Abstract:Aim This study aimed to evaluate land use, distribution of particle size fractions, organic matter (OM) and perform a metal quantification liable to complexation in the Itupararanga Reservoir (São Paulo, Brazil). This aquatic ecosystem is used for water supply and energy generation and is constantly subjected to anthropogenic impacts that alter its physical and chemical characteristics. Methods In a single campaign, samples of surface sediment (10 cm) were collected from nine sampling stations, in triplicate,… Show more
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