Environmental analysis of heavy metal deposition in a flow-restricted tropical estuary and its adjacent shelf

  title={Environmental analysis of heavy metal deposition in a flow-restricted tropical estuary and its adjacent shelf},
  author={Kizhekkapat K. Balachandran and C. M. Laluraj and Grant Douglas Martin and Kota Srinivas and Prem Venugopal},
The geochemical condition of surface sediments in a tropical estuary and adjoining shelf region is presented for their elemental interactions using statistical methods. Principal component analysis separated two clusters comprising of (i) heavy metals possessing significant correlation with texture (organic carbon, clay and silt), which belong to sediments in the shelf region and (ii) heavy metals in high concentration showing poor correlation with sediment texture, which are of estuarine… CONTINUE READING
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