The follow definitions are used in the description of the cleanup technologies
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|fault (geology)||A surface or rock fracture along which there has been displacement of rock bodies.|
|filtration||A process that removes matter from water, solids or gases by passing the it through a porous medium, such as sand or a manufactured filter.|
|flocculation||Flocculation refers to coalescence or coming together of small particles.|
|fluorescence||Emission of electromagnetic radiation, esp. of visible light, resulting from the absorption of incident radiation and persisting only as long as the stimulating radiation is continued.|
|furan||Any of a family of compounds known chemically as furans. They are chemicals formed during combustion. They are extremely toxic. |
Note: A majority of the terms and definitions are based on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Brownfields Innovative Technology Glossary . Some definitions have been modified/enhanced to support the Tech Tree text.