Search for dissertations about: "removal of metals from contaminated waters"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words removal of metals from contaminated waters.

  1. 1. Removal of metals from contaminated waters : Evaluating the use of synthetic adsorbents and green algae biomass

    University dissertation from Department of Biotechnology, Lund University

    Author : Roxana Quiroga Flores; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2019-04-22]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; metals; toxicity; Adsorption; uptake; arsenic; cadmium; lead; methylmercury;

    Abstract : Metal contamination of water bodies has attracted global attention owing to its environmental toxicity, abundance and persistence. Metals such as arsenic, cadmium and mercury are of greater concern since they are toxic even at low concentrations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Alternative Adsorption Materials for Treatment of Contaminated Waters

    University dissertation from Department of Biotechnology, Lund University

    Author : Yuliya Kalmykova; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Adsorption; Sphagnum peat; Heavy metals; Fiber ash;

    Abstract : The thesis presents a study of adsorbent materials for treatment of contaminated waters and remediation of contaminated soils. Natural and waste product materials showed high adsorption capacity for metals and organic pollutants and proved to be a good alternative to commercial adsorbents. READ MORE

  3. 3. Assessment of waters with complex contamination Effect-based methods for evaluating wastewater treatment requirements and efficiency

    University dissertation from Västerås : Mälardalen University

    Author : Veronica Ribé; Mälardalens högskola.; [2012]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Effect-based test methods; wastewater treatment; ecotoxicology; bioassays; Energy- and Environmental Engineering; energi- och miljöteknik;

    Abstract : The access to clean water is one of the prerequisites for a modern, industrialized society. The amount of water withdrawn for human activities has risen exponentially during the last 100 years. This rise in water use is accompanied by the production of vast quantities of contaminated water. READ MORE