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<p>Landfill leachate is a liquid that is mainly produced by the rain which falls on the solid waste. The leachate usually contains high concentrations of ammonium, organic matter, toxic compounds and heavy metals. This master thesis introduces briefly facts ...
Reference: Water and Environmental Engineering Department of Chemical Engineering Master Thesis 2013
<p>Waste is discarded materials of no further use to the owners and the pattern of its generation is a function of the level of urbanization, industrialization and economic status of society. The most convenient strategy of solid waste disposal is landfill ...
Reference: International Journal of Applied Science and Technology Vol. 2 No. 5; May 2012
<p>People on globe are under tremendous threat due to undesired changes in the physical, chemical and biological characteristics of air, water and soil. Due to increased human population, industrialization, use of fertilizers and man-made activity water is ...
Filed under: Geology -  Hydrogeology
Reference: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES Volume 3, No 3, 2012
<p>The present paper focuses on iron metals adsorption in leachate. The results of this study indicated that the biomass generated from the laboratory experiments could be used, before discarding, to remove iron from leachate which is one of the main problems ...
Reference: African Journal of Biotechnology Vol. 10(81), pp. 18869-18881, 16 December, 2011
In order to evaluate the heavy metal contamination of soil and plants in Dunhua sewage irrigation area 270 soil samples were collected and examined. This study concludes that irrigation by wastewater has increased the heavy metal concentrations in soil and ...
Reference: Int. J. Electrochem. Sci., 6 (2011) 5314 - 5324
<p>This present study is therefore aimed at investigating the level of some metals in selected bore-hole within Aliero Community.</p>
Reference: Advances in Applied Science Research, 2011, 2 (4):279-282
A comprehensive study on the chemical composition of rainwater was carried out in Obuasi, a gold mining town in Ghana. The result of this study generally suggests that rainwater chemistry in the area is strongly influenced by local anthropogenic sources (mining). ...
Filed under: Geology -  Hydrogeology
Reference: Int. J. Environ. Res., 5(4): 847-854, Autumn 2011
This paper is about island arc lavas that have erupted above subduction zones and commonly contain a geochemical component derived from partial melting of subducted sediment. It is debated whether this sediment melt signature, with enriched trace element concentrations ...
Filed under: Geology -  General Geology
Reference: NATURE GEOSCIENCE ADVANCE ONLINE PUBLICATION www.nature.com/naturegeosciencePUBLISHED ONLINE: 7 AUGUST 2011
The influence of leachate from open solid waste dumping near Salhad stream (Abbottabad,Pakistan) was investigated to quantify the variations of water quality during August 2007 to April 2008.Samples were collected from five different sites located along the ...
Reference: Int. J. Environ. Res., 5(2):491-500, Spring 2011
In this study geochemical fractionation of selected heavy metal in soils from Sukinda mining area was studied using single and sequential extraction technique.
Reference: Advances in Applied Science Research, 2011, 2 (5): 263-272