Environmental risk assessment of red mud contaminated land in Hungary

Katalin Gruiz, Viktória Feigl, Orsolya Klebercz, Attila Anton, Emese Vaszita

Research output: Conference contribution

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Abstract

The red mud catastrophe of October 2010 in Hungary draw the attention to the problem of red mud disposal sites, storage reservoirs and other wastes of mining origin that pose severe threats to humans and the environment all over the world. Present study introduces the results of the risk assessment that supported management of the priority risks and decision making on the necessary and most efficient risk reduction measures.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationGeoCongress 2012
Subtitle of host publicationState of the Art and Practice in Geotechnical Engineering
Pages4156-4165
Number of pages10
Edition225 GSP
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - dec. 1 2012
EventGeoCongress 2012: State of the Art and Practice in Geotechnical Engineering - Oakland, CA, United States
Duration: márc. 25 2012márc. 29 2012

Publication series

NameGeotechnical Special Publication
Number225 GSP
ISSN (Print)0895-0563

Other

OtherGeoCongress 2012: State of the Art and Practice in Geotechnical Engineering
CountryUnited States
CityOakland, CA
Period3/25/123/29/12

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Building and Construction
  • Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology

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    Gruiz, K., Feigl, V., Klebercz, O., Anton, A., & Vaszita, E. (2012). Environmental risk assessment of red mud contaminated land in Hungary. In GeoCongress 2012: State of the Art and Practice in Geotechnical Engineering (225 GSP ed., pp. 4156-4165). (Geotechnical Special Publication; No. 225 GSP). https://doi.org/10.1061/9780784412121.427