Suspended matter and associated contaminants in Danish streams: a national analysis

Published on Jul 1, 2019in Journal of Soils and Sediments2.669
· DOI :10.1007/s11368-019-02320-8
Hans Thodsen14
Estimated H-index: 14
(AU: Aarhus University),
Jes J. Rasmussen19
Estimated H-index: 19
(AU: Aarhus University)
+ 3 AuthorsSøren E. Larsen34
Estimated H-index: 34
(AU: Aarhus University)
Purpose Suspended matter (SM) in streams is usually considered of minor importance in Danish environmental management. However, SM has some ecological effects as it may (1) clog fish spawning grounds and (2) act as an important agent for transport and exposure of biota to chemical substances, such as phosphorus and toxic inorganic (e.g. heavy metals) and organic (e.g. pesticides) substances.
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