Effects of mangrove plant species on accumulation of heavy metals in sediment in a heavily polluted mangrove swamp in Pearl River Estuary, China

Effects of mangrove plant species on accumulation of heavy metals in sediment in a heavily... Environ Geochem Health https://doi.org/10.1007/s10653-018-0107-y ORIGINAL PAPER Effects of mangrove plant species on accumulation of heavy metals in sediment in a heavily polluted mangrove swamp in Pearl River Estuary, China . . . Minwei Chai Ruili Li Nora Fung Yee Tam Qijie Zan Received: 30 December 2017 / Accepted: 29 March 2018 Springer Science+Business Media B.V., part of Springer Nature 2018 Abstract The present study compared accumulation accumulation, and S. apetala is more efficiently of heavy metals in a mangrove swamp dominated by working as a pollution barrier than K. obovata. Kandelia obovata with that by Sonneratia apetala in Pearl River Estuary, China. The results showed that Keywords Sonneratia apetala  Kandelia obovata the concentrations of heavy metals at all sediment Sediment  Heavy metal  Pearl River Estuary depths in the S. apetala site were significantly higher than that in K. obovata. The geo-accumulation index and potential ecological risk index also showed that S. apetala sediment had a higher contamination of heavy Introduction metals, especially Cd. S. apetala significantly altered the biogeochemical cycles of Cd, lead (Pb), nickel (Ni) Mangroves are important intertidal estuarine wetlands and chromium (Cr). In S. apetala sediment, TOC that provide a unique ecological environment http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Environmental Geochemistry and Health Springer Journals

Effects of mangrove plant species on accumulation of heavy metals in sediment in a heavily polluted mangrove swamp in Pearl River Estuary, China

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Springer Netherlands
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Copyright © 2018 by Springer Science+Business Media B.V., part of Springer Nature
Subject
Environment; Environmental Health; Geochemistry; Terrestrial Pollution; Soil Science & Conservation; Environmental Chemistry; Public Health
ISSN
0269-4042
eISSN
1573-2983
D.O.I.
10.1007/s10653-018-0107-y
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Environ Geochem Health https://doi.org/10.1007/s10653-018-0107-y ORIGINAL PAPER Effects of mangrove plant species on accumulation of heavy metals in sediment in a heavily polluted mangrove swamp in Pearl River Estuary, China . . . Minwei Chai Ruili Li Nora Fung Yee Tam Qijie Zan Received: 30 December 2017 / Accepted: 29 March 2018 Springer Science+Business Media B.V., part of Springer Nature 2018 Abstract The present study compared accumulation accumulation, and S. apetala is more efficiently of heavy metals in a mangrove swamp dominated by working as a pollution barrier than K. obovata. Kandelia obovata with that by Sonneratia apetala in Pearl River Estuary, China. The results showed that Keywords Sonneratia apetala  Kandelia obovata the concentrations of heavy metals at all sediment Sediment  Heavy metal  Pearl River Estuary depths in the S. apetala site were significantly higher than that in K. obovata. The geo-accumulation index and potential ecological risk index also showed that S. apetala sediment had a higher contamination of heavy Introduction metals, especially Cd. S. apetala significantly altered the biogeochemical cycles of Cd, lead (Pb), nickel (Ni) Mangroves are important intertidal estuarine wetlands and chromium (Cr). In S. apetala sediment, TOC that provide a unique ecological environment

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Environmental Geochemistry and HealthSpringer Journals

Published: Jun 6, 2018

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