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Heavy Metal Concentration in Coastal Waters


NO data are available for the concentration or distribution of trace metals in coastal waters to the west of England and Wales, including the toxic metals such as cadmium, lead, copper and zinc. This deficiency is particularly serious considering the nature and amounts of natural runoff and waste effluent present in these waters.

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