Patterns, origin and possible effects of sediment pollution in a Mediterranean lake

@article{Skoulikidis2008PatternsOA,
  title={Patterns, origin and possible effects of sediment pollution in a Mediterranean lake},
  author={Nikolaos Th. Skoulikidis and Helen Kaberi and Dimitrios Ch Sakellariou},
  journal={Hydrobiologia},
  year={2008},
  volume={613},
  pages={71-83}
}
Vegoritis is a large, deep, mesotrophic, karstic lake in NW Greece, located in Ptolemais basin. Dramatic lowering of the lake’s level has occurred during the last half century due to human pressures. The Ptolemais Basin and the lake itself are subjected to serious human pressures. Pollutants are carried into the lake through both, the atmosphere and surface runoff. In order to identify the levels, and assess the origin of heavy metals in surface lake sediments, 24 samples were collected and… CONTINUE READING

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