have been focussed for enzyme immobilization, especially due to their versatility in immobilizing different enzymes for different large scale enzyme reactors to be used for several applications. Especially, polymers can be modified according to applications and enzyme properties which have made it supports of choice for all several enzyme based applications. Polymeric Supports for Enzyme Immobilization: Opportunities and Applications offers in-depth discussions of known polymeric enzyme support materials, reaction processes, and optimized methods to enhance enzyme immobilization. Case-based chapters examine methods of enzyme immobilization onto various polymeric supports, their surface chemistry and physical morphology followed by implementation of polymers based immobilized enzymes in various applications, viz. medicine, environment, industries, clean energy, disease diagnosis, drug delivery etc. This book has prime focus to allow several researchers across the world to provide updated technological details and incite to contribute more innovative work in coming years to find solutions to several critical problems. Offers an in-depth, case-driven discussion of known polymeric enzyme support materials, associated reaction processes, and methods to enhance enzyme immobilization Provides optimal strategies for various enzymes, processes, and applications, considering the enzyme itself, substrate, and available support properties Provides complete details on applications of polymeric based immobilized enzymes in various applications ranging from chemical; or pharmaceutical synthesis, food processing, bioremediation, industrial catalysis, etc.

Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology
Author: Louis Theodore,Robert G. Kunz
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2005-04-22
ISBN 10: 0471711691
ISBN 13: 9780471711698
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanotechnology Book Review:

An authoritative, in-depth exploration of the environmentalconsequences of nanotechnology Nanotechnology is revolutionizing the chemical, telecom, biotech,pharmaceutical, health care, aerospace, and computer industries,among others, and many exciting new nanotech applications areenvisioned for the near future. While the rapid pace of innovationhas been truly inspiring, much remains to be learned about thepotential environmental and health risks posed by this nascenttechnology and its byproducts. So important is this issue that theultimate success or failure of nanotechnology may well depend onhow effectively science and industry address these concerns in theyears ahead. Written by two highly accomplished environmental professionals,Nanotechnology: Environmental Implications and Solutions bringsscientists, engineers, and policymakers up to speed on the currentstate of knowledge in this vitally important area. ProfessorTheodore and Dr. Kunz provide a concise review of nano-fundamentalsand explore background issues surrounding nanotechnology and itsenvironmental impact. They then follow up with in-depth discussionsof: * The control, monitoring, and reduction of nanotech byproducts andtheir impact on the air, water, and land * Health risks associated with nanotechnology, and methods toassess and control them * Nanotech hazard risk assessment-including emergency responseplanning and personnel training * Multimedia approaches that are available for the analysis of theimpact of nanotechnology in the chemical, manufacturing, and wastedisposal industries * The future of nanotechnology and the "Industrial RevolutionII" * The legal implications of nanotechnology * Societal and ethical implications of nanotechnology-basedmaterials and processing method Assuming only a basic knowledge of physics, chemistry, andmathematics on behalf of its readers, Nanotechnology: EnvironmentalImplications and Solutions makes fascinating and useful reading forengineers, scientists, administrators, environmental regulatoryofficials, and public policy makers, as well as students in a rangeof science and engineering disciplines.

Microbial Nanotechnology

Microbial Nanotechnology
Author: Mahendra Rai,Patrycja Golińska
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 302
Release: 2020-09-17
ISBN 10: 1000196488
ISBN 13: 9781000196481
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Microbial Nanotechnology Book Review:

This book provides an account of the biogenic synthesis of nanomaterials by using different microorganisms. The chapters are focused on the biosynthesis of various metal and metal oxide nanosized materials by using bacteria, actinomycetes, fungi, and algae, including mechanisms of microbial synthesis. Other chapters summarize recent developments of microbial-based nanostructures for the management of food-borne pathogens, plant pathogenic fungi, as nutrients, and biomedical applications. Microorganisms are discussed not only as biofactories for the synthesis of nanomaterials but also as removal agents of toxic metals from the environment. Exposure sources and ecotoxicity of microbially synthesized nanoparticles are also discussed.

