publication . Article . 2010

ability of salt marsh plants for tbt remediation in sediments

Carvalho, P. N.; Basto, M. C.; Moreira da Silva, M.; Machado, A.; Bordalo, A.; Vasconcelos, M. T.;
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  • Published: 10 Mar 2010 Journal: Environmental Science and Pollution Research, volume 17, pages 1,279-1,286 (issn: 0944-1344, eissn: 1614-7499, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC
  • Country: Portugal
Abstract
Introduction The capability of Halimione portulacoides, Spartina maritima, and Sarcocornia fruticosa (halophytes very commonly found in salt marshes from Mediterranean areas) for enhancing remediation of tributyltin (TBT) from estuarine sediments was investigated, using different experimental conditions.
Subjects
free text keywords: Sediments, Remediation, TBT, Butyltins, Pollution, Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis, Environmental Chemistry, General Medicine, Halophyte, Tributyltin, chemistry.chemical_compound, chemistry, Environmental remediation, Salt marsh, geography.geographical_feature_category, geography, Environmental engineering, Wetland, Spartina maritima, biology.organism_classification, biology, Halimione portulacoides, Phytoremediation
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Funded by
FCT| POCTI/CTA/48386/2002
Project
POCTI/CTA/48386/2002
Rhizosphere biogeochemistry and its relevance for toxicity endpoints and phytoremediationtrações
  • Funder: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P. (FCT)
  • Project Code: 48386
  • Funding stream: POCI
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publication . Article . 2010

ability of salt marsh plants for tbt remediation in sediments

Carvalho, P. N.; Basto, M. C.; Moreira da Silva, M.; Machado, A.; Bordalo, A.; Vasconcelos, M. T.;