WIT Press


Study Of Pollution In Mediterranean Sea

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/WP970201

Volume

20

Pages

14

Published

1997

Size

946 kb

Author(s)

El-Gamal Yousry & Bayoumi Mohamed

Abstract

This study represents the early outcomings of a research maritime trip in the Mediterranean sea. This trip was conducted by the training vessel of the Arab Academy for Science & Technology in June 1996 starting from Alexandria port. The vessel course passed Lattaquie port in Syria and the port of Napoli in Italy and terminated at Alexandria. A specially designed log was used to sample 1012 surface samples during this trip. These samples are prepared to be analyzed for three objectives; Pollution by hydrocarbons, heavy metals pollution and radioactive survey. The actual work represents the outcomings of the hydrocarbons pollution state along this trip. 1. Introduction Pollutant substances entering the marine environment have increased due to the rapid growth of technology and pop

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