Biotechnological Utilization of Mangrove Resources

Biotechnological Utilization of Mangrove Resources
Author: Jayanta Kumar Patra,Rashmi Ranjan Mishra,HRUDAYANATH THATOI
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 512
Release: 2020-04-17
ISBN 10: 0128223820
ISBN 13: 9780128223826
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Biotechnological Utilization of Mangrove Resources Book Review:

Mangroves are typically tropical coastal ecosystems found in the inter-tidal zones of river deltas and back water areas. They represent highly dynamic and fragile ecosystems, yet they are the most productive and biologically diversified habitats of various life forms including plants, animals and microorganisms. Mangroves are a resource of many different products, including; microorganisms that harbor a diverse group of industrially important enzymes, antibiotics, therapeutic proteins and vaccines; timber resistant to rot and insects; and medicinal plants. Divided into three main parts, Biotechnological Utilization of Mangrove Resources first provides a broad introduction into mangrove ecology. Subsequent chapters discuss the biodiversity of mangroves, including the diverse nature of the organisms within the mangroves themselves. The final part pays special attention to biotechnological utilization of mangroves. Topics such as antimicrobial activity of mangrove-derived products, anti-oxidant activity of mangrove derived products and pharmaceutical applications, are covered in detail. Biotechnological Utilization of Mangrove Resources brings the latest research and technologies in mangrove biology into one platform, providing readers with an up-to-date view on the area. This would serve as an excellent reference book for researchers and students in the field of marine biology especially interested in mangrove ecosystems. Highlights the diversity of different life forms in the mangrove ecosystem, including the importance of mangroves and mangrove-derived products. Focuses on biotechnological utilization of mangrove resources such as antimicrobial and antioxidant properties of microorganisms, and industrial and pharmaceutical applications Discusses the different modern tools and techniques used for the study of mangrove resources

Bioremediation for Environmental Sustainability

Bioremediation for Environmental Sustainability
Author: Vineet Kumar,Gaurav Saxena,Maulin P. Shah
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 538
Release: 2020-10-01
ISBN 10: 012820317X
ISBN 13: 9780128203170
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bioremediation for Environmental Sustainability Book Review:

Bioremediation for Environmental Sustainability: Approaches to Tackle Pollution for Cleaner and Greener Society discusses many recently developed and successfully applied bio/phytoremediation technologies for pollution control and minimization, which are lacking more comprehensive coverage in previous books. This book describes the scope and applications of bio/phytoremediation technologies and especially focuses on the associated eco-environmental concerns, field studies, sustainability issues, and future prospects. The book also examines the feasibility of environmentally friendly and sustainable bio/phytoremediation technologies to remediate contaminated sites, as well as future directions in the field of bioremediation for environmental sustainability. Illustrates the importance of microbes and plants in bio/phytoremediation and wastewater treatment Includes chapters on original research outcomes pertaining to pollution, pollution abatement, and associated bioremediation technologies Covers emerging bioremediation technologies, including electro-bioremediation, microbial fuel cell, nano-bioremediation, constructed wetlands, and more Highlights key developments and challenges in bioremediation and phytoremediation technologies Describes the roles of relatively new approaches in bio/phytoremediation, including molecular engineering and omics technologies, microbial enzymes, biosurfactants, plant-microbe interactions, genetically engineered organisms, and more

Smart Bioremediation Technologies

Smart Bioremediation Technologies
Author: Pankaj Bhatt
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 408
Release: 2019-06-07
ISBN 10: 012818308X
ISBN 13: 9780128183083
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Smart Bioremediation Technologies Book Review:

Smart Bioremediation Technologies: Microbial Enzymes provides insights into the complex behavior of enzymes and identifies metabolites and their degradation pathways. It will help readers work towards solutions for sustainable medicine and environmental pollution. The book highlights the microbial enzymes that have replaced many plant and animal enzymes, also presenting their applications in varying industries, including pharmaceuticals, genetic engineering, biofuels, diagnostics and therapy. In addition, new methods, including genomics and metagenomics, are being employed for the discovery of new enzymes from microbes. This book brings all of these topics together, representing the first resource on how to solve problems in bioremediation. Provides the most novel approaches in enzyme studies Gives insights in real-time enzymology that are correlated with bioremediation Serves as a valuable resource on the use of genomes, transcriptomes and proteomes with bioremediation Refers to enzymes as diagnostic tools

Removal of Toxic Pollutants through Microbiological and Tertiary Treatment

Removal of Toxic Pollutants through Microbiological and Tertiary Treatment
Author: Maulin P. Shah
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 620
Release: 2020-08-20
ISBN 10: 0128216824
ISBN 13: 9780128216828
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Removal of Toxic Pollutants through Microbiological and Tertiary Treatment Book Review:

