Bio-Geo Interactions in Metal-Contaminated Soils

Bio-Geo Interactions in Metal-Contaminated Soils

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Metal contamination is an increasing ecological and eco-toxicological risk. Understanding the processes involved in metal mobilization, sorption and mineralization in soils are key features for soil bioremediation. Following an introduction to the physical, chemical and biological components of contaminated soils, various chapters address the interactions of soil, microorganisms, plants and the water phase necessary to transfer metals into biological systems. These include topics such as potential hazards at mining sites; rare earth elements in biotic and abiotic acidic systems; manganese redox reactions; biomineralisation, uranium in seepage water; metal-resistant streptomycetes; mycorrhiza in re-forestation; metal (hyper)accummulation in plants; microbial metal uptake; and their potential for bioremediation. This book will be of interest to soil biologists, geologists and chemists, researchers and graduate students, as well as consulting companies and small enterprises involved in bioremediation.... Ni 28 4 350 900 15a€“70 Cd 0.25 0.05 50 60 0.4a€“1.5 Pb 17 2 1, 000 2, 000 40a€“ 100 Ce 96 56 a€“d a€“d a€“d Sc 5.3 1.1 a€“d a€“d a€“d Co ... Both nonpoisoned columns (A- columns) were eluted with ultrapure water (Elix 5 aamp; A10, Millipore, France) of loweranbsp;...

Title:Bio-Geo Interactions in Metal-Contaminated Soils
Author:Erika Kothe, Ajit Varma
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-01-05


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