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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2012, Article ID 652150, 14 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1100/2012/652150
Research Article

Spatial Variability of Metals in Surface Water and Sediment in the Langat River and Geochemical Factors That Influence Their Water-Sediment Interactions

Centre of Excellence for Environmental Forensics, Faculty of Environmental Studies, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia

Received 20 March 2012; Accepted 24 April 2012

Academic Editors: H. A. Alegria, J. Canário, and K. Funasaka

Copyright © 2012 Wan Ying Lim et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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