Soils

[Farmland]

[Farmland; Beijing, China]
Toxicants; Irregation with waste and effluents from industrial plants.
Test organisms;
Oligochaeta: Eisenia fetida (ref. ID; 6746)


[Gas plant]

[Gasworks site: Stockholm, Sweden]
Toxicants; PAHs-contaminated soil.
Test organisms;
Oligochaeta: Eisenia fetida (ref. ID; 6737, 7218)

[Coal gasification plant: Quebec, Canada]
Toxicants; PAHs-contaminated soil.
Test organisms;
Oligochaeta: Eisenia fetida (ref. ID; 6906)


[Road]

[Meadow: Santiago, Spain]
Toxicants; The border of road (Cd, Cu, Pb, Zn).
Test organisms;
Oligochaeta: Allolobophora caliginosa (ref. ID; 5990)
Oligochaeta: Allolobophora rosea (ref. ID; 5990)
Oligochaeta: Dendrobaena madeirensis (ref. ID; 5990)
Oligochaeta: Dendrobaena octaedra (ref. ID; 5990)
Oligochaeta: Lumbricus friendi (ref. ID; 5990)

[Road: Brussels, Belgium]
Toxicants; Effect of Urbanization (Cd, Cu, Pb, Zn).
Test organisms;
Oligochaeta: Allolobophora chlorotica (ref. ID; 5994)
Oligochaeta: Aporrectodea caliginosa (ref. ID; 5994)
Oligochaeta: Aporrectodea icterica (ref. ID; 5994)
Oligochaeta: Aporrectodea rosea (ref. ID; 5994)
Oligochaeta: Lumbricus castaneus (ref. ID; 5994)
Oligochaeta: Lumbricus rubellus (ref. ID; 5994)
Oligochaeta: Lumbricus terrestris (ref. ID; 5994)

[Road: Scotland, UK]
Toxicants; Cd, Cu, Pb, Fe.
Test organisms;
Oligochaeta: Allolobophora chlorotica (ref. ID; 1433)
Oligochaeta: Lumbricus rubellus (ref. ID; 1433)
Oligochaeta: Lumbricus terrestris (ref. ID; 1433)


[Sawmill]

[Sawmill: Sikoniemi near the town of Kuopio in Central Finland]
Toxicants; 2,3,4,6-tetrachlorophenol, Pentachlorophenol.
Test organisms;
Oligochaeta: Aporrectodea caliginosa tuberculata (ref. ID; 6065)
Oligochaeta: Lumbricus rubellus (ref. ID; 6065)


[Mine and Smelter]

[Forest soil: Canada]
Toxicants; Downwind of smelting operations (As, Cd, Cu, Pb, Zn).
Test organisms;
Oligochaeta: Eisenia andrei (ref. ID; 5980)

[Forest soil: Sweden]
Toxicants; Brass mill (smelter and foundry). Major elements emitted from the mill are zinc and copper (ca. 98% of emitted metals) and to a less degree lead and cadmium.
Test organisms; Soil animal community. (ref. ID; 6848)

[Gold mine: in ontario, Canada (Deloro)]
Toxicants; As
Test organisms;
Oligochaeta: Lumbricus terrestris (ref. ID; 7173)

[Grain field: Tikkurila, Finland]
Toxicants; Old lead smelter.
Test organisms;
Oligochaeta: Aporrectodea caliginosa (ref. ID; 5996)
Oligochaeta: Aporrectodea icterica (ref. ID; 5996)
Oligochaeta: Dendrobaena octaedra (ref. ID; 5996)
Oligochaeta: Dendrodrilus rubidus (ref. ID; 5996)
Oligochaeta: Lumbricus castaneus (ref. ID; 5996)
Oligochaeta: Lumbricus rubellus (ref. ID; 5996)
Oligochaeta: Lumbricus terrestris (ref. ID; 5996)

[Soil: Northeast China]
Toxicants; Total and methyl mercury. The study area is the Huludao City, a heavily polluted region by chlor-alkali and nonferrous metal smelting industry.
Test organisms;
Oligochaeta: Allolobophora sp., Drawida sp., and Limnodrilus sp. (ref. ID; 6933)

[Soil: Northern Kosovo]
The study area is centred on the town of Kosovska Mitrovica in northern Kosovo. This area was one of the main industrial sites in the former Yugoslavia and one of the most important mining districts in Europe. Industrial activities were concentrated mainly around the Zvecan Pb-Zn smelter located close to the town of K. Mitrovica. The zvecan smelter from 1939 to 2000 continously processed the ore extracted from the mines of the Trepca district.
Toxicants; As, Cd, Cu, Pb, Sb and Zn.
Test organisms;
Oligochaeta: Allolobophora rosea (ref. ID; 7168)
Oligochaeta: Nicordrilus caliginosus (ref. ID; 7168)

[Soil: Southern France]
Toxicants; Cd, Cu, Fe, Mn, Ni, Pb and Zn.
Test organisms;
Oligochaeta: Community. (ref. ID; 6893)

[Nord-Pas-de-Calais: France]
Toxicants; Wastes and dust emissions from the metallurgical industry (Pb and Zn smelter).
Test organisms;
Oligochaeta: Aporrectodea caliginosa (ref. ID; 4639)
Oligochaeta: Lumbricus rubellus (ref. ID; 4639)

