Distribution and sources of organochlorinated contaminants in sediments from Izmir Bay (Eastern Aegean Sea).

@article{Pazi2011DistributionAS,
  title={Distribution and sources of organochlorinated contaminants in sediments from Izmir Bay (Eastern Aegean Sea).},
  author={Idil Pazi and Filiz Kucuksezgin and Lutfi Tolga Gonul},
  journal={Marine pollution bulletin},
  year={2011},
  volume={62 5},
  pages={1115-9}
}
Eighteen surface sediment samples representative of the entire Izmir Bay were analyzed for organochlorine pesticides (OCPs) and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). This was in order to provide extensive information concerning the recent deposition of these compounds in this area, together with levels, distribution, possible sources and potential biological risk. Sites that were contaminated by high concentrations of organochlorine compounds were associated with dense population, such as the… CONTINUE READING

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