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Factors influencing metal uptake and release by sediments in aquatic environments

Mohammed Ragaei Mohammed Wahby Lasheen

Factors influencing metal uptake and release by sediments in aquatic environments

a dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Environmental Health Sciences) in the University of Michigan

by Mohammed Ragaei Mohammed Wahby Lasheen

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Published by University Microfilms in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trace metals.,
  • Heavy metals -- Pollution -- Research -- United States.,
  • Water -- Pollution -- Research -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Mohammed Ragaei Mohammed Wahby Lasheen.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi,127p. ;
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18690717M

    For the development of decentralized treatment systems for road runoff, the determination of pollutant removal capacities is essential. The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of boundary conditions on the simultaneous removal of copper, nickel, and zinc by six sorbents used for urban stormwater treatment (i.e., granular activated alumina, anthracite, granular reactivated carbon Cited by: Rates of OM decomposition in both soils (Schmidt et al., ) and aquatic settings (Dittmar, ) depend on a suite of factors including microbial community composition, redox state, and sorption/desorption of organic molecules to c matter-mineral associations are an important factor in the selective preservation of organic molecules along with ambient oxygen levels Cited by:

    Nonetheless, the factors involved in nutrient uptake may help to clarify the processes that are involved in determining the bioavailability of contaminants in soil systems. Pesticide Bioavailability The concept of bioavailability also has a history in the application of pesticides, particularly herbicides, to . CONTENTS (continued) Office of Research and Development (ORD) 73 Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response (OSWER) 77 Office of Water (OW) 82 EPA Regions 91 Region 1 91 Region 2 92 Region 3 94 Region 5 95 Great Lakes National Program Office 96 Region 6 97 Region 7 97 Region 9 97 Region 10 98 International Efforts 99 Summaries of Regional and .

    INTRODUCTION. Heavy metals-definition and significance: The term “Heavy metals” is widely used by environmental scientists and is widely defined so that now-a-days it rarely means what it says. Lapedes [1] includes those metals whose specific gravity is approximately 5 or higher, while Anonymous [2] allows the inclusion of metals with specific gravities above 4. cell—or factors that may impede or facilitate uptake—varies depending on receptor type. One common factor among all organisms is the presence of a cellular membrane that separates the cytoplasm (cell interior) from the external environment. either water or soil. Aquatic sediments are saturated with water, and their aeration status.


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Factors influencing metal uptake and release by sediments in aquatic environments by Mohammed Ragaei Mohammed Wahby Lasheen Download PDF EPUB FB2

The emphasis is on the influencing factors on metal toxicity to aquatic organisms. The effects of environmental factors on metal uptake are also discussed.

The factors can be divided into biotic and abiotic. The biotic factors include tolerance, size and life stages, species, and nutrition related to Cited by: This book describes these important processes. Metal Contaminated Aquatic Sediments outlines advances in environmental chemistry, effective new modeling techniques, applications for biological treatment, and cycling and transport of trace metals in sedimentary environments.

Factors affecting metal releases from contaminated marine sediments Abstract In aquatic environments, the depth of oxygen penetration into sediment depends on sediment texture, porosity, permeability and the extent of biological (e.g., bioturbation) and physical (e.g., wave action) processes.

from book Heavy Metal Stress in Plants: From Biomolecules to Ecosystems (pp) Metal Availability, Uptake, Transport and Accumulation in Plants Chapter January with 1, ReadsAuthor: Maria Greger.

The % to % plant OTC uptake is below plant uptake rates reported for other antibiotics (2% to 3%) [26,45], in prior plant uptake studies of veterinary medicines while some researchers [22, The aqueous concentrations of heavy metals in soils, sediments, and aquatic environments frequently are controlled by the dissolution and precipitation of discrete mineral phases.

Contaminant uptake by organisms as well as contaminant transport in natural systems. organ systems operate in a highly integrated way to co -ordinate metal uptake, transport and release.

BIO-AVAILABILITY OF METALS AND FACTORS CONTROLLING METAL UPTAKE IN AQUATIC SYSTEM Metals are generally of two kinds -- "Borderline" and "Class B". The "Borderline" and "Class B" metals and metalloid ions [3] are of s pecific interest here.

Heavy metal pollution in aquatic ecosystems is a worldwide environmental problem that has received increasing attention over the last few decades because of its adverse effects 1,2,3,4, In estuaries contaminated with metal-mining wastes, the effects of Cu and Zn on species distribution can be observed, but they are generally less obvious than would be predicted from experimental data.

