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View the PDF document Investigations into the Lami Municipal Dump as a source of heavy metal contamination
Author:Chandra, Shaneel
Institution: The University of the South Pacific
Award: M.Sc.
Subject: Hyperaccumulator plants | Fiji | Lami Dump, Phytoremediation | Fiji | Lami Dump, Heavy metals | Environmental aspects | Fiji | Lami Dump, Marine pollution | Fiji | Lami
Date: 2002
Call No.: TD 189 .5 .F52 L25 2002
BRN: 989205
Copyright:Under 10% of this thesis may be copied without the authors written permission

Abstract: The Lami dump, which is the depository for almost all of Suva's domestic and industrial wastes, has been suggested by researchers to be a significant source of contamination in the harbour area. There is lack of conclusive data to verify this suggestion which prompted this study. It was designed to determine the extent of contamination at the dump and investigate the possibility of remediating any contamination that could be found using the concept of an emerging new technology — phytoremediation.
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