A review on heavy metal contamination in the soil worldwide: Situation, impact and remediation techniques

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Chao Su ; LiQin Jiang ; WenJun Zhang (2014)
  • Publisher: International Academy of Ecology and Environmental Sciences
  • Journal: Environmental Skeptics and Critics (issn: 2224-4263, eissn: 2224-4263)
  • Subject: remediation | Ecology | world | heavy metals | GE1-350 | QH540-549.5 | soil | Environmental sciences | contamination
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Heavy metals in the soil refers to some significant heavy metals of biological toxicity, including mercury (Hg), cadmium (Cd), lead (Pb), chromium (Cr), and arsenic (As), etc. With the development of the global economy, both type and content of heavy metals in the soil ... View more
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