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Xenobiotics in the Urban Water Cycle : Mass Flows, Environmental Processes, Mitigation and Treatment Strategies

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Quantitative Mass Flows of Selected Xenobiotics in Urban Waters and Waste Water Treatment Plants
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    Chapter 2 Identifying and Classifying the Sources and Uses of Xenobiotics in Urban Environments
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    Chapter 3 Illicit Drugs in the Urban Water Cycle
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    Chapter 4 Precious Metals in Urban Aquatic Systems: Platinum, Palladium and Rhodium: Sources, Occurrence, Bioavailability and Effects
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    Chapter 5 Fate and Effects of Little Investigated Scents in the Aquatic Environment
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    Chapter 6 Sources and Occurrence of Cyanotoxins Worldwide
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    Chapter 7 Occurrence and Measurements of Organic Xenobiotic Compounds in Harbour and Coastal Sediments
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    Chapter 8 Determination of Sources and Emissions of Persistent Organic Contaminants by Means of Sewage Sludge: Results from a Monitoring Network
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    Chapter 9 Metabolic and Co-metabolic Degradation of Industrially Important Chlorinated Organics Under Aerobic Conditions
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    Chapter 10 Photochemical Transformation of Pharmaceuticals in the Aquatic Environment: Reaction Pathways and Intermediates
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    Chapter 11 The Challenge of the Identification and Quantification of Transformation Products in the Aquatic Environment Using High Resolution Mass Spectrometry
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    Chapter 12 Transport and Fate of Xenobiotics in the Urban Water Cycle: Studies in Halle/Saale and Leipzig (Germany)
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    Chapter 13 Pharmaceutical Contaminants in Urban Water Cycles: A Discussion of Novel Concepts for Environmental Risk Assessment
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    Chapter 14 Hydroxy Benzoate Preservatives (Parabens) in the Environment: Data for Environmental Toxicity Assessment
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    Chapter 15 Efficiency of Removal of Compounds with Estrogenic Activity During Wastewater Treatment: Effects of Various Removal Techniques
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    Chapter 16 Criteria for Designing Sewage Treatment Plants for Enhanced Removal of Organic Micropollutants
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    Chapter 17 Xenobiotics Removal by Membrane Technology: An Overview
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    Chapter 18 Membrane BioReactors: A Cost-Effective Solution to Enhance the Removal of Xenobiotics from Urban Wastewaters?
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    Chapter 19 Removal of Xenobiotics from Wastewater in Sequencing Batch Reactors: Conventional and Two-Phase Configurations
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    Chapter 20 Fate and Occurrence of Surfactants-Derived Alkylphenolic Compounds in Conventional and Membrane Bioreactor (MBR) Wastewater Treatment Plants
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    Chapter 21 Removal of Xenobiotic Compounds from Water and Wastewater by Advanced Oxidation Processes
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    Chapter 22 Biological, Chemical and Photochemical Treatment of Commercially Important Naphthalene Sulphonates
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    Chapter 23 Uptake of Xenobiotics from Polluted Waters by Plants
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    Chapter 24 Treatment Techniques and Analysis of Stormwater Run-off from Roads in Hamburg, Germany
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    Chapter 25 Options for Mitigation: An Overview of Measures
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    Chapter 26 Outlook
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    Chapter 27 Erratum to: Chapter 12 Transport and Fate of Xenobiotics in the Urban Water Cycle: Studies in Halle/Saale and Leipzig (Germany)
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Chapter title
Uptake of Xenobiotics from Polluted Waters by Plants
Chapter number 23
Book title
Xenobiotics in the Urban Water Cycle
Published by
Springer, Dordrecht, January 2010
DOI 10.1007/978-90-481-3509-7_23
Book ISBNs
978-9-04-813508-0, 978-9-04-813509-7

Tomas Vanek, Radka Podlipna, Zuzana Fialova, Sarka Petrova, Petr Soudek

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 8 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 4 50%
Student > Master 2 25%
Student > Doctoral Student 1 13%
Professor > Associate Professor 1 13%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Environmental Science 3 38%
Chemistry 2 25%
Engineering 2 25%
Energy 1 13%