Positional Responses in Lichen Transplant Biomonitoring of Trace Element Air Pollution
# of pages216
ImprintDelft University Press
The topic of Positional Responses in Lichen Transplant Biomonitoring of Trace Element Air Pollution is the (bio)monitoring of (trace) element air pollution, with the attention focused on used techniques and selected approaches. Lichens are used in all experiments, and elemental analyses are performed by nuclear multi-elements techniques. This book is focused on lichen transplants aspects, aiming predominantly at transplant vitality, the effects of the positioning of the transplants used and on analytical aspects, thereby concentrating on aspects of comparative PIXE and INAA.
The work consists of four parts (divided in six chapters): the first part is dedicated to elemental analysis, the second is about viability and vitality of lichens, the third is focused on possible set-ups in transplant monitoring and the fourth is a transplant case study in an industrialized region, aimed at the recognition of emission source profiles of industrial sources and possible differentiation between selected positioning, but variable in wind-directional exposure.