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Determination of Toxic Metals in Environmental Objects by Laser Excited Atomic Fluorescence Spectrometry

  • M. A. Bolshov
  • V. Koloshnikov
  • C. Boutron
  • C. Patterson
  • N. Barkov
Part of the Ettore Majorana International Science Series book series (EMISS, volume 54)

Abstract

For twenty years there has been a growing interest in the investigation of the occurence of Pb (and of several other heavy metals such as Cd, Cu, Zn, Hg …) in the well preserved dated snow and ice layers deposited in the central areas of the remote Antarctic and Greenland ice sheets1−5. This is indeed a unique way to reconstruct the past natural tropospheric fluxes of this highly toxic heavy metal on a global scale and to determine to what extent these fluxes are now influenced by human activities.

Keywords

Second Harmonic Generation Inner Core Clean Laboratory Excimer Laser Radiation Quartz Distill Water 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. A. Bolshov
    • 1
  • V. Koloshnikov
    • 1
  • C. Boutron
    • 2
  • C. Patterson
    • 3
  • N. Barkov
    • 4
  1. 1.Institute of SpectroscopyUSSR Academy of SciencesTroitzkUSSR
  2. 2.Laboratoire de Glaciologie et Geophysique de l’EnvironnementCNRSS. Martin d’HeresFrance
  3. 3.California Institute of TechnologyUSA
  4. 4.Arctic and Antarctic Research InstituteLeningradUSSR

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