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The present work, performed in cooperation between JRC Ispra and UNESCO focused in the investigation of the sediment contamination status of the city channels of Venice in view of the foreseen dredging and the storage and deposition of the dredged sediments. Twenty-one sediment samples from fourteen selected channels were taken in 1992 by sediment corer. All samples were analysed for the most critical metals, nutrient and matrix elements. The analytical data obtained have been classified according to the Guidelines of the Italian Ministry of Environment.

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Authors: PERUZZI F ET AL, JRC Ispra (IT);BIANCHI M, Ecoconsult, Gavirate (IT);BORTOLI A, Presidio Multizonale di Prevenzione, USL 12, Venezia (IT);MARZOLLO A ET AL, UNESCO, Officio Regionale per la Scienza e la Technologia, Venezia (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: Article: Atti Convegno Progetto Sistema Lagunare Veneziano Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche - Roma
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