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Geochemical studies of Setiu lagoon, Terengganu, Malaysia

Ong, Meng Chuan and Yunus, Kamaruzzaman and Bidai, Joseph (2009) Geochemical studies of Setiu lagoon, Terengganu, Malaysia. Malaysian Journal of Science, 28 (2). pp. 217-222. ISSN 1394-3065

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26 surfical sediment of Setiu lagoon were collected in order to analyze the heavy metals concentrations using the sensitive Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometer (ICP-MS). Results from this study revealed that the average sediment concentration of lead (Pb), cobalt (Co) and copper (Cu) were 23.26 μg/g dry weight, 22.29 μg/g dry weight and 47.25 μg/g dry weight, respectively. The calculated enrichment factors (EF) for Pb, Co and Cu close to 1 can be considered to have terigeneous in sources. Generally, the concentration of Pb, Co and Cu at present is not widespread enough as to have much influence on pollution of that area.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 5410/12718
Uncontrolled Keywords: Co; Cu; EF; Lagun Setiu; Pb
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GC Oceanography
Q Science > QD Chemistry
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Science > Institute of Oceanography and Maritime Studies
Depositing User: Nur' Aini Abu Bakar
Date Deposited: 02 Feb 2012 12:27
Last Modified: 02 Feb 2012 17:22
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/12718

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