Concentration and bioavailability of heavy metals in sediments in lake yojoa (honduras)

  • E. de Vevey
  • G. Bitton
  • D. Rossel
  • L. D. Ramos
  • L. Munguia Guerrero
  • J. Tarradellas
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. de Vevey
    • 1
  • G. Bitton
    • 2
  • D. Rossel
    • 1
  • L. D. Ramos
    • 3
  • L. Munguia Guerrero
    • 3
  • J. Tarradellas
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut de Génie de l'Environnement-Ecotoxicologie, EPFLLausanneSwitzerland
  2. 2.Department of Environmental Engineering SciencesUniversity of FloridaGainesvilleUSA
  3. 3.Centro de Estudios y Contról de Contaminantes (CESCCO)Barrio MorazanHonduras

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