Oil and detergent pollution of sea water in Dardanelles in 2001 – 2002
Kasim Cemal Güven, Kartal Çetintürk, Mustafa Alpaslan, Ahmet Adem Tekinay
Istanbul University, Institute of Marine Sciences and Management, Vefa, Istanbul, TURKEY
18 March University, Faculty of Fisheries, Çanakkale, TURKEY
Pollution by oil and detergent was investigated in sea water of Dardanelles in this work. The highest pollution in surface water was found for oil 232.241 µg/L in Gelibolu and 15.38 µg/L in Kilitbahir and for detergent 62.05 µg/L in Gelibolu, 105.8 11 µg/L in Lapseki and 44.38 µg/L in Kilitbahir. The pollution level was high near seawage point of Çanakkale as 226.27 µg/L for oil and 148.56 µg/L for detergent. The pollution was found higher in 10 m depth than in surface water.
Keywords: Oil, detergent, pollution, Dardanelles