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Title: Trace metal concentrations on sandy beaches
Student Author(s): Koski, Raymond A.
Faculty Advisor(s): Martin, John
Pages: 22
Location: Final Papers Biology 175H
Date: June 1972
Keywords: sandy beaches
Abstract: Concentrations of silver, cadmium, chromium, copper, manganese, nickel, lead and zinc were determined in sand from beaches in the vicity of Monterey, California. Highest concentrations of these trace metals were generally found below the surface of the sand, at low tidal levels and near populated areas. Sewage outfalls did not increase concentrations of the metals analyzed on nearby beaches.