Metales pesados en el estuario del Guadalquivir

  1. E. García Luque 1
  2. I. Sáenz 1
  3. Inmaculada Riba López 1
  4. Tomás Angel del Valls Casillas 1
  5. Jesús M. Forja Pajares 1
  6. Abelardo Gómez-Parra 1
  1. 1 Universidad de Cádiz

    Universidad de Cádiz

    Cádiz, España


Ciencias marinas

ISSN: 0185-3880

Year of publication: 2003

Issue Title: Número especial de Química Marina

Volume: 29

Issue: 4

Pages: 457-468

Type: Article

DOI: 10.7773/CM.V29I4.170 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openOpen access editor

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JCR (Journal Impact Factor)

  • Year 2003
  • Journal Impact Factor: 0.179
  • Journal Impact Factor without self cites: 0.119
  • Article influence score: 0.0
  • Best Quartile: Q4
  • Area: MARINE & FRESHWATER BIOLOGY Quartile: Q4 Rank in area: 73/74 (Ranking edition: SCIE)

SCImago Journal Rank

  • Year 2003
  • SJR Journal Impact: 0.226
  • Best Quartile: Q4
  • Area: Aquatic Science Quartile: Q4 Rank in area: 134/164


(Data updated as of 03-03-2023)
  • Total citations: 5
  • Recent citations: 0
  • Field Citation Ratio (FCR): 0.39


Temporal surveys at the Guadalquivir estuary were carried out between May and December 1998 to assess the behaviour of four heavy metals (Zn, Cd, Pb and Cu). These metals presented a non-conservative behaviour, with KD ranging between 10² and 10 4. Losses related to the dissolved phase have been quantified, as well as their metal speciation. The concentration of heavy metals associated with different geochemical fractions in sediments was also determined. Each metal showed a different distribution depending on whether its origin was associated (Zn and Cd) or not (Pb and Cu) to the toxic mud from Aznalcóllar. In general, heavy metal (Zn and Cd) enrichment was found in the estuary (due to the Aznalcóllar mining spill), determined in their concentrations in the most bioavailable fractions of the sediment.