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Environment, Health and Safety Research

Nanoscale zerovalent iron (nZVI) impact on soil microbial communities

Project Information

Principal Investigator
InstitutionUniversity of Reading
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Relevance to ImplicationsHigh
Class of NanomaterialEngineered Nanomaterials
Impact SectorEnvironment
Broad Research Categories Hazard
Generation, Dispersion, Transformation etc.
Risk Assessment
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Funding Information

Anticipated Total Funding$130,429.00
Annual Funding$130,429.00
Funding SourceNERC
Funding Mechanism
Funding Sector
Start Year2007
Anticipated End Year2008


To advance understanding of nanoscale zerovalent iron impacts on microbial communities important for bioremediation, stabilisation and improvement of soils contaminated with chlorinated aromatic compounds