Accumulation and Transformation Processes of Pollutants in Soil

  • Gheorghe Coman
  • Camelia Draghici
  • Carmen Vrabie
Conference paper
Part of the NATO Science for Peace and Security Series book series (NAPSC)

The starting point of this paper is the need of knowledge on the influence of different (wastes) deposits on the soil quality. A general presentation of the accumulation and (bio)transformation of pollutants in soils, with emphasis on heavy metals behaviour will be given. A case study on heavy metals presence in a wastewater sludge deposit and their migration in the surrounding soil will be presented.

Keywords

soils samples heavy metals biotransformation bioaccumulation migration 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gheorghe Coman
    • 1
  • Camelia Draghici
    • 2
  • Carmen Vrabie
    • 3
  1. 1.Preclinical Medicine DepartmentTransilvania University of BrasovRomania
  2. 2.Chemistry DepartmentTransilvania University of BrasovRomania
  3. 3.Wastewater Treatment LaboratoryCompania Apa BrasovRomania

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