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Long-term Effects of Sewage Sludge Use on Soil Fertility - Phase 2 (IACR) (see also SP0125) - WT04001

Description
The aim is to evaluate the effect of sewage sludge applications to agricultural soil and the implications for agricultural productivity and long-term soil fertility. The work involves investigation the effects of established soil heavy metal concentrations on soil microbiological activity and fertility during the stabilisation phase of the study, following creation of the metal-dose response treatments in phase I (1994-1998). This phase of the project is a period of equilibration, such that the metal added to the soil and sludge organic matter were stabilising during the period.
Project Documents
• Final Report : Long-term Effects of Sewage Sludge Use on Soil Fertility - Phase 2   (78k)
• Final Report - Annex : Long-term Effects of Sewage Sludge Use on Soil Fertility - Phase 2   (8511k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2002

To: 2003

Cost: £10,299
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Rothamsted Research (BBSRC)
Keywords
Environmental Protection              
Sewage Sludge              
Sewage Treatment and Disposal              
Waste Management              
Fields of Study
Water Quality