This volume aims to (and does) summarize the main aspects of the occurrence and impact of metals in the environment. Chapters are: Geochemistry in ecosystem analysis of heavy metals pollution; Sources and origins of metals; Heavy metal mobility/immobility in environmental media; Pathways, cycles, bioaccumulation, impact on ecosystems; Contaminant/natural background values: timing and processes; Indicator media of environmental health status; Analysis of indicator media: samples/protocols; Remediation/alleviation of metal(s)-contaminated media; Decision making for environmental sustainability.

What I like about this book is that all aspects of the environmental behaviour of metals appear to be covered. Offhand, I cannot think of another readily...

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