GT 3: Environmental Geology of Urban Areas
Edited by N. Eyles.
Rapid urban growth has gnerated a wide range of environmental impacts, and these are the focus of this book. This volume contains 39 chapters, written by 67 contributors who are well-known experts in their field. Ten themes examine environmental geology issues such as contamination of ground and surface waters, pollution and erosion of urban waterfronts, waste disposal, contaminated substrates, geological hazards, public health issues, remediation of contaminated sites, investigative techniques, and environmental legislation. The book is primarily intended for senior undergraduates and graduate students. An extensive glossary of commonly used terms is included.
Geological Association of Canada; ISBN-10: 0-919216-58-7; ISBN-13: 978-0-919216-58-7; ISSN: 1208-2260
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