Volume No. 2 Issue No.: 4 Page No.: 605-611 April-June 2008

 

ATMOSPHERIC DEPOSITION OF HEAVY METALS IN A SEASONALLY DRY TROPICAL URBAN ENVIRONMENT (INDIA)

 

Kavita Tiwari, Anupama Pandey* and J. Pandey

Centre of Advanced Study in Botany, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi (India)

 

Received on : November 13, 2007

 

ABSTRACT

 

The rapid industrialization and urbanization have lead atmospheric deposition of heavy metals to become a global problem. We investigated the atmospheric deposition of seven heavy metals (Pb, Cd, Cr, Ni, Zn, Mn, and Cu,) at selected urban and sub

 

Keywords : Atmospheric deposition, Heavy metal, Particulate matter, Traffic zone

 

 

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