Removal of Toxic Pollutants through Microbiological and Tertiary Treatment: New Perspectives offers a current account of existing advanced oxidation strategies - including their limitations, challenges, and potential applications - in removing environmental pollutants through microbiological and tertiary treatment methods. The book introduces new trends and advances in environmental bioremediation technology, with thorough discussion of recent developments in the field. Updated information as well as future research directions in the field of bioremediation of industrial wastes is included. This book is an indispensable guide to students, researchers, scientists, and professionals working in fields such as microbiology, biotechnology, environmental sciences, eco-toxicology, and environmental remediation. The book also serves as a helpful guide for waste management professionals and those working on the biodegradation and bioremediation of industrial wastes and environmental pollutants for environmental sustainability. Introduces various treatment schemes, including microbiological and tertiary technologies for bioremediation of environmental pollutants and industrial wastes Includes pharmaceutical wastewater, oil refinery wastewater, distillery wastewater, tannery wastewater, textile wastewater, mine tailing wastes, plastic wastes, and more Describes the role of relatively new treatment technologies and their approaches in bioremediation, including molecular and protein engineering technologies, microbial enzymes, bio surfactants, plant-microbe interactions, and genetically engineered organisms Provides many advanced technologies in the field of bioremediation and phytoremediation, including electro-bioremediation technology, microbial fuel cell technology, nano-bioremediation technology, and phytotechnologies

Hydrocarbon Pollution and its Effect on the Environment

Hydrocarbon Pollution and its Effect on the Environment
Author: Muharrem Ince,Olcay Kaplan Ince
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 98
Release: 2019-12-04
ISBN 10: 1789844207
ISBN 13: 9781789844207
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Hydrocarbon Pollution and its Effect on the Environment Book Review:

This book covers hydrocarbon pollution, measurement techniques for hydrocarbons, risk assessment, and environmental impact. This comprehensive book takes a broad view of the subject and integrates a wide variety of approaches. This book attempts to address the needs of graduate and postgraduate students and other professionals or readers interested in food, soil, water, and air pollution. The aim of this book is to explain and clarify important studies, and compare and develop the new and groundbreaking measurement techniques. Written by leading experts in their respective areas, the book is highly recommended to professionals interested in environmental and human health because it provides specific and comprehensive examples.

Environmental Nanotechnology

Environmental Nanotechnology
Author: Mark Wiesner,Jean-Yves Bottero
Publsiher: McGraw Hill Professional
Total Pages: 540
Release: 2007-06-05
ISBN 10: 9780071511049
ISBN 13: 0071511040
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Environmental Nanotechnology Book Review:

Explore the Properties of Today's Widely Used Nanomaterials— and Assess Their Potentially Harmful Effects on the Environment Environmental Nanotechnology is the first book to assist you in both understanding the properties of new nanomaterial-centered technology and assessing the potentially harmful effects these materials may have on the environment. Written by a team of 29 leading experts from around the world, this comprehensive book presents cutting-edge coverage of the fabrication, characterization, and measurement of nanomaterials...emerging markets for nanomaterials...nanotechnologies in the energy industry...nanotechnologies for environmental quality...nanotechnology transport and fate in the environment...toxicological impacts of nanomaterials...and much more. Filled with detailed illustrations, Environmental Nanotechnology features: State-of-the-art techniques for the characterization and measurement of nanomaterials The latest findings on the transport and fate of nanomaterials in the environment Nanotechnologies for energy production, storage, and distribution In-depth analyses of the ecotoxicological impacts of nanomaterials New methods for developing nanomaterials with less environmental risk Inside This Landmark Environmental Engineering Guide _ • Nanomaterials: New Challenges and Opportunities • Fabrication of Nanomaterials • Characterization and Measurement of Nanomaterials • Emerging Markets for Nanomaterials • Nanomaterial-Enabled Technologies for Energy Production, Storage, and Distribution • Nanomaterial-Enabled Technologies for Environmental Quality • Nanomaterial Transport and Fate in the Environment • Ecotoxicological Impacts of Nanomaterials • Toxicological Impacts of Nanomaterials

Environmental Solutions

Environmental Solutions
Author: Franklin J. Agardy,Nelson Leonard Nemerow
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 480
Release: 2010-07-19
ISBN 10: 0080456928
ISBN 13: 9780080456928
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Environmental Solutions Book Review:

