BENEKEMPEN – Heavy metal pollution in the Flemish and Dutch Campine area

Research period: 2004-2008
Key question / Key goal: Joint elaboration of measures for the cross-border pollution with heavy metals in the Flemish And Dutch Campine area.
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Keywords: contamination, heavy metals, risk assessment, risk management
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Research question(s):
How to deal with contaminated sediments?
Quantification of risks for human health from contaminated areas (cancer/TDI). How many individuals are affected, which individuals, can they avoid being affected?
What is the behaviour of heavy metals in the unsaturated soil? Which processes EFFECT mobilisation and demobilisation?