Soil Heavy Metals Patterns in the Torino Olympic Winter Games Venue (E.U.)

  title={Soil Heavy Metals Patterns in the Torino Olympic Winter Games Venue (E.U.)},
  author={Riccardo Scalenghe and Gabriella Fasciani},
  journal={Soil and Sediment Contamination: An International Journal},
  pages={205 - 220}
  • R. Scalenghe, G. Fasciani
  • Published 24 April 2008
  • Environmental Science
  • Soil and Sediment Contamination: An International Journal
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