Water Quality in the Third Pole: The Roles of Climate Change and Human Activities offers in-depth coverage of water quality
issues (natural and human-related), the monitoring of contaminants, and the remediation of water contamination. The book's
chapters assess years of research on water quality and climate change in this fascinating and scientifically important region.
Topics addressed include climate change impacts on water qualities of freshwater bodies, such as glaciers, lakes, rivers and
precipitation. In addition, the book explains the growing concerns over water quality, such as mercury, trace elements, major
ions, persistent organic pollutants and their circulation.
As such, it is an essential reference for academics
and policymakers interested in the water quality of natural bodies.