Petroleum hydrocarbon contamination of the Southern Black Sea Shelf, Turkey


Balkis N. , Aksu A. , Ersan M. S.

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND POLLUTION RESEARCH, vol.19, no.2, pp.592-599, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s11356-011-0583-4
  • Title of Journal : ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND POLLUTION RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.592-599
  • Keywords: Black Sea, Sediments, Pollution monitoring, Petroleum hydrocarbons, Aliphatic hydrocarbons, Aromatic hydrocarbons, POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC-HYDROCARBONS, CHESAPEAKE BAY-REGION, POLYAROMATIC HYDROCARBONS, ORGANIC GEOCHEMISTRY, MEDITERRANEAN-SEA, RECENT SEDIMENTS, UNITED-STATES, 1991 WAR, MARINE, INPUTS

Abstract

In this study, total petroleum hydrocarbon (TPH) contents and some aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbon concentrations were analysed in coastal sediments of hot points collected from along the Southern Black Sea Shelf.