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Transport of nitrotriazolone (NTO) in soil lysimeters

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dc.contributor.author Wazne, Mahmoud
dc.contributor.author Braida, Washington
dc.contributor.author Ogundipe, Adebayo
dc.contributor.author Tuna, Gulsah Sen
dc.contributor.author Pavlov, Julius
dc.contributor.author Balok, Vanessa
dc.contributor.author Koutsospyros, Agamemnon
dc.date.accessioned 2017-12-11T08:45:35Z
dc.date.available 2017-12-11T08:45:35Z
dc.date.copyright 2012 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/6761
dc.description.abstract NTO is a high aquatic solubility constituent of new insensitive munitions (IM) formulations. This study addresses transport of NTO in the vadose zone in pure and IM formulations in a variety of soils representative of testing installations across the USA. NTO is highly mobile in all the soils tested and advective water transport linked to the rainfall pattern appears to be the controlling mechanism on NTO mobility. The NTO dissolution rate is hindered when NTO is part of IM formulations containing low aqueous solubility components. The presence of low solubility products appears to force NTO to diffuse through the organic matrix before reaching the aqueous phase. Despite its ionic character in solution, substantial amounts of NTO are taken up by ryegrass. This likely is the result of the high concentration of NTO in the aqueous phase and the high water uptake of ryegrass. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title Transport of nitrotriazolone (NTO) in soil lysimeters en_US
dc.type Conference Paper / Proceeding en_US
dc.author.school SOE en_US
dc.author.idnumber 201205627 en_US
dc.author.department Civil Engineering en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.keywords NTO en_US
dc.keywords Lysimeters en_US
dc.keywords Vadose zone en_US
dc.keywords Transport en_US
dc.keywords Dissolution en_US
dc.keywords Uptake en_US
dc.identifier.ctation Braida, W. J., Wazne, M., Ogundipe, A., Tuna, G. S., Pavlov, J., Koutsospyros, A., & Balok, V. (2012). Transport of nitrotriazolone (NTO) in soil lysimeters. Proceedings of Protection and Restoration of the Environment XI (Thessaloniki, Greece). en_US
dc.author.email mahmoud.wazne@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.conference.date July 3-6, 2012 en_US
dc.conference.place Thessaloniki, Greece en_US
dc.conference.title Proceedings of Protection and Restoration of the Environment XI en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/articles.php en_US
dc.identifier.url file:///C:/Users/rola.habre/Downloads/TransportofNitrotriazolone.pdf en_US
dc.author.affiliation Lebanese American University en_US


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