publication . Preprint . 2010

Nivel de contaminación por hidrocarburos del petróleo en zonas costeras de Cuba

Rodríguez Martínez, R.; Torres Rodríguez, I.; Suárez Melo, Y.; García Fuentes, O.; Beltrán González, J.;
Open Access Spanish
  • Published: 01 Jan 2010
Abstract
The concentration of hydrocarbons of petroleum in marine sediments in areas of industrial, harbour and fishing interest to the N of the island of Cuba, as the bays of Cienfuegos, Port Father, Guantánamo, Matanzas with special emphasis in Sagua La Grande and Havana. The results showed high levels of contamination for these organic compounds in the bay of Havana, with a medium 1 220 mg·kg-1 dry matter. The biggest accumulations were in the creeks of Marimelena and Atarés. A tendency exists to diminish the degree of contamination for petroleum in these sediments. In the bay of Sagua La Grande the concentrations of total hydrocarbons were not high (averague 45 mg·kg...
Subjects
free text keywords: Pollution, Petroleum hydrocarbons, Coastal zone, Pollution
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