Characterization and sources of PAHs in an urban river system in Beijing, China.

@article{Shen2009CharacterizationAS,
  title={Characterization and sources of PAHs in an urban river system in Beijing, China.},
  author={Qian Shen and K. Y. Wang and Wei Zhang and Shou Cheng Zhang and Xuejun Wang},
  journal={Environmental geochemistry and health},
  year={2009},
  volume={31 4},
  pages={453-62}
}
Water samples from 20 locations on rivers in the Tongzhou District of Beijing were collected four times from July 2005 to March 2006. In addition, sediment samples were collected in July 2005. All samples were analyzed for 16 US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) priority pollutants polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs). The concentration, distribution, seasonal variation, and sources of the 16 PAH compounds identified in the water samples, suspended particles, and surface sediments were… CONTINUE READING