Relations of pH and mineral composition in salt-affected lacustrine profiles

Gábor Bozsó, Elemér Pál-Molnár, Magdolna Hetényi

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Abstract

Our research aims at the complex geochemical study of the solid phase of salt-affected profiles, originating from natural lakes and lakes under anthropogenic use. This paper presents the results of pH and clay mineral XRD analyses performed on sediment profiles taken from four sites, two of which operate as a hatchery. It has been proved that pH in saline areas is primarily determined by post-sedimentation processes, such as the water household, the salt content and the mineral composition of sediment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1463-1466
Number of pages4
JournalCereal Research Communications
Volume36
Issue numberSUPPL. 5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2008

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Keywords

  • Fehér-Lake at Szeged
  • Heavy metal
  • Hungary
  • Salt-effected lake sediments
  • pH

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology
  • Agronomy and Crop Science
  • Genetics

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