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Title: Thixotropic gel for vadose zone remediation

Abstract

A thixotropic gel suitable for use in subsurface bioremediation is provided along with a process of using the gel. The thixotropic gel provides a non-migrating injectable substrate that can provide below ground barrier properties. In addition, the gel components provide for a favorable environment in which certain contaminants are preferentially sequestered in the gel and subsequently remediated by either indigenous or introduced microorganisms.

Inventors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, Llc
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1176451
Patent Number(s):
8,211,687
Application Number:
12/802,985
Assignee:
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, Llc
DOE Contract Number:  
AC0996-SR18500
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; 59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Citation Formats

Riha, Brian D. Thixotropic gel for vadose zone remediation. United States: N. p., 2012. Web.
Riha, Brian D. Thixotropic gel for vadose zone remediation. United States.
Riha, Brian D. Tue . "Thixotropic gel for vadose zone remediation". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1176451.
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abstractNote = {A thixotropic gel suitable for use in subsurface bioremediation is provided along with a process of using the gel. The thixotropic gel provides a non-migrating injectable substrate that can provide below ground barrier properties. In addition, the gel components provide for a favorable environment in which certain contaminants are preferentially sequestered in the gel and subsequently remediated by either indigenous or introduced microorganisms.},
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journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {2012},
month = {7}
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