Sedimentology of Aqueous Systems

Publication Year: 2010

Edition: 1st

Authors/Editor: Poleto, Cristiano; Charlesworth, Susanne

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 978-1-44-433290-2

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This book not only covers the characteristics of the sediments themselves, but also their physico-chemical impact on aquatic habitats and subsequent management implications.

Sediments in aqueous systems are of increasing interest to academics, researchers, practitioners and stakeholders around the world. There is a strong focus on methods and instrumentation for collecting data and monitoring of environmental sediment quality and as a result, a wide range of environments are considered - from urban areas to freshwater estuaries and marine ecosystems. The chapters have been written by international specialists in the field, ensuring a good breadth of examples, experiences and case studies throughout.

This book will appeal to a broad spectrum of interests from geographers, to engineers and environmental scientists, and at undergraduate to post graduate and academic researcher levels.


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Wiley
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Poleto, Cristiano; Charlesworth, Susanne
ISBN: 978-1-44-433290-2
Earth & Geological Sciences
Geology & Geosciences
Language: English
Edition: 1st
Pages: 216
Year: 2010