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Pollution Index and Ecological Risk of Heavy Metals in the Surface Soils of Amir-Abad Area in Birjand City, Iran

Mohammad Hossein Sayadi 1 , * , Mehri Shabani 1 and Najmeh Ahmadpour 1
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1 Department of Environment, School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Birjand, Birjand, IR Iran
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  • Health Scope: February 14, 2015, 4 (1); ee21137
  • Published Online: February 10, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: June 12, 2014
  • Revised: October 31, 2014
  • Accepted: November 19, 2014
  • DOI: 10.17795/jhealthscope-21137

To Cite: Sayadi M H, Shabani M, Ahmadpour N. Pollution Index and Ecological Risk of Heavy Metals in the Surface Soils of Amir-Abad Area in Birjand City, Iran, Health Scope. 2015 ; 4(1):ee21137. doi: 10.17795/jhealthscope-21137.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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