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- Jiang, Yanxue, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Chemosphere 2017 v.168 pp. 1658-1668
- adults; arsenic; breathing; cadmium; children; chromium; cobalt; copper; data collection; dyeing; emissions; fabrics; geostatistics; heavy metals; humans; ingestion; land use; lead; livestock and meat industry; livestock breeding; neoplasms; nickel; risk; risk assessment; soil; soil pollution; soil sampling; traffic; waste incineration; zinc; China
- ... Human activities contribute greatly to heavy metal pollution in soils. Concentrations of 15 metal elements were detected in 105 soil samples collected from a typical rural-industrial town in southern Jiangsu, China. Among them, 7 heavy metals—lead, copper, zinc, arsenic, chromium, cadmium, and nickel—were considered in the health risk assessment for residents via soil inhalation, dermal contact, a ...