Journal article

Pesticide and trace metal occurrence and aquatic benchmark exceedances in surface waters and sediments of urban wetlands and retention ponds in Melbourne, Australia

Graeme Allinson, Pei Zhang, AnhDuyen Bui, Mayumi Allinson, Gavin Rose, Stephen Marshall, Vincent Pettigrove

Environmental Science and Pollution Research | SPRINGER HEIDELBERG | Published : 2015

University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by Department of Primary Industries

Funding Acknowledgements

The research was supported by the Centre for Aquatic Pollution, Identification and Management (CAPIM) and the Department of Primary Industries (Projects #08160 and #06889). At the time of this study, CAPIM received foundation funding from The Victorian Science Agenda Investment Fund managed by the Department of Business and Innovation (DBI) ( with additional funding from Melbourne Water, Department of Primary Industries (Victoria), and Environment Protection Authority (Victoria). The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest. MA would like to thank Dr. Fujio Shiraishi (National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan) for training in use of the yeast-based bioassay.