Assisted bioremediation tests on three natural soils contaminated with benzene

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Carvalho, Maria Manuela; Vila, Maria Cristina; Matos, Cristina Delerue; Teles, Maria Teresa Oliva; Fiúza, António;
  • Publisher: Federation of Eurasian Soil Science Societies
  • Journal: Eurasian Journal of Soil Science (issn: 2147-4249, eissn: 2147-4249)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.18393/ejss.2015.3.153-160
  • Subject: :Earth and related Environmental sciences [Natural sciences] | S1-972 | bioremediation, bioventing, respirometry, soils, benzene | bioremediation | respirometry | :Ciências da terra e ciências do ambiente [Ciências exactas e naturais] | Agriculture (General) | Protecção ambiental, Ciências da terra e ciências do ambiente | bioventing | soils | Environmental protection, Earth and related Environmental sciences | benzene

Bioremediation is an attractive and useful method of remediation of soils contaminated with petroleum hydrocarbons because it is simple to maintain, applicable in large areas, is economic and enables an effective destruction of the contaminant. Usually, the autochthone ... View more