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Summer school on contaminated soils

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Université Paris-Est Marne la Vallée - 5, boulevard Descartes - Champs-sur-Marne

Tél : +33 (0)1 49 32 90 55

Mail : Ana-Carolina.Agnello@u-pem.fr

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PhD course on contaminated soils and remediation

PhD course to be held June 22-26 2015 at Champs-sur-Marne

Monday June 22nd  2015

Topic : Soil–Its Nature and Origin

 

 

Speaker : Eric van Hullebusch (UPE)

 

1. The origin of soil

1.1.  Physical or mechanical weathering

1.2. Chemical weathering – the gate to pedogenesis

1.3. Weathering by biological agents

1.4. Factors controlling soil formation

1.5. Morphology of soil

 

2.       Soil constituents

2.1.  The mineral solid phase

2.2.  Organic matter and soil organisms

2.3.  The liquid phase

2.4.  The gaseous phase

 

3.      Soil properties

3.1.         Physical properties

3.2.         Chemical properties

 

 

Tuesday June 23rd  2015

 

Speaker : Eric van Hullebusch (UPE)

 

Topic : Part I : Soil pollution

 

 

1.     Major types of soil pollutants

1.1.  Heavy metals and their salts

1.2.  Other inorganic pollutants

1.3.  Radionuclides

 

2.     Sources of soil pollution

2.1.  Agricultural pollutants

2.2.  Soil pollutants of urban sources

2.3.  Soil pollution through chemical warfare

 

3.     Pollution mechanisms and soils-pollutants interaction

3.1.  Physical processes and mechanisms of pollution

3.2.  Contaminants transport

3.3.  Behaviours of non-aqueous phase liquids (NAPLs) in soils

 

4.     Pollutants alteration, transformation and initiation of chemical changes within soils

4.1.  Processes related to chemical mobility

4.2.  Chemical transformation processes

4.3.  Biodegradation and biologically supported transformations

4.4.  Enzymatic transformations

4.5.  Transformation assisted by bacterial action

 

Topic : Part II : Monitoring of soil pollution

 

1.     Monitoring and monitoring plans

1.1.  Site characterization

1.2.  Data acquisition

1.3.  Field and laboratory investigations

1.4.  Monitoring of groundwater flows

 

Wednesday June 24th 2015

 

Speaker: David Huguenot (UPE)

 

Contaminated soils and risk assessments

 

1.     French contaminated soil regulation

1.1   The policy in the 90s

1.2   Methodologies since 2007

2.     Focus on 2007s methodologies

2.1  Interpretation of environmental state

2.2  Management strategy

3.     Risk assessment before/after treatment

3.1  Assessment through pollutant soil/plant ingestion

3.2  Assessment through pollutant inhalation

 

 

Thursday June 25th 2015

 

Speaker : David Huguenot (UPE)

 

Contaminated soils remediation techniques

 

1.     How to choose a soil treatment technique?

2.     Physical treatments

2.1 Venting

2.2 Sparging

2.3 Soil vapour extraction

3.   Chemical treatments

3.1 In situ chemical oxidation

3.2 Soil washing/flushing

 

Friday June 26th 2015

 

Speakers : Ana-Carolina Agnello (UPE) and Jennifer Cooper (Landscape Architect, Perkins+Will, USA)

 

9h00 – 12h00

Phytoremediation of contaminated soils (Ana-Carolina Agnello)

1.     Description of Phytotechnologies

1.1.  Basis of plant physiology

1.2.  Phytoremediation mechanisms

1.3.  Applications

1.4.  Advantages and limitations

 

2.     Management of Phytotechnologies

2.1.  Remedial objectives

2.2.  Design and implementation

2.3.  Performance, maintenance and monitoring

 

3.     Recent advances in phytotechnologies

 

4.     Experiments of assisted phytoremediation of co-contaminated soils

4.1.  Chemically-assisted phytoremediation

4.2.  Biologically-assisted phytoremediation

 

14h00 - 17h00

Brownfield remediation and ecological restoration (Jennifer Cooper)

 

 

 

 

 

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