Heavy metals in the bottom sediments of the Furo of Laura estuary, Eastern Amazon, Brazil
The Furo of Laura is an economically important river in the Amazon estuary. Thus, in the present study, we evaluated the metal distribution (Al, Cd, Co, Cu, Cr, Fe, Ni, and Mg) in the bottom sediments of this river. The ...
Assessment of DDT and metabolites in soil and sediment of potentially contaminated areas of Belém, Amazon Region, Brazil
(Springer Verlag, 2017)
The aim of this study was to evaluate the distribution of DDT and metabolites in surface soils and soil profiles from two areas containing deposits of obsolete pesticides in Belém, Amazon Region, Brazil. DDT and metabolites ...
Vigilância ambiental em saúde e Amazônia
(Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro. Instituto de Estudos em Saúde Coletiva, 2007)
O papel protetor do selênio (SE) em relação aos teores de mecúrio (HG) em peixes de uma comunidade ribeirinha da Amazônia, Pará, Brasil
(Sociedade Brasileira de Toxicologia, 2009)
Assessment of DDT and mercury levels in fish and sediments in the Iriri River, Brazil: distribution and ecological risk
(Taylor & Francis, 2019)
In order to assess the risk of exposure of human populations to dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) and mercury, muscles of five fish species were analysed, along with the surface sediment of 14 Iriri River sampling ...
Assessment of mercury concentration in turtles (Podocnemis unifilis) in the Xingu river basin, Brazil
Abstract: Many studies on mercury contamination in aquatic biota deal with the effect of consuming metal-contaminated organisms on human health. In this study, we examined the factors that cause mercury contamination in ...
Seasonal assessment of trace element contamination in intertidal sediments of the meso-macrotidal Hooghly (Ganges) River Estuary with a note on mercury speciation
The spatial and seasonal distribution of trace elements (TEs) (n = 16) in surficial sediment were examined along the Hooghly River Estuary (~ 175 km), India. A synchronous elevation of majority of TEs concentration (mg kg− ...
Effects of a shipwreck on the zooplankton community in a port region of the Amazon
(Springer Verlag, 2019)
The port regions of the Amazon are subject to environmental impacts high shipping traffic. In October 2015, a cargo ship containing 5000 oxen sank in the Port of Vila do Conde, northern Brazil, releasing large amounts of ...
Avaliação da contaminação ambiental por arsênio e estudo epidemiológico da exposição humana em Paracatu-MG - Brasil
(Centro Universitário de Anápolis - Programa de Pós-graduação em Sociedade, Tecnologia e Meio Ambiente, 2020)
Apresentamos um estudo interdisciplinar onde condições ambientais, sociais e de saúde são integradas para avaliar o risco de exposição ao arsênio na população de Paracatu, devido à exploração da maior mina de ouro a céu ...
Evaluation of the contamination of the soil and water of an open dump in the Amazon Region, Brazil
The emergence of cities and the ongoing growth of urban areas have contributed to an overwhelming increase in negative environmental impacts. A major concern is the impact caused by the inadequate disposal of municipal ...