Toxic metal pollution in the Yellow Sea and Bohai Sea, China: distribution, controlling factors and potential risk.


The Bohai Sea (BS) and Yellow Sea (YS), which are adjacent to the most urbanized and industrialized areas in China, are facing a variety of environmental problems. Two cruises were conducted to investigate the pollution status of toxic metals in BS and YS sediments. They generally presented a decreasing trend from near shore to offshore. In addition, two… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2017.03.027