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Example Of Application Of The GeoEnviron Database For Mapping Of Potentially Contaminated Sites And Preliminary Risk Assessment In Slovak Republic

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/ENV000321

Volume

41

Pages

10

Published

2000

Size

993 kb

Author(s)

R.H. Rand, P. Olander, H. Bay & T. Lanczos

Abstract

Example of application of the GeoEnviron Database for mapping of potentially contaminated sites and preliminary risk assessment in Slovak Republic R.H. Rand*, P. Olander', H. Bay* & T. Lanczos^ *NIRAS, Consulting engineers and planners A/S, Denmark ^ Water Research Institute, Bratislava, Slovakia Abstract GeoEnviron is a database system designed for mapping of potential contaminated sites. This system was used for mapping of sites in two selected pilot areas in Slovakia in a Slovak-Danish pilot project. The pilot areas were chosen to meet criteria that ensure typical potential pollutant sources for Slovakia to be represented as well as different type of geology, hydrogeology and surface water concerns. Data were collected from various authorities, owners of the sites and site visits. Data on 385 sites are gathered in the GeoEnviron database including chemical plants, oil storage, waste deposits etc. Every site is described with address, potential pollution so

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