Assessment of heavy metals in sediments from a typical catchment of the Yangtze River, China.

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An intensive investigation was conducted to study the accumulation, speciation, and distribution of various heavy metals (As, Cd, Cr, Cu, Hg, Ni, Pb, and Zn) in sediments from the Yangtze River catchment of Wuhan, China. The potential ecological risks posed by these heavy metals also were estimated. The median concentrations of most heavy metals (As, Cd, Cr… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10661-010-1343-5

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@article{Wang2011AssessmentOH, title={Assessment of heavy metals in sediments from a typical catchment of the Yangtze River, China.}, author={Ying Wang and Zhifeng Yang and Zhenyao Shen and Zhenwu Tang and Junfeng Niu and Fan Gao}, journal={Environmental monitoring and assessment}, year={2011}, volume={172 1-4}, pages={407-17} }