Rio Tinto estuary (Spain): 5000 years of pollution

@article{DavisJr2000RioTE,
  title={Rio Tinto estuary (Spain): 5000 years of pollution},
  author={R. A. Davis Jr. and A. T. Welty and Jos{\'e} Borrego and Juan Antonio Morales and Jos{\'e} Gabriel Pend{\'o}n and Jeffrey G. Ryan},
  journal={Environmental Geology},
  year={2000},
  volume={39},
  pages={1107-1116}
}
Abstract Mining of massive sulfide deposits in southwestern Spain extending back to the Copper and Bronze Ages has resulted in the pollution of the Rio Tinto fluvial-estuarine complex, the site of Columbus' departure for the New World in 1492. Additional sources of potential pollution include the large industrial complex at Huelva near the lower portion of the estuary. Extensive analysis of surface sediment samples and cores has established that there are no geographic trends in the… 
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