Pollutants in Hong Kong soils: polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons.

  title={Pollutants in Hong Kong soils: polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons.},
  author={Moo K. Chung and Ronggui Hu and Kwai Chung Cheung and Ming-hung Wong},
  volume={67 3},
An extensive soil survey was carried out to study the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) contaminations in 138 soil samples collected throughout Hong Kong. Results demonstrated that there were low levels of PAH contaminations (median of summation operator 16US EPA PAHs=140 microg kg(-1)) for all land uses (urban park, greening area, country park, rural area, restored landfill, agricultural farmland, orchard farm, crematorium, industrial and near highway area). However, localized hotspots… CONTINUE READING
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