CONTAMINATION OF ROADSIDE SOIL AND VEGETATION WITH CADMIUM, NICKEL, LEAD, AND ZINC.

MOTOR VEHICLES CONTAMINATE ROADSIDE SOILS AND VEGETATION WITH FOUR HEAVY METAL ATMOSPHERIC POLLUTANTS. THE CONTAMINATION HAS BEEN CORRELATED WITH COMPOSITION OF GASOLINE, MOTOR OIL, AND CAR TIRES. THESE CONCENTRATIONS DECREASE WITH DISTANCE FROM TRAFFIC AND WITH DEPTH IN SOIL PROFILE. IN SPITE OF THE DEPENDENCE OF ROADSIDE CADMIUM, NICKEL, LEAD, AND ZINC ON TRAFFIC, IT APPEARS THAT HIGH CONCENTRATIONS OF ONE METAL IN THE SOIL DO NOT NECESSARILY ENTAIL HIGH CONCENTRATIONS OF ANOTHER ONE OF THE METALS. /AUTHOR/

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    • Vol 4, No 7, PP 583-586
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Chemical Society

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    Washington, DC  USA  20036
  • Authors:
    • Lagerwerff, J V
  • Publication Date: 1970-7

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  • Accession Number: 00204801
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 13 1970 12:00AM