Determination of heavy metals of Sarawak river sediments

Shamira, Shafie (2009) Determination of heavy metals of Sarawak river sediments. [E-LPTA] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Concentrations of eight heavy metals i.e. Zn, Cu, Ni, Fe, Co, Cd, Mg, and Pb were examined in the river sediments of the Sarawak River, Sarawak using atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS) in order to evaluate the contamination levels within the sediments. This study also aimed to determine the relationship between the concentration of heavy metals and sediment parameters such as pH and particle size. The mean concentration of heavy metals in the river sediment were found to be in the following order Fe>Mg>Zn>Pb>Ni>Co>Cu.

Item Type: E-LPTA
Additional Information: Project Report (B.Sc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2009.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Heavy metals, Environmental aspects , Trace elements in water, Measurement, Sarawak river, sediments, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, undergraduate, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Resource Science and Technology
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 19 Jun 2015 02:20
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2015 03:57
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/7708

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