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.
|Title of host publication||Engineering Tools for Environmental Risk Management|
|Subtitle of host publication||1. Environmental Deterioration and Contamination - Problems and their Management|
|Number of pages||67|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 1 2014|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Environmental Science(all)
- Chemical Engineering(all)