Dealing with Contaminated Sites

From Theory towards Practical Application

  • Frank A. Swartjes

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxviii
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Frank A. Swartjes
      Pages 3-89
    3. Helmut Meuser, Robert H.M. Van de Graaff
      Pages 91-136
  3. Site Investigation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 137-137
    2. Frank P.J. Lamé
      Pages 139-163
  4. Human Health Aspects

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 207-207
    2. Frank A. Swartjes, Christa Cornelis
      Pages 209-259
    3. Johan Bierkens, Mirja Van Holderbeke, Christa Cornelis, Rudi Torfs
      Pages 261-286
    4. Mark R. Cave, Joanna Wragg, Sébastien Denys, Catherine Jondreville, Cyril Feidt
      Pages 287-324
    5. Mike J. McLaughlin, Erik Smolders, Fien Degryse, Rene Rietra
      Pages 325-367
    6. Stefan Trapp, Charlotte N. Legind
      Pages 369-408
    7. Todd A. McAlary, Jeroen Provoost, Helen E. Dawson
      Pages 409-453
    8. Mark Elert, Roseline Bonnard, Celia Jones, Rosalind A. Schoof, Frank A. Swartjes
      Pages 455-515
    9. Andrew Langley
      Pages 517-570
  5. Ecological Aspects

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 571-571
    2. Frank A. Swartjes, Anton M. Breure, Michel Beaulieu
      Pages 573-624
    3. Michiel Rutgers, John Jensen
      Pages 693-720

About this book


This standard work on contaminated site management covers the whole chain of steps involved in contaminated site management, from sampling to remediation. An important focus throughout the book has been on Risk Assessment. In addition, the book will include in-depth theories on soil contamination, along with offering possibilities for practical applications. More than sixty of the world’s top experts from Europe, the USA, Australia and Canada have contributed to this book. The twenty-five chapters in this book offer relevant information for experienced scientists, students, consultants and regulators, as well as for ‘new players’ in contaminated site management.


Contaminated sites Groundwater pollution Remediation Risk assessment Soil pollution

Editors and affiliations

  • Frank A. Swartjes
    • 1
  1. 1.National Institute of Public Health andBilthovenNetherlands

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2011
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-90-481-9756-9
  • Online ISBN 978-90-481-9757-6
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