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Integrated Soil and Sediment Research: A Basis for Proper Protection

Proceedings

Series: Soil and Environment

Edited By: HJP Eijsackers and T Hamers

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1993 | #29301 | ISBN: 0792323211
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NHBS Price: £392.50 $498/€462 approx

About this book

Proc. 1st European Conference on this subject.

'It is highly recommended for users, administrators, industrial managers, farmers, leaders of research projects, policy makers and politicians.' GeoJournal, 34:3


Contents

I Soil and policies and the need for integrated soil research: setting standards in relation to reference values, agricultural use, building activities and remediation; integrated soil research for low input agriculture. II Assessment of soil quality and soil vulnerability: speciation and bioavailability; soil ecotoxicity testing; rehabilitation and erosion management. III Approaches in integrated soil research: spatial interpolation in relation to soil contamination; decision support system; farming by soil - using information systems for site-specific fertilization. IV Managing problems of soil and sediment pollution: ex situ soil and sediment treating by physio-chemical, thermal and multiple treatment; isolation, containment and hydrogeochemical management of contaminated sites; in situ soil and sediment treatment (air and groundwater stripping/flushing combined with biorestoration). V Soil quality - burden or business opportunity.

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