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Geotechnical Practice for Waste Disposal

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Earth scientists and geotechnical engineers are increasingly challenged to solve environmental problems related to waste disposal facilities and cleanup of contaminated sites. The effort has given rise to a new discipline of specialists in the field of environmental geotechnology. To be effective, environmental geotechnologists must not only be armed with the traditional knowledge of fields such as geology and civil engineering, but also be knowledgeable of principles of hydrogeology, chemistry, and biological processes. In addition, the environmental geotechnologist must be completely up to date on the often complex cadre of local and national regulations, must comprehend the often complex legal issues and sometimes mind-boggling financial implications of a project, and must be able to communicate effectively with a host of other technical specialists, regulatory officials, attorneys, local land owners, journalists, and others. The field of environmental geotechnology will no doubt continue to offer unique challenges. The purpose of this book is to summarize the current state of practice in the field of environmental geotechnology. Part One covers broadly applicable principles such as hydrogeology, geochemistry, and con- taminant transport in soil and rock. Part Two describes in detail the underlying principles for design and construction of new waste disposal facilities. Part Three covers techniques for site remediation. Finally, Part Four addresses the methodologies for monitoring. The topics of 'waste disposal' and 'site remediation' are extraordinarily broad.

Condition: General shelf wear to covers. Bottom corners bumped through to the boards. Binding sound. Internally clean apart from the name of the previous owner on the flyleaf.

Item details

Added value:
1st edition
Author(s):
Daniel, David E.
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
8vo
Edition:
1993
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0412351706
ISBN-13:
9780412351709
Number of pages:
683
Publisher:
Chapman & Hall
Title:
Geotechnical Practice for Waste Disposal

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Earth scientists and geotechnical engineers are increasingly challenged to solve environmental problems related to waste disposal facilities and cleanup of contaminated sites. The effort has given rise to a new discipline of specialists in the field of environmental geotechnology. To be effective, environmental geotechnologists must not only be armed with the traditional knowledge of fields such as geology and civil engineering, but also be knowledgeable of principles of hydrogeology, chemistry, and biological processes. In addition, the environmental geotechnologist must be completely up to date on the often complex cadre of local and national regulations, must comprehend the often complex legal issues and sometimes mind-boggling financial implications of a project, and must be able to communicate effectively with a host of other technical specialists, regulatory officials, attorneys, local land owners, journalists, and others. The field of environmental geotechnology will no doubt continue to offer unique challenges. The purpose of this book is to summarize the current state of practice in the field of environmental geotechnology. Part One covers broadly applicable principles such as hydrogeology, geochemistry, and con- taminant transport in soil and rock. Part Two describes in detail the underlying principles for design and construction of new waste disposal facilities. Part Three covers techniques for site remediation. Finally, Part Four addresses the methodologies for monitoring. The topics of 'waste disposal' and 'site remediation' are extraordinarily broad.

Condition: General shelf wear to covers. Bottom corners bumped through to the boards. Binding sound. Internally clean apart from the name of the previous owner on the flyleaf.

Added value:
1st edition
Author(s):
Daniel, David E.
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
8vo
Edition:
1993
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0412351706
ISBN-13:
9780412351709
Number of pages:
683
Publisher:
Chapman & Hall
Title:
Geotechnical Practice for Waste Disposal

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