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AuthorsCalabrese, S.* 
D'Alessandro, W.* 
Parello, F.* 
Bellomo, S.* 
Brusca, L.* 
TitleApplication of the moss bag miomonitoring technique in an active volcanic environment (Mt. Etna, Italy)
Issue Date3-Jul-2011
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/2122/7053
KeywordsMoss-bags
Trace elements
Mt. Etna
Subject Classification01. Atmosphere::01.01. Atmosphere::01.01.03. Pollution 
01. Atmosphere::01.01. Atmosphere::01.01.07. Volcanic effects 
AbstractThis paper presents the preliminary results of a biomonitoring study based on the use of moss bags exposed at 24 sites on Etna volcano. Sphagnum mosses were used to study bioaccumulation originating from atmospheric deposition, by measuring the tissue contents of major and a large suite of trace elements. Elements, such as Tl, Bi, As, Se, Cu and Cd, display high concentrations in the exposed samples close to the active vents. This study confirms the effectiveness of the moss bags technique also in active volcanic areas.
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