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Contaminated Land Biology

 

Contaminated Land Biology sessions looked at the biological aspects of efforts to assess and remediate contaminated land.

The sessions were co-chaired by Dr Kristian Brandt, Associate Professor, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of  Copenhagen, Denmark, and Professor Mike Larkin, Emeritus Professor, School of Biological Sciences, Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland

Read more about Professor Larkin here

 

Contaminated Land Biology - Session 1

CLB7
Stacie Tardif
University of Copenhagen

Evaluation of soil microbiological community attributes for future integration into site-specific ecological risk assessments
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CLB8
Yi Zhao
University of Copenhagen

Evidence for metal-induced co-selection of antibiotic resistance genes in urban soils from the Tellus Survey in Belfast, Northern Ireland
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CLB6
Christine Switzer
University of Strathclyde, Glasgow

Rehabilitation of soil after aggressive high temperature remediation
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CLB1
Caroline Gauchotte-Lindsay
University of Glasgow

Towards a rational design for PAHs bioremediation- combination of advanced analytical and molecular tools
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Contaminated Land Biology - Session 2

CLB5
Ricardo Costeira
Queen’s University Belfast

Exploratory metagenomic characterization of bacterial and viral communities in groundwater of contaminated land
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CLB2
Chris Allen
Queen’s University Belfast

Can we measure the age of oil pollution using molecular microbiology?
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CLB3
Heather De-Quincey
Swansea University

The use of a biochar enhanced artificial soil for mine reclamation
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CLB4
Hussein Ibrahim
Queen’s University Belfast

Functionally active naphthalene-degrading bacterial community in hydrocarbon-contaminated groundwater from an old gasworks site
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CLB9
Elio Padoan
University of Turin

The suitability of short rotation forestry for phytoremediation of urban soil, development of a protocol for urban areas
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