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Oxidation behavior of C-and au-ion-implanted biodegradable polymers
Biodegradable polymers are widely used in biomedical and tissue engineering applications due to their biocompatibility and hydrolysis properties in the body. However, their low surface energy and lack of functional groups ...
Organophosphate ester (OPEs) flame retardants and plasticizers in air and soil from a highly industrialized city in Turkey
Passive air samples were collected at eight sites in Bursa, Turkey during five sampling periods between February–December 2014. Locations encompassed urban, suburban, industrial, rural and background environments. Soil ...
MCDM analysis of wind energy in Turkey: decision making based on environmental impact
Development of new wind energy projects require complex planning process involving many social, technical, economic, environmental, political concerns, and different agents such as investors, utilities, governmental agencies, ...
A health risk assessment for exposure to trace metals via drinking water ingestion pathway
A health risk assessment was conducted for exposure to trace metals via drinking water ingestion pathway for Province of İzmir, Turkey. Concentrations of 11 trace metals were measured in drinking waters collected from 100 ...
Olive tree, Olea europaea L., leaves as a bioindicator of atmospheric PCB contamination
Olive tree leaf samples were collected to investigate their possible use for biomonitoring of lipophilic toxic substances. The samples were analyzed for 28 polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) congeners. Twelve congeners were ...
Particle-phase dry deposition and air–soil gas exchange of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in Izmir, Turkey
(Elsevier BV., 2011-02-15)
Ambient air and dry deposition samples were collected at suburban and urban sites in Izmir, Turkey. Atmospheric total (particle + gas) 14PAHs concentrations were 36±39 and 144±163 ngm−3 for suburban and urban sites, ...