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  • 1 University of the Punjab Institute of Chemistry Lahore Pakistan
  • 2 Pakistan Institute of Nuclear Science and Technology P.O. Nilore Islamabad Pakistan
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Industrial units play a significant role in atmospheric pollution. Industrial exhausts deteriorate the atmospheric quality causing unhygienic environment for the people working in the vicinity. This work presents a study of the longitudinal distribution of trace elements of the Sheikhupura industrial area. Three kinds of distribution patterns were observed and are discussed in detail. The results are based on the neutron activation analysis of 16 trace elements.