Université de Neuchâtel

The transfer of Cadmium from rock to soil and the associated vegetation cover under natural conditions at the Swiss Jura Moutains

Quezada Hinojosa, Raul Percy ; Föllmi, Karl (Dir.) ; Matera, Virginie (Codir.) ; Adatte, Thierry (Codir.) ; Verrecchia, Eric (Codir.) ; Baize, Denis (Codir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Université de Neuchâtel, 2010.

As a result of soil-surveying studies conducted in the Swiss and French Jura Mountains during the early 1990's, anomalous cadmium (Cd) concentrations were identified in soils developed mostly on Bajocian and Oxfordian limestone. Measured Cd concentrations exceed in most of the cases the Swiss official tolerance guideline concentration for non-polluted soils established at 0.8...