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*  Particulates
Pollutants and Their Effect on the Water and Radiation Budgets Archived 16 December 2008 at the Wayback Machine. Australian ... ". "Primary and Secondary Sources of Aerosols: Soil dust". Climate Change 2001: Working Group 1. UNEP. 2001. Perraud, V.; Bruns ... emissions of a key pollutant linked to respiratory illness have doubled over the past five years Consulate General of the ... "National standards for criteria air pollutants in Australia - Air quality fact sheet". Environment.gov.au. Retrieved 1 February ...
*  Indoor air quality
Dilution of indoor pollutants with outdoor air is effective to the extent that outdoor air is free of harmful pollutants. Ozone ... Radon gas enters buildings as a soil gas and is a heavy gas and thus will tend to accumulate at the lowest level. Radon may ... Of course the occupants aren't the only source of pollutants, so outdoor air ventilation may need to be higher when unusual or ... Outdoor air used for ventilation may have sufficient ozone to react with common indoor pollutants as well as skin oils and ...
*  Air Pollution in Canada
All pollutants except Selenium were seen in excess around the oil sands. In Canada, the constitutional authority over the ... Airborne chemicals can also move freely through the air, blowing into local soil and water. It was reported that chemicals have ... Research shows that there are many different pollutants contributing to the pollution of the oil sand industry every day. There ... A study was conducted to measure 13 priority pollutants that travelled by air and water surrounding the Alberta oil sands. ...
*  Persistent organic pollutant
Toxic Organic Micro Pollutants). POPs enter the gas phase under certain environmental temperatures and volatize from soils, ... Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants Resources on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) Monarpop.at, POP ... In soil and insects, aldrin can be oxidized, resulting in rapid conversion to dieldrin. Dieldrin's half-life is approximately ... Widespread toxaphene use in the US and chemical persistence, with a half-life of up to 12 years in soil, results in residual ...
*  Galega orientalis
Some of the bacteria it hosts can degrade soil pollutants such as toluenes. It is also grown as an ornamental plant in gardens ... The plant can grow on a variety of soil types, performing best on deep, light, friable, well-drained, higher-pH soils. It is ... 2006). Rhizosphere effect of Galega orientalis in oil-contaminated soil. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 38(4) 817-27. Bourne, V ... It does not do as well on acidic, peaty, or water-logged soils. It responds well to supplemental phosphorus and potassium. Like ...
*  Social Democratic Party (Japan)
... tackling dioxin and soil pollutants. Increased investment in public transport, encouraging a switch from road to rail, and from ...
*  List of MeSH codes (D20)
... soil pollutants, radioactive MeSH D20.693.903 --- water pollutants, radioactive MeSH D20.721.500 --- humic substances MeSH ... air pollutants, radioactive MeSH D20.693.555 --- radioactive fallout MeSH D20.693.638 --- radioactive waste MeSH D20.693.756 ...
*  Bioremediation of oil spills
Interacting soil and pollutant chemicals truly account for the work that can be completed by these microorganisms. These ... Pollutants that are more soluble will be easier for microbes to transform into the environment. Otherwise, pollutants with ... Bioaccesability, the amount of pollutant available for absorption, and bioavailability of pollutant will affect efficiency as ... Bioremediation techniques involve utilizing these mechanisms to reduce pollutant amounts and are dependent on pollutant aspects ...
*  In situ bioremediation
... through either accelerated or natural monitored attenuation be utilized to neutralize within the soil hydrocarbon pollutants. ... Within aerobic metabolism the nutrient added to the soil can be solely Oxygen. Anaerobic in situ bioremediation often requires ... Ozone is commonly introduced to the soil in either a dissolved or gaseous state. Within accelerated anaerobic in situ ... Naturally occurring within the soil are microbial populations that utilize hydrocarbons as a source of energy and Carbon. ...
*  Mohammad Tahir Shah
"Multistatistical approaches for environmental geochemical assessment of pollutants in soils of Gadoon Amazai Industrial Estate ... "Multistatistical approaches for environmental geochemical assessment of pollutants in soils of Gadoon Amazai Industrial Estate ... Improving Soil Fertility and Soil Health in Pakistan through Demonstration and Dissemination of the Best Practices for Farmers ... "Heavy metal pollutants in Lakhra coal ash". Proceedings of the 1st National Conference on Fuel and the Environment, University ...
*  Esopus Creek
These industries had a deleterious effect on the creek at the center of the valley, adding eroded soil and pollutants to it. ...
*  Phytoremediation
... phytostabilization focuses mainly on sequestering pollutants in soil near the roots but not in plant tissues. Pollutants become ... Traditional methods that are used for cleaning up heavy metal-contaminated soil disrupt soil structure and reduce soil ... Mercury, selenium and organic pollutants such as polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) have been removed from soils by transgenic ... or render harmless contaminants in soils, water, or air. Toxic heavy metals and organic pollutants are the major targets for ...
*  Plastic roads
Plastics in landfills can leak pollutants into the surrounding soil; incinerating creates gaseous pollutants, such as carbon ...
