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Title Trace elements : environmental sources, geochemistry, and human health / Diego Alejandro De Leon and Paloma Raquel Aragon, editors.
Imprint Hauppauge, N.Y. : Nova Science Publishers, [2012]
©2012

Series Chemical engineering methods and technology
Biochemistry research trends
Chemical engineering methods and technology.
Biochemistry research trends series.
Subject Trace elements.
Trace elements -- Environmental aspects.
Alt Name De Leon, Diego Alejandro.
Aragon, Paloma Raquel.
Description 1 online resource (x, 158 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents TRACE ELEMENTS ; TRACE ELEMENTS ; CONTENTS; PREFACE ; A STUDY OF AIRBORNE TRACE ELEMENTS IN BELGRADE URBAN AREA: INSTRUMENTAL AND ACTIVE BIOMONITORING APPROACH ; ABSTRACT ; 1. INTRODUCTION ; 2. STUDY AREA ; 3. TRACE ELEMENTS IN PM10 ; 3.1. Sampling, Analysis and Modeling; 3.2. Health Risk Assessment ; 3.3. Results and Discussion ; 3.3.1. Source Apportionment ; 3.3.2. Health Risk Results ; 4. ACTIVE BIOMONITORING OF TRACE ELEMENTS WITH MOSS BAGS ; 4.1. Moss Sampling, Bag Preparation and Exposure ; 4.2. Moss Sample Analysis ; 4.3. Results and Discussion.
4.3.1. Trace Element Content in Moss Bags versus Exposure Time 4.3.2. Trace Element Concentrations in Dry and Wet Moss Bags; CONCLUSION; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ; REFERENCES; FLOW OPTOSENSING APPLIED TO THE ANALYSIS OF TRACE ELEMENTS ; ABSTRACT ; 1. INTRODUCTION ; 2. TRACE ELEMENTS AND MICRONUTRIENTS ; 3. SOLID PHASE SPECTROSCOPY ; 4. FLOW METHODOLOGIES ; 5. FLOW-THROUGH OPTOSENSING ; Bead Injection Spectroscopy ; Flow-through Cells ; 6. DETECTION TECHNIQUES; Absorptiometry ; Luminescence ; Fluorescence; Phosphorescence ; 7. APPLICATIONS ; 8. FUTURE TRENDS ; REFERENCES.
TRACE METALS IN FRUIT AND VEGETABLE AND THEIR EFFECTS ON HUMAN HEALTH ABSTRACT; INTRODUCTION ; Sources of Heavy Metals ; Fruit and Vegetables ; Factors Affecting Heavy Metals Mobility and Bioavailability in Plants ; Toxic Effects of Trace Metals ; Copper ; Chromium ; Zinc; Nickel ; Mercury ; Arsenic ; Lead ; Cadmium ; Manganese ; Iron ; CONCLUSION ; REFERENCES ; IMPLICATIONS OF EXCESSIVE LIVESTOCK MINERAL SUPPLEMENTATION ON ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION AND HUMAN HEALTH ; ABSTRACT ; INTRODUCTION ; IMPLICATIONS OF MINERAL SUPPLEMENTATION ON ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION ; COPPER AND ZINC ; PHOSPHORUS.
EFFECTS OF MINERAL SUPPLEMENTATION ON ANIMAL HEALTH CHRONIC COPPER TOXICITY IN RUMINANTS ; TOXIC METAL TOXICITY IN FARM ANIMALS ASSOCIATED TO MINERAL SUPPLEMENTATION; EFFECTS ON HUMAN NUTRITION-PROS AND CONS ; CONCLUSION; REFERENCES ; DISTRIBUTION AND POSSIBLE SOURCES OF TRACE ELEMENTS IN ESTUARINE SEDIMENTS: COMPARATIVE STUDY AMONG ESTUARIES OF THE BASQUE COUNTRY AND OTHER PARTS OF THE WORLD ; ABSTRACT ; 1. DISTRIBUTION AND POSSIBLE SOURCES OF TRACE ELEMENTS; 2. TRACE ELEMENTS IN ESTUARINE SEDIMENTS ; 3. TRACE ELEMENTS IN DIFFERENT ESTUARIES OF THE BASQUE COUNTRY.
3.a. The Estuary of Urdaibai 3.b. Estuary of the Nerbioi-Ibaizabal River ; 4. TRACE ELEMENTS IN SEDIMENTS OF DIFFERENT ESTUARIES OF THE WORLD ; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ; REFERENCES ; DISTINGUISHING BETWEEN NATURAL AND ANTHROPOGENIC SOURCES OF TRACE ELEMENTS IN THE SEDIMENTS USING THE METHODS OF GEOCHEMICAL NORMALIZATION AND STATISTICAL ANALYSIS ; ABSTRACT; 1. INTRODUCTION ; 2. EXPERIMENTAL ; 2.1. Study Area, Sampling and Sample Preservation ; 2.2. Determination of the Metal Contents ; 2.2.1. Extraction Method ; 2.2.2. Metal Determination ; 2.3. Normalization to Al ; 2.4. Statistical Analysis.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781620814017 (electronic bk.)
1620814013 (electronic bk.)
9781620813768
1620813769
OCLC # 831625579
Additional Format Print version: Trace elements. Hauppauge, N.Y. : Nova Science Publishers, ©2012 9781620813768 (DLC) 2012008875 (OCoLC)779875051