Methods for Processing Aquatic Mosses Used as Monitors of Heavy Metals

@inproceedings{Wehr2002MethodsFP,
  title={Methods for Processing Aquatic Mosses Used as Monitors of Heavy Metals},
  author={John D. Wehr and Alain Empain and Christophe Mouvet and P Janet Say and Brian A. Whitton},
  year={2002}
}
-An evaluation is reported of methods used to prepare mosses for analysis when required for monitoring metal pollution. Fontinalis antipyretica and Rhynchostegium riparioides taken from the River Ho~gne, Belgium, were used for the study. The stages in preparation studied critically were the storage of the moss after it had been collected from the river, washing, choice of which particular fraction to use and the conditions for final drying prior to digestion, For any one particular treatment… CONTINUE READING