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Tropical soils

Given the shortage of information available in the literature on transport parameters of heavy metals in Brazilian
tropical soils, the mobility of manganese (Mn2+) in a residual gneissic compacted soil is studied in this work. Manganese
can be found in toxic concentrations in landfill leachate, besides being one of the main conta...

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This paper addresses the influence of the static and dynamic laboratory compaction procedures in the compaction
curves and mechanical strength of two residual soils from the Zona da Mata Norte, in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. The
laboratory testing program was directed to: (i) two gneissic residual soils, respectively, with...

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This paper presents a brief review about site investigation procedures for contaminated sites recommended by Brazilian and Canadian environmental agencies as well as discusses the theme of geo-environmental investigation as applied to Brazilian practice. The main definitions on the theme are reviewed and some guidelines are proposed for conducting a geo...

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