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A Comparative Study of the Partitioning of Certain Metals in Sediments From Four Near-Shore Environments of the Aquitaine Coast (Southwest France)

  • H. El Ghobary
  • C. Latouche
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Abstract

The effects of early diagenesis on the partitioning of Mn, Fe, Cu, Zn, Pb, and Ni on four sedimentary environments of the Aquitaine coast have been studied. These environments are: Marennes Oléron Bay, the Gironde estuary, the Vasière Ouest Gironde, and Arcachon Bay. Comparisons of metal partitioning in the four regions help to better understand the roles of organic matter, sulfides, oxides, carbonates, water chemistry, and rates of sedimentation on the associations and diagenesis of metals.

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Sediment Core Overlie Water Tidal Flat Total Sulfur Surficial Sediment 
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