Journal of Soil and Water Science

ISSN: 2643-5799

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Research Article Pages 75-83

A Defunct Lead-Acid Battery Recycling May Lead Strong Soil Pollution: A Case of Study in Mexico

Authors: Rogelio Carrillo-Gonzalez, Alejandro Ruiz-Olivares, Ma del Carmen A Gonzalez-Chavez, Martha Reyes-Ramos and Javier Suarez-Espinos

Abstract: Inadequate waste management from the lead-acid battery recycling (LABR) industry can severely pollute the soil. This work aimed to assess heavy metal contamination of a defunct LABR site in Mexico. Total, DTPA-extractable, water-soluble metal concentrations and soil fractionation were analyzed. Speciation of Na and Pb was calculated by Geochemist's workbench 10 Software package based on soil solution analysis.


Review Article Pages 54-74

Shaft Lengths and Shaft Development Types in the Vadose Zone of the Bakony Region (Transdanubian Mountains, Hungary)

Authors: Márton Veress

Abstract: The potential and explored lengths of the shafts of the Bakony Region were studied. Shaft patterns were distinguished with the help of shaft maps and potential shaft lengths were calculated considering preforming geological structures and the thickness of the vadose zone. The average depth and average specific length of the explored shaft lengths were calculated in some areas of the Bakony Region.


Review Article Pages 45-53

Impacts of Soil Pollution on Air Quality under Nigerian Setting

Authors: Enetimi Idah Seiyaboh and Sylvester Chibueze Izah

Abstract: Soil pollution is majorly caused by human activities (viz: Agricultural practices, industrial activities and poor waste management) and natural effects such as flooding, acid rain, weathering processes. Soil pollution often cause soil barrenness, offensive odour etc. The resultant effect could impact on soil, air and water quality as well as human that reside or work close to the polluted area over a period of time depending on the physical nature of the pollutant as well as its concentration.

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Journal Details

  • Journal: Journal of Soil and Water Science
  • ISSN: 2643-5799
  • ISO abbreviation: J Soil Water Sci
  • Other Title: JSWS
  • Pub Type: Open Access