Anthropogenic deposition of trace elements in the sediments of navalur pond around Lakamanahalli area, near Dharwad City, Karnataka, India

B. S. Choudri, V. C. Chavadi

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Abstract

Sediments have been collected from Navalur Pond around Lakamanahalli industrial area and analysed for trace elements content like Cd, Pb, Ni, Cu, Zu, Mn, Fe, and Cr. Sediments showed 2 - fold increased level of studied elements concentration in comparison with relatively non-polluted values. Further, the results of correlation coefficient and t-test values indicating positive correlation in deposition and highly significant at 5% level of confidence. The higher content of trace elements in the pond sediments are attributed to the surrounding industrial activity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)351-353
Number of pages3
JournalEcology, Environment and Conservation
Volume6
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2000

Keywords

  • Industrial cavity
  • Pond sediments
  • Trace elements

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology
  • Nature and Landscape Conservation

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