Journal of Radioanalytical Chemistry

, Volume 32, Issue 1, pp 117–124 | Cite as

Applicability of proton activation analysis to describe the occurrence of lead along a freeway in a rural area

  • G. Desaedeleer
  • C. Ronneau
Neutron Activation Analysis in Environmental Science


The applicability of proton activation analysis to the determination of trace amounts of lead in atmospheric particulate matter and the problem of evaluating background levels for measuring the characteristic sources of emissions is discussed.


Wind Direction Lead Concentration Total Suspended Particulate Proton Activation Atmospheric Particulate Matter 
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© Akadémiai Kiadó 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Desaedeleer
    • 1
  • C. Ronneau
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire de Chimie Inorganique et NucléaireUniversité de LouvainLouvain-la-Neuve(Belgium)

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