Metals in some dominant vascular plants, mosses, lichens, algae, and the biological soil crust in various types of terrestrial tundra, SW Spitsbergen, Norway

@article{Wojtun2013MetalsIS,
  title={Metals in some dominant vascular plants, mosses, lichens, algae, and the biological soil crust in various types of terrestrial tundra, SW Spitsbergen, Norway},
  author={Bronislaw Wojtun and Aleksandra Samecka-Cymerman and Krzysztof Kolon and A. J. Kempers and Greg Skrzypek},
  journal={Polar Biology},
  year={2013},
  volume={36},
  pages={1799-1809}
}
Arctic environments are commonly considered to be relatively pristine because of minimal local human activity. However, these areas receive air pollution from lower latitude regions. Our goal was to determine concentrations of metals (Cd, Co, Cr, Cu, Fe, Hg, Mn, Ni, Pb, and Zn) in dominant species of vascular plants, mosses, lichens, algae, and in the biological soil crust (BSC), and topsoil (0–3 cm) from various types of tundra in the southwestern part of Spitsbergen, Norway. Results indicate… Expand

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