Distribution, Composition and Sources of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Sediments of the River Tamar Catchment and Estuary, U.K.

  • J. W. Readman
  • R. F. C. Mantoura
  • M. M. Rhead


The polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) considered in this study are a family of 3–6 ringed aromatic compounds whose structures are shown in Figure 1.


Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Street Dust Estuarine Sediment Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Concentration Lower Estuary 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. W. Readman
    • 2
  • R. F. C. Mantoura
    • 1
  • M. M. Rhead
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Environmental SciencesPlymouth PolytechnicPlymouth, DevonUK
  2. 2.Institute for Marine Environmental ResearchPlymouth, DevonUK

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