January 4, 2019

Ravi Arulanantham Coauthors Human Health Risk Assessment in Site Remediation Chapter for Fundamentals of Environmental Site Assessment and Remediation

Ravi Arulanantham, Ph.D. (California) coauthored a chapter entitled "Human Health Risk Assessment in Site Remediation" in the book "Fundamentals of Environmental Site Assessment and Remediation."

His coauthors were California regulators Chawn Y. Jeng and Yue Rong.

Edited by Yue Rong and released by CRC Press, the book includes a comprehensive review of environmental policies and regulations, with a focus on site assessments, risk management, and communication. Ravi's chapter provides an overview of human health risk assessments, risk-informed decision making in the site remediation process, and the application of risk-based tools.

Ravi Arulanantham is a Senior Principal based in California with more than 25 years of experience focused on risk assessment and remediation management. He is a recognized leader in applying risk-based decision-making to the development of remediation strategies for environmentally impacted sites. Ravi has an extensive background developing public policies in environmental compliance for land use and water quality issues. He has served on the California Regional Water Quality Board and was a principal instructor for the California Environmental Protection Agency/State Water Resources Control Board training course on risk-based decision making.

CRC Press is a premier global publisher of science, technology, and medical resources that offers unique, trusted content by expert authors and promotes discovery worldwide. It aims to broaden thinking and advance understanding in the sciences, providing researchers, academics, professionals, and students with the tools they need to share ideas and realize their potential.

Book Summary

"Fundamentals of Environmental Site Assessment and Remediation" examines all aspects of environmental site assessment and remediation and outlines the interdisciplinary skills needed to work in the field. It provides a comprehensive overview for students, environmental professionals, and real estate developers, and includes the latest environmental regulations, environmental site assessment and remediation practices, and industry standards. It examines pollution sources and the related impacts on drinking water supplies, the associated health risks, and how to protect water resources. The monitoring of surface water, groundwater, and soil is explained, as well as vapor intrusion. It includes several practical case studies throughout.

Features of the Book

  • Includes the latest and best practices for environmental site assessment and remediation procedures
  • Presents a multidisciplinary approach, including environmental forensics, nanotechnology, microbiology (DNA technology) and isotopes, etc.
  • Examines various pollutants and their related impacts on drinking water supplies, the associated health risks, and how to protect water resources
  • Presents the best practices for the monitoring of surface water, groundwater, and soil
  • Covers the latest environmental regulations and industry standards

More Information

Learn more about the book: Fundamentals of Environmental Site Assessment and Remediation.
For consultation regarding health risks and site remediation, contact Ravi Arulanantham at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Learn more about Ravi: https://www.geosyntec.com/people/ravi-arulanantham

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