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- Strobel, Bjarne W., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Geoderma 2019 v.343 pp. 235-246
- EDTA (chelating agent); aluminum oxide; arsenic; cadmium; cations; chromium; cobalt; composting; copper; dissolved organic matter; ecological footprint; economic analysis; environmental factors; food waste; fulvic acids; guidelines; heavy metals; human health; lead; ligands; microbial activity; moieties; nickel; pH; phytoaccumulation; pollutants; polluted soils; salicylic acids; soil pollution; soil remediation; soil structure; soil washing; solubility; sorbents; vanadium; zinc
- ... Pollution of soils with As, Cd, Co, Cr, Cu, Ni, Pb and Zn, collectively termed heavy metals (HMs), can threaten human health and ecosystem functioning. Therefore, polluted soils must be remediated. Soil washing of strongly polluted soils and phytoextraction on moderately polluted sites seem currently the most attractive remediation methods. Both methods depend on HM solubility (extractability), wh ...