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Contamination and Ecological Risk Assessment of Heavy Metals in Surface Soils of Esfarayen City, Iran

Anoushiravan Mohseni-Bandpei 1 , Seyed Davoud Ashrafi 2 , 3 , Hossein Kamani 4 , * and Ali Paseban 1 , 5 , *
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1 Department of Environmental Health Engineering, School of Public Health, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 School of Health, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran
3 Research Center of Health and Environment, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran
4 Health Promotion Research Center, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, Iran
5 Department of Environmental Health Engineering, School of Public Health, North Khorasan University of Medical Sciences, Bojnurd, Iran
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  • Health Scope: May 2017, 6 (2); e39703
  • Published Online: September 21, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: June 30, 2016
  • Revised: August 31, 2016
  • Accepted: September 16, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/jhealthscope.39703

To Cite: Mohseni-Bandpei A, Ashrafi S D, Kamani H, Paseban A. Contamination and Ecological Risk Assessment of Heavy Metals in Surface Soils of Esfarayen City, Iran, Health Scope. 2017 ; 6(2):e39703. doi: 10.5812/jhealthscope.39703.

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1. Background
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion
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