Trace metal concentrations in suspended particles, sediments and clams (Ruditapes philippinarum) from Jiaozhou Bay of China.

Abstract:

:Suspended particulate matter (SPM), sediments and clams were collected at three sites in Jiaozhou Bay to assess the magnitude of trace metal pollution in the area. Metal concentrations in SPM (Cu: 40.11-203; Zn: 118-447; Pb: 50.1-132; Cd: 0.55-4.39; Cr: 147.6-288; Mn: 762-1670 microg/g), sediments (Cu: 17.64-34.26; Zn: 80.79-110; Pb: 24.57-49.59; Cd: 0.099-0.324; Cr: 41.6-88.1; Mn: 343-520 microg/g) and bivalves (Cu: 6.41-19.76; Zn: 35.5-85.5; Pb: 0.31-1.01; Cd: 0.51-0.67; Mn: 27.45-67.6 microg/g) are comparable to those reported for other moderately polluted world environments. SPM showed a less clear pattern. Metal concentrations in sediments displayed a clear geographical trend with values increasing with proximity to major urban centers. The clams (on dry weight) showed a complex pattern due to the variability introduced by age-related factors. Cd showed an apparent reverse industrial trend with higher concentrations in clams collected at distant stations. Zn, Pb and Mn showed no clear geographical pattern, whereas Cu increased in the clams collected in the most industrialized area. In addition, the bioaccumulation factors (BAF) were calculated. The result indicated that the studied Ruditapes philippinarum in Jiaozhou Bay possessed different bioaccumulation capacities for Cd, Zn, Cu, Pb and Mn, and Cd, Zn had a relatively high assimilation of those metals from sediment particles. A significant relationship with clam age was observed for Zn (positive) and Cu (negative) suggesting different physiological requirements for both metals with age. Trace metal concentrations measured in the tissue of the investigated clam were in the range considered safe by the WHO for human use.

journal_name

Environ Monit Assess

authors

Li Y,Yu Z,Song X,Mu Q

doi

10.1007/s10661-005-9149-6

subject

Has Abstract

pub_date

2006-10-01 00:00:00

pages

491-501

issue

1-3

eissn

0167-6369

issn

1573-2959

journal_volume

121

pub_type

杂志文章
  • Comparative study of different wavelet-based neural network models to predict sewage sludge quantity in wastewater treatment plant.

    abstract::In this study, artificial neural networks (ANNs) including feed forward back propagation neural network (FFBP-NN) and the radial basis function neural network (RBF-NN) were applied to predict daily sewage sludge quantity in wastewater treatment plant (WWTP). Daily datasets of sewage sludge have been used to develop th...

    journal_title:Environmental monitoring and assessment

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1007/s10661-019-7196-7

    authors: Zeinolabedini M,Najafzadeh M

    更新日期:2019-02-16 00:00:00

  • Chemical speciation in natural and brine sea waters.

    abstract::A combined approach consisting of monitoring and thermodynamic modeling was used in order to calculate the concentration of trace element species in water samples of a broad salinity range and to explain their chemical behaviour. The study was performed on water samples (fresh, marine, hyper-saline) taken from the are...

    journal_title:Environmental monitoring and assessment

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1007/s10661-010-1783-y

    authors: Tepavitcharova S,Todorov T,Rabadjieva D,Dassenakis M,Paraskevopoulou V

    更新日期:2011-09-01 00:00:00

  • A test of biological trait analysis with nematodes and an anthropogenic stressor.

    abstract::Aquatic ecosystems are fundamentally altered by nutrient enrichment, and effective monitoring tools are needed to detect biological responses especially in the early stages of eutrophication. We tested the utility of biological trait analysis (BTA) to quantify the temporal responses of nematodes inhabiting salt marsh ...

    journal_title:Environmental monitoring and assessment

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1007/s10661-016-5128-3

    authors: Mitwally HM,Fleeger JW

    更新日期:2016-03-01 00:00:00

  • Extraction of soil solution by drainage centrifugation-effects of centrifugal force and time of centrifugation on soil moisture recovery and solute concentration in soil moisture of loess subsoils.

