Written in simple English, and few technical terms, the book is designed to create interest within the countries with occurrences of arsenic in drinking water with
- an update the current status of knowledge on the dynamics of natural arsenic from the aquifers through groundwater to food chain and efficient techniques for arsenic removal.
- serve as a standard text book for graduate, postgraduate students and researchers in the field of Environmental Sciences and Hydrogeochemistry as well as researchers, environmental scientists and chemists, toxicologists, medical scientists and even for general public seeking an in-depth view of arsenic which had been classed as a carcinogen.
- bring awareness, among administrators, policy makers and company executives, on the problem and to improve the international cooperation
Section I: Arsenic in Soil and Groundwater: Global Occurrences
Section II: Arsenic in Soil Environment
Section III: Arsenic in Plant and Crops
Section IV: Arsenic in Contaminated Sites, Wastes and Material Flow
Section V: Health Risks of Arsenic
Section VI: Arsenic Removal Mechanisms