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Table 3 Description of the sampling sites and concentration of OCPs in the water dissolved phase (DP), the suspended particulate matter (SPM) and the sediments of the Volturno River, Southern Italy

From: Polychlorinated biphenyls and organochlorine pesticides in water and sediment from Volturno River, Southern Italy: occurrence, distribution and risk assessment

Sampling Location ΣOCPs
Site number identification Site characteristics Site
Location
Dissolved Phase (ng L−1) Particulate Phase (ng L−1) (ng g−1 dry wt) Sediments (ng g−1 dry wt)
Apr Jul Nov Feb Apr Jul Nov Feb Apr
1 (river water) Volturno River Source 40°48′54.03′′N
14°36′45.36′′E
4.25 6.98 3.75 1.95 2.11 (259.7) 1.68 (172.6) 4.05 (357.3) 5.67 (287.6) 9.89
2 (sea water) River Mouth at 500mt North 40°46′42.73′′N
14°34′00.48′′E
1.57 1.98 2.12 1.10 0.55 (60.2) 0.57 (307.7) 1.53 (49.5) 1.80 (15.3) 3.50
3 (sea water) River Mouth
at 500mt Central
40°46′00.34′′N
14°33′10.68′′E
0.95 1.55 1.96 0.88 0.93 (236.4) 0.41 (144.9) 0.85 (273.8) 0.65 (219.8) 1.35
4 (sea water) River Mouth
at 500mt South
40°43′42.62′′N
14°28′07.89′′E
1.64 2.47 2.25 1.90 1.51 (148.7) 0.73 (686.6) 1.67 (48.4) 2.35 (22.0) 4.32
5 (sea water) River Mouth
at 1000mt North
40°43′40.11′′N
14°28′06.45′′E
0.97 1.08 1.96 0.99 0.48 (64.5) 0.55 (38.5) 0.98 (74.6 0.99 (9.82) 1.41
6 (sea water) River Mouth
at 1000mt Central
40°43′42.46′′N
14°28′05.03′′E
0.87 1.22 1.23 0.51 0.68 (238.0) 0.10 (34.3) 0.77 (268.5) 0.50 (165.2) 1.15
7 (sea water) River Mouth
at 1000mt South
40°43′45.09′′N
14°28′05.17′′E
1.02 1.99 0.66 1.16 1.00 (115.2) 0.29 (20.3) 0.75 (37.5) 0.98 (8.21) 2.13
8 (sea water) River Mouth
at 1500mt North
40°43′35.68′′N
14°28′02.94′′E
0.60 0.95 0.91 0.73 0.43 (43.3) 0.35 (21.3) 0.73 (255.5) 0.57 (181.9) 1.26
9 (sea water) River Mouth
at 1500mt Central
40°43′42.25′′N
14°27′59.97′′E
0.61 0.93 0.88 0.45 0.40 (131.5) 0.08 (29.1) 0.44 (159.7) 0.48 (165.5) 0.52
10 (sea water) River Mouth
at 1500mt South
40°43′49.26′′N
14°27′59.82′′E
0.92 1.10 0.52 0.80 0.58 (207.0) 0.10 (8.95) 0.57 (14.9) 0.66 (233.2) 1.37