Environmental Nanotechnology: Applications and Impacts of Nanomaterials

by: Mark R. Wiesner, Jean-Yves Bottero


Abstract: Create nanomaterials less risky to the world around you. This book brings together a team of 30 experts from around the world to tackle the question: How safe are nanomaterials after they are released into the environment? This comprehensive guide to the properties of nanomaterialsand their potential effect on the environment assists you increating nanomaterials with less environmental risk.
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Title: Environmental Nanotechnology: Applications and Impacts of Nanomaterials

Publisher: : New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, San Juan, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2007 The McGraw-Hill Companies

ISBN: 9780071477505

Authors:

Mark R. Wiesner Ph.D., is a professor of Environmental Engineering and former director of the Environmental & Energy Systems Institute (EESI). Dr. Wiesner’s research pioneered the applications of nanomaterials to membrane science and water treatment and an examination of the possible risks posed by these materials to human health and the environment.

Jean-Yves Bottero Ph.D., is the head of France’s Geoscience and Environmental Laboratory. He specializes in the physical chemistry of organic, inorganic, and heterogeneous contaminants; the physicochemical properties of surfaces; mechanisms of coagulation and flocculation; and water and wastewater treatment.

Description: Create nanomaterials less risky to the world around you. This book brings together a team of 30 experts from around the world to tackle the question: How safe are nanomaterials after they are released into the environment? This comprehensive guide to the properties of nanomaterialsand their potential effect on the environment assists you increating nanomaterials with less environmental risk.