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Data set name

Utilization of constructed wetlands in the treatment of petrochemical wastes, SW Portugal (1992-93)

Data holding centreUniversity of Evora, Department of Ecology (IMAR network)
CountryPortugal  Portugal
Time periodFrom 1992 to 1993
OngoingNo
Geographical area

SW Portugal

Observations 
Parameters

Suspended particulate material aggregates; Alkalinity, acidity and pH of the water column; Ammonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies; Concentration of carbohydrates, phenols, alkanols (alcohols), ethers, aldehydes and ketones in sediment; Oxygen production and respiration in the water column; Land vegetation; Terrestrial water content; Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column; Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column; Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column; Silicate concentration parameters in the water column; Suspended particulate material grain size parameters

Instruments

Nutrient analysers; discrete water samplers; dissolved gas sensors; pH sensors; unknown

Description 
Summary

The idea is to investigate the suitability of petrochemical wastes secondary treatment in experimental plots of constructed wetlands (Typha, Phragmites, Scirpus, Juncus) particularly the degradation of fractions refractory to activated sludge processes.

OriginatorsUniversity of Evora, Department of Ecology (IMAR network)
Availability 
OrganisationUniversity of Evora, Department of Ecology (IMAR network)
AvailabilityNo access
ContactProf. Alexandre Bettencourt/Prof. Joao Bernardo
Address

University of Evora, Department of Ecology (IMAR network)
Rua Romão Ramalho, nº 59 - Colégio Luís António Verney
Évora

7000-671
Portugal

Telephone+351 266745385
Facsimile+351 266745395
Emailsecretariado@decol.uevora.pt
Administration 
Collating centreIHPT, Hydrographic Institute
Local identifier15003005
Global identifier2148
Last revised2011-02-25