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SOS 6262 Soil Contamination & Remediation







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References are listed as they appear in the class


Soil and its functions

       Banwart, S. 2011. Save our soils. Nature. 474:151-152

       NRCS. 2006. From the surface down: an introduction to soil surveys for agronomic use. p. 2-6. USDA. Washington, D.C.

       Yaalon, D.H. 2000. Down to earth: why soil and soil science matters.  Nature. 407:301.

       Semple, K. T., K. J. Doick, et al. 2004. Peer reviewed: defining bioavailability and bioaccessibility of contaminated soil and sediment is complicated. Environ. Sci. Technol. 38: 228A-231A.

       National Research Council 2003.Bioavailability of contaminants in soils and sediments: processes, tools, and applications. Washington DC, National Academy of Press.

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       Manahan, S. E. 1992. Toxic organic compounds and hydrocarbons. Toxicological chemistry. Lewis Publishers. p. 309-327.

       Pierzynski, G.M., J.T. Sims and G.F. Vance. 2000. 2ed. Introduction to environmental quality. Soils and environmental quality. Boca Raton, Lewis Publishers. p. 47-54.

       Yaron, B., R. Calvet and R. Prost. 1996. The soil polluants. Soil Pollution: processes and dynamics. New York, Springer. p. 25-51.

       Asante-Duah, D.K. 1996. Introduction. p 1-17. In Management of contaminated site problems. Lewis Pub., Boca Raton.

Contaminant source, extend and pathways

       www.CCAresearch.org: Comprehensive information.

       Chirenje, T., L.Q. Ma, C. Clark, and M. Reeves. 2003. Copper, Cr and As distribution in soils adjacent to pressure-treated decks, fences and poles. Environ. Pollution. 124:407-417.

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t  Asante-Duah, D.K. 1996. Chapter 2: Diagnostic Assessment of Contaminated site problems. p 19-34. Management of contaminated site problems. Lewis Pub., Boca Raton.

t  Asante-Duah, D.K. 1996. Chapter 3: Site characterization activities at contaminated sites. p 35-64. In Management of contaminated site problems. Lewis Pub., Boca Raton.

t  Chen, M. and L. Q. Ma. 2001. Comparison of three aqua regia digestion methods for analyzing 16 elements in soils. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J.  65:491-499

t  Chen, M. and L.Q. Ma. 1998. Comparison of four EPA digestion methods for trace metals using certified and Florida soils. J. Environ. Qual. 27:1294-1300

t  Breckenridge, R.P. and A.B. Crockett. 1995. Determination of background concentrations of inorganics in soils and sediments at hazardous waste sites. Washington D.C. EPA/540/S-96/500

t  Chen, M., L.Q. Ma and W. Harris. 1999. Baseline concentrations of 15 trace elements in Florida surface soils. J. Environ. Qual. 28:1173-1181.

t  2003 conference on Arsenic Background concentrations in soils sponsored by Association for Environmental Health and Sciences

t  Ma, L.Q., F. Tan and W.G. Harris. 1997. Concentrations and distributions of 11 elements in Florida soils. J. Environ. Qual. 26:769-775.

t  Chirenje, T.,L. Q. Ma et al. 2003. Soil arsenic distribution in two Florida cities: Gainesville and Miami. J. Environ. Qual. 32:109-119

t  Chirenje, T., L.Q. Ma, et al. 2003. Arsenic background concentration comparison in urban and non-urban areas of Florida. Advances Environmental Research. 8:137-146.

t  Asante-Duah, D.K. 1996. Appendix C: Important fate and transport properties of environmental contaminants. Thomas, J.E. 1998. Distribution, movement, and extraction of arsenic in selected Florida soils. UF Dissertations. LD1780 1998.T458.

t  FDEP. 2012. Contaminant Cleanup Target Levels including SCLS in Florida.

t  Ruby, M. V., A. Davis, et al. 1996. Estimation of lead and arsenic bioavailability using a physiologically based extraction test. Environ. Sci. Technol. 30: 422-430

t  Alexander, M. 2000. Aging, bioavailability and overestimation of risk from environmental pollutants. Environ. Sci. Technol. 34: 4259-65.

t  Tessier, A., P. G.C. Campbell, et al. 1979. Sequential extraction procedure for the speciation of particulate trace metals. Anal. Chem. 51: 844-851

t  Ma, L.Q. and G.N. Rao. 1997. Chemical fractionation of trace metals in contaminated soils. J. Environ. Qual. 26:259-264.

t  Ma, L.Q. and G.N. Rao. 1997. The effect of phosphate rock on sequential chemical extraction of lead in contaminated soils. J. Environ. Qual. 26: 788-794.

t  Ma, L.Q., A.L. Choate, and G.N. Rao. 1997. Effects of incubation and phosphate rock on Pb extractability and speciation in contaminated soils. J. Environ. Qual. 26: 801-807

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