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Toxic pollution, microstructures in meteorites, and water resources management

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Published by Pergamon Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Claus, George.,
  • Hazardous wastes -- Environmental aspects -- Addresses, essays, lectures.,
  • Water resources development -- Addresses, essays, lectures.,
  • Meteorites -- Addresses, essays, lectures.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementedited by George J. Halasi-Kun.
    SeriesPollution and water resources, Columbia University seminar series ;, v. 16 (1984), Pollution and water resources, Columbia University seminar series ;, v. 16.
    ContributionsHalasi-Kun, George.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD811.5 .T69 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 230 p. :
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2852337M
    ISBN 100080316247
    LC Control Number84014714

      Meteorite Chemicals May Have Started Life on Earth--and Space. Take one simple compound, add powdered meteorite and the solar wind, and you get building blocks of lifeAuthor: Chemistry World. Weisberg et al.: Systematics and Evaluation of Meteorite Classification23 Fig. 2. (continued). (g) The Renazzo CR carbonaceous chondrite showing chondrules, opaque matrix, an amoeboid olivine aggre- gate (AOA) and a variety of other irregular-shaped Size: 2MB.

      The results show that for % (Ag), % (Cu), and 81% (Zn) of the ratios considered, the nano form is less toxic than the dissolved metal in terms of total metal concentration. Very few of the studies surveyed found a ratio of EC50 values for (dissolved/nano) that was larger than 2 Cited by:   Boom in Mining Rare Earths Poses Toxic Risks The mining of metals used in electronics is spreading to countries like Malaysia and Brazil, but scientists warn of .

    Chemical analyses of the soil samples. The collected soil samples were dried and then sifted through a sieve with a 2 mm mesh. In soil prepared this way, basic soil properties were determined: pH in 1 mol KCl by the potentiometric method; granulometric composition (using the Casagrande method modified by Prószyński); the content of organic carbon using the Tiurin method; and the sorption Cited by: For management, pollution was the necessary price to pay for progress, and compensation of damages was the optimal legal solution. In a context of high transaction costs as it was usual in the smelter smoke cases (Gerard and LeCain, ), the industry tried to build a Cited by: 5.


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