Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhazmat.2012.04.066
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dc.titleRoad-deposited sediments in an urban environment: A first look at sequentially extracted element loads in grain size fractions
dc.contributor.authorSutherland, R.A.
dc.contributor.authorTack, F.M.G.
dc.contributor.authorZiegler, A.D.
dc.date.accessioned2014-04-02T08:17:46Z
dc.date.available2014-04-02T08:17:46Z
dc.date.issued2012-07-30
dc.identifier.citationSutherland, R.A., Tack, F.M.G., Ziegler, A.D. (2012-07-30). Road-deposited sediments in an urban environment: A first look at sequentially extracted element loads in grain size fractions. Journal of Hazardous Materials 225-226 : 54-62. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhazmat.2012.04.066
dc.identifier.issn03043894
dc.identifier.urihttp://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/49692
dc.description.abstractSediments stored in urban drainage basins are important environmental archives for assessing contamination. Few studies have examined the geochemical fractionation of metals in individual grain size classes of solid environmental media. This is the first study of road sediments to quantify the mass loading of Al, Cu, Pb, and Zn in individual grain size classes (<63. μm to 1000-2000. μm) and partition contributions amongst four sequentially extracted fractions (acid extractable, reducible, oxidizable, and residual). The optimized BCR sequential extraction procedure was applied to road sediments from Palolo Valley, Oahu, Hawaii. Road sediments from this non-industrialized drainage basin exhibited significant enrichment in Cu, Pb, and Zn. Metal mass loading results indicate that the <63. μm grain size class dominated almost all fraction loads for a given element. The residual fraction dominated the Al loading for this geogenic element. The reducible fraction, associated with Fe and Mn oxides, was the most important component for Cu, Pb, and Zn loading. These results have direct implications for environmental planners charged with reducing sediment-associated contaminant transport in urbanized drainage basins. © 2012 Elsevier B.V.
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dc.sourceScopus
dc.subjectGrain-size
dc.subjectHawaii
dc.subjectMetal loading
dc.subjectSequential extraction
dc.typeArticle
dc.contributor.departmentGEOGRAPHY
dc.description.doi10.1016/j.jhazmat.2012.04.066
dc.description.sourcetitleJournal of Hazardous Materials
dc.description.volume225-226
dc.description.page54-62
dc.description.codenJHMAD
dc.identifier.isiut000307489000008
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