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Water Quality: Indicators, Human Impact and Environmental Health
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Editors: You-Gan Wang, Centre for Applications in Natural Resource Mathematics (CARM), School of Mathematics and Physics, The University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia)
Book Description:
Water quality is fundamental for our health and affects the environment we share with other animals including marine, freshwater and terrestrial species. Water quality is often managed based on indicators for levels of bacteria and other chemical/physical contents. To assist in better management and monitoring of water quality, this book provides an overview of state of the art assessments of water quality; with an understanding how water quality is affected, and improving water quality for irrigation, drinking and recreation activities. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents:
Preface pp. i-ix

List of Contributors

Chapter 1 - Water Quality Indices from Unbalanced Spatio-Temporal Monitoring Designs
(Sarah M. Raican, You-Gan Wang and Bronwyn Harch, CSIRO Mathematics, Informatics and Statistics, Australia, and others)pp. 1-30

Chapter 2 - Estimates of Likelihood and Risk Associated with Sydney Drinking Water Supply from Reservoirs, Local Dams and Feed Rivers (Ross Sparks, Gordon J. Sutton, Peter Toscas and Rod Mc Innes, CSIRO Mathematical, Informatics and Statistics, Australia, and others)pp. 31-62

Chapter 3 - Three-Dimensional Numerical Modeling of Water Quality and Sediment-Associated Processes in Natural Lakes
(Xiaobo Chao and Yafei Jia, National Center for Computational Hydroscience and Engineering, The University of Mississippi, USA)pp. 63-98

Chapter 4 - Integrating Major Ion Chemistry with Statistical Analysis for Geochemical Assessment of Groundwater Quality in Coastal Aquifer of Saijo Plain, Ehime Prefecture, Japan
(Pankaj Kumar and Ram Avtar, Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan, and others)pp. 99-108

Chapter 5 - Suitability of Groundwater of Zeuss-Koutine Aquifer (Southern of Tunisia) for Domestic and Agricultural Use
(Fadoua Hamzaoui-Azaza, Besma Tlili-Zrelli, Rachida Bouhlila and Moncef Gueddari, Laboratory of Geochemistry and Environmental Geology, Department of Geology, Faculty of Mathematical, Physical and Natural Sciences, University Campus, Tunisia, and others) pp. 109-130

Chapter 6 - Application of Water Quality Indices (wqi) and Stable Isotopes (18O and 2H) for Groundwater Quality Assessment of the Densu River Basin of Ghana
(Abass Gibrilla, Edward Bam, Dickson Adomako, Samuel Ganyaglo and Cynthia Laar, Nuclear Chemistry and Environmental Research Centre, National Nuclear Research Institute, Ghana Atomic Energy Commission, Kwabenya-Accra, Ghana)pp. 131-160

Chapter 7 - Evaluation of Community Water Quality Monitoring and Management Practices, and Conceptualization of a Community Empowerment Model: A Case Study of Luvuvhu Catchment, South Africa (L. Nare and J.O. Odiyo, Department of Hydrology and Water Resources, University of Venda, Thohoyandou, South Africa)pp. 161-208

Chapter 8 - The Fate and Persistence of the Antimicrobial Compound Triclosan and its Influence on Water Quality
(Teresa Qiu, Christopher P. Saint and Mary D. Barton, School of Pharmaceutical and Medical Sciences, University of South Australia, Australia, and others)pp. 209-238

Chapter 9 - Water Quality Assessment Methods: The Comparative Analysis
(Tatyana I. Moiseenko, Alexandr G. Selukov and Dmitry N. Kyrov, Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia, and others)pp. 239-258

Chapter 10 - Water Quality Impacts on Human Population Health in Mining-and-Metallurgical Industry Regions, Russia
(T.I. Moiseenko, N.A. Gashkina, V.V. Megorskii, L.P. Kudryavtseva, D.N. Kyrov and S.V. Sokolkova, Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia, and others)pp. 259-272

Chapter 11 - Chitosan Biopolymer for Water Quality Improvement: Application and Mechanisms
(Xinchao Wei and F. Andrew Wolfe, Department of Engineering, Science and Mathematics, State University of New York Institute of Technology, Utica, NY, USA) pp. 273-294

Index pp. 295-309

      Water Resource Planning, Development and Management
      Environmental Health - Physical, Chemical and Biological Factors
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2013- February
   Pages: 318, 7x10 - (NBC-C)
   ISBN: 978-1-62417-111-6
   Status: AV
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