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Method for the estimation of organic-bound and crystal-bound metal concentrations in bivalve shells

  • Susanne M. Lingard
  • R. Douglas Evans
  • Bernard P. Bourgoin
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Waste Water Water Management Water Pollution Metal Concentration Bivalve 
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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Susanne M. Lingard
    • 1
  • R. Douglas Evans
    • 1
  • Bernard P. Bourgoin
    • 1
  1. 1.Environmental and Resource Studies Program, Trent UniversityPeterboroughCanada

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