Heavy Metals and Pesticides in Marine Sediment, Seawater, and Seaplants Along the Kenya-Mombasa Coastline

Abstract

Marine sediment, seawater and several species of seaplants along the Kenya- Mombasa coastal region were analyzed to determine the levels of heavy metals by AAS and EDXRF and organochlorine pesticides (OCPs) by GLC-ECD. In marine sediments, there were high levels of manganese (1100 mg/L) at Vanga, compared to other study sites. In seawater, the heavy metals were detected in levels higher than those considered as natural in the ocean and the range was 0.01–0.30 mg/L. OCPs were detected in marine sediments and in seaplants. The trend of concentration of these pollutants in ascending order in seawater, marine sediment and seaplants was observed.
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APA

P.</div>, < (2024). Heavy Metals and Pesticides in Marine Sediment, Seawater, and Seaplants Along the Kenya-Mombasa Coastline. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/heavy-metals-and-pesticides-in-marine-sediment-seawater-and-seaplants-along-the-kenya-mombasa-coastline

MLA 8th

P.</div>, <div>Oyugi "Heavy Metals and Pesticides in Marine Sediment, Seawater, and Seaplants Along the Kenya-Mombasa Coastline" Afribary. Afribary, 04 Jun. 2024, https://afribary.com/works/heavy-metals-and-pesticides-in-marine-sediment-seawater-and-seaplants-along-the-kenya-mombasa-coastline. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

MLA7

P.</div>, <div>Oyugi . "Heavy Metals and Pesticides in Marine Sediment, Seawater, and Seaplants Along the Kenya-Mombasa Coastline". Afribary, Afribary, 04 Jun. 2024. Web. 24 Jul. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/heavy-metals-and-pesticides-in-marine-sediment-seawater-and-seaplants-along-the-kenya-mombasa-coastline >.

Chicago

P.</div>, <div>Oyugi . "Heavy Metals and Pesticides in Marine Sediment, Seawater, and Seaplants Along the Kenya-Mombasa Coastline" Afribary (2024). Accessed July 24, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/heavy-metals-and-pesticides-in-marine-sediment-seawater-and-seaplants-along-the-kenya-mombasa-coastline