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Table 1 Comparison of sediment accumulation rates (SAR) and element accumulation rates

From: Ecological impact of fast industrialization inferred from a sediment core in Seocheon, West Coast of Korean Peninsula

Region SAR (mm year-1) Dry mass (kg m-2 year-1) Organic carbon (kg m-2 year-1) P (g m-2 year-1) Source
Yonghwasil-mot 0.91–8.88 0.79–4.27 0.10–0.59 41.85–456.71 This study
Sanggae reservoir 2.91 2.1–6.0 0.01–0.8 Kim (2005)
Mujechi-neup 0.10–0.12 0.2–0.4 0.09–0.3 Kim (2005)
Upo wetland 0.4–10 0.7–2.3 Kim and Kim (2010)
Anderson Marsh 4.1–5.2 1.07–1.38 0.11–0.16 1.17–1.32 Kim (2003)
Everglades 1.6–4.0 0.14–0.36 0.005–0.010 0.06–0.14 Craft and Richardson (1993); Kim (2003)