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  • About
  • The Global ETD Search service is a free service for researchers to find electronic theses and dissertations. This service is provided by the Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations.
    Our metadata is collected from universities around the world. If you manage a university/consortium/country archive and want to be added, details can be found on the NDLTD website.
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Generalised and hybrid sustainability assessments in contaminated site remediation and associated sustainable behaviour

Hou, Deyi January 2014 (has links)
No description available.
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The use of PRBs (permeable reactive barriers) for attenuation of cadmium and hexavalent chromium from industrial contaminated soil

Meza, Maria I. January 2009 (has links)
Thesis (M.S.)--Ball State University, 2009. / Title from PDF t.p. (viewed on Dec. 14, 2009). Includes bibliographical references.
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Remediation study for a salt-affected soil impacted by the oil and gas industry

Guo, Ying. January 2009 (has links)
Thesis (M. Sc.)--University of Alberta, 2009. / Title from pdf file main screen (viewed on Dec. 11, 2009). "A thesis submitted to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science, Department of Civil and Environment Engineering , University of Alberta." Includes bibliographical references.
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Process envelopes for and biodegradation within stabilised/solidified contaminated soils

Kogbara, Reginald Baribor January 2011 (has links)
No description available.
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A laboratory study to remediate a metal-contaminated soil /

Bassi, Raman. January 2000 (has links)
This study was designed to develop an in-situ flushing system for remediating metal-contaminated soils. Specifically, the capabilities of citric acid, an organic acid, to extract metal ions from a metal-contaminated sandy soil, containing 0.42, 0.04, 0.01, and 41.52 mg g-1 of Zn, Cu, Cd, and Pb, respectively, were tested at bench-scale and large-scale levels. Citric acid, at pH 5.5, was used at different levels of concentration and retention time in batch experiments to establish optimum conditions for the maximum removal of heavy metals from the soil. Citric acid exhibited a tremendous potential to extract metal ions from the metal-contaminated soil. The extraction of metal ions increased with an increase in citric acid concentration. A column study (height = 0.6 m; internal diameter = 0.1 m) was conducted to compare metal leaching with surface and subsurface application of citric acid. The results indicated that the subsurface application resulted in a more efficient extraction of metal ions due to uniform distribution of the citric acid. / Finally, a large-scale experiment involving soil columns (height = 1.0 m; internal diameter = 0.2 m) was carried out to develop an in situ soil flushing system to remediate the metal-contaminated soil. Citric acid was supplied into the soil columns through a subsurface irrigation system. This process resulted in an overall extraction of Zn, Cu, Cd, and Pb ions from the soil columns at 83.27%, 1.47%, 16.70%, and 26.55%, respectively. Results obtained in different experimental protocols suggested that continuous flushing of the soil is a suitable method for extracting metal ions from the contaminated soil using citric acid. / The metal-rich leachate was effectively treated with chitosan flakes. Results indicate that for 0.1 M citric acid leachate containing 0.06, 0.02, 0.003, and 5.87 mumoles ml-1 of Zn, Cu, Cd, and Pb, respectively, about 20 g of chitosan would be sufficient to remove about 50% of the contaminants from one liter of leachate in 6 h. Various batch experiments involving pure solutions of metal ions as well as the metal-rich leachate were conducted to establish the metal adsorption properties of chitosan under various physico-chemical conditions. The controlled parameters were the amount of chitosan, reaction time with and without shaking, and the pH of the solution. The sorption of metal ions from pure metal solutions and the leachate was not improved by the agitation, and the maximum adsorption of metal ions onto chitosan flakes occurred at pH 6.0. Sorption equilibrium studies were also conducted with a constant sorbent weight and varying initial concentration of metal ions. The experimental data of adsorption from the solutions, containing metal ions, were found to correlate well with the Langmuir isotherm equation.
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The use of organic materials as amendments in the remediation of soils contaminated by lead, copper and zinc

Nwachukwu, Olayinka Ibiwumi. January 2007 (has links)
Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Glasgow, 2007. / Ph.D. thesis submitted to the Department of Chemistry, University of Glasgow, 2007. Includes bibliographical references. Print copy also available.
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Bioreduction of hexavalent chromium flow-through column experiments and reactive transport modeling /

Alam, Md Mahbub, January 2004 (has links) (PDF)
Thesis (Ph. D. in Civil Engineering)--Washington State University. / Includes bibliographical references.
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Persulfate transport in two low-permeability soils

Merker, Marissa C. January 2010 (has links) (PDF)
Thesis (M.S. in civil engineering)--Washington State University, August 2010. / Title from PDF title page (viewed on July 23, 2010). "Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering." Includes bibliographical references (p. 15-17).
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Plant-assisted bioremediation of perchlorate and the effect of plants on redox conditions and biodiversity in low and high organic carbon soil

Struckhoff, Garrett Cletus. Parkin, Gene F. January 2009 (has links)
Thesis supervisor: Gene F. Parkin. Includes bibliographic references (p. 117-125).
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Chemical-enhanced washing for remediation of heavy metal- and petroleum hydrocarbon-contaminated soils /

Zhang, Weihua. January 2006 (has links)
Thesis (Ph.D.)--Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2006. / Includes bibliographical references (leaves 156-171). Also available in electronic version.

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