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Ecological Risk Assessment of Heavy Metals in the Atmospheric Dry Deposition in Hamedan City

Soheil Sobhanardakani 1 , *
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1 Department of Environment, Hamedan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Hamedan, Iran
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  • Journal of Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences: March 2018, 22 (1); e69642
  • Published Online: March 30, 2018
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: October 18, 2017
  • Accepted: March 14, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/jkums.69642

To Cite: Sobhanardakani S. Ecological Risk Assessment of Heavy Metals in the Atmospheric Dry Deposition in Hamedan City, J Kermanshah Univ Med Sci. 2018 ; 22(1):e69642. doi: 10.5812/jkums.69642.

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