    abstract::The solute concentration in the subsoil beneath the root zone is an important parameter for leaching assessment. Drainage centrifugation is considered a simple and straightforward method of determining soil solution chemistry. Although several studies have been carried out to determine whether this method is robust, h...

    journal_title:Environmental monitoring and assessment

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1007/s10661-017-5788-7

    authors: Fraters D,Boom GJ,Boumans LJ,de Weerd H,Wolters M

    更新日期:2017-02-01 00:00:00

  • Aerosol characteristics and surface radiative forcing components during a dust outbreak in Gwangju, Republic of Korea.

    abstract::Atmospheric surface aerosol radiative forcing (SARF) DeltaF, forcing efficiency DeltaF(e) and fractional forcing efficiency DeltaFF(e) evaluated from cloud-screened narrowband spectral and thermal-offset-corrected radiometric observations during the Asia dust outbreak episodes in Gwangju, Republic of Korea are reporte...

    journal_title:Environmental monitoring and assessment

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1007/s10661-007-9733-z

    authors: Ogunjobi KO,Kim YJ

    更新日期:2008-02-01 00:00:00

  • Emissions of VOCs at urban petrol retail distribution centres in India (Delhi and Mumbai).

    abstract::Air pollution has assumed gigantic proportion killing almost half a million Asians every year. Urban pollution mainly comprises of emissions from buses, trucks, motorcycle other forms of motorized transport and its supporting activities. As Asia's cities continue to expand the number of vehicles have risen resulting i...

    journal_title:Environmental monitoring and assessment

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1007/s10661-005-6292-z

    authors: Srivastava A,Joseph AE,More A,Patil S

    更新日期:2005-10-01 00:00:00

  • Water quality in select regions of Cauvery Delta River basin, southern India, with emphasis on monsoonal variation.

    abstract::Delta regions of the Cauvery River basin are one of the significant areas of rice production in India. In spite of large-scale utilization of the river basin for irrigation and drinking purposes, the lack of appropriate water management has seemingly deteriorated the water quality due to increasing anthropogenic activ...

    journal_title:Environmental monitoring and assessment

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1007/s10661-009-1013-7

    authors: Solaraj G,Dhanakumar S,Murthy KR,Mohanraj R

    更新日期:2010-07-01 00:00:00

  • Influence of changes in land use and land cover and rainfall on the streamflow regime of a watershed located in the transitioning region of the Brazilian Biomes Atlantic Forest and Cerrado.

    abstract::Climate change and the intensification of anthropogenic activities in watersheds have been substantially changing the streamflow regime, which is a problem for water resource managers. This study assesses the influence of the changes in land use and land cover and rainfall on the streamflow regime. This study also mod...

    journal_title:Environmental monitoring and assessment

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1007/s10661-020-08782-5

    authors: Ferreira FLV,Rodrigues LN,da Silva DD

    更新日期:2021-01-02 00:00:00

  • Spatial decorrelation stretch of annual (2003-2014) Daymet precipitation summaries on a 1-km grid for California, Nevada, Arizona, and Utah.

    abstract::A method is presented for elevation (H) and spatial position (X, Y) decorrelation stretch of annual precipitation summaries on a 1-km grid for SW USA for the period 2003 to 2014. Multiple linear regression analysis of the first and second principal component (PC) quantifies the variance in the multi-temporal precipita...

    journal_title:Environmental monitoring and assessment

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1007/s10661-016-5365-5

    authors: Ch Miliaresis G

    更新日期:2016-06-01 00:00:00

  • Controlling pollution in rural areas by economic instruments.

    abstract::The most interesting economic instruments for the control of environmental pollution belong to the categories of taxes (or charges) and of tradeable pollution permits. After the basic theoretical propositions of the seventies and their early applications, the search now is for practical methodologies and for a correct...

    journal_title:Environmental monitoring and assessment

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1007/BF00394340

    authors: Pareglio S,Sali G

    更新日期:1996-06-01 00:00:00

  • Monitoring of aminophenol isomers in surface water samples using a new HPLC method.

