Pollution chronology of the Golden Horn sediments

TEKSÖZ G., Tuncel G., Balkas T.

Black Sea oceanography, pp.459-468, 1991 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
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  • Publication Date: 1991
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/978-94-011-2608-3_27
  • Journal Name: Black Sea oceanography
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Page Numbers: pp.459-468
  • Middle East Technical University Affiliated: Yes


The Pb-210 dating technique revealed a sediment accumulation rate of 3.5 cm y-1 and three distinct regions in the sediments - a surface layer with nearly uniform activities, an exponential decay interval, and lower region with almost constant low activity. There is a strong correlation between the Cr, Ni and Ag content of the sediments and the development of industry along the Golden Horn in the post-1960 period. -Authors