Arsenic contamination of groundwater in Western Romania: environmental mechanisms, impact upon human health

CONTAS

Objectives:

  • Arsenic sources definition;
  • Defining the immobilization mechanisms in soils and superficial geological systems;
  • Study of the water dynamics, as the main vector of the arsenic underground pollution;
  • Investigation of the mobilization processes and arsenic transfer from soil and rocks towards underground waters;

Starting / Ending Date

2004 – 2006

Project Coordinator

Research Institute for Analytical Instrumentation, ICIA – Romania

Funding

Staff from Department of Public Health