Relevant publications and patents on in-situ treatment of sediment with activated carbon

Evaluation of biochars and activated carbons for in situ remediation of sediments impacted with organics, mercury and methylmercury. Jose L. Gomez-Eyles, Carmen Yupanqui, Barbara Beckingham, Georgia Riedel, Cynthia Gilmour, and Upal Ghosh. Environ. Sci. Technol. 47, 13721−13729, 2013.

Activated carbon mitigates mercury and methylmercury bioavailability in contaminated sediments. Cynthia C. Gilmour, Georgia S. Riedel, Gerhardt Riedel, Seokjoon Kwon, Richard Landis, Steven S. Brown, Charles A. Menzie, Elizabeth A. Henry, and Upal Ghosh. Environ. Sci. Technol. 47, 13001−13010, 2013.

Observations of limited secondary effects with activated carbon amendment in river sediments. Beckingham, Barbara, Ghosh, Upal, Buys, David, and VanDewalker, Heather. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 32, 1504-1515, 2013.

Advection Dominated Transport of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Amended Sediment Caps. Philip Gidley, Seokjoon Kwon, Alexander Yakirevich, Victor Magar, Upal Ghosh. Environ. Sci. Technol., 46, 5032-5039, 2012.

Effectiveness of Activated Carbon and Biochar in Reducing the Availability of Polychlorinated Dibenzo-p-dioxins/dibenzofurans in Soils. Yunzhou Chai, Rebecca J. Currie, John W. Davis, Michael Wilken, Greg D. Martin, Vyacheslav N. Fishman, and Upal Ghosh. Environ. Sci. Technol., 46, 1035-1043, 2011.

Field scale reduction of PCB bioavailability with activated carbon amendment to river sediments. Barbara Beckingham and Upal Ghosh. Environ. Sci. Technol., 45, 10567–10574, 2011.

In-situ sorbent amendments: A new direction in contaminated sediment management. Upal Ghosh, Richard G. Luthy, Gerard Cornelissen, David Werner, Charles A. Menzie.  Environ. Sci. Technol. Feature Article, 45, 1163–1168. 2011.

Field application of activated carbon amendment for in-situ stabilization of polychlorinated biphenyls in marine sediment. Cho, Y., Ghosh, U., Kennedy, A. J., Grossman*, A., Ray, G.; Tomaszewski, J. E., Smithenry, D., Bridges, T. S., Luthy, R. G. Environ. Sci. Technol. 43, 3815-3823, 2009.

PCB Bioavailability Control in Lumbriculus variegatus Through Different Modes of Activated Carbon Addition to Sediments. X. Sun* and U. Ghosh. Environ. Sci. Technol. 41, 4774-4780, 2007.

A Low-Impact Delivery System for In-Situ Treatment of Contaminated Sediment. U. Ghosh and C.A. Menzie, 2010 (US patent # 7,824,129)

In Situ Stabilization of Persistent Hydrophobic Organic Contaminants in Sediments using coal- and wood-derived carbon sorbents. R.G. Luthy and U. Ghosh, 2006 (US patent # 7,101,115)