Pollution of the Amur River with anthropogenic and natural organic substances

    loading  Checking for direct PDF access through Ovid


The pollution of the Amur water with organic compounds at the Khabarovsk water-supply point has been analyzed by means of gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS). Among environmental pollutants, petroleum hydrocarbons and alkylphtalates predominate. A number of potentially dangerous compounds present in the waste water of the rubber industry works and some other dangerous compounds including a herbicide of TsP 32179 type were detected. Pollution with these compounds has a stable character. The concentrations of a number of critical substances did not exceed the MPCs; however, many compounds are toxic micro-impurities. A great part of the identified compounds are of microbiological origin.

Related Topics

    loading  Loading Related Articles