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Element Concentrations in Some Species of Seaweeds from La Paz Bay and La Paz Lagoon, South-Western Baja California, Mexico
La Paz Bay and La Paz Lagoon are water bodies of the Gulf of California that are influenced by waste water discharges from the City of La Paz and from activities of the phosphorite mining companyExpand
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Total and labile metals in surface sediments of the tropical river-estuary system of Marabasco (Pacific coast of Mexico): Influence of an iron mine.
Marabasco is a tropical river-estuary system comprising the Marabasco river and the Barra de Navidad Lagoon. The river is impacted by the Peña Colorada iron mine, which produces 3.5 million tons ofExpand
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Selenium, selected inorganic elements, and organochlorine pesticides in bottom material and biota from the Colorado River delta
Abstract Concentrations of selenium (Se) in bottom material ranged from 0.6 to 5.0 μg g −1 , and from 0.5 to 18.3 μg g −1 in biota; 23% of samples exceeded the toxic threshold. Concentrations of DDEExpand
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Discovery of massive seafloor gas seepage along the Wagner Fault, northern Gulf of California
Abstract Large-scale gas seepage and fluid ejection features are described from the edges of the active pull-apart Wagner and Consag basins (northern Gulf of California, Mexico), at water depthsExpand
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Spatial and vertical distributions of elements in sediments of the Colorado River delta and upper Gulf of California
The abundance of major components (Fe, Ca, K, and organic carbon) and trace elements was analyzed in surface sediments and core samples from the Colorado River delta (CRD) and the Upper Gulf ofExpand
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Increasing arsenic mobility in the fine fraction of the dry stream sediments of the semi-arid San Antonio gold mining district (Baja California peninsula, Mexico)
The geochemical mobility of arsenic and some metals in the fine fraction of 20 alluvial sediment samples collected along the thalweg of the San Antonio arroyo was assessed in the abandoned goldExpand
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Distribution of Mercury in Sediments from La Paz Lagoon, Peninsula of Baja California, Mexico
La Paz lagoon is located in the southeastern portion of the Peninsula of Baja California (Fig. 1). The drainage area of the lagoon has an unique geological setting, a zone of tectonic crustalExpand
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Arsenic and Mercury Contamination of Sediments of Geothermal Springs, Mangrove Lagoon and the Santispac Bight, Bahía Concepción, Baja California Peninsula
In order to find out the environmental impact on the coastal zone, the composition of sediments of the intertidal geothermal hot spring zone and adjacent area of Playa Santispac in the pristine BahíaExpand
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Heavy metal pollution monitoring using the brown seaweed Padina durvillaei in the coastal zone of the Santa Rosalía mining region, Baja California Peninsula, Mexico
The coastal marine sediments near Santa Rosalía on the eastern coast of the Baja California Peninsula (Mexico) are heavily polluted by metals due to copper mining and smelting over the past centuryExpand
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Bioaccumulation of some trace elements in the biota of hydrothermal fields of the Guaymas Basin (Gulf of California)
Data from the hydrothermally influenced Guaymas Basin of the Gulf of California are presented on the concentration and distribution of Ag, As, Au, Ba, Cd, Co, Cr, Cu, Fe, Hg, Mn, Pb, Sb, Se, and ZnExpand
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