A comprehensive monograph presenting the heavy metals distribution in air,water bodies,sediment, plants and food stuff in Bengaluru Urban.The coverage includes metal contamination and movement of trace metals within the environment including five different types zones, namely, industrial, traffic, residential, sensitive and reference. Separate chapters on individual lake covering water, water plants and sediment are framed. Statistical part including bioavailability, bioaccumulation, geoaccumulation indices, and transfer and enrichment factors are neatly explained. Sample preparation techniques for the analysis of heavy metals are absolutely reproducible ones. This work will serve as baseline data for a typical tropical urban metro and also an indicator for framing environmental guidelines. The book would be immensely useful for environmental scientists/engineers/doctors in environment health research, government departments, institutions and city planners. It would also be useful to personnel in-charge of pollution control in industries, local bodies and lake development authorities. Students would also find it an invaluable reference.