Title: Salt-pump mechanism for contaminant intrusion into coastal aquifers 
Resource Type: document --> technical publication --> journal article 
Country: EU Projects 
Year: 2003 
Availability: Science 300(5621), 350 
Author 1/Producer: Dror, I 
Other Authors/Producers: Amitay, Yaron, B and Berkowitz, B 
Author / Producer Type: University research group / research institute 
Publisher: American Association for the Advancement of Science 
Article Weblink (=direct link): http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/300/5621/950?maxt ...  
EUGRIS Keyword(s): Diffuse pollution-->Contaminants-->Persistent Organic Pollutants
Diffuse pollution-->Sources
Groundwater protection-->Groundwater protection overview
Water resources and their management -->Stresses, quality and ecological status
Water resources and their management -->Water resources and their management Overview
 
Short description: The paper provides a summary of laboratory based experiments investigating the so-called 'salt-pump' effect, whereby organic pollutants in coastal seawaters may be transferred to coastal aquifers as a result of the creation of a chemical gradient between saline and fresh water 
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