Contaminated soils: a guide to sampling and analysis
Soil contamination is caused by diverse human activities. Requirements for monitoring and quantification of soil contaminants should be tightly linked to the best practice for sampling and analysis. This book gathers together in six chapters the experience of scientists from specific research areas connected to the problem of sustainable remediation and use of contaminated soils. The book addresses the challenges of sampling and analysis, together with considerations regarding laboratory processes and data acquisition, reporting and processing. The book provides those with a strong interest in the area of soil analysis – including students, researchers, academics, specialists, as well as land users – with practical tools and guidelines to conduct research and performance verification studies as a support in site remediation decision-making.