Title

Simulation of Metal Partitioning As, Cr, Cu, and Pb During Bottom Sediment Resuspension

Date of Award

8-2014

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department

Chemistry

First Advisor

Eid A. Alkhatib

Abstract

The bioavailability, fate and mobility of metals in surface water systems are in a direct relation to the partitioning between the water and the suspended solids. What's more, the direct relation is also determined by the metal itself and all of the other compounds that are present in the liquid system. The presence of metals in the sediments results from the absorption and precipitation of the sediment particles' active sites.

Comments

Submitted to the faculty of Sacred Heart University Chemistry Department.