Urban and municipalities management
1. Sequential extraction and bioavailability of some heavy metals on dumpsite soils in a semi-urban community

O.S. Shokunbi; O.O. Ajayi; D.O. Jegede; O.S. Shokunbi

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, , Pages 339-352


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Solid wastes are composed of organic and inorganic pollutants (heavy metals) that can contaminate soil, underground and surface water; resulting in serious health challenges to humans. The bioavailability of cadmium, chromium, copper, lead and nickel on dumpsite soils, were ...  Read More