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Environmental Geochemistry in Tropical and Subtropical Environments

Edited By: LD de Lacerda, JJ Abrao, RE Santelli and EK Duursma

384 pages, 200 figs


Hardback | Dec 2004 | #141127 | ISBN: 3540425403
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Twenty contributions on diverse aspects of the environmental geochemistry in tropical and sub-tropical environments make up this monograph. They summarize original research not readily available elsewhere in the literature.


From the Contents: Regional Climate Changes.- Palaeoenvironmental Reconstructions Based on Lacustrine Organic Matter.- Catchment-lagoon-estuary-coast Interactions of the Patos-Mirim System.- Modern Strategies to Environmental Sample Preparation and Analysis.- The Importance of Assessing Uncertainties Related to Linear Calibration Curves.- Characterization and Sources of Nonpolar Lipids in Aerosols over the City of Rio de Janeiro.- Determining the Provenience of Prehistoric Ceramic from the Amazon Basin Using Geochemical Tracers.- Exploring the Cation Exchange Capacity of Massape Paulistana Vermiculite for Heavy Metal Removal from Hydrous Solutions.- Reactive Processes of Organic Matter in the Amazon River.- Modeling the Circulation and Water Exchange in a Hypersaline Coastal Lagoon.- Hydrogeochemical Characterization of Groundwater Saline Intrusion.

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