Heavy metal contamination in street dusts with various land uses in Zahedan, Iran.

@article{Kamani2015HeavyMC,
  title={Heavy metal contamination in street dusts with various land uses in Zahedan, Iran.},
  author={Hossein Kamani and Seyed Davoud Ashrafi and Siavash Isazadeh and Jalil Jaafari and Mohamad Hoseini and Ferdos Kord Mostafapour and Edris Bazrafshan and Shahrokh Nazmara and Amir hossein Mahvi},
  journal={Bulletin of environmental contamination and toxicology},
  year={2015},
  volume={94 3},
  pages={382-6}
}
A total of 78 street dust samples (75 within city and 3 from suburban) were collected from different areas with various land use within the city of Zahedan in November 2013 at the end of a long dry period. After digestion, the concentrations of Cd, Cr, Cu, Ni, Pb, and Zn were measured by using ICP-OES. The degree of pollution by heavy metals was assessed with respect to the background concentration by calculation and comparison of the pollution index, integrated pollution index (IPI) and… CONTINUE READING
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