    abstract::A new HPLC method was developed for the simultaneous determination of aminophenol isomers by means of a mixed-mode stationary phase containing both SCX and C18 moieties. All factors influencing the separation were discussed and optimized. The chromatographic conditions for the separation of aminophenols are the statio...

    journal_title:Environmental monitoring and assessment

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1007/s10661-012-2717-7

    authors: Badea IA,Axinte L,Vladescu L

    更新日期:2013-03-01 00:00:00

  • Effects of cyclone Fani on the copepod community of the Ganges River estuary of India.

    abstract::A cyclone temporarily disrupts copepod community structure of an estuary, and during the community rebuilding process, omnivorous copepods dominate. This hypothesis was tested after cyclone Fani affected the Ganges River estuary of India on 5 May 2019. Copepod assemblages and environmental parameters were collected be...

    journal_title:Environmental monitoring and assessment

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1007/s10661-020-08732-1

    authors: Paul S,Karan S,Bhattacharaya BD

    更新日期:2020-11-16 00:00:00

  • Stepwise strategy for monitoring toxic cyanobacterial blooms in lentic water bodies.

    abstract::Climate change has been causing the increase in frequency, severity, and duration of harmful algal blooms, which makes the establishment of water management strategies indispensable. For cyanobacteria, several methods are currently used in monitoring programs. However, these methods are time-consuming and require spec...

    journal_title:Environmental monitoring and assessment

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1007/s10661-017-6292-9

    authors: Macário IPE,Castro BB,Nunes MIS,Pizarro C,Coelho C,Gonçalves F,de Figueiredo DR

    更新日期:2017-11-09 00:00:00

  • Assessment of groundwater vulnerability to contamination: a case study.

    abstract::Groundwater is a globally important, valuable resource for human life and economic development. Despite its importance, it is often misused and rarely well managed. Delineation of polluted zone attains significance especially when the pollution affects the human health. Delineation can be done by many approaches: proc...

    journal_title:Environmental monitoring and assessment

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1007/s10661-019-7493-1

    authors: R R,G S

    更新日期:2019-05-09 00:00:00

  • Sensitive spectrophotometric methods for the assessment of nitrite in water sample.

    abstract::Two spectrophotometric methods have been developed for the determination of nitrite using dapsone (DAP) with alpha-naphthol and 4-amino-5-hydroxynapthalene-2,7-disulphonic acid monosodium salt (AHNDMS) as chromogenic reagents with maximum absorbance wavelength at 540 and 520 nm respectively. For the method that utiliz...

    journal_title:Environmental monitoring and assessment

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1007/s10661-007-0115-3

    authors: Nagaraj P,Prakash JS,Shivakumar A,Shrestha AK

    更新日期:2008-12-01 00:00:00

  • Influence of burning of fireworks on particle size distribution of PM10 and associated barium at Nagpur.

    abstract::Influence of burning of fireworks on particle size distribution of PM(10) and associated barium (Ba) were studied at a congested residential cum commercial area of Nagpur city, India. Sampling was carried out by cascade impactor having 50% cut-off aerodynamic diameters of <10, 9, 5.8, 4.7, 3.3, 2.1, 1.1, 0.7, and <0.4...

    journal_title:Environmental monitoring and assessment

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1007/s10661-011-2008-8

    authors: Khaparde VV,Pipalatkar PP,Pustode T,Rao CV,Gajghate DG

    更新日期:2012-01-01 00:00:00

  • Assessment of nitrogen and phosphorus loading by atmospheric dry deposition to the Lagos Lagoon, Nigeria.

    abstract::Surface water pollution has been found to be considerably driven by the contributions of airborne particles, open-air waste burning and fossil fuel combustion, ammonia volatilization from excreta, fertilizer and derivatives from explosive factories. Atmospheric deposition into the Lagos Lagoon is suspected to be a maj...

    journal_title:Environmental monitoring and assessment

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1007/s10661-016-5389-x

    authors: Olayinka KO,Oladosu NO,Abayomi AA,Alo BI

    更新日期:2016-07-01 00:00:00

  • Distribution and abundance of western gray whales during a seismic survey near Sakhalin Island, Russia.

