Feasibility of phytoremediation of common soil and groundwater pollutants

Stefan Trapp, Arno Rein, Lauge Clause, Mette Algreen Nielsen

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Abstract

This report is the D eliverable D 4.3 and was done within the Timbre project WP4. It introduces into the various clean - up techniques that apply plants, evaluates the feasibility of phytoremediation of common soil and groundwater pollutants, and the knowle dge collected for this purpose was applied to the two Timbre sites : Hunedoara (Romania) and Szprotawa (Poland). Phytoremediation is the technique to clean up (remediate) contaminated sites using plants, typically trees. The principles of the data were deta iled, with focus on obstacles (phytotoxicity) and factors stimulating success (degradation). Application schemes were established. Quantitative data was collected and presented in tables. Kinetic models were established for later application at the test si tes.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages48
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Bibliographical note

Project TIMBRE "An Integrated Framework of Methods, Technologies, Tools and Policies for Improvement of Brownfield Regeneration in Europe". EU FP 7 Grant agreement no. 265364.

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