WIT Press


Decision Support System For Polluted Soils Risk Analysis

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/RISK000451

Volume

45

Pages

11

Published

2000

Size

1,180 kb

Author(s)

C Trozzi, E. Piscitello & M. Montini

Abstract

The paper describes the finalized decision support system to evaluate environmental risks due to the presence of pollutants in soils and to obtain information about the most vulnerable environmental media. The work first introduces a general overview of the system, the hardware requirements, the programming language, the database and the Geographical Information System utilized. The three main component of the system are described: the risk analysis system, the models data bank and the geographical information system. Finally, the interface with the system is presented. 1 Introduction Recent national [1] legislation has introduced rules to manage contaminated sites. In the legislation is a prescript that a risk analysis must be performed before any remediation

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