In our changing world, society demands more comprehensive and thoughtful solutions from environmental engineers, environmental consultants and scientists dealing with the degradation of our environment. Lead by Nelson Nemerow and Franklin Agardy, experts in business, academia, government and practice have been brought together in Environmental Solutions to provide guidance for these environmental professionals. The reader is presented with a variety of solutions to common and not so common environmental problems which lay the groundwork for environmental advocates to decide which solutions will work best for their particular circumstances. This book discusses chemical, biological, physical, forensic, medical, international, economic, political, industrial-collaborative solutions and solutions for rural and developing countries giving readers the freedom to evaluate a variety of options and make informed decisions. End of chapter questions and additional resources are included making this an invaluable teaching tool and ideal reference for those currently involved in improving and preserving our environment. Contributions by international experts in government, industry, and academia. Editors are recognized as the editors of Environmental Engineering, the best selling title published by John Wiley. The first action-oriented book for environmental engineers.

Globalization Biosecurity and the Future of the Life Sciences

Globalization  Biosecurity  and the Future of the Life Sciences
Author: National Research Council,Institute of Medicine,Board on Global Health,Policy and Global Affairs,Development, Security, and Cooperation,Committee on Advances in Technology and the Prevention of Their Application to Next Generation Biowarfare Threats
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 316
Release: 2006-06-07
ISBN 10: 9780309164757
ISBN 13: 0309164753
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Globalization Biosecurity and the Future of the Life Sciences Book Review:

Biomedical advances have made it possible to identify and manipulate features of living organisms in useful ways--leading to improvements in public health, agriculture, and other areas. The globalization of scientific and technical expertise also means that many scientists and other individuals around the world are generating breakthroughs in the life sciences and related technologies. The risks posed by bioterrorism and the proliferation of biological weapons capabilities have increased concern about how the rapid advances in genetic engineering and biotechnology could enable the production of biological weapons with unique and unpredictable characteristics. Globalization, Biosecurity, and the Future of Life Sciences examines current trends and future objectives of research in public health, life sciences, and biomedical science that contain applications relevant to developments in biological weapons 5 to 10 years into the future and ways to anticipate, identify, and mitigate these dangers.

Nanotechnology and the Environment

Nanotechnology and the Environment
Author: Barbara Karn,Tina Masciangioli,Paul Alivisatos,Wei-xian Zhang,Vicki Colvin,Associate Professor and Executive Director Center for Biological and Environmental Nanotechnology Vicki Colvin
Publsiher: Amer Chemical Society
Total Pages: 391
Release: 2005
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: UOM:39015060576660
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanotechnology and the Environment Book Review:

Nanotechnology and the Environment presents the latest research results in nanotechnology that have both environmental applications and implications. Chemists, physicists, chemical engineers, and policy makers will be interested in reading this book.

Synthetic Biology

Synthetic Biology
Author: Markus Schmidt
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 266
Release: 2012-05-14
ISBN 10: 3527659277
ISBN 13: 9783527659272
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Synthetic Biology Book Review:

This is the only book to focus on industrial and environmental applications of synthetic biology, covering 17 of the most promising uses in the areas of biofuel, bioremediation and biomaterials. The contributions are written by experts from academia, non-profit organizations and industry, outlining not only the scientific basics but also the economic, environmental and ethical impact of the new technologies. This makes it not only suitable as supplementary material for students but also the perfect companion for policy makers and funding agencies, if they are to make informed decisions about synthetic biology. Largely coordinated by Markus Schmidt, a policy adviser, and the only European to testify in front of the bioethics commission of the Obama administration.

New Polymer Nanocomposites for Environmental Remediation

New Polymer Nanocomposites for Environmental Remediation
Author: Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain,Ajay Kumar Mishra
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 756
Release: 2018-02-19
ISBN 10: 0128110341
ISBN 13: 9780128110348
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

New Polymer Nanocomposites for Environmental Remediation Book Review:

