Sediment characteristics and its impacts to water column in Han-river, Seoul, Korea

K.-I. Gil, J. Kang, J. Yoon, G. Cho & L.-H. Kim
ABSTRACT Various pollutants may be adsorbed to the sediments accumulated on the bottom of rivers or lakes. These sediments may accumulate over long periods and can act as new pollutant sources to the overlying water many years after the water quality has improved. It is the reason that these sediments are classified as one of nonpoint source pollution. Nonpoint source pollution remains a major cause of water degradation in Han-river, Seoul, Korea. Recently, the ministry...

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Sediment characteristics and its impacts to water column in Han-river, Seoul, Korea

K.-I. Gil, J. Kang, J. Yoon, G. Cho & L.-H. Kim
ABSTRACT Various pollutants may be adsorbed to the sediments accumulated on the bottom of rivers or lakes. These sediments may accumulate over long periods and can act as new pollutant sources to the overlying water many years after the water quality has improved. It is the reason that these sediments are classified as one of nonpoint source pollution. Nonpoint source pollution remains a major cause of water degradation in Han-river, Seoul, Korea. Recently, the ministry...

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