Applied and Environmental Soil Science

Soil Pollution Prevention and Remediation


Lead Editor

1Polytechnic University of Bari, Bari, Italy

2University of California at Davis, Davis, USA

3Technical University of Crete, Chania, Greece

4Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy

Soil Pollution Prevention and Remediation


Through expanding our understanding and development of innovative techniques to analyze and treat polluted soils, scientists and engineers can play a crucial role in bringing models and technologies to deal with the environment pollution problem effectively.

The relevant fundamental principles of soil and water quality management and treatment will be covered. However, the main focus will be on assessing sustainable treatment technologies and current case studies related to soil remediation, natural and conventional water treatment, and sustainable drainage systems applied for diffuse pollution treatment.

Academics, professionals, and students in the soil, water and environmental engineering, science, and management areas, as well as the geologist and hydrological, engineers will be interested in the detailed design, operation, management, process control for soil and water quality monitoring, and applied modelling issues presented in this issue.

For this special issue, we invite authors to contribute original research as well as review articles on recent advances made on techniques and methodologies in the following areas: soil pollution prevention and remediation.

This Special Issue will present a comprehensive collection of timely, novel, and innovative research case studies in the area of soil remediation and water treatment. It will demonstrate to practitioners how natural and innovative systems can be integrated into traditional soil remediation and wastewater systems, which are predominantly applied for the treatment of diffuse pollution. Also, it will assess the design, operation, management of soil remediation technologies, and water treatment performance of sustainable drainage systems including hydrology and modeling.

Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Soil remediation
  • Clogging and soil hydraulic conductivity
  • Phytoremediation and soil remediation technologies
  • Wastewater treatment
  • Storm water management
  • Natural treatment methods
  • Urban water
  • Global change
  • Flood retention structure
  • Water quality control
  • Urban runoff treatment
  • Agricultural runoff treatment
  • Filtration systems
  • Storm water ponds
  • Constructed wetlands
  • Natural wetlands
  • Hydrology of wetlands
  • Public health issues
  • Sludge treatment and disposal
  • Wetland systems to control runoff and wastewater
  • Infiltration systems and groundwater protection
  • Hydrological modeling


  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2016
  • - Article ID 9415175
  • - Editorial

Soil Pollution Prevention and Remediation

Ezio Ranieri | Fabian Bombardelli | ... | Bernardino Chiaia
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2016
  • - Article ID 5390808
  • - Research Article

Integrated Nanozero Valent Iron and Biosurfactant-Aided Remediation of PCB-Contaminated Soil

He Zhang | Baiyu Zhang | Bo Liu
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2016
  • - Article ID 4151898
  • - Research Article

Phytoremediation of Gold Mine Tailings Amended with Iron-Coated and Uncoated Rice Husk Ash by Vetiver Grass (Vetiveria zizanioides (Linn.) Nash)

F. S. Tariq | A. W. Samsuri | ... | A. Z. Aris
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2016
  • - Article ID 9858437
  • - Research Article

Dissolution of Metals from Biosolid-Treated Soils by Organic Acid Mixtures

Won-Pyo Park | Bon-Jun Koo | ... | Chau M. Nguyen
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2016
  • - Article ID 2707989
  • - Review Article

Oil and Gas Production Wastewater: Soil Contamination and Pollution Prevention

John Pichtel
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2016
  • - Article ID 9327614
  • - Research Article

A Rationale for Pollutograph Evaluation in Ungauged Areas, Using Daily Rainfall Patterns: Case Studies of the Apulian Region in Southern Italy

Angela Gorgoglione | Andrea Gioia | ... | Ezio Ranieri
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2016
  • - Article ID 7872947
  • - Research Article

Role of Inorganic and Organic Fractions in Animal Manure Compost in Lead Immobilization and Microbial Activity in Soil

Masahiko Katoh | Wataru Kitahara | Takeshi Sato
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2015
  • - Article ID 756270
  • - Research Article

Cadmium Phytoremediation Potential of Napiergrass Cultivated in Kyushu, Japan

Yasuyuki Ishii | Kotomi Hamano | ... | Aya Nishiwaki
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