1st Edition

Metal Ions In Biological Systems, Volume 44
Biogeochemistry, Availability, and Transport of Metals in the Environment

ISBN 9780849338205
Published March 1, 2005 by CRC Press
352 Pages 7 Color & 43 B/W Illustrations

USD $315.00

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Book Description

Volume 44, devoted solely to the vital research areas concerning the biogeochemistry of metals and their transport in the environment and availability to living systems, offers 9 timely and authoritative chapters on these fascinating topics by 19 internationally recognized experts.

Table of Contents

Atmospheric Transport of Metals.  The Marine Biogeochemistry of Iron.  Speciation and Bioavailability of Trace Metals in Freshwater Environments.  Bioavailability and Biogeochemistry of Metals in the Terrestrial Environment.  Heavy Metal Uptake by Plants and Cyanobacteria.  Arsenic in Groundwater.  Anthropogenic Impacts on the Biogeochemistry and Cycling of Antimony.  Microbial Transformations of Radionuclides: Fundamental Mechanisms and Biogeochemical Implications.  Biogeochemistry of Carbonates: Recorders of Past Oceans and Climate

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Sigel, Helmut; Sigel, Roland