Monitoring of heavy metals in the Bottelary River using Typha capensis and Phragmites australis.

by Ma, Ying

Abstract (Summary)
The aim of this study was to use plants to determine the degree of heavy metal contamination in water and sediments in order to effectively monitor and provide possible recommendation to improve the water quality in the aquatic ecosystem of the Bottelary River.
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School:University of the Western Cape/Universiteit van Wes-Kaapland

School Location:South Africa

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:water quality biological assessment south africa bottelary river measurement pollution heavy metals environmental aspects


Date of Publication:01/01/2005

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