GeoJournal

, Volume 20, Issue 3, pp 311–318 | Cite as

Geochemistry of lake waters of Pulicat, India

  • Nagaraju M. 
  • Prasad K. S. S. 
  • Narasimharao K. L. 
Article

Abstract

Pulicat Lake, which is a shallow depression bordering the E Coast of India, represents the coastal waters having transitional characters between terrestrial and deep sea waters. The geochemical characterisation of major elements in Pulicat lake is discussed. It has been observed that the concentrations of different constituents (physical and chemical) in Pulicat lake waters are much higher during dry season and lower in monsson season than the normal sea waters.

Keywords

India Depression Geochemistry Environmental Management Coastal Water 

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nagaraju M. 
    • 1
  • Prasad K. S. S. 
    • 2
  • Narasimharao K. L. 
    • 2
  1. 1.Atomic Minerals DivisionNagpurIndia
  2. 2.Department of GeologyS. V. UniversityTirupatiIndia

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