Arsenic in the Meager Creek hot springs environment, British Columbia, Canada.

  title={Arsenic in the Meager Creek hot springs environment, British Columbia, Canada.},
  author={Iris Koch and Jorg Feldmann and Lingqing Wang and Paul Andrewes and Kenneth J Reimer and W. Rod Cullen},
  journal={The Science of the total environment},
  volume={236 1-3},
Levels of arsenic in water from Meager Creek hot springs, British Columbia, Canada, were found to be naturally elevated. Biota including microbial mats, green algae, sedge, cedar, fleabane, monkey flower, moss, mushrooms and lichens, that were expected to be impacted by the water, were analyzed for total levels of arsenic and for arsenic species. The major arsenic species extracted from all samples were arsenate and arsenite, which are toxic forms of arsenic. Additionally, small amounts of… CONTINUE READING


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