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Sediment Geochemistry and Climatic Influences in a River Influenced by Former Mining Activities: the Case of Ribeira de Iguape River, SP-PR, Brazil
The Ribeira de Iguape River (RIR) was historically contaminated by residues from mining activities. These activities ceased in the late 1990’s, but the residues remained deposited along the riverExpand
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Effects of dredging operations on sediment quality: contaminant mobilization in dredged sediments from the Port of Santos, SP, Brazil
Background, aim, and scopeContaminated sediments are a worldwide problem, and mobilization of contaminants is one of the most critical issues in environmental risk assessment insofar as dredgingExpand
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Integrated quality assessment of sediments from harbour areas in Santos-São Vicente Estuarine System, Southern Brazil
Abstract Santos-Sao Vicente Estuarine System is a highly populated coastal zone in Brazil and where it is located the major port of Latin America. Historically, port activities, industrial andExpand
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Ecotoxicological assessment of sediments from an urban marine protected area (Xixová-Japuí State Park, SP, Brazil).
This study aimed to evaluate the environmental quality of the marine portion of Xixová-Japuí State Park (XJSP), an urban marine protected area, which is influenced by multiple contamination sources,Expand
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Cumulative influences of a small city and former mining activities on the sediment quality of a subtropical estuarine protected area
This study aimed to evaluate the sediment quality in the estuarine protected area known as Cananéia-Iguape-Peruíbe (CIP-PA), located on the southeastern coast of Brazil. The study was designedExpand
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Biomarkers in mangrove root crab Goniopsis cruentata for evaluating quality of tropical estuaries.
The present study reports the use of biomarkers analyzes in mangrove root crab Goniopsis cruentata tissues to assess the environmental quality of two tropical estuarine areas. Animals from CearáExpand
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Water and sediment ecotoxicological assessment in a river affected by former mining activities
During most of the 20 th century, the Ribeira de Iguape River Basin experienced intense activity related to mining. As consequence, it is estimated that the Ribeira de Iguape River received theExpand
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Developing a protocol whole sediment toxicity testing with the polychaete Armandia agilis
Sediments constitute a key compartment of coastal and marine ecosystems. They also constitute the ultimate sink for most of the chemical substances and a source of contamination to the benthic fauna.Expand
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Testes de Toxicidade para Avaliação da Qualidade de Sedimentos Portuários no Ceará: Terminal Portuário do Pecém
SEDIMENTOS PORTUÁRIOS NO CEARÁ: TERMINAL PORTUÁRIO DO PECÉM. Moreira, L.B.; Abessa, D.M.S.; Costa-Lotufo, L.V.; Maranho, L.A.; Davanso, M. B.; Cesar, A. 1 Núcleo de Estudos em Poluição eExpand