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- Devi, Ningombam Linthoingambi; Yadav, Ishwar Chandra; Shihua, Qi; Dan, Yang; Zhang, Gan; Raha, Priyankar
- Chemosphere 2016 v.144 pp. 493-502
- mountain soils, etc ; United States Environmental Protection Agency; adsorption; carbon; carcinogenicity; ecosystems; fauna; flora; human communities; molecular weight; polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons; principal component analysis; risk assessment; soil sampling; Himalayan region; India; Show all 16 Subjects
- ... The Indian Himalayan Region (IHR) is one of the important mountain ecosystems among the global mountain system which support wide variety of flora, fauna, human communities and cultural diversities. Surface soil samples (n = 69) collected from IHR were analysed for 16 priority polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) listed by USEPA. The ∑16PAH concentration in surface soil ranged from 15.3 to 4762 ...