Evaluation of PCDD/F pollution in surface sediments of Izmit Bay.

Abstract

This study evaluates PCDD/F pollution in the surface sediments of Izmit Bay (Turkey) and assesses the possible sources of PCDD/F inputs to the bay. The results showed that concentrations of toxic PCDD/F congeners in the sediments varied between 0.45 and 255 ng WHO2005-TEQ/kg dry weight. Pollution mapping shows that PCDD/F levels in the central section of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11356-013-1713-y

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