GeoChemTec resources


  • De Gioannis G, Muntoni A, Ruggeri R, Zijlstra J.J.P., 2008. Chromate adsorption in a transformed red mud permeable reactive barrier using electrokinesis. J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng, 43(8),969-974.
  • De Gioannis G, Muntoni A, Spiga D, Zijlstra J.J.P., 2009. Reuse of transformed Red Mud waste in electronically aided reactive barriers for remediation of arsenate polluted low permeability soils. Proceedings Sardinia 2009 Twelfth international Waste Management and Landfill Symposium (in press).
  • De Giudici, G., Fanfani, L., Pisu, T. and Zijlstra, J.J.P., 2008. Treatment of arsenic-rich mining waste: comparing arsenate binding capacity of Granulated Ferric Hydroxide and Transformed Red Mud. Rendiconti online Soc. Geol. It., Vol. 2, 1-3.
  • De Graaff, J.W.M., Speck, P.J.H.R., Zijlstra, J.J.P., Schuiling, R.D., 1996. Control of gypsum precipitation resulting from sulphuric acid disposal into limestone (abstr.). Geol. Soc. Am. Ann. Meet. Abstr. Prog. 28 (7), 455.
  • De Graaff, J.W.M., Schuiling, R.D., Speck, J.H.R. and Zijlstra, J.J.P., 1997. Geochemical Engineering in Chalk: Neutralization of Waste Sulfuric Acid. Ann. Soc. Géol. du Nord, 5, 345-350.
  • Knippenberg, S. and Zijlstra, J.J.P., 2008. Chert Sourcing in the Northern Lesser Antilles, The Use of Geochemical Techniques in Discriminating Chert Materials. In :Crossing the Borders, New Methods and Techniques in the Study of Archeological Materials from the Caribbean, Hofman, C.L., Hoogland, M.L.P. and van Gijn, A.L. (Eds). The University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA, 293 p., 43-65 pp.
  • Molenaar, N. and Zijlstra, J.J.P., 1997. Differential early diagenetic low-Mg calcite cementation and rhythmic hardground development in Campanian-Maastrichtian chalk. Sedimentary Geology, 109, 261-281 pp.
  • Schuiling, R.D. and Zijlstra, J.J.P., 2000. Geochemical Engineering: Natural Solutions for Environmental Problems.
  • Speck, P.J.H.R., De Graaff, J.W.M., Nieuwenhuis, J.D. and Zijlstra, J.J.P., 1998. Optimizing the process of sulphuric acid injection into limestones. In: Geochemical Engineering: Current Applications and Future Trends, Vriend, S.P. and Zijlstra, J.J.P. (Eds). Journ. of Geochemic. Expl., 62, 350 p., 331-335 pp.
  • Vriend, S.P. and Zijlstra, J.J.P., 1998. (Eds) Geochemical Engineering: Current Applications and Future Trends. Special Issue Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 62, 350 p.
  • Zijlstra, J.J.P. 1999. Method for locally elevating the ground: Some aspects of sulfuric acid injection into subsurface limestone (internal report), 58 pp.
  • Zijlstra, J.J.P., and Schuiling, R.D. 2002. Sulfuric Acid for Limestone Injection to Increase Land Elevations. Proceedings Eighth-Biennial International Symposium: Sulphur Markets Today and Tomorrow, Amsterdam. Sulphur Institute, Washington DC, USA, 17 pages.
  • Zijlstra, J.J.P., Bellò, V., Ruggeri, R., Teodosi, A., 2005. The BAUXSOLTM Technology: An innovative solution for environmental remediation problems. In: Cossu, R. and Stegmann R. (Eds). Proceedings Sardinia Tenth International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium, 1019 – 1020.
  • Zijlstra, J.J.P., Bellò, V., Collu, L., Faux, D., Ruggeri, R., 2007. Passive treatment of AMD with a filter of cemented porous pellets of Transformed Red Mud. In: Cidu, R., Frau F. (Eds). Proceedings IMWA Symposium Water in Mining Environments, Italy, pp. 299 – 303. Presscolor, Quartu Sant’Elena, Italy.
  • Zijlstra, J.J.P., Dessi R., Peretti R, Zucca A., 2010. Treatment of percolate from metal sulphide mine tailings with a PRB of transformed red mud. Water Environment Research, Vol 82-4, 319-327.

Student apprentice thesis

  • Mureddu, M., 2006. Indagini di laboratorio sulla capacità del BAUXSOLTM di migliorare la rimozione del Cromo da acque contaminate. Tesi di laurea Scienza dei Materiale, Prof. Piccaluga, G. (Dipartimento di Scienze Chimiche, Università di Cagliari), Dr. Zijlstra, J.J.P. (Virotec Italia srl), 67 p.
  • Corona, M., 2007. Indagini sulle miscele di BAUXSOLTM cementato per la produzione di pellet poroso, per il trattamento passive, con filtri, di acque e terreni inquinati Tesi di laurea Scienza dei Materiale, Prof. Cannas, C. (Dipartimento di Scienze Chimiche, Università di Cagliari), Dr. Zijlstra, J.J.P.(Virotec Italia srl), 53 p.
  • Floris, M., 2007. Trattamento Combinato di Terreni Argillosi Contaminati da Cromo Mediante Elettrocinesi e PRB di Fanghi Rossi Bauxitici Trasformati. Tesi di laurea specialistica in ingegneria per l’ambiente e il territorio. Prof. Muntoni, A.& Dott. Ing. De Gioannis, G. (Dipartimento di Geoingegneria e Tecnologie Ambientali, Università di Cagliari), Dott. Ing.Ruggeri, R. & Dr. Zijlstra, J.J.P.(Virotec Italia srl), 149 p.
  • Fancello, D. 2008. Test di adsorbimento dell'Arsenico sul BauxsolTM. Tesi di laurea in scienze della terra. Dott. De Guidici, G. (Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, Università di Cagliari), Dr. Zijlstra, J.J.P.(Virotec Italia srl), 19 p.