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Published by Kluwer Academic Publishers in Dordrecht, Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Hazardous waste site remediation -- Congresses,
  • Military bases -- Waste disposal -- Environmental aspects -- Congresses,
  • Hazardous wastes -- Environmental aspects -- Congresses

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by F. Fonnum ... [et al.].
SeriesNATO science series., v. 48
ContributionsFonnum, F. 1937-, North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Scientific Affairs Division., NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Environmental Contamination and Remediation Practices at Former and Present Military Bases (1997 : Vilnius, Lithuania)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTD1040 .E53 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 364 p. :
Number of Pages364
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL372995M
ISBN 100792352475
LC Control Number98034658

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Szelinski BA. () Environmental Contamination and Remediation Practices at Former and Active Military Bases. In: Paukštys B., Fonnum F., Zeeb B.A., Reimer K.J. (eds) Environmental Contamination and Remediation Practices at Former and Present Military Bases. NATO Science Series (Series 2: Enviromental Security), vol Springer, DordrechtAuthor: B.-A. Szelinski. Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. Hadonina D. () Environmental Situation and Remediation Plans of Military Sites in Latvia. In: Paukštys B., Fonnum F., Zeeb B.A., Reimer K.J. (eds) Environmental Contamination and Remediation Practices at Former and Present Military Bases. NATO Science Series (Series 2: Enviromental Security), vol Springer, DordrechtAuthor: Dzidra Hadonina. Environmental Contamination and Remediation Practices at Former and Present Military Bases outlines the different strategies that are useful in the investigation and subsequent remediation of military bases, Particular attention is paid to the pollution of groundwater.

Military forces are producer of large quantity of toxic and harmful wastes. Many of these wastes are similar to those of large civilian industrial organizations, but some are peculiar to the Army mission. The paper presents the chemical aspects of environmental impact of former and present military : S. Neffe. Severe environmental pollution of soil and groundwater exists in Latvia from activities that took place at former Soviet military bases. Since , the former owners of these territories have Remediation Practice at a Former Missile Base in Latvia | SpringerLinkCited by: 1. Environmental Contamination and Remediation Practices at Former and Present Military Bases outlines the different strategies that are useful in the investigation and subsequent remediation of. DOD has exploited this lack of explicit obligation by conducting the absolute minimum of environmental restoration at overseas bases. Although the military’s environmental compliance overseas has improved in recent years in areas such as recycling, toxics disposal, and sewage treatment.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Environmental Contamination and Remediation Practices at Former and Present Military Bases, Vilinius, Lithuania, October , "--Title page verso. Contamination at U.S. Military Bases: Profiles and Responses John W. Hamilton* There is an epidemic of toxic contamination at U.S. military bases. Toxins arise from a combination of military-affiliated operations, industrial sources, and natural causes. Pathways for recovery throughFile Size: KB. Contamination of ground with petroleum products creates health hazards for both people and animals. Particularly serious contamination of the environment occurred at the former Soviet air bases. A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.