Soil Monitoring Articles

  • Metal Contaminated Soils Fixation

    Treatment of Metal Contaminated Soils The EPA requires a Toxicity Characteristic Leaching Procedure (TCLP) test to determine if metal contaminated soils needs to be managed as hazardous or non-hazardous waste. Soils exhibiting hazardous characteristics need to be disposed of at a facility permitted for that material at a high cost. Soils treated in ...


    By The TDJ Group, Inc

  • Heavy Metals Contaminated Soils Site Characterization

    What is Heavy Metals Contaminated Soils Site Characterization? The EPA requires a Toxicity Characteristic Leaching Procedure (TCLP, EPA Method 1311) test to characterize heavy metals contaminated soils and determine how they should be disposed. Soils exhibiting hazardous characteristics, typically leaching metals at greater than 5.0 mg/L, need to be disposed of at a ...


    By The TDJ Group, Inc

  • Gas Sensing and the Internet of Things Sensors

    What is the Internet of Things? You may have heard of the Internet of Things (IoT) as it is a growing topic of conversation and interest as technology advances, which is changing the way we live. It is the concept of connecting any object to the Internet and other connected devices. The network of connected devices collect and share data about the way they are used and about the ...

  • Equipment for high efficiency separating stone from sand

    Rotary trommel sand stone separator The trommel screen is a mechanical screening device used to separate materials like soil, mulch, and sand, ore, coal, gravel, mainly in the mineral and solid-waste processing industries, also called rotary screen or drum screen. The products were exported to Thailand, Indonesia, South Africa, Australia, Europe, etc. It’s designed to ...

  • Equipment for quickly separating sand and stone

    Rotary trommel sand stone separatorThe trommel screen is a mechanical screening device used to separate materials like soil, mulch, and sand, ore, coal, gravel, mainly in the mineral and solid-waste processing ...

  • Remediate former service station - Case Study

    ERC was hired as the General Contractor for this project to remediate the former service station.  Gasoline underground storage tanks (USTs) were previously removed however historical releases had contaminated both soil and groundwater at the site.  The remedial activities for this project included excavation and off-site disposal of petroleum contaminated soils, as well as the addition ...

  • The METS Process in Brief/2019

    The METS remediation process equipment is about the size of a large SUV. It is fully mobile and self-propelled. Previously excavated soil is deposited in the hopper at the top of the apparatus by a conventional front-end loader. Very large debris, such as rock, concrete or asphalt, is usually screened off at the hopper opening. From the hopper, the soil is transferred in a regulated flow to a ...

  • Field Project : Eastern Wyoming - Case Study

    Project Location: Eastern Wyoming Volume of soil: 2750 yd3 Contamination type(s): Gasoline and diesel fuel Average level of contamination: 3800 PPM diesel; 60 PPM gasoline Results from confirmation testing: Non-detect for diesel fuel, gasoline and BTEX (sensitivity at parts-per-million) for all samples. Location: Eastern Wyoming Treatment: Bio Enhanced Surfactant Volume of ...

  • The Allerton Project research into sustainable agriculture with Gasmet gas analyser - Case Study

    The Allerton Project is a combination of commercial farming, research, demonstration and community engagement.  Based on our 320-hectare demonstration farm in Leicestershire, we research the effects of different farming methods on wildlife and the environment, sharing results of our research through advisory and educational activities. With an increased interest in ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Remediation of a mercury contaminated site - Case study

    Remediation of mercury contaminated industrial site for future expansion of industrial area. 70,000 tons of mercury contaminated soil and building rubble have to be cleaned in an industrial facility in the south of France until 2013. For the realization of this remediation work, an econ industries VacuDry 12,000 has been in operation since early 2011. After the treatment the mercury ...

  • Quinta Field Study Centre - Case Study

    The Quinta de Sao Pedro Field Study Centre in Portugal is visited by many of Europe’s leading Universities. A Delta-T Devices weather station system – complete with soil moisture monitoring and solar radiation analysis provides reference data for the Centre, and is linked to the DeltaLINK-Cloud platform for immediate remote data ...


