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Author Grebenshchikova, V. I. ♦ Efimova, N. V. ♦ Doroshkov, A. A.
Source SpringerLink
Content type Text
Publisher Springer Berlin Heidelberg
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2017
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Natural sciences & mathematics ♦ Earth sciences
Subject Keyword City ♦ Environment ♦ Snow ♦ Soil ♦ Toxic elements ♦ Geology ♦ Hydrology/Water Resources ♦ Geochemistry ♦ Environmental Science and Engineering ♦ Terrestrial Pollution ♦ Biogeosciences
Abstract The aim of the research was to study the chemical composition of snow and soil of Svirsk city (Pribaikaľe) in order to assess the current environmental-geochemical situation in the city. Industrial specifics in Svirsk city is marked by higher concentrations of many toxic elements—As, Cd, Pb, W, Sb, Pb, Zn, Hg, and characteristic of preexisting and currently existing enterprises. The contents in biological matrices of some of the toxicants exceed physiological standards and violate the balance of elements necessary for people. The results of studies of the chemical (major and trace elements) composition of snow water, solid residue of snow and soil, a comparative analysis with earlier published data, and maximum permissible concentrations of elements have shown that the environmental situation in the city has been adversely affected within the last 20 years due to technogenesis.
ISSN 18666280
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2017-10-24
Publisher Place Berlin, Heidelberg
e-ISSN 18666299
Journal Environmental Earth Sciences
Volume Number 76
Issue Number 20
Page Count 10
Starting Page 1
Ending Page 10


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