Trace Metal Inventories and Lead Isotopic Composition Chronicle a Forest Fire’s Remobilization of Industrial Contaminants Deposited in the Angeles National Forest

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Odigie, Kingsley O. ; Flegal, A. Russell (2014)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 9, issue 9 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0107835, pmc: PMC4178038
  • Subject: Toxicology | Chemistry | Research Article | Biology and Life Sciences | Earth Sciences | Geochemistry | Fire Research | Heavy Metals | Ecology and Environmental Sciences | Medicine | Engineering and Technology | Biogeochemistry | Pollutants | Q | R | Marine and Aquatic Sciences | Physical Sciences | Toxic Agents | Water Quality | Fire Engineering | Science | Toxins | Environmental Chemistry

The amounts of labile trace metals: [Co] (3 to 11 µg g-1), [Cu] (15 to 69 µg g-1), [Ni] (6 to 15 µg g-1), [Pb] (7 to 42 µg g-1), and [Zn] (65 to 500 µg g-1) in ash collected from the 2012 Williams Fire in Los Angeles, California attest to the role of fires in remobilizi... View more
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