Contamination of soil, leaves and vegetables by polychlorinated biphenyls in Xiamen region, China
- IOS Press
- Publication Type:
- Journal Article
- Journal of Environmental Sciences, 2005, 17 (3), pp. 460 - 464
- Issue Date:
|dc.identifier.citation||Journal of Environmental Sciences, 2005, 17 (3), pp. 460 - 464||en_US|
|dc.description.abstract||The paper aimed to identify the primary of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in the diulong River Estuary, investigate the spatial distribution of PCBs contamination in the environment, localize the atmospheric source and evaluate ongoing PCBs emissions by analyzing soil samples collected along the Jiulong River region. In addition, the accumulation of PCBs in the human food chain was quantified by analyzing leaf of orange trees and vegetable samples collected along a gradient of soil/atmospheric contamination moving away from the source. Consequently, the impact on the human health and the ecosystem was quantified, different management options were proposedto reduce this impact and to carry out research on organic contaminants along the Jiulong River and Xiamen region.||en_US|
|dc.relation.ispartof||Journal of Environmental Sciences||en_US|
|dc.title||Contamination of soil, leaves and vegetables by polychlorinated biphenyls in Xiamen region, China||en_US|
|utslib.for||05 Environmental Sciences||en_US|
|utslib.for||04 Earth Sciences||en_US|
|utslib.for||03 Chemical Sciences||en_US|
|pubs.organisational-group||/University of Technology Sydney|
|pubs.organisational-group||/University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology|
|pubs.organisational-group||/University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology/School of Civil and Environmental Engineering|
|pubs.organisational-group||/University of Technology Sydney/Strength - CTWW - Centre for Technology in Water and Wastewater Treatment|
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