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2003). Facilities for the treatment of explosive contaminated ground- and surface water have to be operated over decades. Since there is a need for cost-effective new technologies for the remediation of soil and water, biological technologies for the treatment of TNT in both media have been developed and applied. We present an overview of the in situ remediation of a former trickling pond by autochthonous microorganisms, and the treatment of explosive-polluted surface water from a firing range.
Group B, consisting of self-supporting young families with children, consuming a limited amount of 'forest gifts'. The average daily intake of each food product and its 137Cs content were calculated. The extent of decontamination due to culinary processing was factored into the estimates for internal exposure dose (transfer coefficient of 14nSv/consumed Bq). Table 2 shows that the 137Cs content in food products consumed by the villagers differed by 30,000 fold. The overall data describing the distribution of food products in the two groups and their contribution to internal exposure dose are presented in Fig.
Sampling from sites within a few decimetres of one another can result in concentration differences of up to one hundredfold (Jenkins et al. 1996). For example, the coefficients of variation across samples taken from 11 abandoned sites in the USA were 248% for TNT and 137% for Hexogen (Crockett et al. 1998). As a result, sampling error greatly exceeds measurement error. Thus to obtain representative results 45 N. Marmiroli et al. ), Advanced Science and Technology for Biological Decontamination of Sites Affected by Chemical and Radiological Nuclear Agents, 45–57.
Advanced Science and Technology for Biological Decontamination of Sites Affected by Chemical and Radiological Nuclear Agents (NATO Science Series: IV: Earth and Environmental Sciences) by Nelson Marmiroli, Borys Samotokin, Marta Marmiroli