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ISRN Ecology
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 402647, 20 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2011/402647
Review Article

Heavy Metals in Contaminated Soils: A Review of Sources, Chemistry, Risks and Best Available Strategies for Remediation

1Analytical Environmental Chemistry Research Group, Department of Chemistry, Benue State University, Makurdi 970001, Nigeria
2Research Laboratory, GeoEnvironmental & Climate Change Adaptation Research Centre, University of Benin, Benin City 300283, Nigeria

Received 19 July 2011; Accepted 23 August 2011

Academic Editors: B. Montuelle and A. D. Steinman

Copyright © 2011 Raymond A. Wuana and Felix E. Okieimen. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

How to Cite this Article

Raymond A. Wuana and Felix E. Okieimen, “Heavy Metals in Contaminated Soils: A Review of Sources, Chemistry, Risks and Best Available Strategies for Remediation,” ISRN Ecology, vol. 2011, Article ID 402647, 20 pages, 2011. doi:10.5402/2011/402647