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Table 2 Hydraulic properties and of the soil material used

From: Nitrate consumption by the oxidation of sulfides during an enhanced natural attenuation project at a contaminated site in Berlin, Germany

Hydraulic properties Biologically active column Abiotic column Pollutant loading Biologically active column Abiotic column
Bulk density (g cm−3) 1.65 1.62 BTEX (mg kg−1) 1.7 1.9
Hydraulic conductivity K (m s−1) 3 × 10–4 5 × 10–4 TMB (mg kg−1) n.d n.d
Longitudinal dispersivity αL (m) 0.009 0.0075 PAH (mg kg−1) n.d n.d
Hydraulic effective porosity ne [–] 0.34 0.345 Alkyl-phenols (mg kg−1) 0.3 0.3
Pore volume PV (cm3] 614.0 624.0 TOC (mg kg−1) 4.1 4.2
  1. n.d: not detectable