New Polymer Nanocomposites for Environmental Remediation summarizes recent progress in the development of materials’ properties, fabrication methods and their applications for treatment of contaminants, pollutant sensing and detection. This book presents current research into how polymer nanocomposites can be used in environmental remediation, detailing major environmental issues, and key materials properties and existing polymers or nanomaterials that can solve these issues. The book covers the fundamental molecular structure of polymers used in environmental applications, the toxicology, economy and life-cycle analysis of polymer nanocomposites, and an analysis of potential future applications of these materials. Recent research and development in polymer nanocomposites has inspired the progress and use of novel and cost-effective environmental applications. Presents critical, actionable guidelines to the structure and property design of nanocomposites in environmental remediation Focuses on taking technology out of the lab and into the real world Summarizes the latest developments in polymer nanocomposites and their applications in catalytic degradation, adsorptive removal and detection of contaminants in the environment Enables researchers to stay ahead of the curve, with a full discussion of regulatory issues and potential new applications and materials in this area

Nanotechnology in Industrial Wastewater Treatment

Nanotechnology in Industrial Wastewater Treatment
Author: Dr. Arup Roy,Jayanta Bhattacharya
Publsiher: IWA Publishing
Total Pages: 220
Release: 2015-01-15
ISBN 10: 1780406878
ISBN 13: 9781780406879
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanotechnology in Industrial Wastewater Treatment Book Review:

Nanotechnology in Industrial Wastewater Treatment is a state of the art reference book. The book is particularly useful for wastewater technology development laboratories and organizations. All professional and academic areas connected with environmental engineering, nanotechnology based wastewater treatment and related product design are incorporated and provide an essentialresource. The book describes the application and synthesis of Ca-based and magnetic nano-materials and their potential application for removal/treatment of heavy metals from wastewater. Nanotechnology in Industrial Wastewater Treatment discusses the rapid wastewater treatment methods using Ca-based nanomaterials and magnetic nanomaterials. This is an emerging area of new science and technology in wastewater treatment. The main audiences for the book are water industry professionals, research scholars and students in the area of Environmental Engineering and Nanotechnology. Authors: Dr. Arup Roy Department of Mining Engineering, Geo-Environmental Lab., Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur,India; and Professor Jayanta Bhattacharya, Department of Mining Engineering, Geo-Environmental Lab., Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India.

Advances in Bioremediation of Wastewater and Polluted Soil

Advances in Bioremediation of Wastewater and Polluted Soil
Author: Naofumi Shiomi
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 284
Release: 2015-09-09
ISBN 10: 9535121650
ISBN 13: 9789535121657
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advances in Bioremediation of Wastewater and Polluted Soil Book Review:

The pollution of soil and groundwater by heavy metals and other chemicals is becoming a serious issue in many countries. However, the current bioremediation processes do not often achieve sufficient remediation, and more effective processes are desired. This book deals with advances in the bioremediation of polluted soil and groundwater. In the former chapters of this book, respected researchers in this field describe how the optimization of microorganisms, enzymes, absorbents, additives and injection procedures can help to realize excellent bioremediation. In the latter chapters, other researchers introduce bioremediation processes that have been performed in the field and novel bioremediation processes. Thus, the readers will be able to obtain new ideas about effective bioremediation as well as important information about recent advances in bioremediation.

Green Technologies and Environmental Sustainability

Green Technologies and Environmental Sustainability
Author: Ritu Singh,Sanjeev Kumar
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 492
Release: 2017-04-05
ISBN 10: 3319506544
ISBN 13: 9783319506548
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Green Technologies and Environmental Sustainability Book Review:

In the present scenario, green technologies are playing significant role in changing the course of nation’s economic growth towards sustainability and providing an alternative socio-economic model that will enable present and future generations to live in a clean and healthy environment, in harmony with nature. Green technology, which is also known as clean technology, refers to the development and extension of processes, practices, and applications that improve or replace the existing technologies facilitating society to meet their own needs while substantially decreasing the impact of human on the planet, and reducing environmental risks and ecological scarcities. The concepts of Green Technologies, if endorsed and pervaded into the lives of all societies, will facilitate the aim of the Millennium Development Goals of keeping the environment intact and improve it for the civilization to survive. Green Technologies and Environmental Sustainability is focused on the goals of green technologies which are becoming increasingly important for ensuring sustainability. This book provides different perspectives of green technology in sectors like energy, agriculture, waste management and economics and contains recent advancements made towards sustainable development in the field of bioenergy, nanotechnology, green chemistry, bioremediation, degraded land reclamation. This book is written for a large and broad readership, including researchers, scientists, academicians and readers from diverse backgrounds across various fields such as nanotechnology, chemistry, agriculture, environmental science, water engineering, waste management and energy. It could also serve as a reference book for graduates and post-graduate students, faculties, environmentalist and industrial personnel who are working in the area of green technologies.