Electrokinetic remediation uses an electric current density of the order of milliamps per square centimeter applied to the cross-sectional area of a soil mass between the electrodes, producing electric potential drops of the order of volts per centimeter. The main interest in electrokinetic soil remediation in environmental cleanup operations lies in an attempt to concentrate and confine contaminants close to an electrode and remove them if possible. Several authors [1-6] have critically reviewed the state of knowledge of this cleanup technology.
|Title of host publication||Trace Elements in the Environment: Biogeochemistry, Biotechnology, and Bioremediation|
|Number of pages||28|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2005|