Application of Clays and Clay Minerals to Prevent Contamination
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (20 October 2021) | Viewed by 11506
Interests: reactive minerals; clay liners; degradation of pollutants
Clays have interesting properties for important environmental applications by acting as sorbents, cation exchangers or flocculants. Accordingly, clays can be used in liners for waste disposal (included radioactive waste) and water purification. The advantages are that these natural materials are often readily available, abundant, and widespread. The disadvantage is the complexity of studying these materials and the mechanisms they trigger. We are looking for papers that provides recent advances in the effect and significance of clay properties on soil contamination. The work would expand the understanding of the mechanisms involved in the long-term immobilization and accumulation of pollutants and, especially, in the degradation or transformation of pollutants.
Dr. Mercedes Regadío García
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- Clay interactions
- Environmental Protection
- Pollutant immobilization
- Pollutant degradation