Biomonitoring of atmospheric pollution (with emphasis on trace elements) - BioMAP II: proceedings of an international workshop held in Praia de Vitória, Azores Islands, Portugal, 28 August - 3 September 2000
International Atomic Energy Agency, 2003 - Business & Economics - 373 pages
The publication contains papers presented at the Second International Workshop on Biomonitoring of Atmospheric Pollution (with emphasis on trace elements) - BioMAP II. There are 40 papers addressing the goals and quality assessment of biomonitoring surveys, the applicability of bio-organisms in both qualitative and quantitative senses, response modelling, the use of multi-element analytical techniques, interpretation of results for specific pollutants, and the use of appropriate statistical tools.
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