Determination of heavy metal contamination in Aliaʇa-̄zmir industrial region with magnetic susceptibility measurements


8th Congress of the Balkan Geophysical Society, BGS 2015, Chania, Greece, 5 - 08 October 2015 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
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  • City: Chania
  • Country: Greece
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


Environmental pollution which is caused by industry increases with development of industry day by day. Especially hazardous particules including heavy metals are spread by industral plants cause health diseases on people and result with soil pollution. Main aim of this study is searching about heavy metals cause soil pollution and give damages to soil that are bruited by factories in industial zone and other plants. Field studies were carried out in an industrial zone in Aliaʇa district of ̄zmir. In Aliaga Industry District, the research about heavy metals cause pollution on the soil is done by applying measurements of magnetic susceptibility. Pollution investigation is performed in three different zones with the high resolution device produced by Bartington Company. While the expected mean values are between 0-50×10-6 cgs in the areas, the measured values are obtained higher 10 and 20 times than the normal values.