Characterising nanoparticles in sub-oxic environments
Lapworth, D.J.; Stolpe, B.; Gooddy, D.C.; Lead, J.R.. 2012 Characterising nanoparticles in sub-oxic environments. [Other] In: Interfaces against pollution, Nancy, France, 11-14 June 2012. 192. (Unpublished)Before downloading, please read NORA policies.
Characterising nanoparticles in sub-oxic environments is important for understanding pollution transport and attenuation within a range of situations, e.g. in waste water treatment plants, hyporheic zones and within groundwater. It has been shown that multi-method approaches are essential in an environmental context for adequate characterisation . In the last decade there has been a focus on the use of manufactured nanoparticles for contaminant attenuation and remediation of groundwater e.g. Elliot and Zhang , Reinsch et al. . Obtaining a representative sample and maintaining the environmental redox status throughout the field and laboratory work is a real challenge when working in these environments. To date, very few studies have successfully sampled and characterised nanoparticles in sub-oxic environments, e.g. anaerobic groundwaters, using a range of state-of-the-art techniques.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Other)|
|Programmes:||BGS Programmes 2010 > Groundwater Science|
|Additional Keywords:||GroundwaterBGS, Groundwater, Catchment processes, Diffuse pollution, Groundwater quality|
|NORA Subject Terms:||Earth Sciences
Ecology and Environment
|Date made live:||02 Aug 2012 07:59|
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