Journal of Chemistry / 2015 / Article / Tab 6

Research Article

Harmful Chemicals in Soil and Risk Assessment of an Abandoned Open Dumpsite in Eastern China

Table 6

Potential ecological risk indices (, RI) of heavy metals in the soils.

Soil in the interior area of the dumpsiteEnvironmental background values of Shandong Maximum 27.363.5612.219.058.726.451075.001127.14
Minimum 13.911.342.722.284.480.7062.50*94.59*
Average 19.742.678.125.906.892.65390.63*494.69*
ChinaaMaximum 7.931.162.650.734.011.6034.4048.15
Minimum 4.030.440.590.192.060.172.00*11.41*
Average 5.730.871.760.483.170.6612.50*29.76*

Soil in the boundary area of the dumpsiteEnvironmental background values of Shandong Maximum 27.822.347.814.409.171.48125.00164.62
Minimum 14.371.312.442.163.980.6362.50*88.46*
Average 20.491.834.983.246.491.0467.31*105.37*
ChinaaMaximum 8.070.761.700.364.220.374.0017.31*
Minimum 4.170.430.530.181.830.162.00*9.55*
Average 5.940.601.080.262.990.262.15*13.30*

The data are from Table 4. Half of the detection limit.

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