Site-specific risk assessment and management of point and diffuse sources

K. Gruiz, E. Vaszita, A. Clement

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Abstract

In this chapter, the characteristics of point and diffuse pollution sources and the typical contaminants are defined and described. The differences in the management of point and diffuse contamination and the necessary tools are introduced. The investigation is focused on diffuse pollution in general and specifically on diffuse pollution which results from agriculture and mining.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEngineering Tools for Environmental Risk Management
Subtitle of host publication1. Environmental Deterioration and Contamination - Problems and their Management
PublisherCRC Press
Pages313-379
Number of pages67
ISBN (Electronic)9781315778785
ISBN (Print)9781138001541
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Engineering(all)
  • Chemical Engineering(all)

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    Gruiz, K., Vaszita, E., & Clement, A. (2014). Site-specific risk assessment and management of point and diffuse sources. In Engineering Tools for Environmental Risk Management: 1. Environmental Deterioration and Contamination - Problems and their Management (pp. 313-379). CRC Press. https://doi.org/10.1201/b17102