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Title: Development of electro-kinetic remediation as a field-scale technology for treatment of actinide-contaminated soils
Author: Agnew, Kieran
ISNI:       0000 0004 5356 3587
Awarding Body: University of Brighton
Current Institution: University of Brighton
Date of Award: 2014
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One of the legacies of the UK’s military nuclear programme has been the generation of inventories of radioactively contaminated soils as a result of historical practices, leakages and spillages. Electrokinetic (EK) Remediation has long been considered a potential technology for remediation of soils with low hydraulic conductivity. This thesis examines the development of EK as a potential treatment technology for actinide contaminated soils and wastes, using waste soils from the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) PLC Aldermaston site (Berkshire, UK) as a test medium.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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