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Pollution by hexachlorobenzene and pentachlorophenol in the coastal plain of São Paulo state, Brazil
Organochlorine compounds were dumped by chemical industries during the 1970s in many areas of the coastal plain of São Paulo state in Brazil. These dumps, located on hillsides and in valleys, in both rural and urban ...
Water pollution in atlantic rainforest (south america)
(Research and Reviews, 2015-09)
Water contamination proves to be one of the most concerning human effects on the environment. Industry, urbanization and agriculture often introduce various pollutants including heavy metals, bacteria, agrochemicals, and ...
Radon emissions related to the granitic Precambrian shield in southern Brazil
The equivalent uranium (eU) activity concentration was analysed in selected granite samples at several sites in Porto Alegre, Southern Brazil, to obtain information on the radon (222Rn) generation by the aquifer rock ...
Uso de macroalgas para avaliação da Poluição orgânica no Rio Preto, noroeste do estado de São Paulo.
The Preto River, located in the northwest of São Paulo State, receives a total wastewater load of 15.150 kg DBO day-1, from which 13.685 kg DBO day-1 (90.5%) corresponds to domestic sewage, and the city of São José do Rio ...