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Pollutants of Global Concern : A Comprehensive Overview of Persistent Organic Pollutants / by Kanchan Kumari

By: Resource type: Ressourcentyp: Buch (Online)Book (Online)Language: English Series: Emerging Contaminants and Associated Treatment TechnologiesPublisher: Cham : Springer International Publishing, 2024Publisher: Cham : Imprint: Springer, 2024Edition: 1st ed. 2024Description: 1 Online-Ressource(XXIV, 365 p. 97 illus., 88 illus. in color.)ISBN:
  • 9783031509964
Subject(s): Additional physical formats: 9783031509957 | 9783031509971 | 9783031509988 | Erscheint auch als: 9783031509957 Druck-Ausgabe | Erscheint auch als: 9783031509971 Druck-Ausgabe | Erscheint auch als: 9783031509988 Druck-AusgabeDOI: DOI: 10.1007/978-3-031-50996-4Online resources: Summary: Chapter 1: Aldrin -- Chapter 2: Chlordane.-Chapter 3: DDT.-Chapter 4: Dieldrin -- Chapter 5: Endrin -- Chapter 6: Heptachlor.-Chapter 7: Hexachlorobenzene (HCB) -- Chapter 8: Mirex -- Chapter 9: Toxaphene -- Chapter 10: Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) -- Chapter 11: Dioxin and furans -- Chapter 12: Hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) -- Chapter 13: Chlordecone -- Chapter 14: Hexabromobiphenyl -- Chapter 15: Hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD) -- Chapter 16: Tetra-,Penta-,Hexa-,and Hepta-Bromodiphenyl Ethers -- Chapter 17: Hexachlorobutadiene (HCBD).-Chapter 18: Penta-Chlorobenzene (PeCB) -- Chapter 19: Pentachlorophenol (PCP) -- Chapter 20: Perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) -- Chapter 21: Polychlorinated Naphthalenes (PCNs) -- Chapter 22: Endosulfan -- Chapter 23: Decabromodiphenyl ether (decaBDE) -- Chapter 24: Short Chain Chlorinated Paraffins (SCCPs).Summary: This book is a compilation of all the necessary attributes associated with the knowledge of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) that have been meticulously identified and charted down by the Stockholm Convention. Essential details starting from technical characteristics of the POPs to their expanse of nationwide usage, their remedial procedures adopted in India in comparison to available international data, and their consequent effects on biota and future perspectives are summarized with precision. Additionally, in-house scientific works that have been performed on each chemical are presented. Moreover, a unique feature of this book is that each chapter is dedicated to focusing on a single POP so that all the aspects of its usage, effects and fate can be accurately laid out. The book aims to be a go-to guidebook for stakeholders and academicians dealing with these chemicals who wish to be more acquainted with the present scenario of POPs and their status.PPN: PPN: 1884808980Package identifier: Produktsigel: ZDB-2-SEB | ZDB-2-EES | ZDB-2-SXEE
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