*  Nuremberg Airport
... developing strategies to reduce noise pollution the department also implements regular measurements of air pollutants and soil ... "Monitoring of airborne pollutants". www.airport-nuernberg.de. Retrieved 22 February 2011. Press release from 28 May 2009 http ...
*  Water pollution
... the pollutants merely transform to soil contaminants. Groundwater that moves through open fractures and caverns is not filtered ... Industries that generate wastewater with high concentrations of conventional pollutants (e.g. oil and grease), toxic pollutants ... Most water pollutants are eventually carried by rivers into the oceans. In some areas of the world the influence can be traced ... A spill or ongoing release of chemical or radionuclide contaminants into soil (located away from a surface water body) may not ...
*  Groundwater pollution
The stratigraphy of the area plays an important role in the transport of pollutants. An area can have layers of sandy soil, ... the pollutants merely transform to soil contaminants. Groundwater that moves through open fractures and caverns is not filtered ... containing the pollutants to prevent them from migrating further; removing the pollutants from the aquifer; remediating the ... The pollutant creates a contaminant plume within an aquifer. Movement of water and dispersion within the aquifer spreads the ...
*  S.M. Ullah
Biogeochemistry Environmental radioactivity Heavy Metal Accumulation in Soils Soil Acidity Organic Pollutant Palash Rahman (23 ... "Influence of Soil Amendments on Heavy Metal Accumulation in Crops on Polluted Soils of Bangladesh". Communications in Soil ... Effect of additional application of fertilizers on soil at field capacity". Plant and Soil. Springer Netherlands. 39 (3): 567- ... Ullah said that the soil problems or air pollution might be responsible for the deaths of the trees, especially, if the level ...
*  Human impact on the environment
... pollutants, soil degradation, and waste. The environmental impact of fishing can be divided into issues that involve the ... Soil degradation. Springer-Verlag, New York. Scherr, S. J. 1999. Soil degradation: a threat to developing country food security ... The environmental impact of agriculture involves a variety of factors from the soil, to water, the air, animal and soil ... However, irrigation can also be used, together with soil drainage, to overcome soil salinization by leaching excess salts from ...
*  Geomicrobiology
... in the soil.Thirteen metals are considered priority pollutants (Sb, As, Be, Cd, Cr, Cu, Pb, Ni, Se, Ag, Tl, Zn, Hg). Soils and ... Microbial remediation is used in soils to remove contaminants and pollutants. Microbes play a key role in many biogeochemistry ... Many heavy metals, such as chromium (Cr), at low concentrations are essential micronutrients in the soil, however they can be ... Heavy metals are added into soils through many anthropogenic sources such industry and/or fertilizers. Heavy metal interaction ...
*  Water sustainability at UBC
Demolition can have major environmental impacts as it can pollute the soil, increase air pollutants, and increase water ...
*  Heather C. Allen
... of how ions and minerals interact at surfaces where they are involved in corrosion and the interactions of pollutants with soil ...
*  Tailings
... by sequestering pollutants in soil near the roots. The plant's presence can reduce wind erosion, or the plant's roots can ... Pollutants become less bioavailable and livestock, wildlife, and human exposure is reduced. This approach can be especially ... Because the archaea and bacteria metabolize and release bubbles within the tailings, the pore water can go through the soil ...
*  Streeter-Phelps equation
13-. ISBN 978-0-07-137195-7. Schnoor J., 1986, Environmental Modeling, Fate and Transport of Pollutants in Water, Air and Soil ... Paper 2472, May, 1960 Schnoor J. (1996). Environmental Modeling, Fate and Transport of Pollutants in Water, Air and Soil. Wiley ... Fate and Transport of Pollutants in Water, Air and Soil, Wiley-Interscience, ISBN 978-0-471-12436-8 Gotovtsev A.V., 2010, ...
*  Construction management
Runoff can occur during storms which can possibly transfer harmful pollutants through the soil to rivers, lakes, wetlands, and ... A soil test must be done to determine if the soil is in good condition to be built upon. The procurement stage is when labor, ... Storm water pollution: As a result of construction, the soil is displaced from its original location which can possibly cause ...
*  Geoffrey G. Eichholz
He devoted a great deal of effort to studies on the migration of radioactive material and pollutants through unsaturated soils ...
*  Soil gas
... es can diffuse into buildings, the chief concerns among these pollutants are radon which is radioactive and causes ... the soil. This aeration network becomes blocked when water enters soil pores. Not only are both soil air and soil water very ... Gases fill soil pores in the soil structure as water drains or is removed from a soil pore by evaporation or root absorption. ... Soil gases are the gases found in the air space between soil components. The primary natural soil gases include nitrogen, ...
*  Indian Institute of Soil Science
It also assesses the sink capacity of soils for heavy metal pollutants and major environmental issues related to organic ... management of soil physical properties, soil aggregation dynamics and soil organic carbon conservation and sequestration ... Indian Institute of Soil Science. C. L. Acharya, P. K. Ghosh, Indian Institute of Soil Science, A. Subba Rao (2001). Indigenous ... Indian Institute of Soil Science. Anand Swarup; D. Damodar Reddy; R. N. Prasad (1999). Sulfur Management for Soil seed and ...