Special Issue "Environmental Pollution Research and Monitoring"
A special issue of Applied Sciences (ISSN 2076-3417).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 December 2013)
Prof. Dr. Samuel B. Adeloju
School of Applied Sciences and Engineering, Monash University, Northways Road, Churchill, Victoria 3842, Australia
Phone: +613 9902 6450
Fax: +613 9902 6738
Interests: biosensors; nanomaterials; conducting polymers; electroanalytical chemistry; environmental chemistry
Despite the rapidly increasing level of scientific and technological developments, environmental pollution continues to be a major issue of concern for both developed and under-developed countries. However, in order to protect our natural environment and, in particular, to preserve the ability of the environment to adequately support human life, the need for on-going research and monitoring of known and potential environmental pollutants is ever so important. Notably, the research directed towards the assessment of the impact of human activities on the environment is fundamental for developing acceptable processes that are necessary for achieving a true environmental sustainability. Among these are processes and activities that are devoted to the characterization and monitoring of the quality of the environment in its various forms, as well as for better identification of possible risks of harmful effect on human health and the environment. The contributions in this issue will focus on research devoted to gaining a better understanding of the extent of distribution, ecological effects, risks and monitoring of air, water and soil pollutants, as well as those directed towards finding solutions to abate these problems.Prof. Dr. Samuel B. Adeloju
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• aquatic pollution science
• soil pollution science
• environmental pollution monitoring and/or analyses
• environmental pollution data management
• environmental sampling methods
• novel environmental pollution monitoring systems
• risks and impacts of pollutants on health
• remote sensing and surveillance
• waste generation, treatment and management