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Levels and spatial distribution of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in sediments from Lenga Estuary, central Chile
The Lenga Estuary is a small brackish wetland located southwest of San Vicente Bay, Region VIII, Chile. Surface sediment from nine sites in the estuary were analysed for PAHs and compared to Sediment Quality Guidelines ...
Trace metals and other constitutive components in two sediment cores from a remote glacier-fed estuarine lagoon in southern Chile
Laguna San Rafael is an estuarine basin at the base of an active glacier in the process of regression, which forms part of Chile’s remote Northern Ice Fields. The basin is about 140 m in maximum depth and is connected ...
Analysis of mayor zinc sources in marine sediments of the estuarine zone in Aysén Fjord, Chile
The present study determined the main sources of Zn enrichment at the head of Aysén Fjord. The study considered the analysis of the river sediments that enter the fjord (fluvial record), the marine sediments at the head ...