Journal of Soils and Sediments

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List of Papers (Total 103)

Preface

Elements in water, suspended particulate matter and sediments of the Sava River

Purpose River ecosystems are under pressure from several different stressors. Among these, inorganic pollutants contribute to multiple stressor situations and the overall degradation of the ecological status of the aquatic environments. The main sources of pollution include different industrial activities, untreated effluents from municipal waste waters and intensive agriculture. ...

Sulfur isotope fractionation and sequential extraction to assess metal contamination on lake and river sediments

Purpose The present study investigated lake and river sediments affected by metals from an acid mine drainage (AMD) from a former uranium mine. The role of bacterial sulfate reduction in the immobilization of contaminants was evaluated, and the analyses of acid volatile sulfide (AVS) and sequential extraction were performed. Consequently, the potential mobility and bioavailability ...

Diel turbidity cycles in a headwater stream: evidence of nocturnal bioturbation?

Purpose A small number of recent studies have linked daily cycles in stream turbidity to nocturnal bioturbation by aquatic fauna, principally crayfish, and demonstrated this process can significantly impact upon water quality under baseflow conditions. Adding to this limited body of research, we use high-resolution water quality monitoring data to investigate evidence of diel ...

The bioavailability and toxicity of ZnO and Ni nanoparticles and their bulk counterparts in different sediments

Purpose The intensive development of nanotechnology raises a question of the potential consequences of the presence of nanoparticles (NPs) in the different components of the environment, including sediments. The aim of this study was to evaluate the toxicity of nanoparticles of ZnO and Ni and their bulk counterparts in bottom sediments (SD1, SD2) with different properties collected ...