Bogdan Stanescu, Lidia Kim, Adriana Cuciureanu,Carol Blaziu Lehr
Conference: International Symposium “The Environment and the Industry”
Date: October 13-14, 2016
Location: Bucharest, Romania
Published: 2016
Soil protection
Urban soils
Studies conducted in major cities in Romania aimed to highlight the pollution of the topsoil
cover in urban areas. Urban areas in Romania have suffered in the past two decades major
changes, starting from the continued increase in urbanization, marked and development of
urban infrastructure, the emergence of the new neighborhoods areas, commercial and
residential areas, while reducing industrial activities or change of the industrial profile to
commercial activities. A special importance is atributted to the increase of road traffic in urban
areas and related issues linked to it, respectively fluency and pollution.
Programs, projects and measures that will be implemented in the coming years in urban areas
in Romania, will experience a significant development that will result in an increase in the
quality of life through an integrated approach to issues of the protection of the environment
and protecting soils from urban areas. Evaluation of soil quality in urban areas toghether with
a permanent monitoring creates prerequisites for a harmonious urban development based on
protection of the natural resources.

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