Ecological risk of heavy metals in sediment in Yangtze, Yellow, Pearl, and Liaohe rivers, China

Published: 21 April 2020| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/kgf66z9bmf.1
Xin Yao


These data provide primary data for assessing the ecological risks of heavy metals in river sediments


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Since 2000, concentration of seven heavy metals (As, Cd, Cr, Cu, Ni, Pb, and Zn) in sediment in four rivers (Yangtze River, Yellow River, Pearl River and Liaohe River) were collected from published papers searched using Google Scholar, Web of Science, and CNKI (China National Knowledge Internet).