Developments in Bioremediation of Soils and Sediments Polluted with Metals and Radionuclides: 2. Field Research on Bioremediation of Metals and Radionuclides

@article{Hazen2005DevelopmentsIB,
  title={Developments in Bioremediation of Soils and Sediments Polluted with Metals and Radionuclides: 2. Field Research on Bioremediation of Metals and Radionuclides},
  author={Terry C. Hazen and Henry H. Tabak},
  journal={Reviews in Environmental Science and Bio/Technology},
  year={2005},
  volume={4},
  pages={157-183}
}
  • T. Hazen, H. Tabak
  • Published 1 August 2005
  • Environmental Science
  • Reviews in Environmental Science and Bio/Technology
Bioremediation of metals and radionuclides has had many field tests, demonstrations, and full-scale implementations in recent years. Field research in this area has occurred for many different metals and radionuclides using a wide array of strategies. These strategies can be generally characterized in six major categories: biotransformation, bioaccumulation/bisorption, biodegradation of chelators, volatilization, treatment trains, and natural attenuation. For all field applications there are a… 

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