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Title: Analysis of heavy metal contaminated soils
Authors: Wong, CSC
Li, X 
Keywords: Soil pollution
Heavy metals
Issue Date: Jan-2003
Publisher: American Society of Civil Engineers
Source: Practice periodical of hazardous, toxic, and radioactive waste management, Jan. 2003, v. 7, no. 1, p. 12-18 How to cite?
Journal: Practice periodical of hazardous, toxic, and radioactive waste management 
Abstract: Heavy metal contaminated soils can be a long-term environmental concern and a potential financial liability to landowners. Hence, the assessment of heavy metal contaminated soil has received much attention in the last few decades. For a reliable and cost-efficient investigation, a well-planned sampling strategy, appropriate selection and implementation of analytical methods, and careful interpretation of results are prerequisites. This paper presents a brief overview of the preparatory, sampling, and analytical stages of an investigation of heavy metal contamination of soils, particularly in the analysis of heavy metal contaminated soils.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/2573
ISSN: 1090-025X (print)
1944-8376 (online)
DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)1090-025X(2003)7:1(12)
Rights: Practice Periodical of Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste Management © ASCE 2003. The published version in ASCE's Engineering Database is located at: http://cedb.asce.org/cgi/WWWdisplay.cgi?134702
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