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Abstract

The transport of chromium from a repository through a soil layer to ground-water has been simulated by a mathematical model based on the finite element method. Input to the model was obtained from laboratory experiments with Cr (VI) and Cr (III) species. Different types of soil were investigated over a broad concentration range. The soil-water distribution coefficient was shown to be a crucial parameter for determining the resulting Cr concentration in groundwater.

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Authors: KEPHALOPOULOS S D, JRC ISPRA ESTAB. (ITALY);PAYA PEREZ A, JRC ISPRA ESTAB. (ITALY);BIGNOLI G, JRC ISPRA ESTAB. (ITALY);GOETZ L JRC ISPRA ESTAB. (ITALY), JRC ISPRA ESTAB. (ITALY)
Bibliographic Reference: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CHEMICALS (HEAVY METALS) IN THE ENVIRONMENT, LISBOA (PORTUGAL), SEPT. 6-8, 1988, AVAILABILITY: CEC-LUXEMBOURG, DG-XIII-C-3, POB 1907, MENTIONING PAPER EN 34157 ORA
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Record Number: 1989126113400 / Last updated on: 1989-06-01
Category: PUBLICATION
Available languages: en
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