Advanced determination of the spatial gradient of human health risk and ecological risk from exposure to As, Cu, Pb, and Zn in soils near the Ventanas Industrial Complex (Puchuncaví, Chile)

Jaime Tapia-Gatica, Isabel González-Miranda, Eduardo Salgado, Manuel A. Bravo, Catherine Tessini, Elvira A. Dovletyarova, Anna A. Paltseva, ALEXANDER NEAMAN

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Abstract

Carcinogenic risk for children was above the threshold on 27% of the study area. High, medium, and low phytotoxicity risk was on 10, 15, and 75% of the study area, respectively.

Original languageEnglish
Article number113488
JournalEnvironmental Pollution
Volume258
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2020
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Carcinogenic risk
  • Contamination
  • Phytotoxicity
  • Smelter
  • Toxins
  • Trace elements

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