Trace metals' migration in soil to seepage water

Nataliia Ryzhenko, Yurii Bokhonov


In this paper the rate migration of trace metals (Pb, Cd, Cu, Zn) in polluted turf-podzol sandy loam soil was investigated in lysimetric experiment. Koller’s model was applied to obtain the ranking of the metals according to their rate of migration in soil to seepage water. Among the studied metals, the most intense migrant in the soil to seepage water was lead. Lead had highest and earliest maximum concentration in seepage water. Cooper had weak migration intensity. According to metals migration ability, they can be ranked in the following descending order: Pb > Cd > Zn > Cu. Findings are relevant to assessing the metal as dangerous.


trace metals, migration, soil profile, pollution, lysimeter

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