Site Contaminated Due To Armaments

Degradation of TNT contamination through self remediation

The project investigated the biodegradation and retention of contaminants in soil and surface waters caused by waste and wastewater generated during the manufacture of explosives during World War II. The focus of study was the transformation of trinitrotoluene (TNT), its metabolites and their transport in water, soil and sediments.

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Source: German National Library of Science and Technology Hannover (TIB)