Project descriptionLead is a ubiquitous anthropogenic environmental contaminant with significant public health impact profile. Many historical activities may have resulted in lead contamination in soils in urban areas. These include lead additives in petrol products, use of lead in paints, industrial activities, hobbies, and others. The objective of this project is to generate a succinct summary of likely sources of lead contamination in urban soils in Adelaide. In addition, the project will explore the availability of laboratory methods of speciation of lead contamination with the view of being able to determine where did the contamination come from (source apportionment).
- The project will require you to conduct extensive literature search and write a literature review based on what you found in the literature.
Co-supervisorsDr Kateryna Babina
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