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Sediments and the Transport of Metals

  • Wim Salomons
  • Ulrich Förstner

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Trace Metal Pore Water Sediment Core Risk Index Fine Sediment 
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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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