Organic Pollutants: Toxicity and Solutions (Paperback)
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Chapter 1.- Organic pollutants: Past, present and the future. Chapter 2.- Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs): Sources and adverse effects to human health and Environment. Chapter 3.- Assessment of POPs in water. Chapter 4.- Monitoring of POPs: A Global Perspective. Chapter 5.- Organochlorines and organophosphates: Bioaccumulation and Toxicity. Chapter 6.- Pharmaceutical pollutants in water: Toxicity and health hazards. Chapter 7.- Textile organic chemicals in water: Pervasive toxicity to humans and aquatic animals. Chapter 8.- Organic toxins in cosmetic products: Quantification and risk evaluation. Chapter 9.- Disinfectant products: toxicity and health hazards. Chapter 10.- Obesogens and obesity: Challenges and prospects. Chapter 11.- Pheromones: A Potential alternative to organic recalcitrant compounds. Chapter 12.- Microplastics as carriers of organic pollutants: An overview. Chapter 13.- Removal of POPs through degradation mechanisms by possible technologies. Chapter 14.- Microbes assisted adsorptive removal of melanoidin from distillery effluents. Chapter 15.- Remediation of dye effluents using algal species. Chapter 16.- Recovery of organic nutrients through the remediation of solid waste. Chapter 17.- Post.- consumer organic waste management and nutrients recovery through ecofriendly techniques. Chapter 18.- Instrumental applications in the analysis of various organic pollutants.
About the Author
Dr. M. Vasanthy is an Associate Professor in the Department of Environmental Biotechnology at Bharathidasan University in Tiruchirappalli, India. She completed her graduation (in chemistry), Post-graduation and Doctorate in Environmental Sciences from Bharathidasan university, Tiruchirappalli. She is credited with 70 research papers in national and International peer - reviewed journals. Also, she has contributed 6 book chapters and has co-authored 4 books. She bagged the Environmental management award in 2012 and UGC Research Award (2015 - 2017). For her credit, she has completed major research projects of UGC, TNSCST, DST and MoEf for about 86.65 lakhs. Her research focuses mainly on Solid waste management, drinking and wastewater treatment. Dr. V. Sivasankar is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry at Pachaiyappa's College, India. He received his doctorate in Chemistry in 2009 from Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India. He is a JSPS Post-Doctoral Fellow in 2016 from Nagasaki University in Nagasaki, Japan. He has been a faculty member in the Department of Chemistry in Pachaiyappa's College, Chennai, India since 2014. His research areas include materials synthesis and wastewater treatment. To his credit, he has more than 65 research articles in Peer - Reviewed journals and five book chapters in volumes with of renowned publishers. He edited books on Surface Modified Carbons as Scavengers of Fluoride from Water (2016) and Microbial Fuel Cell Technology for Bio-electricity (2018) with Springer. He collaborates and performs research with professors in universities and research laboratories in Algeria, France, Japan, Iran and South Africa. Dr. T. G. Sunitha is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry at Pachaiyappa's College, India. She was awarded the doctorate degree in Chemistry in 2009 from Anna University in Chennai, India. She has more than 20 international publications in the form of journal articles and book chapters into her account.