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Pollutants in sediments of the Caspian Sea (pesticides, nickel and chromium)

Sampled sediments in the Caspian Sea show that the accumulation is at its worst in the south and southwestern shores of this inland sea, off the shores of Iran and Azerbaijan. Sampled pollutants presented in this map are pesticides (persistant organic pollutants Lindane and DDT - POPs), and the heavy metals Chromium and Nickel.

Year: 2007

From collection: Vital Caspian Graphics

Cartographer: Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal

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