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Theme: Sewage Sludge

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OC8909: Fate and effects of organic contaminants from sewage sludge applied to agricultural land
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1994, Cost £284,274
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Lancaster
Field of Study:   Soil Protection
Keywords:  
Environmental Protection, Land, Soils
 
 
OC9325: The vulnerability of soils to pollution by heavy metals.
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1997, Cost £363,699
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Water Research Centre, ADAS UK Ltd., University - Reading
Field of Study:   Soil Protection
 
 
SP0101: Revise existing guidelines on safe use of sewage sludge for clover & other legumes by determining effects of heavy metal (follow on SP0117)
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1995, Cost £388,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Soil Protection
Keywords:  
Environmental Protection, Land, Soils
 
 
SP0102: To investigate metal uptake by crops and their effect on soil microbiology (follow on SP0112)
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1994, Cost £397,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Rothamsted Research (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Soil Protection
 
 
SP0103: To investigate uptake of organic contaminants from sewage sludge (follow on SP0113)
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1990 To 1995, Cost £126,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Rothamsted Research (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Soil Protection
 
 
SP0104: To use National Soil Inventory to produce guidance on heavy metal limits for sewage sludge
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1992 To 1993, Cost £6,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Soil Survey and Land Research Centre
Field of Study:   Soil Protection
Keywords:  
Environmental Protection, Land, Soils
 
 
SP0105: Site charaterisation for future sludge experiments
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1994, Cost £11,500
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Rothamsted Research (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Soil Protection
Keywords:  
Environmental Protection, Land, Soils
 
 
SP0106: Comparative metal toxicity of soil organsims
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1994, Cost £23,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Rothamsted Research (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Soil Protection
Keywords:  
Environmental Protection, Land, Soils
 
 
SP0107: Accumulation of PTEs by livestock grazed sludged grassland
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1997, Cost £373,874
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Chalcombe Agricultural Resources
Field of Study:   Soil Protection
 
 
SP0108: Assessment for the disposal of non-agricultural wastes to agricultural land in England and Wales
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1994, Cost £15,450
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Soil Protection
Keywords:  
Environmental Protection, Land, Soils
 
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