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Spatial Soil Modeling of Organochlorine Pesticides, Their Pools and Volatilization Fluxes

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The goal of this study was to use the modeling tools for prediction of environmental concentrations and pools of pesticides (HCB and DDT) in soil. The characterization and quantification of secondary background sources of HCB, were computed using fugacity based deterministic model. Areas with a high potential for deposition and volatilization of HCB were identified. Results of modeling were maps showing spatial distribution of HCB and DDT in the Czech Republic which have been visualized on the web portal GENASIS (Global Environmental Assessment Information System) to provide information on environment contamination.


  • pesticides
  • pool
  • modeling
  • fugacity
  • POPs


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Komprdová, K., Komprda, J., Sáňka, M., Hájek, O. (2011). Spatial Soil Modeling of Organochlorine Pesticides, Their Pools and Volatilization Fluxes. In: Hřebíček, J., Schimak, G., Denzer, R. (eds) Environmental Software Systems. Frameworks of eEnvironment. ISESS 2011. IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology, vol 359. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.

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