[Ultramafic soil: In the Barberton area (Mpumalamga, South Africa)]
Sampling site; Kaapsehoop Chrysotile Mine (Kaapsehoop 1-3), Barberton Nature Reserve, Agnes Mine, Songimvelo Nature Reserve.
Test organisms;
Oligochaeta: Aporrectodea caliginosa (ref. ID; 6688)
Oligochaeta: Eisenia fetida (ref. ID; 6688)


[The Netherlands]

[The Netherlands]
Samling sites; Moderately contaminated (Cd, Cu, Pb, and Zn) sites (site codes see Janssen et al. (1997). (Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 16, 2470-2478)
Test organisms;
Oligochaeta: Eisenia andrei (ref. ID; 6842, 6857)
Oligochaeta: Enchytraeus crypticus (ref. ID; 6783)

[Breaker's yard in Doetinchem, The Netherlands]
Sampling site; Cu, Pb and Zn contaminated.
Test organisms;
Oligochaeta: Dendrobaena veneta (ref. ID; 6851)

[Grassland: The Dutch Kempen region, The Netherlands]
Toxicants; Zinc-smelting complex (Cd, Cu, Pb, Zn).
Test organisms;
Oligochaeta: Lumbricus rubellus (ref. ID; 5989)


[The United Kingdom]

[The Cefn Parc Pb and Zn-mine, South Wales, UK]
Test organisms;
Oligochaeta: Allolobophora chlorotica (ref. ID; 5992)
Oligochaeta: Aporrectodea caliginosa (ref. ID; 5992)
Oligochaeta: Aporrectodea longa (ref. ID; 5992)
Oligochaeta: Lumbricus rubellus (ref. ID; 5992)
Oligochaeta: Lumbricus terrestris (ref. ID; 5992)

[The deposition plume: Avonmouth, South West England, UK]
Toxicants; Primary Cd, Pb, and Zn smelter.
Test organisms;
Oligochaeta: Lumbricus rubellus (ref. ID; 5978, 6743)

[The vicinity of the Avonmouth smelting works, UK]
Toxicants; Cd, Cu, Pb, Zn.
Test organisms;
Oligochaeta: Eisenia fetida (ref. ID; 6834, 6864)

[Carrock Fell, Cumbria, UK]
Toxicants; Abandoned copper and arsenic mine (As).
Test organisms;
Oligochaeta: Dendrodrilus rubidus (ref. ID; 3580)
Oligochaeta: Lumbricus rubellus (ref. ID; 3580)

[Devon Great Consols; UK]
Toxicants; Abandoned copper and arsenic mine (As).
Test organisms;
Oligochaeta: Dendrodrilus rubidus (ref. ID; 3580, 4481)
Oligochaeta: Lumbricus rubellus (ref. ID; 3580, 4481, 6909, 6912)
Oligochaeta: Lumbricus terrestris (ref. ID; 7173)

[Disused non-ferrous metalliferous mines, UK]
Toxicants; Diverse anthropogenic sources (Cd, Cu, Pb, Zn).
Test organisms;
Oligochaeta: Lumbricus rubellus (ref. ID; 5984, 5991, 5998, 7055)
Oligochaeta: Dendrodrilus rubidus (ref. ID; 5991, 5998)

[Metalliferous sites in the United Kingdom]
Toxicants; Seven sites are disused mines: Shipham, Cwmystwyth, Weymyss, Llatrisant, Charterhouse and Glenridding.
One site was on the perimeter of a lead-zinc smelter, Avonmouth.
Test organisms;
Oligochaeta: Eisenia fetida (ref. ID; 6750)

[Pasture: Severnside, UK]
Toxicants; Industrial smelting complex (Cd, Pb, Zn).
Test organisms;
Oligochaeta: Allolobophora caliginosa (ref. ID; 5997)
Oligochaeta: Allolobophora chlorotica (ref. ID; 5997)
Oligochaeta: Allolobophora longa (ref. ID; 5997)
Oligochaeta: Allolobophora rosea (ref. ID; 5997)
Oligochaeta: Allolobophora tuberculata (ref. ID; 5997)
Oligochaeta: Lumbricus terrestris (ref. ID; 5997)

[Frongoch (Aberystwyth, Dyfed, Wales): Ystwyth (Ystwyth Valley, Dyfed, Wales): Shipham (Shipham, Somerset, England): Broek Polder (Rotterdam, Holland), UK]
Toxicants; Zn, Cu, Cd, Pb.
Test organisms;
Oligochaeta: Allolobophora caliginosa (ref. ID; 6850)
Oligochaeta: Allolobophora chlorotica (ref. ID; 6850)
Oligochaeta: Allolobophora longa (ref. ID; 6850)
Oligochaeta: Eisenia foetida (ref. ID; 6850)
Oligochaeta: Lumbricus terrestris (ref. ID; 6850)


[The United States of America]

[The Baird and McGuire Superfund Site, Holbrook, Massachusetts, USA]
Toxicants; alpha-chlordane, Chlordene, Endrin, gamma-chlordane, gamma-chlordene, p-DDD, p-DDE, p-DDT, Nonachlor
Test organisms;
Oligochaeta: Lumbricus terrestris (ref. ID; 7016]

[The Tri-State mining region, USA]
Sampling site; The area were conducted large-scale mining operations from the mid-1800s to the 1950s.
Toxicants; Pb, Zn, Cd.
Test organisms;
Oligochaeta: Eisenia fetida (ref. ID; 6818)