Research Progress on Heavy Metals Pollution in the Soil of Smelting Sites in China

  title={Research Progress on Heavy Metals Pollution in the Soil of Smelting Sites in China},
  author={Muhammad Adnan and Baohua Xiao and Pei-Yun Xiao and Peng Zhao and Ruolan Li and Shaheen Bibi},
Contamination by heavy metals is a significant issue worldwide. In recent decades, soil heavy metals pollutants in China had adverse impacts on soil quality and threatened food security and human health. Anthropogenic inputs mainly generate heavy metal contamination in China. In this review, the approaches were used in these investigations, focusing on geochemical strategies and metal isotope methods, particularly useful for determining the pathway of mining and smelting derived pollution in… 

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