Title: Stepwise enhanced in situ bioremediation of the upper 1 meter soil of a tarnsformer oil contaminated site. 
Resource Type: document --> technical publication --> report 
Country: Hungary 
Year: 2003 
Availability: Leitgib, L; Gruiz, K.; Molnar, M. and Fenyvesi, É.: Bioremediation of Transformer Oil Contaminated Soil – In: Wissenschaftliche Berichte, ConSoil 2003, pp. 2762-2771; CA: 141:410397, 2004 
Author 1/Producer: Katalin Gruiz 
Other Authors/Producers: Laura Leitgib 
Author / Producer Type: University research group / research institute 
EUGRIS Keyword(s): Contaminated land-->Contaminated land overview
Contaminated land-->Remediation options-->In situ treatment technologies
Contaminated land-->Remediation options-->Remediation options overview
Short description: In situ biotechnology for the upper 1 meter of the soil based on the enhanced natural biodegradative activity of the contaminated soil. Applied methods: agrotechnics and injection. 
Long description: Development of an in situ biotechnology based on the enhanced natural biodegradative activity of the contaminated soil. The enhancement of biodegradation happened in three consecutive steps: 1. Nutrient supply and aeration by frequent tillage of the upper 1 m to activate the indigenous microflora. 2. Injection of locally isolated and in the lab propagated bacteria to enhance biodegradation; 3. Injection of not indigenous microaerophyl bacterial inoculum from the market to enhance biodegradation in the loamy clods. 
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