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Main Title Survey of Lentic Waters with Respect to Dissolved and Particulate Lead.
Author Nyquis, David ; Caspe, L. A. ; LaPerrier, Jacqueline D. ;
CORP Author Alaska Univ., College. Inst. of Water Resources.
Year Published 1972
Report Number IWR-30; OWRR-A-035-ALAS; 08604,; A-035-ALAS(1)
Stock Number PB-219 994
Additional Subjects ( Water pollution ; Lead(Metal)) ; Lakes ; Atomic spectroscopy ; Exhaust gases ; Aquatic plants ; Sediments ; Ice fog ; Snowmelt ; Concentration(Composition) ; Plankton ; Sampling ; Alaska ; Air pollution ; Fairbanks(Alaska) ; Automobile exhaust
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-219 994 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 39p
Abstract Lead associated with automobile combustion is deposited on snow after adsorption onto ice fog particles in the Fairbanks, Alaska area. Fifty selected bodies of lentic water in the area were sampled for dissolved and particulate lead and for lead concentrations in the muds, plankton, and aquatic plants. Statistical analyses were carried out to determine correlations existing between the lead concentrations in the different fractions of each lake. An attempt was made to examine the lead concentrations for each fraction statistically, grouping the lakes according to areas of ice fog severity, to see if the fallout of the lead and its partitioning into the various fractions related to ice fog formation. Some evidence was found that this does occur. The limitations of the project are discussed in relation to the implications to human health. (Author Modified Abstract)
NTIS Title Notes Final rept..
PUB Date Free Form Nov 72,
Category Codes 13B; 68D; 68A
NTIS Prices PC A03/MF A01
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 326561439
Origin NTIS
Type CAT