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Application of the Sorption Theory to Eliminate Heavy Metals from Waste Waters and Contaminated Soils

  • M. F. De Boodt
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Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSE, volume 190)

Abstract

The theories so far developed for the processes of sorption of heavy and transition metals (see Chapters 5, 6 and 9) have focused mainly on soil minerals and on clay-aluminum complexes as sorbents. Such theories provide a better understanding of the processes which take place in soils (Greenland and Hayes, 1978).

Keywords

Heavy Metal Soil Solution Breakthrough Curve Clay Particle Supernatant Liquid 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. F. De Boodt
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  1. 1.Department of Soil PhysicsState University of GhentGentBelgium

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