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- García-Díaz, César; Nebbioso, Antonio; Piccolo, Alessandro; Barrera-Cortés, Josefina; Martínez-Palou, Rafael
- Journal of environmental quality 2015 v.44 no.6 pp. 1764-1771
- fulvic acids, etc ; alkanes; esterification; heat; humic acids; irradiation; petroleum; polluted soils; remediation; surfactants; washing; Show all 11 Subjects
- ... In this work, humic (HA) and fulvic acid (FA) were chemically modified by esterification and etherification with alkanes under microwave (MW) irradiation to improve their surfactant properties for the remediation of total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPHs)-contaminated soil. Humic acid and FA were evaluated as surfactant for the remediation of soil by means of washing an aged highly TPH-contaminated so ...