Analysis of mercury and other heavy metals accumulated in lichen Usnea antarctica from James Ross Island, Antarctica.

@article{Zvina2014AnalysisOM,
  title={Analysis of mercury and other heavy metals accumulated in lichen Usnea antarctica from James Ross Island, Antarctica.},
  author={Ondřej Zvěřina and Kamil L{\'a}ska and Rostislav {\vC}ervenka and Jan Kuta and Pavel Coufal{\'i}k and Josef Komarek},
  journal={Environmental monitoring and assessment},
  year={2014},
  volume={186 12},
  pages={9089-100}
}
The study was designed to investigate the content and distribution of selected heavy metals (As, Cd, Co, Cr, Cu, Hg, Mn, Ni, Fe, Pb and Zn) in samples of fruticose macrolichen Usnea antarctica from James Ross Island. A special emphasis was devoted to mercury and its species (elemental mercury and methylmercury). It was found that mercury contents were relatively high (up to 2.73 mg kg(-1) dry weight) compared to other parts of the Antarctic Peninsula region, while the concentrations of most… CONTINUE READING
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