Contaminación por metales pesados en suelo provocada por la industria minera: Heavy metals pollution in soils damaged by mining industry

@inproceedings{Puga2006ContaminacinPM,
  title={Contaminaci{\'o}n por metales pesados en suelo provocada por la industria minera: Heavy metals pollution in soils damaged by mining industry},
  author={S. Puga and M. Sosa and Toutcha Lebgue and C{\'e}sar Quintana and A. Campos},
  year={2006}
}
Mining in the study area has been carried out for several centuries, causing environmental alterations, generating poor soils for plant establishment and health hazards for humans. The objective was to evaluate presence of Lead, Cadmium, Zinc and Arsenic in soil with variables: distance to the pollution source and soil depth, hence determining relations with soil physicalchemical characteristics. The study area is located south of Chihuahua State. Sampling sites were placed in the area of the… Expand
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