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Pb-210 Isotope as a Pollutant Emission Indicator / Izotop Pb-210 Jako Znacznik Emisji Zanieczyszczeń


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Passive biomonitoring using 210Pb was used in the paper to evaluate pollutant deposition. Well-developed epiphytic foliose lichens Hypogymnia physodes growing on spruce branches were used in the studies. The samples of mosses Pleurozium schreberi and soil (raw humus) were collected from the area around the tree from which the samples of lichens were collected. The studies have shown that it is possible to identify dust emission sources using a radioactive lead isotope (210Pb). The highest activity of 210Pb was observed in areas with increased deposition of other pollutants, such as Ni, Cd, Cu and Pb, which may indicate that 210Pb is one of the emission components
W pracy zastosowano biomonitoring pasywny, z wykorzystaniem 210Pb, do oceny depozycji zanieczyszczeń. Do badań wykorzystano dobrze wykształcone epifityczne porosty listkowate Hypogymnia physodes, porastające gałęzie świerka. Wokół drzewa, z którego pobrano próbki porostów, pobierano próbki mchów Pleurozium schreberi oraz gleby - próchnicy nadkładowej. W prowadzonych badaniach stwierdzono, że możliwa jest identyfikacja źródeł emisji pyłu przy wykorzystaniu radioaktywnego izotopu ołowiu - 210Pb. Największe aktywności 210Pb zaobserwowano na terenach o zwiększonej depozycji innych zanieczyszczeń, np. Ni, Cd, Cu i Pb, co może wskazywać, że 210Pb jest jednym z komponentów emisji









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  • Independent Chair of Biotechnology and Molecular Biology, Opole University, ul. kard. B. Kominka 6, 45-032 Opole
  • Independent Chair of Biotechnology and Molecular Biology, Opole University, ul. kard. B. Kominka 6, 45-032 Opole
  • Department of Physics, University of Hradec Králové, Rokitanského 62, 500 03 Hradec Králové, Czech Republic
  • Department of Physics, University of Hradec Králové, Rokitanského 62, 500 03 Hradec Králové, Czech Republic
  • Independent Chair of Biotechnology and Molecular Biology, Opole University, ul. kard. B. Kominka 6, 45-032 Opole


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