Biostimulation Remediation Technologies for Groundwater Contaminants

Biostimulation Remediation Technologies for Groundwater Contaminants

Ashok K. Rathoure (Independent Researcher, India)
Release Date: May, 2018|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 355
ISBN13: 9781522541622|ISBN10: 1522541624|EISBN13: 9781522541639|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-4162-2


The rapid progression of technology has significantly impacted population growth, urbanization, and industrialization in modern society. These developments, while positive on the surface, have created critical environmental problems in recent years.

Biostimulation Remediation Technologies for Groundwater Contaminants is a critical scholarly publication that examines the release of heavy metals into the environment as a result of human activities and the use of nanoparticles and other technologies to manage and treat the effects of the pollution. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as toxicity of heavy metals, bioremediation, and acclimated bacterial strains, this book is geared toward environmentalists, engineers, academics, researchers, and graduate-level students seeking current research on bioremediation as an alternate way to manage or degrade heavy metal waste.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Acclimated Bacterial Strains
  • Biomining Microorganisms
  • Bioremediation
  • Biosorption
  • Nano-Biotechnology
  • Nano-Metal Oxides
  • Toxicity of Heavy Metals

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Ashok K. Rathoure shares his knowledge and experience in the field of Environment Impact Assessment with a doctoral degree in Bioremediation for M/s Eco Chem Sales & Services Surat. Previously he was associated with Vardan Environet Gurgaon, En-vision Group Surat (En-vision Environmental Services and En-vision Enviro Engineers Pvt. Ltd.) for EIA studies; Himachal Institute of Life Sciences Paonta and Beehive College of Ad. Studies Dehradun for teaching to Biotechnology, Microbiology, Biochemistry and other biosciences subjects. His area of research is environmental biotechnology and publication includes 60 full length research papers in international and national journals of repute, 12 Course books from reputed publishers in India, 4 Research books and 7 Book chapters. He is also associated as Editor-in-Chief for Octa Journal of Environmental Research, Managing Editor for Octa Journal of Biosciences and Executive Editor for Scientific India Magazine. He has traveled extensively in the major cities of Northern and Western India for his education and as a teacher, trainer and taught to widen the horizon of knowledge and to sharpen his intellect