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Title Restoration and rehabilitation of the desert environment : technical papers presented at the joint Kuwait-Japanese symposium, March 3-4, 1996 / edited by N. Al-Awadhi, M.T. Balba, and C. Kamizawa.

Imprint Amsterdam ; New York : Elsevier, 1996.


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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 291 pages) : illustrations, map
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Note Papers presented at the Kuwait-Japan Symposium on "Restoration and Rehabilitation of the Desert Environment."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Front Cover; Restoration and Rehabilitation of the Desert Environment; Copyright Page; Foreword; Preface; Organizing Committee; Acknowledgements; Table of Contents; OPENING SESSION; Chapter 1. Welcoming Address; Chapter 2. Congratulatory Address; Chapter 3. The Opening Speech; Chapter 4. Current State of Water Resources in Japan and Course of Technological Cooperation; 1. The Importance of Discussing the Desert Environment; 2. The Significance of the Strengthening Relationship Between GCC and Japan; 3. Japanese Ways of Thinking About Water; 4. Current State of Water Resources in Japan
5. Future Course of Technical CooperationChapter 5. Overview of Kuwait Experience in Restoration and Rehabilitation of the Desert Environment and Introduction to Symposium Purpose and Conten t; Session 1: SOIL BIOREMEDIATION; Chapter 6. Remediation and Rehabilitation of Oil-Lake Beds in Kuwait :I. Bioremediation of Oil-Contaminated Soil; ABSTRACT; 1. INTRODUCTION; 2. SITE SELECTION AND PREPARATION; 3. SITE INVESTIGATION; 4. SOIL PERMEABILITY; 5. BIOREMEDIATION : FIELD-SCALE DEMONSTRATION; 6. CONCLUSION; 7. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; REFERENCES
Chapter 7. Bioremediation of Oil-Contaminated Coastal Zone -- Effect of Nutrient sonthe Rate of Oil Biodegradatio n -1. Introduction; 2. Experimental Procedures; 3. Results and Discussion; 4. Conclusions; Acknowledgments; References; Chapter 8. Enrichment of Kuwaiti desert samples with hydrocarbon-degrading microorganisms during a simulated oil spill; 1. INTRODUCTION; 2. MATERIALS AND METHODS; 3. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; REFERENCES; Chapter 9. Technologies for Cleaning and Restoring Contaminated Soil; Introduction; 1 . What is Soil Contamination ?
2. Countermeasures and Technologies for Cleaning Soil Contamination3. Attempts to Clean Oil -- Contaminated Soil in Kuwait; Conclusion; Chapter 10. Exploratory work on physical/chemical treatment of oil sludge; ABSTRACT; 1. INTRODUCTION; 2. METHODOLOGY; 3. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION; 4. CONCLUSION; REFERENCES; Chapter 11. Biochemica l aspects of bioremediation of oil-contamination; 1. CRUDE OIL-CONTAMINATION AND BIOREMEDIATION; 2. HYDROCARBON UTILIZATION BY MICROORGANISMS; 3. GENETIC AND BIOCHEMICAL DIVERSITY OF BIODEGRADATION; 4. GROWTH ON HYDROCARBONS; REFERENCES
Chapter 12. Preservation of the Environment Using Photocatalysts (Water Treatment and Air Decontamination )1. Introduction; 2. Fundamentals of Photocatalysis; 3. The Application of Photocatalysis for Environmental Detoxification; 4 . Utilization of Solar Beams (Visible Light ); Reference Material; Chapter 13. The Oil Lakes Environmental Disaster; ABSTRACT; INTRODUCTION; THE ACTION PLAN; Chapter 14. Contaminated Soil Remediation by the Terrasteam Process; 1. Introduction; 2. Overview of Contaminated Soil Remediation Technologies; 3. Terrasteam Process; 4 . Concluding Remarks
Summary These proceedings contain technical papers presented at the Kuwait-Japan Symposium on Restoration and Rehabilitation of the Desert Environment, which was held in Kuwait on 3-4 March, 1996. Kuwait was selected as the site for this fourth symposium because of its enormous need for restoring and rehabilitating its desert environment, and because of the progress which Kuwait and Japan have been making collectively in these efforts at both pilot and field-scale levels. Kuwait's desert land has recently suffered from one of the worst man-made disasters of all time, having been polluted with vast amo.
Language English.
Subject Oil pollution of soils -- Congresses.
Soil remediation -- Congresses.
Revegetation -- Congresses.
Desert reclamation -- Congresses.
Water reuse -- Congresses.
Soil remediation -- Kuwait -- Congresses.
Sols -- Pollution par les hydrocarbures -- Congrès.
Sols -- Décontamination -- Congrès.
Végétalisation -- Congrès.
Déserts -- Mise en valeur -- Congrès.
Sols -- Décontamination -- Koweït -- Congrès.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Environmental -- Pollution Control.
Desert reclamation
Oil pollution of soils
Soil remediation
Water reuse
Genre/Form Congress
proceedings (reports)
Conference papers and proceedings
Conference papers and proceedings.
Actes de congrès.
Added Author Al-Awadhi, N. (Nader)
Balba, M. T. (Mohammed)
Kamizawa, C.
Kuwait-Japan Symposium on "Restoration and Rehabilitation of the Desert Environment" (1996 : Kuwait, Kuwait)
Other Form: Print version: Restoration and rehabilitation of the desert environment. Amsterdam ; New York : Elsevier, 1996 (DLC) 96019949
ISBN 9780444598660 (electronic bk.)
0444598669 (electronic bk.)
0444824715 (acid-free paper)
Standard No. AU@ 000050985808
DEBBG BV042304147

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