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- George, Steve A., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Journal of environmental quality 2008 v.37 no.6 pp. 2248-2255
- porosity; soil structure; greenhouse experimentation; sand; peat; zeolites; turf grasses; heavy metals; phosphorus; urban runoff; pollution control; permeability; stormwater; plant growth; particle size; Cynodon dactylon; pot culture; plant response; cadmium; copper; lead; zinc; leachates; shale; water pollution
- ... Permeable grass-covered surfaces can reduce the quantity of storm water runoff and filter out potentially harmful chemicals. The objective of this study was to develop permeable structural soils that sustained healthy turf growth and filtered heavy metals from contaminated pavement runoff. The basic soil medium was a 50:50 mixture (v/v) of expanded shale (ExSh) and quartz sand (QS). The ExSh compo ...