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The Cambridge Arsenic Project: forthcoming book

Title: Arsenic Pollution: A Global Synthesis
Authors: Peter Ravenscroft, Hugh Brammer and Keith Richards
Publisher: Blackwell-Wiley
Release date: Early 2008


The book presents an interdisciplinary view of natural arsenic pollution of groundwater, surface water and soils, encompassing the occurrence, causes, impacts and management of this global problem. The book is divided into eleven chapters, as follows:

  • Introduction
  • Hydrogeochemistry
  • Hydrogeology of arsenic
  • Soils and agriculture
  • Health effects
  • Water Supply Mitigation
  • Removing arsenic from groundwater
  • Arsenic in Asia
  • Arsenic in North America and Europe
  • Arsenic in South America, Africa and Australia
  • Synthesis, Conclusions and Recommendations

Further information

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