    abstract::Exxon Neftegas Limited, operator of the Sakhalin-1 consortium, is developing oil and gas reserves on the continental shelf off northeast Sakhalin Island, Russia. DalMorNefteGeofizika (DMNG), on behalf of the Sakhalin-1 consortium, conducted a 3-D seismic survey of the Odoptu license area during 17 August-9 September 2...

    journal_title:Environmental monitoring and assessment

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1007/s10661-007-9809-9

    authors: Yazvenko SB,McDonald TL,Blokhin SA,Johnson SR,Meier SK,Melton HR,Newcomer MW,Nielson RM,Vladimirov VL,Wainwright PW

    更新日期:2007-11-01 00:00:00

  • Cattle egret (Bubulcus ibis) and Little egret (Egretta garzetta) as monitors of mercury contamination in Shadegan Wetlands of south-western Iran.

    abstract::Mercury concentrations in feather, liver, kidney, and muscle tissue of Little egret (n = 8) and Cattle egret (n = 3) from Shadegan Wetlands in south-western Iran were examined. Liver of Little egret had significantly higher mercury compared to Cattle egret (p < 0.05). In addition, mercury values were consistently larg...

    journal_title:Environmental monitoring and assessment

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1007/s10661-009-1008-4

    authors: Zamani-Ahmadmahmoodi R,Esmaili-Sari A,Savabieasfahani M,Bahramifar N

    更新日期:2010-07-01 00:00:00

  • Full GHG balance of a drained fen peatland cropped to spring barley and reed canary grass using comparative assessment of CO2 fluxes.

    abstract::Empirical greenhouse gas (GHG) flux estimates from diverse peatlands are required in order to derive emission factors for managed peatlands. This study on a drained fen peatland quantified the annual GHG balance (Carbon dioxide (CO2), nitrous oxide (N2O), methane (CH4), and C exported in crop yield) from spring barley...

    journal_title:Environmental monitoring and assessment

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1007/s10661-014-4259-7

    authors: Karki S,Elsgaard L,Kandel TP,Lærke PE

    更新日期:2015-03-01 00:00:00

  • Particulate matter concentration levels during intense haze event in an urban environment.

    abstract::This study assessed concentration levels of particulate matter (PM) in the ambient environment of Ilorin metropolis, Nigeria, during haze episodes. Meteorological data (wind speed and direction, rainfall data, sunshine data, relative humidity and temperature) were obtained. Aerocet 531S particle counter (MetOne Instru...

    journal_title:Environmental monitoring and assessment

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1007/s10661-017-6414-4

    authors: Adeniran JA,Aremu AS,Saadu YO,Yusuf RO

    更新日期:2017-12-22 00:00:00

  • Object-based land-use/land-cover change detection using Landsat imagery: a case study of Ardabil, Namin, and Nir counties in northwest Iran.

    abstract::In this study, land-use/land-cover (LULC) change in the Ardabil, Namin, and Nir counties, in the Ardabil province in the northwest of Iran, was detected using an object-based method. Landsat images including Thematic Mapper (TM), Landsat Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus (ETM+), and Operational Land Imager (OLI) were used...

    journal_title:Environmental monitoring and assessment

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1007/s10661-018-6751-y

    authors: Aslami F,Ghorbani A

    更新日期:2018-06-03 00:00:00

  • Quantitative assessment of desertification in south of Iran using MEDALUS method.

    abstract::The main aim of this study was the quantitative assessment of desertification process in the case study area of the Fidoye-Garmosht plain (Southern Iran). Based on the MEDALUS approach and the characteristics of study area a regional model developed using GIS. Six main factors or indicators of desertification includin...

    journal_title:Environmental monitoring and assessment

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1007/s10661-007-9613-6

    authors: Sepehr A,Hassanli AM,Ekhtesasi MR,Jamali JB

    更新日期:2007-11-01 00:00:00

  • Risk-based exposure assessment for multiple toxic elements encountered by children in school playgrounds and parks in the southwest region of Saudi Arabia.

