Heavy metals in the sediments of Northern Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia

Brady, James P. (2015) Heavy metals in the sediments of Northern Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia. PhD by Publication, Queensland University of Technology.

Abstract

This project was the first comprehensive assessment of heavy metals to be conducted in the sediments of Northern Moreton Bay since the 1970s and found that shipping and shipping related activities contributed significantly to the level of sediment contamination in the area. The study was also used to develop and test new methods of assessing heavy metal sediment quality.

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ID Code: 89686
Item Type: QUT Thesis (PhD by Publication)
Supervisor: Ayoko, Godwin, Martens, Wayde, & Goonetilleke, Ashantha
Keywords: Bioavailability assessment, Fraction analysis, Contamination, Enrichment Factor, Heavy metal distribution, Modified Pollution Index, Sediment quality guidelines, Source apportionment
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Chemistry, Physics & Mechanical Engineering
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 07 Apr 2016 05:53
Last Modified: 29 Jun 2016 03:17

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