Journal of the Oceanographical Society of Japan

, Volume 30, Issue 5, pp 216–221 | Cite as

Influence of soluble sewage material on adsorption and desorption behavior of cadmium, cobalt, silver and zinc in sediment-freshwater, sediment-seawater systems

  • C. N. Murray
  • S. Meinke


The effect of varying concentrations of soluble sewage material in river water on the sorption of Ag, Cd, Co and Zn by suspended freshwater sediments has been studied. Comparison with unpolluted natural sediment systems show that the sorption processes for trace metals are often strongly modified when the river water contains sewage materials.


Zinc Cobalt Cadmium Sewage Trace Metal 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. N. Murray
    • 1
  • S. Meinke
    • 1
  1. 1.International Laboratory of Marine Radioactivity IAEAMusée OcéanographiqueMonaco

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