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Recent Advances in Water Pollution Research

R.K. Trivedy (Author)
Synopsis Recent Advances in Wastewater Pollution Research focuses on some of the important areas in this field. The topics covered in the book include: Physico-chemical and microbiological characteristics of freshwater resources, indicator organisms for detecting water pollution, utilization of different categories of wastes in aquaculture and for raising different crops, new techniques of waste management, heavy metal pollution and its management. Eco-friendly and biotechnological methods of waste management eutrophication of aquatic ecosystems etc. The main focus of the book is on wastewater treatment. The important topics covered here are: Wastewater management in dairies and food industries, fruit canning industry, phenolic wastes, hazardous waste management, sludge management, designing water and wastewater treatment plants, new technologies for detoxification of wastewater, decolorization of effluents and anaerobic methods of Wastewater treatment.
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About the author

R.K. Trivedy

Dr. R.K. Trivedy (b. 21-06-1957) is Reader and Head, Department of Pollution Studies, Y.C. College, of Science, Karad, Shivaji University, Kolhapur. He did his M.Sc. in Botany from Banaras Hindu University in1976 and Ph.D. from University of Rajasthan, Jaipur in 1980. He has taught the subject Environmental Pollution in B.Sc. (Pollution Studies) and M.Sc. (Pollution Studies) Course and has guided research at M.Sc. (partly by research), M.Phil and Ph.D. level. Dr. Trivedy has 28 years of research experience in the field of fresh water ecology, aquatic weed ecology and management, biomonitoring of water pollution and wastewater treatment. He has done pioneering work in India in utilization of water hyacinth for sewage and industrial waste treatment and he is a member of International specialists group in this field. Dr. Trivedy has been Principal investigator of several research projects sponsored by Ministry of Environment and Forests, University Grants Commission, India and National River Action Plan. He has organized many National and International Conferences and Training Programmes. He has published over 100 research papers in reputed National and International Journals and books. He has authored / edited 30 books and is the editor of first Environmental Directory of India. He has been editing the prestigious international journal – Pollution Research since 1982 and is also editing Journal of Industrial Pollution control, and other quarterly journals Ecology, Environment and conservation and Asian Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Environmental Sciences. Dr. Trivedy has lectured in various Universities in India and Abroad. He is member of several prestigious committees in various states. He is a winner of several Awards. Dr. Trivedy has visited Australia, Nepal, Singapore, Portugal, Spain, France, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, Mauritius and Phillipines. (e-mail: [email protected])

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Title Recent Advances in Water Pollution Research
Author R.K. Trivedy
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2005
Edition 1st ed.
Publisher Book Enclave
Language: English
isbn 8181520726
length viii+303p., Figures; Tables; Maps; References; 25cm.