    abstract::Children are in direct contact with surface soil and may inadvertently ingest and inhale toxic contaminants while playing; hence, special attention should be given to playgrounds regarding toxic contaminants. The concentrations of ten toxic metals were determined in soil samples collected from school playgrounds and c...

    journal_title:Environmental monitoring and assessment

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1007/s10661-019-7640-8

    authors: Javed SA,Al-Bratty M,Al-Rajab AJ,Alhazmi HA,Ahsan W,Abdelwahab SI,Thangavel N

    更新日期:2019-08-08 00:00:00

  • Mulberry-silkworm food chain--a templet to assess heavy metal mobility in terrestrial ecosystems.

    abstract::Assessment of the food chain mobility of heavy metals in the natural ecosystem receives more attention nowadays. In the present study, mulberry-silkworm food chain has been focused as a templet to assess the biomobility of heavy metals in soil-higher plant-insect hierarchy. Both in the case of Cd and Cu treatments, hi...

    journal_title:Environmental monitoring and assessment

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1023/a:1010715606097

    authors: Prince SP,Senthilkumar P,Subburam V

    更新日期:2001-07-01 00:00:00

  • A new system to bioassay pesticides present in the surface microlayer using floating propagules of an aero-aquatic hyphomycetous fungus Pseu doaegerita matsushimae.

    abstract::The surface microlayer often contains pesticides at levels which may be more than one hundred thousand times those sampled in the remainder of the water column. Standard bioassay systems cannot asses these pesticides since no system yet devised has made use of organisms inhabiting the surface microlayer. Using floatin...

    journal_title:Environmental monitoring and assessment

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1007/BF00419567

    authors: Premdas PD,Kendrick B

    更新日期:1992-09-01 00:00:00

  • Erroneous mass transit system and its tended relationship with motor vehicular air pollution (An integrated approach for reduction of urban air pollution in Lahore).

    abstract::Air pollution is threat to the lives of people living in big cities of Pakistan. In Lahore 1,250 people die annually because of air pollution. Mass transit system that can be put forth as solution to urban air pollution is contingent with right choice of system and its affiliation with motorized vehicles and nature of...

    journal_title:Environmental monitoring and assessment

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1007/s10661-007-9717-z

    authors: Aziz A,Bajwa IU

    更新日期:2008-02-01 00:00:00

  • Calibration and application of an automated seepage meter for monitoring water flow across the sediment-water interface.

    abstract::The advective flow of sediment pore water is an important parameter for understanding natural geochemical processes within lake, river, wetland, and marine sediments and also for properly designing permeable remedial sediment caps placed over contaminated sediments. Automated heat pulse seepage meters can be used to m...

    journal_title:Environmental monitoring and assessment

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1007/s10661-015-4388-7

    authors: Zhu T,Fu D,Jenkinson B,Jafvert CT

    更新日期:2015-04-01 00:00:00

  • Identification of possible sources of atmospheric PM10 using particle size, SEM-EDS and XRD analysis, Jharia Coalfield Dhanbad, India.

    abstract::Identification of responsible sources of pollution using physical parameter particulate matter (PM)10 in a critically polluted area is discussed in this paper. Database was generated by Ambient Air Quality Monitoring (AAQM) with respect to PM10 and PM2.5 in 18 monitoring stations at Jharia coalfield as per the siting ...

    journal_title:Environmental monitoring and assessment

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1007/s10661-015-4853-3

    authors: Roy D,Singh G,Gosai N

    更新日期:2015-11-01 00:00:00

  • Biomonitoring of heavy metals in fish from the Danube River.

    abstract::The Croatian part of the Danube River extends over 188 km and comprises 58 % of the country's overall area used for commercial freshwater fishing. To date, the heavy metal contamination of fish in the Croatian part of the Danube has not been studied. The main purpose of this study was to determine heavy metal levels i...

    journal_title:Environmental monitoring and assessment

    pub_type: 杂志文章

    doi:10.1007/s10661-012-2625-x

    authors: Zrnčić S,Oraić D,Ćaleta M,Mihaljević Ž,Zanella D,Bilandžić N

    更新日期:2013-02-01 00:00:00