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- Gauquie, Johanna, et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Chemosphere 2016 v.156 pp. 172-180
- antifouling agents; chemical analysis; copper; environmental assessment; heavy metals; mercury; models; monitoring; polychlorinated biphenyls; polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons; zinc; North Sea
- ... The chemical status of five dredged spoil disposal sites in the Belgian Part of the North Sea is evaluated. A linear mixed-effect model was applied to PCB, PAH and heavy metal data from 2005 to 2014. No decrease in PCB concentrations was found, with even an increase at two disposal sites. Hg/AL ratios increased with 62% at one disposal site (BR&WS2) from 2005 to 2006 to 2013–2014. Cu and Zn concen ...