Characteristics of metal enrichment in Deep Bay, Hong Kong

Wen Xin Liu, Xiangdong Li, Yok Sheung Li, Wing Hong Onyx Wai, Wing Hong Onyx Wai

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Sediment cores, suspended particles and overlying water were collected in Deep Bay, Hong Kong. Enrichment of Zn in surface sediments in the landward direction and the decreasing of exchangeable Cd, Ni and Zn in sediment from the inner bay to the outer bay indicated the influence of anthropogenic pollutants discharged from the riparian runoffs.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9-12
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Environmental Sciences
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 17 Feb 2004


  • Deep Bay
  • Metal enrichment
  • Overlying water
  • Sediments
  • Suspended particles

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • General Environmental Science


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