Heavy metals distribution in sediments along the Killindini and Makupa creeks, Kenya

@article{Kamau2004HeavyMD,
  title={Heavy metals distribution in sediments along the Killindini and Makupa creeks, Kenya},
  author={Joseph Nyingi Kamau},
  journal={Hydrobiologia},
  year={2004},
  volume={458},
  pages={235-240}
}
Makupa creek is connected to the Indian Ocean via the Killindini creek; the study deals with the distribution of heavy metals in the Makupa and Killindini creeks. Concentrations of Cu, Cd, Fe and Zn, in sediments at the inner sections of the creeks were high compared to those measured at Likoni (ocean). Considering trace metal levels at the inner sections relative to Likoni the ratios obtained, were Cd 7:1, Cu 13:1, Fe 5:1 and Zn 21:1. The results obtained point at Makupa creek as the main… CONTINUE READING

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