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Biorehabilitation of the acid mine drainage phenomenon by accelerated bioleaching of mine waste


To develop a protocol for the rehabilitation of acid mine drainage sites.

To accomplish the main objective, a number of secondary objectives must be fulfilled:

- definition of experimental areas
- characterization of geological and geotechnical nature of mines and spoil
- evaluation of leachate flows and chemical composition
- evaluation of environmental impact of acid mine drainage from area on river and
subsequent bioremedial activities
- geotechnical evaluation of material
- identification of natural mechanisms and kinetics (lab)
- enhancement of natural leaching (lab)
- leaching characteristics of various spoil

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University of Dublin - Trinity College
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Trinity College
1 Dublin

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