Study of fluoride in polluted and unpolluted estuarine environments

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dc.contributor.author Zingde, M.D.
dc.contributor.author Mandalia, A.V.
dc.date.accessioned 1995-06-17T10:01:36Z
dc.date.accessioned 2017-09-30T01:29:51Z
dc.date.available 1995-06-17T10:01:36Z
dc.date.available 2017-09-30T01:29:51Z
dc.date.issued 1988
dc.identifier.citation Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, vol.27; 1988; 707-712
dc.identifier.issn 0272-7714
dc.identifier.uri http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/7112
dc.description.abstract Mindhola river estuary, which receives industrial waste containing high concentrations of fluoride, and Purna River estuary, which is free from fluoride contamination, have been investigated. While fluoride behaved conservatively in Purna River estuary, significant deviation from the theoretical dilution line (TDL) in the chlorinity range 0.5-8ppt was observed in Mindhola River estuary due to the externally added fluoride which largely remained in solution. The excess of fluroide over the theoretically calculated value was at a maximum around a chlorinity of 3 ppt. High natural fluoride content of the river waters resulted in F/Cl ratios exceeding 300 x 10-5 at low chlorinities. The ratio decreased rapidly with increasing chlorinity and the value near to that of seawater was observed at chlorinities above 14 ppt
dc.language en
dc.publisher Elsevier
dc.relation.ispartof Estuar Coast Shelf S
dc.relation.isreferencedby SCI
dc.subject Aquatic Pollution
dc.subject.other chlorinity
dc.subject.other hydrography
dc.subject.other fluorine compounds
dc.subject.other estuaries
dc.subject.other pollution
dc.subject.other ISW, India, Maharashtra, Purna River Estuary
dc.subject.other ISW, India, Maharashtra, Mindhola Estuary
dc.title Study of fluoride in polluted and unpolluted estuarine environments
dc.type Journal Article


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