Spatial and Temporal Variations of Groundwater Arsenic in South and Southeast Asia

  title={Spatial and Temporal Variations of Groundwater Arsenic in South and Southeast Asia},
  author={Scott Fendorf and Holly A. Michael and Alexander van Geen},
  pages={1123 - 1127}
Arsenic in Asia Millions of humans in South and Southeast Asia are exposed to potentially dangerous levels of the carcinogen arsenic via their drinking water every day. Although high arsenic levels are a known problem, a growing demand for drinking water drives the continued construction of new groundwater wells in these regions. Fendorf et al. (p. 1123) review chemical and hydrological factors controlling the release of arsenic in groundwater in South and Southeast Asia, which include the… 

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  • H. MichaelC. Voss
  • Environmental Science
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
  • 2008
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