Metal contamination of surface water, sediment and Tympanotonus fuscatus var. radula of Iko River and environmental impact due to Utapete gas flare station, Nigeria
Inter-seasonal studies on the trace metal load of surface water, sediment and Tympanotonus fuscatus var. radula of Iko River were conducted between 2003 and 2004. The impact of anthropogenic activities especially industrial effluent, petroleum related wastes, gas flare and episodic oil spills on the ecosystem are remarkable. Trace metals analyzed included cadmium (Cd), chromium (Cr), copper...
Published at The Environmentalist
Published in 2008
Nsikak U. Benson, Usoro M. Etesin
Benson Nsikak » Nsikak Benson holds a Ph.D. degree in Marine Environmental Chemistry. His research interest is primarily on investigating the exchange of marine trace gases between the atmosphere and the ocean. He is interested in developing a quantitative understanding of the cycling of carbon, nutrients and other elements in ocean systems as well as interactions with ocean biology and anthropogenic impacts.... view full profile
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