    By Delta-T Devices Ltd.

  • Implementation and evaluation of a slope stability equation performed with the DeltaUNK simulator - Case Study

    Abstract This poster presents the innovative Script Editor and Simulator features of DeltaLINK 3.0 software. This powerful new Script Editor function gives the user an accessible way to create and evaluate sophisticated mathematical functions and models that can be applied in real-time to the measurement data collected by the GP2 - providing useful outputs from the combination of different ...


    By Delta-T Devices Ltd.

  • Monitoring network for Noorderbrug infrastructure project - Case Study

    The Noorderbrug project in Maastricht has improved the flow of traffic that has to cross the Meuse river on the north side of the city. As Senior Advisor at Antea, Bjorn Vink was closely involved in this infrastructure project in the south of the Netherlands, which used Eijkelkamp Soil & Water equipment. ‘Because I have previously been involved in similar projects in and around the city ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • Prominent role for Eijkelkamp Penetrologger in Dutch compaction research - Case Study

    During a large-scale research project in the 1990s, Wageningen University & Research (WUR) investigated the presence of organic matter in Dutch soil. Soil samples were taken at no fewer than 1,400 locations. A follow-up study was conducted in late 2018, and the 1,400 locations were revisited. This time not just to measure organic matter but also the penetration resistance. With further ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • More control of blue-green algae for Dutch Water Board by means of continuous measurement - Case Study

    Client Wetterskip Fryslân Country The Netherlands Friesland is a Dutch province rich in water. To ensure that all the water is and remains clean Friesland Water Board, Wetterskip Fryslân, measures the water quality at over 200 sites. This includes swimming ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • Use of Profile Probes saves time and money for EU funded FutMon forest monitoring team - case Study

    FutMon project Delta‐T Profile Probes have been installed at four sites across the U.K. to provide soil moisture data as part of FutMon, an  EU Life+ project. The aim of FutMon is to create a Europe‐ wide long term forest monitoring system. The FutMon  partner organisation in the UK is Forest Research (Centre for  Forestry and Climate Change). The data required ...


    By Delta-T Devices Ltd.

  • The role of monitoring in Natural Flood Management

    Flooding is a natural process, but it endangers lives and causes heavy economic loss.  Furthermore, flood risk is expected to increase with climate change and increased urbanisation, so a heavy responsibility lies with those that allocate funding and formulate flood management strategy. In the following article, Nigel Grimsley from OTT Hydromet explains how the success of such plans (both ...


    By OTT HydroMet

  • IGE Consulting uses ION Science TigerLT to provide comprehensive risk assessments of on-site contamination - Case Study

    Well-proven, handheld gas detection instrument monitors potentially harmful volatile organic compounds in soils. Geo-environmental consultancy, IGE Consulting, is using a TigerLT handheld photoionisation detector (PID) from Ion Science – leading global manufacturer of high-performance gas detection instrumentation for environmental or occupational health applications – to provide ...


    By Ion Science Ltd.

  • Bioassays used for Detection of Ecotoxicity at Contaminated Areas

    Abstract : Ten bioassays were used for the evaluation of acute, (sub)chronic toxicity and genotoxicity of an unknown soil from a military base and six model soils that were contaminated at former military bases with the major pollutants : kerosene, petroleum and used motor oil. The test species represented algae and higher plants, invertebrates and bacteria. The ability to detect toxicants in ...


    By Microbiotests Inc.

  • Prj 9809 - Soil Remediation in a Coke Processing Plant - Case Study

    The lab in field test was conducted in September 1998 on a small portion of ground in a coke processing plant. It specifically referred to the ground below the keeping site of a coke-gasification plant. The aspect of the soil was a damp viscous black mass with a strong pitch-tar smell characterized by qualitative and quantitative analyses in Tab. 1 and Tab. 2 while analysis of water extracted by ...


    By Biomedy AG

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