Pilot Investigations of Surface Parts of Three Closed Landfills and Factors Affecting Them

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Aftercare of closed sanitary landfills in a major environmentalproblem. Rehabilitation of the landfill with vegetation and reducing leachate production are two issues that must be dealt.For this reason, Finnish Environment Institute has conducted several projects on closed landfills. This research aims atdetermining the physical and chemical properties of the soils atthree closed landfills in Helsinki, Finland. Research was conducted to understand the impact by studying the following properties: Chemical, nutrient metal, gamma and radon analysis of surface soils of three closed landfills in Helsinki area.

landfill research landfill vegetation and rehabilitation pilot investigation 

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  1. 1.Finnish Environment InstituteHelsinkiFinland

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