Title: Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Groundwater Risk Assessment at Contaminated Sites GRACOS). 1st International GRACOS Workshop, Tübingen, Germany 21/22.02.2002 
Resource Type: document --> technical publication --> proceedings / conference paper(s) 
Country: Hungary 
Year of publication: 2002 
Availability: GRACOS Publication P5 Halm, D. and Grathwohl, P. (eds.) (2002): , Tübinger Geowissenschaftliche Arbeiten (TGA) C 61. 
Author 1/Producer: Halm, D 
Other Authors/Producers: Grathwohl, P 
Author / Producer Type: EC Project 
Report / download web link (=direct link): http://w210.ub.uni-tuebingen.de/dbt/volltexte/2003/793/pdf/T ...  
Format (e.g. PDF): PDF 
Size: (e.g. 20mb) 17.5 
EUGRIS Keyword(s): Contaminated land-->Contaminated land overview
Contaminated land-->Remediation options-->MNA
Contaminated land-->Risk assessment-->Receptor: Water
Contaminated land-->Risk assessment-->Risk assessment overview
Contaminated land-->Site investigation-->Methods
Short description: worldwide, leading to a decrease of soil quality and to a risk of spreading of pollutants into other compartments of the environment such as the groundwater. A major risk at most contaminated sites is that of groundwater pollution by organic and inorganic compounds. Since complete restoration of all these contaminated sites is economically and often technically not feasible, advanced procedures of groundwater risk assessment are needed as innovative tool for the ranking of sites, decision making on further use, and remediation standards. Consequently, the workshop focuses on the discussion of these new, innovative procedures for groundwater risk assessment at contaminated sites. The organizers intend to provide a platform for European but also overseas experts to exchange knowledge and ideas. In seven scientific oral and poster sessions, the three specific topics “leaching tests”, “volatile organic compounds” and “concepts and experiences of groundwater risk assessment at contaminated sites” will be examined more closely. A special session will present and discuss results and strategies of the clustered EU-projects GRACOS and TRACE-FRACTURE, which focus on “groundwater risk assessment in various types of contaminated soils and fractured rocks” 
Submitted By: Martin Bittens WhoDoesWhat?      Last update: 02/01/2007

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