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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2011 Vol.12 No.5 P.399-404


Study on heavy metal concentrations in river sediments through the total amount evaluation method

Author(s):  Chen-chen Wang, Zhi-guang Niu, Yan Li, Jie Sun, Fang Wang

Affiliation(s):  School of Environment Science and Technology, Tianjin University, Tianjin 300072, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   wcc12122008@163.com, nzg@tju.edu.cn

Key Words:  Total amount evaluation, Heavy metal pollution, River sediments, Surfer software

Chen-chen Wang, Zhi-guang Niu, Yan Li, Jie Sun, Fang Wang. Study on heavy metal concentrations in river sediments through the total amount evaluation method[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, 2011, 12(5): 399-404.

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A quantitative method to evaluate the amounts of heavy metals in river sediments is established. Using the BT Drainage River in North China as a study object, six representative cross sections were selected for measurement of heavy metal indicators in sediments, and then the main contamination indicators were determined by performing a potential ecological risk assessment. Using a section of this river as an example, the total amounts of the main pollution indicators and those of their harmful forms are estimated by the surfer software, which simulates the pollution status within the downstream sediments of the outfall at this section. The calculation results could provide a theoretical guideline and data support for pollution treatment of the BT Drainage River.

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