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Groundwater contamination and its effect on health in Turkey
The sources of groundwater pollution in Turkey are identified, and pathways of contaminants to groundwater are first described. Then, the effects of groundwater quality on health in Turkey are evaluated. In general, sources ...
Sample collection into sterile vacuum tubes to preserve arsenic speciation in natural water samples
(American Society of Civil Engineers, 2013-08)
The accurate speciation analysis of arsenic is a serious concern for water quality monitoring programs. Because the preservation of sample integrity until analysis is one of the most important aspects of speciation, this ...
Blowout mechanism of Alasehir (Turkey) geothermal field and its effects on groundwater chemistry
Anatolia region is one of the most seismically active regions in the world and has a considerably high level of geothermal energy potential. Some of these geothermal resources have been used for power generation and direct ...
Statistical analysis of causes of death (2005-2010) in villages of Simav Plain, Turkey, with high arsenic levels in drinking water supplie
(Taylor & Francis, 2015-01)
The purpose of this research was to compare the causes of death in 5 villages situated in Simav Plain, Turkey, during 2005-2010 where different arsenic levels were detected in drinking water supplies. Since groundwater in ...
Hydrogeochemistry and environmental properties of geothermal fields. case study: Balçova, Izmir-Turkey
(Taylor & Francis, 2012-02)
Balcova Geothermal Field hosts the largest geothermal district heating system of Turkey and a number of shallow groundwater wells that are used for irrigation of the agricultural activities. The present study aims to assess ...
The health risk associated with chronic diseases in villages with high arsenic levels in drinking water supplies
This study is intended to compare and assess the distribution and possible causes of current chronic diseases in villages with high arsenic levels in drinking water supplies. It is a cross-sectional epidemiological research ...