Monitoring the Pollution Level in IstanbulCoast of the Sea of Marmara Using Algal Species Ulva lactuca L.

@inproceedings{Ozyigit2017MonitoringTP,
  title={Monitoring the Pollution Level in IstanbulCoast of the Sea of Marmara Using Algal Species Ulva lactuca L.},
  author={Ibrahim Ilker Ozyigit and Omer Lutfi Uyanik and Necla Şahin and Ibrahim Ertugrul Yalcin and Goksel Demir},
  year={2017}
}
Heavy metal pollution in coastal regions has become a serious problem due to significant environmental degradations. In the present study, an algal species, U. lactuca, was investigated to assess the impact of heavy metal pollution on the six different locations along the coastal line of the Sea of Marmara in Istanbul. Heavy metal and mineral nutrient elements such as Ca, Cd, Cu, Fe, K, Mg, Mn, Pb, and Zn were determined using ICP-OES. The following lowest and highest concentrations (mg/kg; dw… CONTINUE READING

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