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    Publications authored by the staff of the Research Institutes are available from 1995 onwards.

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Record number 402520
Title Heavy metal emissions, depositions, critical loads and exceedances in Europe
Author(s) Hettelingh, J.P.; Sliggers, J.; Bolcher, M. van het; Denier van der Gon, H.; Groenenberg, J.E.; Ilyin, I.; Reinds, G.J.; Slootweg, J.; Travnikov, O.; Visschedijk, A.; Vries, W. de
Source The Hague : VROM-DGM
Department(s) SS - Soil Chemistry and Nature
Publication type Research report
Publication year 2007
Abstract Human activities release heavy metals into the atmosphere where they are also transported across national boundaries. This has resulted in an enrichment of heavy metals in environments that are far from emission sources. Atmospheric deposition of mercury and lead in particular are calculated to be too high, affecting 77 % and 42 % of European ecosystems respectively in 2000.
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