STASIS - SUSTAINABLE TREATMENT OF COASTAL DEPOSITED SULFIDE SOILS
The STASIS project will develop methods to improve the management of environmentally hazardous sulfide soils, as well as opportunities for intermediate storage and improved deposition techniques.
Funders: Interreg - Interreg Botnia-Atlantica, Regional Council of Ostrobothnia, Region Västerbotten
Project time: 2019-11-11 – 2022-06-30
Project owner: Novia University of Applied Sciences
Project partners: Vaasa University of Applied Sciences, Dåva Deponi och Avfallscenter i Umeå AB, Luleå University of Technology and Linnaeus University
Project leader: Eva Högfors-Rönnholm
The field experiment with treatment of sulfide-rich sediment started on September 29, 2020 by dredging sediment from Toby River (Laihianjoki) in Mustasaari, Finland.
Experimental assessment of the soil characteristics.
Amendment of sulfide rich soil with lime and charcoal – laboratory experiment started in May 2020.
The laboratory experiment with treatment of sulfide-rich sediment started on December 2, 2019 by dredging sediment from Toby River (Laihianjoki) in Mustasaari, Finland.
The STASIS project kickoff meeting was held at Novia University of Applied Sciences in Vaasa at 28–29 January 2020 and representatives from all five partners were present.