Risks posed by trace organic contaminants in coastal sediments in the Pearl River Delta, China.

@article{Fung2005RisksPB,
  title={Risks posed by trace organic contaminants in coastal sediments in the Pearl River Delta, China.},
  author={C N Fung and Gene Jin-Shu Zheng and Des W. Connell and Xiulan Zhang and Hiu Lam Wong and John Paul Giesy and Zhou Fang and Paul K S Lam},
  journal={Marine pollution bulletin},
  year={2005},
  volume={50 10},
  pages={1036-49}
}
Local marine environments in China's Pearl River Delta (PRD), the most rapidly developing region in one of the world's fastest growing economies, have been experiencing significant environmental stress during the past decades. This investigation was conducted to determine the status and trends of persistence organic pollutants (POPs) such as polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), petroleum hydrocarbons (PHCs), polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), organochlorine (OC) pesticides and dioxin-related… CONTINUE READING