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- Sun, Guangyi, et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Applied geochemistry 2011 v.26 no.2 pp. 160-166
- arsenic; cadmium; copper; environmental assessment; forest soils; lead; mercury; paddies; pollutants; remediation; risk; soil pollution; soil profiles; topsoil; vegetables; wind direction; zinc; China
- ... The spatial distributions of contaminant metals (Hg, Pb, Zn, Cd, Cu) and a metalloid (As) in vegetable plots and paddy fields located near a large scale Pb/Zn smelter in Hunan province, China, were investigated. Soil located 4km from the smelter was severely contaminated, with maximum concentrations of Hg, Pb, Zn, Cd, Cu and As as high as 2.89, 1200, 3350, 41.1, 157 and 93mgkg⁻¹, respectively. Con ...