Effects are ameliorated by the induction of metal tolerance mechanisms in some species and in others by the appearance of tolerant by: Metal Contaminated Aquatic Sediments outlines advances in environmental chemistry, effective new modeling techniques, applications for biological treatment, and cycling and transport of trace metals in sedimentary environments.

and cycling and transport of trace metals in sedimentary environments. Factors Governing Metal Speciation in. Factors influencing on mobility of heavy metals. 1) Mobility of metals: Diffusion into Soil The metals present in the soil would remain either in the form of ions nor adsorb in to the surface of the solid materials.

When the solid materials moving towards interior of Author: D. Shiva Kumar, S. Srikantaswamy. Recently, heavy metal pollution in the sediments of aquatic ecosystems has been extensively investigated to effectively manage these ecosystems as to their pollution (Zhang et al., ) [ @article{osti_, title = {Aquatic sediments}, author = {DePinto, J.V.

and Young, T.C. and Booty, W.G.}, abstractNote = {This literature review includes conference proceedings on the interactions of PCBs.

Papers range from the adsorption/desorption behavior of PCBs to the influence of suspended and benthic sediments on fate and transport modeling of PCBs in the Great Lakes. United States Environmental Protection Agency Industrial Environmental Research Laboratory Cincinnati OH Research and Development EPA/S Mar.

v>ERA Project Summary Factors Influencing Metal Accumulation by Algae J. Charles Jennett, J. Smith, and J. Hassett Shallow beds of algae (algal mean- ders) have proved to be highly effective at removing. A number of state and federal agencies are presently attempting to develop management strategies for contaminated aquatic sediments.

Until now, research and debate on sediment guidelines and regulations has focused almost exclusively on biological and chemical techniques for determining when sediments pose an environmental risk. Hydrologic factors must also be considered, however, if Cited by: Toxicity of Metal-Contaminated Sediments to Benthic Invertebrates contaminated sediments • Metals enter aquatic ecosystems from mining, ore processing, and smelting.

model metal binding to site of uptake Pore-water sampling methods 24 Peeper Centrifuge DGT (Zhang et al. ) 2 File Size: 1MB. Eight sediment cores recovered from Tamaki Estuary were analysed for Cu, Pb, Zn, and Cd using downward cored sub-samples.

The results indicate a significant upward enrichment in heavy metals with the highest concentrations found in the uppermost 0–10 cm layer. Assessment of heavy metal pollution in marine sediments requires knowledge of pre-anthropogenic metal concentrations to Cited by: Globally, sediment quality values (SQVs) for metals and metalloids vary over several orders of magnitude and can be below background.

Regional SQVs can be useful as an initial step in a tiered sediment hazard/risk assessment approach such as an ecological risk assessment (ERA).

Further tiers are often needed to take into account site-specific data including background concentrations, factors Cited by:   Fate and Effects of Sediment-Bound Chemicals in Aquatic Systems presents the proceedings of the Sixth Pellston Workshop, held in Florissant, Colorado on August 12–17, This book presents the development of scientific inquiry of hazards to the aquatic Edition: 1.

Figure 1. The primary methylating enzymes for metals and metalloids in organisms: a) SAM, b) tetrahydrofolate and c) methylcobalamin. For example, methylation of Hg by sulfate-reducing and iron-reducing bacteria [2, 3] involves methylcobalamin, or related Co-containing ionic Hg (Hg II) is the form that is methylated, methylation requires a methyl carbanion (CH 3-), with methylation Cited by:.

Effect of Environmental Factors on Nutrients Release in Sediments Influencing Factors on -N Release. The process of release of nitrogen from sediments was complex, involving the interconversion of various nitrogen species.

The factors which may influence the -N release kinetic curves from the sediment samples were shown in Figure by:   Effects of Environmental Factors on Phosphorus Release at the Sediment and Water Interface.

Phosphorus release experiments were performed according to the book entitled Standard methods in Lake Eutrophication investigation [].Ten grams of wet sediment sample was put into a mL Pyrex beaker containing mL overlying water form Daihai Lake, the height of the water Cited by: Heavy Metal Concentrations in Surface Sediments.

The heavy metal concentrations found in the surface sediments from the five types of aquatic ecosystems are shown in Fig. 2. The average Cd, Cr, Cu, Ni, Pb, and Zn concentrations in the twelve study areas were,and Cited by: