(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2012)

Document title

Impact of cemeteries on groundwater chemistry : A review

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

(1) Dep. of Geography, Pedagogical Univ., Cracow, POLOGNE


Studies on the impact of cemeteries on groundwater quality were initiated by van Haaren in 1951, and were occasionally undertaken in the 1970s and 1980s in Germany, the United Kingdom, Canada and South Africa. Regular studies only began in the late 1980s and were continued in the 1990s in Brazil, South Africa, Australia and Poland. On a smaller scale, this kind of research was also undertaken in other countries such as the USA, Portugal, and France. An overview of the results of those studies and focuses on the environmental conditions is presented, which according to current research, highlights the hazards associated with the significant chemical contamination of water


Article of periodic

published at : Catena / ISSN 0341-8162

Editor : Catena, Cremlingen-Destedt - ALLEMAGNE (1973)

Millesime : 2012, vol. 93 [pp. 29-37]

Bibliographic references : 2 p.

Collation : 6 tabl.



INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 16767

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