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Title: Assessment of urban soil quality in major cities in Romania. Case studies
Authors: Stanescu, Bogdan
Kim, Lidia
Cuciureanu, Adriana
Lehr, Carol Blaziu
Keywords: Assessment
Soil protection
Urban soils
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: National Research and Development Institute for Industrial Ecology, INCD-ECOIND
Abstract: Studies conducted in major cities in Romania aimed to highlight the pollution of the topsoil cover in urban areas. Urban areas in Romania have suffered in the past two decades major changes, starting from the continued increase in urbanization, marked and development of urban infrastructure, the emergence of the new neighborhoods areas, commercial and residential areas, while reducing industrial activities or change of the industrial profile to commercial activities. A special importance is atributted to the increase of road traffic in urban areas and related issues linked to it, respectively fluency and pollution. Programs, projects and measures that will be implemented in the coming years in urban areas in Romania, will experience a significant development that will result in an increase in the quality of life through an integrated approach to issues of the protection of the environment and protecting soils from urban areas. Evaluation of soil quality in urban areas toghether with a permanent monitoring creates prerequisites for a harmonious urban development based on protection of the natural resources.
Description: International Symposium "The Environment and the Industry", SIMI 2016
ISSN: L : 1843-5831
(on-line): 2457-8371
Appears in Collections:SIMI 2016

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