ECO-geochemical peculiarities of mercury content in solid residue of snow in the industrial enterprises impacted areas of tomsk

E. A. Filimonenko, E. E. Lyapina, A. V. Talovskaya, I. A. Parygina

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Abstract

Snow, as short-term consignation Wednesday, has several properties that lead to its widespread use in ecologicalgeochemical and geological research. By studying the chemical composition of the dust fallout you can indirectly assess the condition of atmospheric air.1-2. Determining the content of mercury in snow cover, you can define its contribution for the longest period of the year in our region, with the most intensive use of various types of fuel (coal, gas, firewood), that puts a strain on urban ecosystems in terms of ecology.3-4. In addition, snow cleans the atmosphere of mercury, but it accumulates in the snow, and during the spring melting of snow hits the ground and rivers, polluting them. Part of the mercury back into the atmosphere. It should also be note the special nature of the circulation of air masses over the city in winter, creating a heat CAP, which contributes to air pollution of the city. 5-6-7. The high load areas of industrial impact were detected during the eco-geochemical investigations of mercury load index in the impacted areas of enterprises of Tomsk. It was found out, that aerosol particles of industrial emissions in Tomsk contain mercury. The contamination transfer character of mercury sources and occurrence modes of pollutants in snow solid residue were detected during the researches of industrial impact.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication20th International Symposium on Atmospheric and Ocean Optics
Subtitle of host publicationAtmospheric Physics
PublisherSPIE
Volume9292
ISBN (Electronic)9781628413762
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Event20th International Symposium on Atmospheric and Ocean Optics: Atmospheric Physics - Novosibirsk, Russian Federation
Duration: 23 Jun 201427 Jun 2014

Conference

Conference20th International Symposium on Atmospheric and Ocean Optics: Atmospheric Physics
CountryRussian Federation
CityNovosibirsk
Period23.6.1427.6.14

Keywords

  • aerosol
  • geo-ecology
  • mercury
  • pollutant
  • soil

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Filimonenko, E. A., Lyapina, E. E., Talovskaya, A. V., & Parygina, I. A. (2014). ECO-geochemical peculiarities of mercury content in solid residue of snow in the industrial enterprises impacted areas of tomsk. In 20th International Symposium on Atmospheric and Ocean Optics: Atmospheric Physics (Vol. 9292). [929231] SPIE. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2075637