Sediment-Trace Metal Interactions

  • Jerry R. Miller
  • Suzanne M. Orbock Miller


Trace Metal Humic Substance Humic Acid Clay Mineral Fulvic Acid 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jerry R. Miller
    • 1
  • Suzanne M. Orbock Miller
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Geosciences & Natural Resources ManagementWestern Carolina UniversityUSA
  2. 2.Haywood County SchoolsUSA

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