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Title: Bioremediation of a former manufactured gas plants (FMGP) site contaminated with a complex mixture of heavy metals, organic and inorganic substances using soil washing technique
Author: Agbeze-Onuma, Maduka
ISNI:       0000 0004 2671 2663
Awarding Body: The University of Strathclyde
Current Institution: University of Strathclyde
Date of Award: 2009
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This study investigated the potential treatability of a representative soil sample, holding a complex mixture of metals, organic and inorganic contaminants, from the site of a Former Manufactured Gas Plant (FMGP) using a combination of soil washing technique and bioremediation. The contaminants treated included a range of heavy metals (lead, chromium, copper, mercury etc), inorganic chemicals (chlorides, sulphates, cyanides etc), and organic compounds (polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), Gasoline Range Organics (GRO), Diesel Range Organics (DRO), Methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE), and benzene etc).
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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