Sediments and the Transport of Metals

  • Wim Salomons
  • Ulrich Förstner


Sediments are important carriers for trace metals in the hydrological cycle, an aspect which will be discussed in chapters dealing with individual parts of the hydro-logical cycle. However, sediment research has certain aspects of its own, which warrants a separate discussion. Therefore, we will discuss those aspects of metals and sediments which are common to all parts of the hydrological cycle.


Fermentation Phosphorus Dust Silicate Calcite 


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Wim Salomons
    • 1
  • Ulrich Förstner
    • 2
  1. 1.Delft Hydraulics LaboratoryInstitute for Soil FertilityHaren (Gr)The Netherlands
  2. 2.Arbeitsbereich UmweltschutztechnikTechnische Universität Hamburg-HarburgHamburg 90Fed. Rep. of Germany

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