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The Impact Of Meteorological Conditions On Atmospheric Trace Elements In North Region Of Brazil, A Tropical Rain Forest

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/ECOSUD970331

Volume

22

Pages

10

Published

1997

Size

999 kb

Author(s)

M.F. Andrade, O. Massambani, F.L.T. Goncalves,

Abstract

The paper presents preliminary results of the atmospheric module of a comprehensive study aiming to evaluate the impact of manganese and gold mining activities to the natural environment of tropical rain forest in Amapa State, North Brazil. This project entitled: "The mercury cycle in Amazonian Forest Ecosystem: evaluation of gold mining activities impact, in Amapa State". Sponsored by the National Research Council (CNPq), has the objective to promote the understanding of trace elements cycles in atmosphere and in aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems, mainly the mercury due to the go

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