Heavy metals contamination levels at the Coast of Aliağa (Turkey) ship recycling zone.

@article{Neer2012HeavyMC,
  title={Heavy metals contamination levels at the Coast of Aliağa (Turkey) ship recycling zone.},
  author={G{\"o}kdeniz Neşer and Aynur Kontaş and Deniz Unsalan and Esin Uluturhan and Oya Altay and Enis Darılmaz and Filiz K{\"u}ç{\"u}ksezgin and Nermin Tekoğul and Funda Yercan},
  journal={Marine pollution bulletin},
  year={2012},
  volume={64 4},
  pages={882-7}
}
Aliağa Bay is one of the most important maritime zones of Turkey where shipping activity, shipbreaking industry, steel works and petrochemical complexes exist together. Concentrations of heavy metals and organic carbon in sediment of the Aliağa Bay were investigated to evaluate an environmental risk assessment from metals contamination in 2009-2010. Comparison of the metal concentrations with average shale and Mediterranean background levels revealed that most of the samples from the Aliağa… CONTINUE READING

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