Land Use—Iron Pollution in Mangrove Habitat of Karachi, Indus Delta

@article{Saifullah2004LandUP,
  title={Land Use—Iron Pollution in Mangrove Habitat of Karachi, Indus Delta},
  author={S. M. Saifullah and S. Ismail and S. H. Khan and M. Saleem},
  journal={Earth Interactions},
  year={2004},
  volume={8},
  pages={1-9}
}
  • S. M. Saifullah, S. Ismail, +1 author M. Saleem
  • Published 2004
  • Environmental Science
  • Earth Interactions
  • The coastal area of Karachi, Pakistan, which lies at the northwestern part of the Indus delta, is heavily polluted particularly in the mangrove habitat. The present study traces the pathway of trace metal iron from the source to the different mangrove parts via seawater and sediment. The concentration in the sediment was as high as 34 436 ppm and as low as 0.01 ppm in seawater, while vegetative mangrove parts like pneumatophores, bark, twigs, and leaves possessed generally less than 1000 ppm… CONTINUE READING
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