Polychlorinated biphenyls in sediments of the Tam Giang-Cau Hai Lagoon, Central Vietnam.

@article{Frignani2007PolychlorinatedBI,
  title={Polychlorinated biphenyls in sediments of the Tam Giang-Cau Hai Lagoon, Central Vietnam.},
  author={Mauro Frignani and Rossano Piazza and Luca Giorgio Bellucci and Nguyen Huu Cu and Roberta Zangrando and Sonia Albertazzi and I. Moret and S Romano and Andrea Gambaro},
  journal={Chemosphere},
  year={2007},
  volume={67 9},
  pages={1786-93}
}
The Tam Giang-Cau Hai Lagoon, the largest in south east Asia, suffers from a great anthropogenic pressure and appears subject to a process of progressive environmental deterioration. To establish causes, history and trends of lagoon contamination, sediment samples representing three major parts of the systems were sampled and analysed for porosity, organic carbon, total nitrogen, delta(13)C, grain size, radiotracers and PCBs. PCB surficial concentrations range from 10.2 to 24.5 microg kg(-1… CONTINUE READING

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