WIT Press


Methodological Guidelines For Contaminated Site Assessment - The Czech Experience

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/WP970351

Volume

20

Pages

11

Published

1997

Size

1,084 kb

Author(s)

Daniel Svoboda

Abstract

Expert site assessment, based on field geochemical investigation, is the only possible method how to discover or how to monitor contaminated land and water pollution. In spite of this irreplaceable basic role for problem identification and evaluation, there is often more attention given to the successive (computational) elaboration of data or to the presentation of the final conclusions. The acquisition of relevant and reliable input information represents a complicated task which importance has to be highlighted as a vital part of the assessment. The Czech experience and expertise in this sphere is currently being driven by an ongoing process of wide privatization, which is connected with the necessity to solve problems caused by former environmental da

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