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Environmental geochemistry of potentially toxic metals

Frederic R. Siegel

Environmental geochemistry of potentially toxic metals

by Frederic R. Siegel

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Published by Springer in Berlin, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental geochemistry,
  • Heavy metals

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [195]-208) and index.

    StatementFrederic R. Siegel.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE516.4 .S54 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 218 p. :
    Number of Pages218
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15503024M
    ISBN 103540420304
    LC Control Number2001045960
    OCLC/WorldCa47893899

    The health risk of potentially toxic elements (PTEs) via contamination of the food chain has attracted widespread concern. The aim of this study is to evaluate the effects of PTEs in environment and human body (fingernail, hair, and blood) of people living in agricultural soil near arsenic coal mining areas in Xingren County (Guizhou, southwest China). 89 crop samples which included vegetables Cited by: 5.   LONDON, UK – Novem – Element’s consulting scientists Chris Swyngedouw and Robert Lessard, Health Sciences and Environmental Division, have contributed two chapters to the 2 nd edition of the recently published book ‘Environmental Geochemistry: Site Characterization, Data Analysis and Case Histories’. In the book they share their collective knowledge and expertise on soil.

    And indeed there are a few books, such as Toxic Metal Chemistry in Marine Environments, Environmental Geochemistry of Potentially Toxic Metals, Molecular biology and toxicology of metals, and Concepts on Metal Ion Toxicity. The fact that Darmouth University has a Toxic metals research program also has to mean something. I have to emphasize that. Research in the Geochemistry Program is carried out in the following areas. Biogeochemical Cycling Cyling of nutrients and toxic metals from streams to the open ocean.

    A major reason for considering the environmental geochemistry of mineral deposits is the environmental impact from such deposits on human, animal, and plant life. Some human activities may perturb or alter natural cycles of metals in the environment leading to accumulation of many potentially toxic metals in .   Volume 9 focuses on natural and anthropogenic environmental contaminants and their implications for human health and the environment. Environmental impacts on soils, groundwater, freshwater, the oceans and atmosphere are examined in the context of both inorganic geochemistry (metals, metalloids, radioactive compounds, mineral dusts, dissolved salts, acidification) and organic Book Edition: 1.


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Siegel Article in Acta Hydrochimica et Hydrobiologica 31(1) July with 11 Reads How we measure 'reads'. Course,Textbooks:' By'F.'T.'Mackenzie'(Fourth'Edi9on,')' By'K.C.'Misra,'(First'Edi9on,')'.Contamination of the earths ecosystems by potentially toxie metalsl metalloids is a global problem.

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Siegel's cumulative teaching and research experiences.