Herbicide accumulation and evolution in reservoir sediments.


The aim of the present study was to understand the effect of reservoir configurations on sediment pesticide fate. Two dams were selected on the River Garonne, in southwest France: Carbonne and Golfech, both with reservoirs subject to accumulation of herbicide-contaminated sediment. They are situated upstream and downstream respectively of an agricultural… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2008.12.064