Research and analysis

Development of the partition coefficient (Kd) test method for use in environmental risk assessments

This project sought to develop the partition coefficient Kd test method for a wider range of substances commonly found on contaminated sites.

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Development of the partition coefficient (Kd) test method for use in environmental risk assessments

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Partition coefficients for ammonium are derived using relatively simple batch tests. The aim of this project is to maintain this simplicity, while making the necessary refinements to the ammonium methodology for the other contaminants under study.