Monitoring of metal pollution in waterways across Bangladesh and ecological and public health implications of pollution

Volume: 165, Pages: 1 - 9
Published: Dec 1, 2016
Abstract
Using innovative artificial mussels technology for the first time, this study detected eight heavy metals (Cd, Cu, Fe, Mn, Ni, Pb, U, Zn) on a regular basis in waterways across Bangladesh (Chittagong, Dhaka and Khulna). Three heavy metals, viz. Co, Cr and Hg were always below the instrumental detection levels in all the sites during the study period. Through this study, seven metal pollution “hot spots” have been identified, of which, five “hot...
Paper Details
Title
Monitoring of metal pollution in waterways across Bangladesh and ecological and public health implications of pollution
Published Date
Dec 1, 2016
Volume
165
Pages
1 - 9
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