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International Field Intercomparison And Other Measurements Of Total Gaseous Mercury At Preila, Lithuania, During 1996-1997

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/EURO990742

Volume

36

Pages

5

Published

1999

Size

377 kb

Copyright

WIT Press

Author(s)

A. Urba, K. Kvietkus, S. Schmolke and J. Munthe

Abstract

International Field Intercomparison and Other Measurements of Total Gaseous Mercury at Preila, Lithuania, during 1996-1997 A contribution to subproject MEPOP A. Urba', K. Kvietkus', S. Schmolke^ and J. Munthe^ * Institute of Physics, Vilnius 2600, Lithuania ^GKSS Research Center Geesthacht, 21502 Geesthacht, Germany ^Swedish Environmental Research Institute, IVL, S-40258 Gothenburg, Sweden Introduction A high time-resolution intercomparison of two automated mercury analysers based on different principles, cold vapour atomic fluorescence (CVAFS) and cold vapour atomic absorption (CVAAS), under the marine background conditions has been performed within the framework of the EU MAST III project "Baltic Sea System Study (BASYS)". The concentration of total gaseous mercury (TGM) was measured by the Swedish Environmental Research Institute (IVL) using a manual method; the GKSS research centre Geesthacht

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