International Journal of Environmental Monitoring and Analysis

Volume 5, Issue 1, February 2017

  • Distribution and Assessment of Heavy Metal Levels Using Geoaccumulation Index and Pollution Load Index in Lake Edku Sediments, Egypt

    Yousef Ahmed Annaas Waheshi, Maie Ibrahim El-Gammal, Mahmoud Salem Ibrahim, Mohamed Abdel Aziz Okbah

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, February 2017
    Pages: 1-8
    Received: Jan. 05, 2017
    Accepted: Jan. 16, 2017
    Published: Feb. 16, 2017
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    Abstract: The aim of this study is to determine and assessment of some heavy metals content (Fe, Mn, Zn, Cu, Ni, Cr, Co and Pb) in the sediment of Lake Edku. Surface sediment samples were collected in September (summer) 2016. The metals content in the Lake sediments decreased in the order of Fe > Mn >Cr >Co >Zn > Cu >Ni= Pb. The range and a... Show More
  • Presence of Agricultural Herbicide Atrazine in Water, Foods, and Human Urine Samples

    Anthony Concilla, He Liu

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, February 2017
    Pages: 9-13
    Received: Feb. 06, 2017
    Accepted: Feb. 17, 2017
    Published: Mar. 04, 2017
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    Abstract: Atrazine is a commonly used water-soluble agricultural herbicide in the United States. In this study, we measured the atrazine levels in water, beverages, foods, and urine samples obtained from young students at an urban university. The effects of physiological and behavioral factors were examined. Our results show that water samples obtained from ... Show More