The sampling site SB-Staden is located in a floodplain between the Saar and the city of Saarbrücken.
It represents a sectional area of the river system of the Saar and the industrial town Saarbrücken in the south of the Saarland conurbation. The sampling site is located in the district St. Johann directly at the river Saar and is used as a park area for more than 100 years. The soil type is a
Vega (German soil classification KA 4) of fluvial sediments.
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Soil is livelihood and biosphere for humans, animals, plants and soil organisms. All the substances brought in are transported, transformed and/or accumulated in the soil.
Eighty percent of all elements on earth are metals
Only eighteen elements in the periodic table
Group of organic compounds with at least one covalently bonded chlorine atom
Toxic and persistent organochloropesticide
Several isomeric compounds among the group of chlorinated hydrocarbons
Group of organic compounds with at least three condensed six-membered rings
Organic compounds which are fully (per-) or partially (poly-) fluorinated
Additional information for the interpretation of contamination data
2002 - 2014
Bodenprofilaufnahme und Charakterisierung der Bodenprobenahmeflächen der Umweltprobenbank des Bundes
Lämmerhirt, Merle; Weinfurtner, Karlheinz
Schmallenberg: Fraunhofer-Institut für Molekularbiologie und Angewandte Oekologie, 2004. - 90; FKZ: 301 02 006, 2004