Heavy metals in soils in middle Spiš

Acta Montanistica Slovaca. 2008;13(1):82-86


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Journal Title: Acta Montanistica Slovaca

ISSN: 1335-1788 (Print)

Publisher: Technical University of Kosice

LCC Subject Category: Technology: Mining engineering. Metallurgy | Science: Geology

Country of publisher: Slovakia

Language of fulltext: Slovak, English

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Monika Vaľková

Fridrich Zeleňák

Peter Takáč

Ľubica Kozáková


Double blind peer review

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Time From Submission to Publication: 30 weeks


Abstract | Full Text

Soil samples were collected in long term contaminated and hygienic loaded area in middle Spiš. In this work we were determining contents of cooper, lead, zinc, chrome and nickel and compared with highest available concentrations. The content of cuprum, lead and zinc exceeded reference and for cooper and lead also indicated values. Cumulation of monitoring risk elements in soil raised order Cu>Zn>Pb>Cr>Ni.