Comparison of soil pollution concentrations determined using AAS and portable XRF techniques.

@article{Radu2009ComparisonOS,
  title={Comparison of soil pollution concentrations determined using AAS and portable XRF techniques.},
  author={Tanja Radu and Dermot Diamond},
  journal={Journal of hazardous materials},
  year={2009},
  volume={171 1-3},
  pages={1168-71}
}
Past mining activities in the area of Silvermines, Ireland, have resulted in heavily polluted soils. The possibility of spreading pollution to the surrounding areas through dust blow-offs poses a potential threat for the local communities. Conventional environmental soil and dust analysis techniques are very slow and laborious and consequently there is a need for fast and accurate analytical methods, which can provide real-time in situ pollution mapping. Laboratory-based aqua regia acid… CONTINUE READING