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An Intercomparison of Particulate Trace Metals from Four Large Estuaries

  • A. Turner
  • G. E. Millward
  • L. Karbe
  • M. Dembinski
Conference paper
Part of the Coastal and Estuarine Studies book series (COASTAL, volume 36)

Abstract

Suspended sediment samples have been taken during axial profiles of four major estuaries (viz. Mersey, Humber, Elbe and Thames) and analysed in a consistent manner for trace metals and specific BET surface area. The results indicate that a great deal of inter-estuarine variability exists.

Keywords

Trace Metal Sediment Discharge Axial Profile Thames Estuary Trace Metal Level 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Turner
    • 1
  • G. E. Millward
    • 1
  • L. Karbe
    • 2
  • M. Dembinski
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Marine StudiesPolytechnic South WestPlymouthUK
  2. 2.Institut für Hydrobiologie und FischereiwissenschaftUniversität HamburgHamburg 50Germany

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