Environmental Contaminants

Using natural archives to track sources and long-term trends of pollution

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ISBN: 978-94-017-9540-1 (Print) 978-94-017-9541-8 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

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    Pages 1-3

    Using Natural Archives to Track Sources and Long-Term Trends of Pollution: An Introduction

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    Chapter

    Pages 5-33

    The Influence of Hydrology on Lacustrine Sediment Contaminant Records

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    Pages 35-60

    The Stability of Metal Profiles in Freshwater and Marine Sediments

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    Pages 61-87

    Calculating Rates and Dates and Interpreting Contaminant Profiles in Biomixed Sediments

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    Pages 89-99

    Contaminants in Marine Sedimentary Deposits from Coal Fly Ash During the Latest Permian Extinction

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    Pages 101-119

    Lake Sediment Records of Preindustrial Metal Pollution

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    Pages 121-159

    Lacustrine Archives of Metals from Mining and Other Industrial Activities—A Geochemical Approach

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    Pages 161-185

    Organic Pollutants in Sediment Core Archives

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    Pages 187-221

    Environmental Archives of Contaminant Particles

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    Pages 223-262

    Tracking Long-range Atmospheric Transport of Contaminants in Arctic Regions Using Lake Sediments

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    Pages 263-322

    Tracking Long-Range Atmospheric Transport of Trace Metals, Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons, and Organohalogen Compounds Using Lake Sediments of Mountain Regions

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    Chapter

    Pages 323-354

    Using Peat Records as Natural Archives of Past Atmospheric Metal Deposition

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    Chapter

    Pages 355-391

    Historical Contaminant Records from Sclerochronological Archives

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    Chapter

    Pages 393-430

    Contaminant Records in Ice Cores

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    Pages 431-459

    Use of Catalogued Long-term Biological Collections and Samples for Determining Changes in Contaminant Exposure to Organisms

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    Chapter

    Pages 461-498

    Tracking Contaminant Transport From Biovectors

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    Chapter

    Pages 499-506

    Using Natural Archives to Track Sources and Long-Term Trends of Pollution: Some Final Thoughts and Suggestions for Future Directions

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    Chapter

    Pages E1-E1

    Erratum to: The Stability of Metal Profiles in Freshwater and Marine Sediments

  20. Back Matter

    Pages 507-509