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High arsenic levels in groundwater resources of Gediz Graben, Western Turkey
(CRC Press, 2016)
Gediz Graben situated in western Turkey is an area containing extensional structures with active tectonics and geothermal systems that serves as a suitable environment for the presence of high levels of arsenic (As) in ...
Tracing the relative distribution of arsenic species in groundwater and its association with soil arsenic levels in the Simav Graben area, Turkey
(Taylor & Francis Group, 2016)
A comprehensive hydrogeochemical assessment was conducted in the Simav Plain, Turkey where major health concerns were reported and elevated arsenic (As) levels were previously found. Boreholes drilled in the plain were ...
Groundwater pollution by nitrate from agricultural fertilizers: The case of Menemen Basin (Aegean Region, Turkey)
Groundwater is an essential drinking water source in Menemen subbasin of İzmir city, Turkey. The aim of this study was to investigate the groundwater contamination by nitrates of agricultural lands. For this ...
Sustainability of groundwater and its effects on ecosystems
(The National Academy of Sciences of the Kyrgyz Republic, 2011)
Groundwater’s global role as a vital source of fresh drinking water is well documented, and efforts are underway in many parts of the world to manage groundwater reserves responsibly and sustainably. A large percentage ...
Arsenic in groundwater in Western Anatolia, Turkey: a review
(University of Silesia Press 2010, 2010)
Occurrence of arsenic (As) in groundwater has been a major problem worldwide for the last hundred years. Considering its toxic effects on human health, the presence of elevated levels of arsenic in groundwater resources ...