ISSN: 1816-9848

Volume 2, Issue 2

Volume 2, Issue 2, Autumn 2007, Page 96-179


occurrence and seasonal variations of phytoplankton in the restored marshes of southern iraq

N.S. Hammadi; A.Q. Jassim and H.M. AL-Sodani

Marsh Bulletin, Volume 2, Issue 2, Pages 96-109

the phytoplankton community in six stations of three restored marshes in southern iraq, was studied (um alnaaj, taraba, amia, wineas, burkah, and saddah) during the period from summer 2004 to spring 2005. we recognized 85.89 and 64 species in huwayzah, suq shuyukh and east hammar marshes respctively.

cancer mortality in southern iraq

O.S.Habib; S.S.Essa; S.A.Khalaf and H.T.Zuaiter

Marsh Bulletin, Volume 2, Issue 2, Pages 110-118

in this paper, we present the results of a study that was carried out in three governorates in southern Iraq (basrah, missan, and thi qar) in 2006. the study aimed at examining the burden of cancer as a cause of death in these governorates during selected years from the 1980s, 1990s and the first decade of this century. the data were obtained from all death registration offices in the three governorates. each death was checked and deaths for which cancer written as the cause were compiled.

levels and distribution of trace metals in the southern wetlands of Iraq

A.A.Mahmood; F.J.M. AL-Imarah; A.R.A. AL-Mayah

Marsh Bulletin, Volume 2, Issue 2, Pages 155-170

trace metals cd, co, cu, fe, mn, ni, pb, and zn, was determined in water and sediments from southern Iraqi wetlands represented by marshes, (al-hawiezh , center and al-hammar) shatt al-arab barmat ali and northern arabian gulf. subsurface water samples and bottom sediments were collected from each site of sampling on a seasonal basis during the period july/2004 to jult/2005.