Seasonal Correlation Between Nutrients and Contaminants

  • U. H. Brockmann
  • M. Haarich
  • H.-J. Rick
  • H. Hühnerfuss
  • D. Schmidt
  • M. Kersten
  • H. Steinhart
  • O. Landgraff
  • L. Aletsee
  • C.-D. Dürselen
  • V. Becker

Abstract

Knowledge of the phase distribution of contaminants is essential for their transfer in the food-web as well as for their transport behaviour. The affinity of the numerous contaminants to the different phases - dissolved, coloids, particles and organisms of different quality, sediment and aerosols - is variable due to environmental conditions (pH, oxygen) and will change when the contaminants are modified by chemical reactions (speciation, conversion).

Keywords

Biomass Phosphorus Silicate Cadmium Manganese 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • U. H. Brockmann
  • M. Haarich
  • H.-J. Rick
  • H. Hühnerfuss
  • D. Schmidt
  • M. Kersten
  • H. Steinhart
  • O. Landgraff
  • L. Aletsee
  • C.-D. Dürselen
  • V. Becker

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