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- Jiang, Yanxue, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Journal of soils and sediments 2014 v.14 no.8 pp. 1456-1468
- anthropogenic activities; arsenic; bedrock; cadmium; chromium; copper; fractionation; ionization; isotopes; lead; mercury; mining; multivariate analysis; rivers; sediment contamination; sediments; soil; spectrometers; zinc; China
- ... PURPOSE: Frequent mining activities and higher background values in soil have led to the contamination of the sediments of some rivers in southwest China by several metals and arsenic (As). This study combined multivariate analysis with geochemical approaches to differentiate mining activity from other sources, which may aid to evaluate the effectiveness of reducing mining release. MATERIALS AND M ...