Role of natural attenuation in modeling the leaching of contaminants in the risk analysis framework.

Abstract

Natural attenuation (NA) processes occurring in the subsurface can significantly affect the impact on groundwater from contamination sources located in the vadose zone, especially when mobile and readily biodegradable compounds, such as BTEX, are present. Besides, in the last decades several studies have shown natural attenuation to take place also for more… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2012.10.035

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